Mattel to Debut 'Day of the Dead' Barbie

Mattel to Debut <br />'Day of the Dead' Barbie The limited-edition Barbie <br />is meant to pay tribute to the <br />traditional Mexican holiday. Retailing at $75, <br />'Día de Muertos <br />Barbie' is available <br />beginning Sept. 12. The design for the doll draws on the <br />traditional dress of the holiday. Those who participate in <br />Día de Muertos often <br />wear skull masks. The limited-edition Barbie's <br />face is painted as a skull, and <br />she has monarch butterflies in her hair. According to Mexican lore <br />associated with the holiday, <br />migrating monarch butterflies <br />represent the souls of lost loved ones. In 2019, Día de Muertos <br />runs from October 31 <br />through November 2.