Finally, Barbie's boyfriend Ken gets a makeover: Cornrows, man buns
Washington D.C. [USA], June 20 (ANI): After being overshadowed by Barbie for decades, now Ken is finally getting some attention with new makeover.
The new crew of latest Barbie and Ken Fashionistas feature even more skin tones, eye colors, hairstyles, and fashions and now Ken comes in three body types: broad, slim and original.
The New Crew extension introduces a whopping 40 Barbie and Ken dolls.
He is way more dynamic than he used to be, with 15 new dolls added to his name with six new molded hairstyles, including cornrows and an on-trend man bun, and a total of seven skin tones.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Meet Next Gen Ken! Ken is now available in 3 body types-broad, slim, and original. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TheDollEvolves?src=hash">#TheDollEvolves</a> <a href="https://t.co/svI1mbvDMP">pic.twitter.com/svI1mbvDMP</a></p>— Barbie (@Barbie) <a href="https://twitter.com/Barbie/status/877255747276390401">June 20, 2017</a></blockquote>
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Barbie announced the New Crew in a tweet earlier today, with the hashtag #TheDollEvolves.
The Fashionistas collection was first launched in 2016 with three new body types as well as varied skin types, etc.
In February, Barbie Fashionistas earned the coveted Toy of the Year award from the Toy Industry Association in February. (ANI)