Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

I study people, technology, and the worlds they make

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Via one of the feeds that I follow:

Barbie Collector Showcase

Modern Circle Barbie doll has a flair for fashion! She features a reproduction vintage face sculpt popular among collectors and is dressed in a sleek green pantsuit with an aqua camisole underneath. Her simple yet chic accessories include a black choker and coordinating black beaded belt. She carries with her a “cell phone” and laptop computer encased in a black faux leather bag, and she has long, vibrant orange hair that she wears straight with bangs.

Doll cannot hold “laptop” as shown.


And, for that matter, why does she look like Barbie in an all-doll remake of “La Femme Nikita”? Hey, now there’s a concept….

1 Comment

  1. Quite interesting it took me a minute to catch on

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