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If there’s one thing we learned last year from Lammilly “The Normal Barbie,” it’s that the world is ready for more alternative beauty ideals in their dolls. In Nigeria, one parent has discovered that and come up with a solution on his own. Taofick Okaya was specifically dismayed by the lack of variation for dolls of color. So, he decided to create a line of dolls his daughter would better identify with.
Okoya’s Queens of Africa dolls come in a wide range of skin tones, hair styles, and eye colors, and the traditional garments of the women of the Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa tribes of Nigeria are represented.
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