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Mattel release second David Bowie-inspired Barbie doll

David Bowie-inspired Barbie doll to mark the recent 50th anniversary of the late icon’s fourth studio album, ‘Hunky Dory’.The US toy manufacturer first paid homage to Bowie in 2019 with a doll reflecting the singer’s ‘Space Oddity’ era.As announced yesterday (June 29), fans can now get their hands on a second collectable doll for $50 (£41.30) – purchase yours from here.The latest Barbie-as-Bowie toy dons the bespoke powder-blue suit that Bowie wore in the official ‘Life On Mars?’ music video, complete with a foil-printed pin-stripe shirt, statement tie and platform shoes.“Her bold blue eyeshadow and a hairstyle inspired by Bowie’s ’70s glam era bring this look to life,” a description reads. The doll comes with a stand and Certificate of Authenticity, according to Mattel.Check out the preview images below.Toymakers Mattel have announced a second collectable doll in their @Barbie as Bowie range, where Barbie’s look is based on Bowie’s appearance in @TheRealMickRock directed Life On Mars? video.

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