On the tenth day of Christmas, Life in Plastic brought to me…toujours très chic ensemble!

In this photo: Toujours Couture™ Barbie® doll.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/5.6
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 229mm

Urban chic. In this photo: City Shopper™ Barbie® doll.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/4.5
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 132mm

Brilliant turquoise. In this photo: Ball Gown Barbie® Doll.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/4
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 110mm

Best dressed. In this photo: Tailored Tuxedo Ken® doll and Ball Gown Barbie® doll.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/5
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 182mm

Gelato date. In this photo: Barbie®  Jonathan Adler Doll and Model No. 16 Collection 002.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/5
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 193mm

Casual portrait. In this photo: Barbie®  Jonathan Adler Doll (partial repaint by me).


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/5
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 229mm

Girl in the piazza. In this photo: Barbie® Basics Model No. 07 Collection 001.  I gave her a “boil perm” and haircut before redressing in this Chloé-esque ensemble.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/5.6
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 242mm

Male model. In this photo: Model No. 15 Collection 002 wearing an assortment of Ken® fashions with original OOAK accessories by yours truly.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/4
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 86mm

Fierceness. In this photo: Pepper Barbie® doll from Byron Lars’ Chapeaux™ Collection.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/4
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 110mm

Profile picture. In this photo: Pepper Barbie® Doll from Byron Lars’ Chapeaux™ Collection.

This doll belongs to my fellow collector, Olga.  She very kindly offered to let me de-box the doll for her. What a treat!  I don’t have Byron Lars dolls in my collection, but I do think that they are exquisite.


  1. Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
  2. Aperture: f/5.6
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 336mm