Barbie gets more inclusive with wheelchair and prosthetic limbGet the Full StoryThe Barbie Fashionistas line offers over 100 looks to reflect a variety of appearances and identities, and the collection is about to get even more inclusive in 2019.
Mattel announced Monday that new dolls will rock a braided hair texture and have a more realistic body type think smaller bust, less defined waist, and sculpted arms . Barbies in this line will also include different types of ability, such as a prosthetic limb and wheelchair use.
"As a brand, we can elevate the conversation around physical disabilities by including them into our fashion doll line to further showcase a multi-dimensional view of beauty and fashion," Mattel said in a statement. Read more...More about Barbie, Disability, Mattel, Wheelchair, and Representation
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