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!


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.

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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!

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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!).

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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.

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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.

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