Barbie's Hubby Ken Will Now Be Available in Dad Bod | Working Mother

Barbie's Hubby Ken Will Now Be Available in Dad Bod

Barbie's partner will also be made in two other body types, and come in different hair and skin colors.

Ken Doll New Sizes

This "broad" Ken doll wears a man bun and is decked out in jorts, a short-sleeve button-down and slip-on sneakers.

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Though Barbie's occupations have varied wildly throughout the years—she's been an astronaut, paratrooper and President in her lifetime—what's been most notable to us are the changes to the figurine itself. Just last year her creators, Mattel, released three new body types for the doll in petite, tall and curvy (as well as new skin tones, eye colors and hair colors), thus acknowledging, in a body-positive way, that there are other shapes out there that need representation, aside from Barbie's original, iconic and yet completely unattainable figure. Well, it looks like the toy manufacturer isn't going to stop with just Barbie. Today, Mattel announced they're going to expand Ken body types, too, and get this: one of them is going to get a dad bod.

YAS!

According to a press release from the toy manufacturer, they'll be expanding the Fashionistas line of Barbie dolls with 15 new and diverse Ken dolls in three body types—slim, broad (aka dad bod) and original. The Ken dolls will also come in seven skin tones, eight hair colors, nine hairstyles and trendy fashions, from casual business attire to athletic wear.

"By continuing to expand our product line, we are redefining what a Barbie or Ken doll looks like to this generation," says Lisa McKnight, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Barbie in a press release. "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."

We're all for making toys more body positive, even the ones representing men. There's more than one body type for men and women, and it's about time toy manufacturers realize that.

See some of the new Ken dolls in their trendy Millennial fashions below.

Broad Ken Dolls

This broad Ken Doll looks dapper in a striped tee and yellow joggers.

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Broad Ken Doll

Another broad Ken doll, this one never leaves home without his signature thick-rimmed glasses (we think they're non-prescription)—the best accessory ever.

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Ken Doll Slim Size

This Ken doll in a slim body type rocks the combover and isn't afraid to play with fun prints.

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Original Ken Doll

This original Ken doll is #eyebrowgoals and has a gaze that'll make your heart melt.

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Original Ken Doll

Now here's an original Ken doll that loves his mandals.

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Original Ken Doll

Gotta love a man who isn't afraid of experimenting with color, like this original Ken doll.

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Ken Doll New Sizes

This slim Ken doll is mad for plaid—and skinny jeans.

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Ken Doll New Sizes

You can always find this slim Ken doll fist-bumping at some outdoor concert.

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Ken Doll New Sizes

This original Ken doll prefers to make a statement with his footwear.

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