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  • Stella McCartney goes airy for summer, Lagerfeld Barbie a hit at Paris Fashion Week

    Stella McCartney goes airy for summer, Lagerfeld Barbie a hit at Paris Fashion Week
    Oblong cut-outs, oversized buckles and a utilitarian aesthetic were the defining features of Stella McCartney's 2015 summer collection in Paris on Monday. The British designer's pledge to offer clothes with "effortless movement and a fluid silhouette,"...
  • Hasbro wins Disney's 'Frozen' doll license starting in 2016

    Hasbro Inc. won the doll licenses to Disney's hit Frozen brand starting in 2016, a coup for the toy maker as it expands its offerings for girls. The Pawtucket, R.I., company also scored the licenses for the Disney Princess properties, including...
  • Disney Princess, 'Frozen' Dolls Join Transformers, G.I. Joe in Hasbro Toy Chest

    Hasbro, which already makes a popular line of action figures targeted at boys with "Transformers" and "G.I. Joe," will now add Disney's Princess and "Frozen" doll line to its product lineup through a new deal with the Mouse House. Beginning in 2016,...
  • 'Godzilla' Beats 'Fault in Our Stars' in DVD Sales

    The flood of high-profile new releases continues, with new Blu-ray Discs and DVDs accounting for seven of the top 10 sellers on Nielsen VideoScan's weekly overall disc sales chart for the week ending Sept. 21. At the top: Warner's "Godzilla" remake-of-a-...
  • Community: Young philanthropist delivers toys for infants

    Community: Young philanthropist delivers toys for infants
    Boy Scout David Marinelli, 17, of Troop 209, is a step closer to achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. For his community project, the Burbank High School senior delivered 92 crib soothers on Saturday afternoon to Children's Hospital Los Angeles for infant...
  • Movies Help Make Lego the World's Largest Toymaker

    Licenses to "Star Wars," "The Simpsons," DC and Marvel's superheroes, and its own films like "The Lego Movie" have helped make Lego the world's largest toy company when it comes to revenue and profits, beating Mattel and Hasbro. At least that's for the...
  • The Capitol Records Building and more L.A. landmarks in the form of cake

    Baker Sara Heslington of Heslington Cakes in Corona del Mar estimates that she spent 120 hours creating a cake that represents the Chinese garden at Huntington Botanical Gardens in Pasadena. Good thing she loves making sugar flowers. Her cake and...
  • Barbie coming to the big screen in live-action comedy for Sony

    Barbie is going from the toy store shelf to the silver screen. The iconic blond-haired, blue-eyed doll will be featured in an coming live-action comedy, Sony Pictures and Mattel announced Wednesday. Production for the movie, which Sony sees as its...
  • Barbie Movie in Development at Sony as Live Action Comedy

    Mattel has found a starring role for Barbie, setting up a live action comedy at Sony Pictures that the toymaker will produce with Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. The studio plans to start lensing the film by the end of the year, using a script...
  • Earn $10 Amazon credit with Easter toy purchase

    Earn $10 Amazon credit with Easter toy purchase
    Amazon is offering a $10 credit with the purchase of certain toy products. Both Mattel and Fisher Price are participating in the offer. To earn the credit, shoppers must buy three Mattel or three Fisher Price toys. Here are the rules: "For a limited...
  • Tablets and apps for children are on the rise

    Tablets and apps for children are on the rise
    Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...