Singapore collector’s 600 Barbie dolls on show for first time at Ion Orchard

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The House of Dreams exhibition showcases 600 Barbie dolls. They all belong to one man, Barbie enthusiast, Jian Yang. Here, he demonstrates how to make a doll dress out of newspaper.
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SINGAPORE – Ask toy collector Jian Yang what his favourite Barbie doll is and he cannot pinpoint one. Not even two or 10. Try about 600.

For the first time, the 42-year-old – known for having one of the world’s largest Barbie doll collections – has unwrapped his life in plastic and put it on show. More than 600 of his Barbies are on display at a new exhibition, House Of Dreams, at Ion Orchard until Oct 21.

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