Midge Hadley was introduced in 1963 as Barbie's Best Friend. She was issued with blonde, brunette or titian hair in varying lengths. She wore a two piece swimsuit which matched her hair color. The following year, Wig Wardrobe Midge was issued with molded hair, orange plastic band in hair and included 3 wigs; red pigtails with blue grosgrain ribbons in pigtails, blonde middle part pageboy wig and a brunette top knot wig. Also introduced in 1964 was the bendable leg version Midge available in brownette, blonde and titian hair and wore a blue grosgrain ribbon in hair.