Ever since the Barbie doll appeared on the market, she
has been admired by some and criticized by others. She's the prototype of the
perfect woman. Nobody could be like her without getting lots of surgeries. She
has been for more than 50 years in the market and it's estimated that more than
one billion Barbies have been sold.
One of the critics she has received, is that many girls want to have the doll's slim body, even falling in anorexia. The hair and the perfect boyfriend, the house that many dream of, finally, a life away from the reality of many of the girls that play with her.
The unreality of the doll made a plastic artist from
South Africa named Annelie Hofmeyr make a version of the famous doll more
adapted to the reality. The doll has gained a lot of popularity on Instagram
because she's more similar to real women.
Like a lot of women, the Antibarbie is a doll that smokes, eats pizza and chocolate, drinks, has periods, goes around without a bra, has extra pounds, cellulite, finally, she's imperfect. She's called “Trophy Wife”.
She lets out her belly, that stays away from the stereotype of the traditional Barbies.
She does signs that stay far away from what could be the delicate and beautiful image of the typical doll.
She smokes like any common girl could do it.
She has unpleasant dark circles that women always seek to hide.
She uses appliances to fix her teeth.
She has tattoos and cellulite.
There's also the feminist Antibarbie, who freely breastfeeds her babies, menstruates like any woman and has transsexual friends. She comes with horns that indicate that she and Ken are separated, but her life goes on without the masculine figure by her side, managing to climb positions on a personal and professional level.
She's admired and criticized, just like
the traditional Barbie. Would you buy one for your daughters? Which one do you prefer?
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Based on materials: wnews.life