Barbie redesign is hotter than the old model

6 Jul

pure awesomeness, that is all.


This week, the Internet is all abuzz with photos of a Barbie redesign by artist Nickolay Lamm. Why? Because Lamm took CDC measurements of the average 19 year-old woman and created a 3-D model, then photographed the new design next to a standard Barbie doll. The differences are shocking. They also reveal some pretty gross truths.

Lamm’s doll looks fantastic. If she wasn’t standing next to a standard Barbie, I honestly wouldn’t know the difference — except that I would, because I know how creepy Barbie dolls look. In the past, there’s been research about what would happen if a real woman had Barbie’s proportions. She wouldn’t be able to hold her head up, would only have enough room in her torso for half a liver, and would have to walk on all fours.

And yet, “I want to look like Barbie” is still a catch phrase heard uttered…

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