Mattel, the company behind Barbie, announced today that it will be releasing a very diverse line of Ken Dolls…
The new body types for the Ken doll will be “slim, broad, or original” – seven skin tones – and nine hairstyles including……… MAN BUN.
They stated that the relaunch was to suite “more modern tastes”, “modernizing Ken for the next step in the brand revolution.”
“By continuing to expand our product line, we are redefining what a Barbie or Ken doll looks like to this generation,” Lisa McKnight, Barbie’s senior vice president and general manager, said in a press release according to ABC News.
“Evolving Ken was a natural evolution for the brand and allows girls to further personalize the role they want him to play in Barbie’s world,” McKnight said.