DollObservers.com Fashion Doll Awards Winners Announcement

The DollObservers.com Fashion Doll Awards 2017: Winners Announcement

DollObservers.com is pleased to announce that our 2017 Fashion Doll Awards Winners have been chosen. Over the last month, and after our members made their nominations, the Fashion Doll Community has been voting in their hundreds. These awards represent the very best of the dolls, designers, artists, retailers and bloggers and more over the last year. This year we also have a special new award, the... »

become a doll collector - why paying with dolls is good for you

Playing With Dolls is Good for You

When I first embarked on my fashion doll journey, sometime back in the late 1990’s, collecting dolls was rather straightforward; you collected them, and you either unboxed your dolls, or you didn’t. That was about it. At least that was all that anyone at the time was prepared to admit to. Maybe that was because we didn’t have Facebook and the permission to share it now gives us! Since the ad... »

Superdoll EROSIA Sybarite

Let Superdoll EROSIA be Your Valentine

Superdoll always treats collectors to seasonal and special occasion Sybarite dolls, and Valentine’s is one of those times of the year that many of us forward the most. This year we have been given EROSIA, a Japanese Lolita themed beauty in powder blue bows and frills. Plus the cutest chrome cupid bow and arrow set… ever! I think EROSIA is exquisite, I love her Lolita girl styling and t... »

integrity toys w club 2017 is open for registration

Integrity Toys W Club 2017 is Open for Registration

Today saw the launch of the Integrity Toys W Club 2017. As I have not been a member since 2015 I was itching for this moment. I have missed the sneak speaks, emails, online events, and above all the lovely photos of the latest creations. This year saw a new twist on the upgrade: 2016 members voted on the elements they would like to make up their ‘perfect doll’. We will, therefore, have... »

superdoll sybarite TU

Superdoll Release New Sybarite TU

Superdoll have just released a new Sybarite TU. Here is the blurb from the site: “I’m so excited to be meeting up with the gurls for tea!” Tu thought it very apt to wear her slippers to the party! Venus can’t wait for the tea time games they will play in the miniature chashitsu created for them in the London Salon. GENX.2 body! Cosmetique skintone! With memories of Pyjama P... »

Rome Fashion Doll Convention 2016

Rome Fashion Doll Convention 2016

This weekend saw the Rome Fashion Doll Convention 2016 take place in – if you couldn’t guess already – Rome. The theme for this Year was ‘FASHIONABLE’. There was not one, but two, exclusive dolls. The first was a Robert Best designed, articulated Silkstone Classic Black Dress variation. This time a strawberry blonde doll with the same outfit as the Paris exclusive. Ne... »

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Ashley Graham OOAK Barbie Doll

Today Barbie honours Ashley Graham, model and body activist, by unveiling a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness. The doll was unveiled at the first-ever Glamour Women of the Year LIVE summit in Los Angeles. Graham was also named a 2016 Glamour Woman of the Year. Barbie is celebrating Graham for pushing boundaries within fashion, and for promoting a message of body positivity, self-acceptance and fe... »

Halloween Superdoll Style - Sybarite MONARCH!

Halloween Superdoll Style – MONARCH!

So this Halloween saw the Superdoll Collectables tradition of a special doll release continue when new Sybarite MONARCH was announced. And what a spooktacular beauty she is! And from the Superdoll Site itself: MONARCH DD_116 The Howling wolves could not keep her contained as Venus slipped from the darkness into the midnight forest. It’s a very eerie night tonight, and this glamour hybrid is ... »

superdoll decadent detour convention las vegas

Superdoll’s Decadent Detour in Las Vegas

This weekend in Las Vegas saw the latest Superdoll US Convention ‘Decadent Detour’ and it certainly seemed to live up to its name! Organised to perfection, yet again, by Drama Queen Productions. There were three (non OOAK or Salon) dolls unveiled  as far as I can tell: Friday’s Neon luncheon event Companion Doll, Baccarat, held at the very apt and intriguing Neon Museum. The Oasi... »

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Salamanca: Marcelo Jacob Earns his Stripes

Talented designer Marcelo Jacob has just announced his latest creation, Salamanca, which plays homage to the famous black and white stripes of the original Barbie doll. In Marcelo’s own words: “I love the classics, and the Iconic Barbie Zebra Swimsuit will always inspire me. I’ve been looking for black and white stripes in many different materials and the Salamanca fabric came fr... »