Girls prefer "normal Barbie"
With an average sized waist and properly proportioned feet, the Lammily doll is definitely the better choice.
Lammily is a doll that was created from the image of an averagely-proportioned woman.
She is average height with an athletic body. The Lammily doll is completely different to the traditional Barbie, and when I say different; I mean it in a good way.
Girls would generally prefer a doll that looks more like someone they know, like themselves- and that's exactly what Lammily is.
Compared to the Barbie doll, Lammily is a doll that children can relate to more. She's sporty, but also outgoing and adventurous.
The doll also has a variety of clothes that can be bought on the website; most of the clothes are regular clothes that we wear everyday; jeans, shorts, coats and sneakers.
The doll was shown to a group of 7-8 year old's to react to and all of them liked it. The Lammily doll was compared to a Barbie doll and all of them preferred the Lammily doll.
Some of them even compared the doll to either their sister or another family member. The best thing about this doll was that the creator, Nickolay Lamm achieved exactly what he wanted, the girls in the group were able to relate to her, they noticed that her size was more like their own.
When they were asked what they thought the Lammily doll would more likely become when she grows up- their answers were professions like a teacher or a swimmer. They asked the same question about the Barbie doll and the professions chosen were make-up artists and models.
The doll was created to promote realistic beauty standards and that's exactly what he did. Better yet, the doll comes out with 'add ons' to make your doll suit your preferences.
Stickers include; tattoos, scars, grass burns, as well as stretch marks, cellulite and acne. Which doll would you prefer your kid to play with?
Kids reacting to the Lammily doll: