This Week’s Must-Haves: Barbie’s New Dreamhouse Is a High-Tech Smart Home

This week, the Adweek team is highlighting Barbie's ultra-smart new Dreamhouse, a sparkling candy-inspired clutch, Glossier's party-ready gift set and more. Take a look!

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Barbie Hello Dreamhouse, $300

Thought your childhood Barbie Dreamhouse was cool? This year's version will put it to shame. Boasting Wi-Fi connectivity and its very own smartphone app, Barbie's brand-new smart home is packed with features that can be controlled via voice-recognition software. Want to open the front door? Turn on a light show in the living room? Send the elevator up to the second floor? All you have to do is ask—the house responds to more than 100 different commands.

Buy it: toysrus.com

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Judith Leiber Couture Clutch, $4,995

Give any holiday party ensemble a serious upgrade with this ultra-luxe sparkling clutch. The peppermint candy-shaped minaudière from couture handbag designer Judith Leiber is completely hand-encrusted with red and silver Austrian crystals and lined with lambskin. The delicate chain strap can be tucked inside or worn over the shoulder—perfect for the dance floor!

Buy it: neimanmarcus.com

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Glossier Black Tie Set, $50

Going from day to night is a cinch with this soirée-ready set from cult beauty brand Glossier. It includes a long-wear eyeliner, shimmering highlighter, vitamin-infused lip gloss and quick-dry nail polish in Glossier's signature pale pink—all wrapped up and ready for gifting (or keeping!).

Buy it: glossier.com

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Bluetooth Speaker String Lights, $50

Amp up your seasonal decor with twinkling lights that can also play your favorite tunes. The 26-foot light string has five built-in mini Bluetooth speakers that sync with your smartphone or other compatible device. Connect multiple strands for a festive atmosphere.

Buy it: urbanoutfitters.com

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Edie Parker Coasters, $195

Accessories designer Edie Parker brings her signature style to these fun coasters. Made from hand-poured pearlescent acrylic and glitter, they'll be the hit of any cocktail gathering.

Buy it: bergdorfgoodman.com

This story first appeared in the December 5, 2016 issue of Adweek magazine.
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