February 20, 2017
Black History Month
In. 2009, African American designer Stacey McBride-Irby created the So In Style dolls for Mattel. These dolls were unique in that it was a line of African American dolls that had there own storyline separate from the Barbie. The dolls came in various skin tones and hairstyles to represent African Americans. The leader of the group was Grace she was friends with Barbie but was moving from California to Chicago. She met some new friends, Kara, Trichelle, and Chandra. Grace had a boyfriend Daren.
After a few years Stacey McBride-Irby left Mattel to start her own doll company. See tomorrow's post.