Mattel unveils diverse line of Ken dolls

(NBC News) — Mattel has unveiled its most diverse line of Ken dolls ever.

The line of 15 new Ken dolls features new body types and a variety of skin tones and hairstyles, along with 25 additional diverse Barbie dolls.

Ken will now come in three body types including “slim,” “broad,” and “original.” His new hairstyles include cornrows and the man bun.

The makeover is part of Mattel’s plan to make its dolls more diverse and appeal to today’s kids.

Mattel says some of the new dolls are for sale on its website today.

All dolls should be on store shelves in time for the holiday season.

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