FROM Eve Vawter
Barbie on Newsstands, Business Women in Stock Photos The dreams of marketers for Mattel and Time-Warner are being realized. Controversy has already begun over next week's combination of two iconic images of the American woman. Barbie, who's had many professions over the years, is back to being a swimsuit model. The 55-year-old doll will appear in the 50th anniversary edition of Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue . The theme is "She's Unapologetic." Eve Vawter is editor in chief of MommyIsh.com , a website about parenting.
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