Silkstone Lisette Barbie modeling High Stepping Fashion Set

Silkstone Lisette Barbie is presented here modeling the complete High Stepping (for Silkstone) Fashion Set with a Continental Holiday (for Silkstone) skirt and handbag added for greater versatility. Lisette has blonde hair and light blue eyeshadow. Mattel sold her new wearing a light blue/green satin ballgown, black stockings, and black shoes. The High Stepping Fashion…

Discover the World with Barbie: #1 Austria

First in the Discover the World with Barbie series, the Austria package includes a lovely pink-lavender chiffon gown with little satin rosettes on the bodice. It comes with long pink satin gloves (mittens really as they have no thumbs) with little clear beaded bracelets attached, and a hair ribbon with rosettes and a snap closure,…

Discover the World with Barbie: #36 Japan

As a retired magazine publisher, I went bonkers when I found out about the Discover the World with Barbie series! Each features a different country or global region and includes a full size magazine about said region plus coordinating Barbie dress. They are so cool! Discover the World with Barbie sets were produced for the…

Silkstone Luciana Barbie: 2013

No more than 6000 of the Silkstone Luciana Barbie were produced worldwide. The quality is exquisite as we’ve come to expect from Mattel’s Silkstone Barbie dolls, clothes, and accessories. I can’t describe it better than is already written on the back of the box: “Luciana Barbie doll turns to classic Italian design in black and…

Avon Representative Barbie: 1998

Every Avon brand Barbie I’ve seen has been of excellent quality: dolls, clothes, and accessories. Mattel produced and released the Avon Representative Barbie in 1998. She wears a chic fitted professional jacket and skirt; she came in three versions,: light, medium, and dark skin tones. The light skinned doll is blonde wearing a pink jacket,…

My Fair Lady Eliza Doolittle “Ascot” Barbie: 1995

This is in my Top 5 favorite Barbie fashion sets! The quality is superb! Gown and hat are beautifully (closely) replicated from the original worn by Audrey Hepburn at the Ascot Horse Races scene in the movie. The dress has snap back closures. Mattel really went above and beyond on the quality and detail of…

Radiant Redhead Barbie by Bob Mackie: 2001

I’d seen online photos of this doll but they just didn’t excite me — until I saw her in person. I did not expect to be blown away by this doll, but that is exactly what happened. She is one of the nicest dolls I’ve seen. The quality of her gown is outstanding. That said,…

Evening Flame Barbie Model #1865: 1991

This is an extremely good value with a lot of extra surprises not listed on the box! Specifically, the red lace bra, panty, stockings, and petticoat underneath the dress! She also comes with a wrist tag and Certificate of Authenticity. When you see her wired into the box from the factory, you don’t see any…

My Fair Lady Eliza Doolittle Barbie in Pink Chiffon: 1995

The quality of the Mattel Barbie “My Fair Lady” dresses and accessories are exceptional. Not only are they very well made, but they are very close replicas of the original gowns from the movie starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison. This is the lovely pink chiffon gown & hat she’s wearing in the closing scene….