Barbie goes for comfort and ditches the heels

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pMAT1-19727877v380EL SEGUNDO, CA – Barbie is kicking off her heels. Literally.

After years in heels, Mattel is making a change and the new doll will be able to wear flats.

The doll, introduced in March 1959, has sported heels for years. The newest version will have an adjustable ankle to fit either heels or flats.

The new versions, according to the Daily Mail, will be offered in eight different skin tones, 23 hair colors, 22 different hair styles, 14 facial sculpts, and 18 eye colors.