Some people will find this odd. But the influence of David Bowie is not just for men but also for women. Barbie being Bowie is a great representation of that influence. Ground control to Major Tom! Donald Trump Republican Elephant American Flag. Because I’ve been saying for years that sooner or later we’re going to have to find a way to immortalize this guy. I mean, his music? That’s fine, whatever. Somehow that fits. When I think of an icon of impossible, almost alien, femininity, I think David Bowie. I think he will be immortalized by his awesome music, but maybe it’ll be Barbie, who knows what the future will bring.