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With Barbie's 50th Anniversary comes a little retouching of her roots, the "Made in China" kind. This weekend saw the grand opening of the Barbie superstore in Shanghai, complete with cafe, spa, fashion stage and design studio. "Rather than focus on the Barbie dolls, the six-story store features Barbie-themed clothing, jewellery, cosmetics, food and spa treatments, including the “Plastic Smooth” facials (380 RMB, $55) or “Barbie Bust Firming” treatments (380 yuan, $55)." We admit it; we're kind of intrigued by the "bust firming," but loathe to trust a nipple-less doll. [PSFK]