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Barbie’s Newest Doll Honors Queen Elizabeth II’s Historic Platinum Jubilee

Barbie, the iconic brand, is getting a royal treatment.

Barbie will feature the Queen’s majestic likeness to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s rare and historic Platinum Jubilee.

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On April 21, the Tribute Collection Barbie doll celebrates Her Majesty’s 70 years of service as the first British monarch.

The doll is adorned in an ivory gown and wears Queen Elizabeth II’s recognizable blue ribbon, which even features mini versions of the royal family orders, portraits worn by the ladies of the royal family on silk ribbons.

A matching tiara, crown, and matching accessories, including the pink ribbon given to the Queen by her father, George VI, complete the royal look.

Robert Best, a senior director of Barbie design, says, “The gown is not a copy of anyone dress she wears, but rather a gown inspired by the style and color of gown she’s favored in royal portraits of herself for the past several years.”

A visit to Buckingham Palace was also part of the celebration.

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A new Barbie doll honors and celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s legacy of 70 years of public service and unwavering commitment to global humanitarian efforts.

Kate Williams, a professor, and author, says, “It’s essential for children to see female leaders who have impacted history in their dolls, from Frida Kahlo to Amelia Earhart and now the queen.”

Williams said, “The Platinum Jubilee is a moment to take stock of how far Britain and the world have changed since her reign began.”