We have written a lot about some of the newest and hottest toys on the market this holiday season. But some toys remain classics and popular every year. Barbie dolls are one such toy.
For fifty years children the world over have played with one doll more than any other – the Barbie doll. No other toy doll can come close to the prominence, and longevity, of the Barbie doll. Mother’s have handed their Barbie dolls down to their daughters and now those daughters are handing their Barbie dolls down to their children. Barbie dolls are a cultural icon, a classic toy whose popularity continues unabated. Kids today are still saying “Let’s play Barbies”, just like their parents and grandparents did before them. In fact, those parents and grandparents are likely to be still collecting Barbie dolls in order to pass them on to the next generation of Barbie lovers.
Holiday Barbie Dolls are a wonderful way to introduce someone to the world of Barbie collectibles. It’s also an ideal gift for that special lady on your list, young or just young at heart. Every holiday season for the past 20 years, Mattel has released a limited edition Holiday Barbie. Each Holiday Barbie has featured a beautiful and unique designer dress that is set off by exquisite accessories, like shoes and earrings, as well as an original hairstyle and makeup which combine to create a stunning effect.
The 2009 Holiday Barbie Dolls are about 13 inches tall, while her glittering pink dress elegantly flows out to a generous 11 inches. Any doll lover will see she is not just a normal doll dressed in such regalia, but rather the belle of a festive holiday ball. The 2009 Holiday Barbie also comes with a doll stand that allows the Holiday Barbie to be easily displayed and viewed at any angle. The doll stand can be conveniently hidden beneath Holiday Barbie’s dress.
The 2009 Holiday Barbie is so beautifully dressed that it will be hard not to touch and play with her gown and accessories. However, all serious Barbie collectors know that the best way to maintain a collectible Barbie’s value is to keep her in the box. If you know the youngster receiving it will want to play with it, then a good option is to buy two – one for playtime and one as a keepsake. Either way the 2009 Holiday Barbie is guaranteed to be a gift that’s treasured for years to come.There is also a Barbie 2009 Holiday African-American Doll available for those looking for another doll to add to their collection. Both versions maintain the timeless feel of Barbie, while giving her an updated look.
Another thing that makes the 2009 Holiday Barbie even more special is that she is celebrating her 50th anniversary. It has been a half-century since girls the world over were captivated by this classic doll. This doll also marks the 21st in the series of holiday collectibles.
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