Finally, a realistic doll that goes beyond gender stereotypes!
The doll aisle at the toy store is often limited to three options: Barbies who are too thin, babies who cry and wet themselves, or fashionista divas.
In comes “Average Barbie,” thanks to artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm – who hopes to make “Lammily” dolls a reality.
The “Lammily” doll is designed with articulated joints, feet, natural-looking makeup and a casual wardrobe featuring denim shorts, sneakers and athletic gear.
In a YouTube video, Lamm says that his initial research in body image went viral when he created a Barbie lookalike, with the measurements of an average 19-year-old woman.
Lamm says he then created “Lammily,” a “fun” doll that lives a “healthy lifestyle,” in hopes of showing that world that “average is beautiful.”
He goes on to say that “Lammily” empowers girls to be “truly confident and proud of their own bodies.”
To see the evolution of “Lammily,” watch here…