The first barbie doll with realistic proportions

Lammily doll comes with some unique accessories such as acne, stretch marks, cellulite, and tattoo and mole stick-ons.

cellulite-22-600x600It is no surprise today that Barbie, the famous doll that almost every girl grew up playing with, has a body that is not only unattainable but is also very unrealistic. Under much criticism today, many people say that it promotes an unhealthy body image to girls.  Set out to create a doll with more realistic body measurements, artist and researcher Nicolay Lamm created a doll dubbed now as the “realistic Barbie” but officially called the Lammily doll.  Launched by a crowdfunding campaign, eight months later, this doll that was just a concept has now become a reality.

Lammily is the first doll to ever have realistic proportions of what girls look like today.  She also comes with some unique accessories such as acne, stretch marks, cellulite, and tattoo and mole stick-ons.  This doll was made to inspire those who think that average is simply average but that it is actually beautiful.   And there is a lot of hope for the future of this doll, including a line of different ethnicities and even different healthy body types.

So what do you think?  Would you purchase this for that special little girl in your life?  Do you think this new perspective will help create healthy views on body image today?

barbie

5 Comments

  • Reply November 27, 2014

    Garazi

  • Reply November 28, 2014

    Melanie

    I love these dolls! They really help girls with their self image.
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

  • Reply December 1, 2014

    Chic And Alluring Blog

    Lammily has such a sweet face, and I like that she has a healthy, athletic body. I think that’s an important message to send to girl: be active and fit.
    However, I wish that she had a different name; the word “Lammily” sounds like “lame.” Also, it sounds like a name given to a child by illiterate parents. 😛 Very cute doll, though! If I had a daughter, I’d totally get her one.
    ChicAndAlluring.com

  • Reply December 5, 2014

    Shauna

    LOVE this!! It’s about time girls learn that looking like Barbie is not realistic! -xx

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

  • Reply December 10, 2014

    Jeanne

    Amazing initiative! So inspiring!
    ♥♥♥
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

Leave a Reply