Barbie dolls have been popular toys and hot collectors' items for generations, and there are many different styles and lines to choose from, as these Barbie doll pictures illustrate. No matter what line you favor or what types of accessories and outfits you want your Barbie to have, there is a fun and fashionable doll out there.
Glamour Barbies, with chic dresses and coordinating accessories, are always a popular choice. From cocktail styles to formal attire, Barbie is always, first and foremost, a glamour girl.
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Every year, Mattel releases a new holiday edition Barbie with an elaborate gown suitable for any formal party or holiday event. Sequins, fur, velvet, and jewels are often a part of the attire, and these dolls are highly sought after as collectibles. While they may be relatively inexpensive as soon as they are released, the limited edition nature of these seasonal dolls makes them much more expensive after the holidays.
Bridal Barbie dolls have always been popular, and in recent years different wedding dress designers such as Vera Wang and Reem Acra have created stunning gowns for the dolls. Interested brides-to-be can even contact those designers for real gowns with Barbie-inspired flair.
The birthstone line of Barbie dolls features twelve dolls with attire and accessories themed around each month's birthstone. These dolls make a great birthday gift for a Barbie-loving little girl.
Some of the most popular Barbie dolls are those designed to represent different cultures. The skin tones, hair colors and physical features of each doll are designed to reflect the appropriate ethnicity, and they are dressed in suitable attire to honor different cultures.
A fun line of Barbies has been inspired by different superheroines, such as Batgirl and Wonder Woman. These fun dolls give little girls a chance to use their imagination in super ways, and they make fine collectibles for older superhero fans.
Some of the classic Barbie dolls don't have a specific theme, but instead are designed around simple colors, such as "pretty in pink". With gorgeous gowns in lovely colors, these are always popular dolls.
Many of the most popular Barbie doll collections, such as the seasonal holiday Barbies and the princess themes, are available in different skin tones. This gives each little girl the opportunity to have a beautiful doll with skin color similar to her own. If the desired skin color is not available from your local retailer, shop online for a wider selection.
Different types of princess Barbie dolls are always popular, and the fairy princesses are some of the most creative designs. These Barbies feature glittering dresses, colorful hair, and fairy wings for a beautiful flight of fancy.
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Many unique Barbie dolls have been designed to honor fun cultural periods, such as the swinging 70s or punk rocker 80s. These dolls come with suitable hair styles, attire, and accessories to be fashionably fun in their particular time period.
Popular celebrities have inspired many Barbie doll figures, both as themselves and as popular fictional characters such as Rose from the epic movie Titanic. Other movie characters such as Twilight's Bella or the classic Scarlett O'Hara from Gone With the Wind are available, as are a range of dolls inspired by popular singers and other celebrities.
Another popular era for Barbie dolls is the classic South, and the southern belle Barbie reflects the sophistication and elegance of that time period with her wide skirts, lacy dress, and vintage hair style.
While the Christmas-themed Barbies are the most popular holiday designs, other holiday dolls are also available. If you can't find individual dolls for different holidays, you can at least find different clothing to dress any doll appropriately for another occasion.
Beach-themed Barbie dolls are always a popular summer favorite. These dolls come dressed in a range of different swimsuits and often have coordinating accessories such as a beach bag, sunglasses, or sandals. Larger accessories such as yacht playsets, beach balls, and more are also available.
In order to show little girls that they can be anything they want, Barbie dolls come in a range of career options. Astronauts, teachers, doctors, nurses, firefighters, and other themed dolls are all available and come with the proper accessories for their professions.
If you aren't sure which type of Barbie doll you're interested in, you can't go wrong with the classic 1959 teenage model Barbie, the very first doll introduced. This classic doll is just as popular and stylish today as she was more than 50 years ago.
Interested in more Barbie doll pictures? Check out these Barbie Princess Pictures for more elegant dolls.