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About Barbie Collector

Barbie® first stepped into the spotlight in 1959, created by Ruth Handler and inspired by a German doll called Bild Lilli. The Barbie® Collector doll was a departure from the popular paper dolls of the time, but a welcome one — today, you'll be hard-pressed to find a toy chest without a handful of Barbies® inside. Her appeal extends to adults, too, with a wide range of Barbie® dolls made especially for collectors, including porcelain versions, vintage reproductions, dolls inspired by pop culture characters, and more.

Past Sales Featuring Barbie Collector

Sale Ended June 25, 2012

Barbie® Collector: Dolls of the World

Travel the world with Barbie® dolls! We have dolls representing Ireland, China, Argentina, and Australia — each one features clothes specific to the country she represents. Go to our Gilt Little Inspirations blog for the inside scoop on these timeless collector's items.

Sale Ended October 06, 2013

Imaginative Play

When we were kids, we loooved spending time in playhouses. "Kids like having their own house, where they can set the rules," says our Senior Buyer (and mom), Melissa. The houses are just a sliver of this sale — choose from a selection of items that encourage kids to play outside the box.

Sale Ended June 22, 2012

International Barbie®: Dolls & Style Finds

Gilt and Barbie® take you around the world in this super-fun sale, which combines four special Barbie® Collector dolls with a stylish range of travel essentials inspired by each destination. The dolls of the world — from Ireland, China, Argentina, and Australia — are exquisite, and the accessories, including Diane von Furstenberg dresses, Elie Tahara ballet flats, Knomo luggage, and more, will take you around the globe in style. Happy travels!

Sale Ended October 27, 2013

Barbie Collector

Barbie® has flaunted so many looks over the years — you name it, she's worn it! This selection features a few of this fashion icon's outfits, but our favorites are the Barbie® "shopper" dolls: Each one is dressed in trendy threads and comes complete with a "Barbie®" branded shopping bag. And for movie lovers, we also have some stunning Audrey Hepburn dolls.