Too much time on hands? Artist makes Barbie with real-life proportions

Too much time on hands? Artist makes Barbie with real-life proportions

As a real woman, Barbie is a bombshell.

She has curves in all the right places, arms that could actually lift things and feet that look like they could fit into real, adult-sized shoes.

Artist Nickolay Lamm, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recreated the iconic Mattel doll using proportions of the average 19-year-old woman, according to the CDC.

“I wanted to see if an average-sized Barbie had market potential,” Lamm, 24, told the Daily News in an email.

It turns out, she does.

With the same bright pink fashions and bleach-blond hair, Barbie 2.0 is just as pretty as her predecessor. Only, she’s shaped like a real girl.

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