Barbie for big girls.

Welcome Carlyle Nuera

There is a new Barbie Collector designer in town… and his name is Carlyle Nuera.  He knows how to make an entrance!   His debut design for BC just had photos released yesterday and she is a beautiful homage to the rich culture of the Philippines. 

Mutya™ Barbie® Doll

Gold Label®

Designed by: Carlyle Nuera

Release Date: 2/2/2015

Doll Details

Body Type: ModelMuse™
Skin Tone: Tropic Tan
Facial Sculpt: Kira
Fashion Sewn On?: No
Eyelashes: Painted

Mutya Barbie Doll 1


Mutya Barbie Doll 2


Mutya Barbie Doll 4


This is not Carlyle’s first offering in the collector community.  He has offered up some amazing OOAK dolls for charity in the past couple of years.

Noëlie Barbie for the 2014 National Barbie Collectors Convention

Carlyle Nuera OOAK 3



Who could forget his Adam Lambert OOAK for Project Angel Food!

Carlyle Nuera OOAK Adam Lambert 1


Also in the Charity Buzz auction benefiting Project Angel Food was his design of  “Haute Hiver”.

Carlyle Nuera OOAK Haute Hiver Barbie


Carlyle Nuera OOAK Haute Hiver Barbie 2



7 responses

  1. bvisayc556

    OH, you know I love this guy, gorgeous doll on all leverls.

    February 3, 2015 at 6:07 am

    • He is amazingly talented and simply one of the nicest people I have had the pleasure to meet. 🙂

      February 3, 2015 at 6:47 am

    • 🙂 He is absolutely the sweetest isn’t he?!! I love that he interacts with the collecting community as well.

      February 4, 2015 at 8:12 am

  2. What a phenomenally talented designer! Such an eye for detail. Exactly what Barbie needs. ❤

    February 3, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    • Could not agree with you more SaturdaySequins! 🙂

      February 11, 2015 at 7:09 am

  3. mole

    The mutya Barbie is so stunning! The beautiful big brown eyes is so mesmerizing and the traditional Philippines gown is so detail,congratulations to the designer!

    February 6, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    • Yes! the detail! Love this too. 🙂

      February 11, 2015 at 7:09 am

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