Barbie (fictional character)

Barbie Cafe opens in Taiwan, covered in pink

Barbie Cafe opens in Taiwan, covered in pink

Need more pink in your life? The new Barbie Cafe in Taiwan has more than enough to spare.

The eatery is exactly what its name implies -- a temple to the 54-year-old doll, erected in Taipei’s Da’an shopping district and doused in fuchsia, blush, rose and likely several shades of pink previously unknown to man.

Licensed by El Segundo toy giant Mattel, the eatery features chairs modeled after tutus, complete with frills and lace-up backs. Tufted candy-colored couches abound. Fashion sketches of Barbie strut across the walls.

One of the few furnishings not slathered in pink: A sofa. Sheathed in gold lame.

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