Vintage Barbie Fashion Queen Dolls

Vintage Barbie Fashion Queen Dolls were released in 1963.  Hair style is an important feature of any Barbie and this doll was no exception...but in a different way.  With fake hair being all the rage in the sixties, it is no surprise that Barbie would follow that trend.  Fashion Queen Barbie came with three wigs styled differently in three colors.  She was the first to be introduced with a molded painted head making it easier to apply the wigs.  Once again, a popular fashion item made its way to Barbie.

Good to know...
Mattel issued a Fashion Queen Reproduction in 2010 as part of the My Favorite Barbie series.

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all about vintage Barbie fashion queen dolls.

Vintage Barbie Fashion Queen Doll

Issue Date:
1963 to 1965

Box Date:

Hair Colors: 
Molded hair painted brown with removable blue band

Blue eyes, brown eyebrows, coral or pink lips

Gold & white striped strapless swimsuit with matching turban
Pearl Stud Earrings 
White Open Toe Heels

Black Wire Stand

Body Markings: 
Midge T.M. 
Mattel, Inc. 
(In 1964, the word "Patented" was added).

Fashion Queen Barbie also came with a white plastic wig stand and three interchangeable wigs.

The red flip, brunette pageboy and blonde bubble cut wigs added a whole new dimension to dress up possibilities.

Vintage Barbie Fashion Queen Doll Box

Funny memory from Suzanne's childhood.
One of the highlights of my elementary school days was when my teacher's wig fell off into the trash can. When I think of wigs, I always remember that! Hopefully Barbie had better luck!

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