Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Confessions of a fashion blogger...

It's time to come clean - because what better place than the internet to spill your most secret and embarrassing thoughts and memories- I played with Barbies until 8th grade. I loved barbie.
And I'm not so ashamed to admit at age 26, I kind of still love Barbie. Though not in a creepy Dare Wright kind of way. I also love Mad Men. Enter Barbie designer Robert Best, dude made my dreams come true today. More on the line -available in July- here.

31 comments:

Brittany & Cassie said...

oh dear! I loved play with barbies too! and I still loving them!

great blog!

xoxo, Cassie!

Michelle said...

ohmy. this is fantastic! i loveloveloved barbie. it would be even better if they made these outfits for us! lol :]

*stars*in*my*pocket* said...

No worries... I played with Barbies in 8th grade too! I think we turned out ok.

Ce qui m'inspire said...

Ah! Madmen Barbies!! Fantastic! I am so in love with Joan's style on that show. Betty's is amazing too.

Ce qui m'inspire

KellyAnn said...

LOL, Don't be ashamed! Barbies are an awesome way to trip down memory lane. They're just too fun. I still have all my girls and a couple Kens (in storage- unfortunately)and I couldn't imagine doing away with them. Don't go to http://www.barbiecollector.com/ or you'll get sucked in and want to spend all income on fabulously dressed Barbies, rather than your own brillant wardrobe (your blog is a weekly stop for me:))
PS: love your style :)

un bel oiseau said...

oh holy cow! as if mad men couldnt get any better!!!!!!!

Nicoloushka said...

Yay for honesty and childhood dreams!
I also played with Barbie far longer than society deemed necessary, so now I just blog about clothing, rather than dream of inventing a "growing machine" so that I could make Barbie's outfits my size...

crowdedcloset said...

wow. i am in LOVE with this!!!!!!!!!

xo, Kim www.crowded-closet.com

d said...

OMG I LOVE BARBIE! There is a Barbie museum in Palo Alto (in N. Calif) and I used to BEG my mom to take me EVERY weekend. I loved it there.

tess said...

OMG YES!

atauds said...

Love this! although it would be much better if Christina Hendricks (Joan) was her normal sexy, voluptuous self.

Me said...

hehe I played with barbies until I was 12 and my mom had to make me give them away =( =P hehe

M. said...

I'm so excited for this you have no idea!

lovelove, M.
http://marissaexplains.blogspot.com

angeline said...

Love it. I've always been a Barbie lover as well. Heck, one of the first things I bought my college boyfriend--now my husband--was a matching Barbie and Ken. He thought I was crazy, but I guess he just likes crazy.

-Angeline
http://thenewprofessional.wordpress.com

briannelee said...

I'm totally buying one!

kimmie said...

OMG! i played till i was in 8th grade too! but Barbie is the best! I think thanks to Barbie we all started our love for styling and fashion....maybe just a thought :)

Urooba said...

I played with barbies till I was 15.
WHAT! Beat that! :P

whimsicalwardrobe said...

I'm pretty sure I still played some AFTER 8th grade, and then again when I was in my early 20s with my little sister, lol. My mom even left a comment on my blog recently about how I was good at coming up with cool Barbie outfits, lol :D

enSTYLEpedia said...

me too. i also watched a lot of soaps so i pretended there were crazy love triangles and stacey was dealing with kevin getting aids. just regular kids stuff.

Lexie said...

i really like the concept, but that does NOT look like the real joan! tooooo skinny! and after all the fuss about christine hendricks being a real woman ... you think someone would have given them the memo!

Sidewalk Chalk said...

Omg. I think I may need to get these so they can play with my Scarlett O'Hara, Elvis and I Love Lucy Barbies...:)

- JoAnn, Sidewalk CHalk

TwoCentsWorth said...

Ok, so I thought I was the only one who played with Barbie well into the eighth grade! And I still love Barbie, too! I'm always swinging by the toy department at Target and inwardly drool over the new dolls they put out every so often. I just hope I have a daughter some day so I can play with these dolls again in a socially-acceptable manner! :)

Erika said...

Obviously I have to adore you because - hello! - I still have a slight obsession with dolls - and Barbie in general. In fact, I may or may not have bought one of those Little Black Dress Barbie's at Target the other day - tres cute!! :)

Tieka, Selective Potential said...

I played barbies until the 8th grade too! My best friend and I were like.. never.. tell..anyone..!! Haha!

Kallie said...

me too, until I was almost 14. I'm always tempted to take out my Barbie Camper and all her darling outfits and do a photoshoot.

Sarah said...

I am going to echo the statement and say that I too played with Barbie for many, MANY years, and I still love Barbie. I love the Mad Men Barbie idea.

thequeenofwanderlust.blogspot.com

closet365 said...

Oh. My. God. I want. I want I want I want I want.

I have a whole collection of Breakfast at Tiffany's Barbie in storage. I may be able to justify these ones on that basis.

Mascara or Motoroil said...

Oh my god, that is so incredible!!! I love the Mad Men Barbies. I wasn't a huge fan of them when I was growing up because once I got them all dressed I couldn't figure out what to do with em. Hahaha

BARGAIN BEX said...

Barbie is hands down the best. toy. ever.

Nicola said...

Really cute outfit and it goes really well with your hair. Never commented before but check by your blog everyday. Thanks for the posts, they're really inspirational.

stealthnerd said...

OMG I love those! I have my mom and aunt's old Barbies and this collection totally reminds me of those dolls, I love it!

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