800 & 900 Series Fashions
Barbie was introduced in 1959 wearing her signature black & white zebra swimsuit. The 800 and 900 series fashions debuted in 1959 and went on until 1964. They were the first of Barbie's fashions and came with matching accessories. The first vintage outfits, and now the most sought-after are Gay Parisienne, Easter Parade and Roman Holiday.