Barbie actually does stay in Dreamland, as a result of there, she hasn’t aged a day since 1959 when she was simply 19…
But when she had? What may that appear like? Effectively, for starters, she’d now be in her 83rd 12 months.
Lottie (a later dwelling market) has unveiled what Barbie ought to appear like – by way of their expertly-created photos.
Knowledge from Lottie (a later dwelling market) has additionally discovered extra folks than ever earlier than are trying to find Barbie’s ‘actual’ age with on-line searches for ‘how outdated is Barbie presupposed to be’ surging by 5000% just lately.
Additionally they mentioned how they wished to encourage a extra age-inclusive world by imagining what she ought to actually appear like.
Chris Donnelly, Co-Founder at Lottie, says: “Ageing is a pure journey marked by knowledge, expertise, and resilience. It’s essential for youthful generations to witness representations of age within the media and of their lives, to grasp and recognize the various phases of life.”
“At Lottie, we firmly imagine in selling inclusivity and illustration throughout all age teams. Our age-friendly Barbie is a robust step in direction of difficult stereotypes and galvanizing people to embrace each stage of life with confidence and pleasure. It’s important for youthful generations to witness the great thing about ageing to create a world the place everybody’s journey is well known.
“With the launch of our age-friendly Barbie, we invite folks of all ages to hitch the motion and rejoice the great thing about ageing. Collectively, we will pave the best way for a future the place people are seen, accepted, and celebrated, no matter age.”
Lottie additionally spoke to ladies throughout totally different generations – who would welcome an age-friendly doll:
Betty, who’s 84 – virtually the identical age as Barbie, says: “I’d very a lot welcome an age-friendly Barbie. Regardless that I’m in my 80’s I nonetheless like to get my hair accomplished, and put on good garments and jewelry – it will be nice to see what Barbie would appear like if she was in her 80s!”