It's not difficult to find lists upon lists of Barbies that are already considered collector's items. What's harder is pinpointing which newer versions of the classic American doll are going to rise in value in the future. We reached out to Dr. Lori Verderame, an antiques appraiser with a doctorate in art history, to get her take on which Barbies could become highly collectible in the coming years. "Collectibility is about what's popular now and what has staying power in the long run," Verderame says. "Experts like me look for a cultural relationship between Barbie dolls and something that is trending now."
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