The New Year saw the announcement of the Nominees in the 2013 DollObservers.com Fashion Doll Awards. Members of the DollObservers.com community have been submitting their nominations since November last year and now it is the turn of the wider fashion doll loving world to vote for the ultimate winners.
Each of the 48…Read More
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Alison Rasmussen, a DollObservers.com member, has a fascination with the Barbie friend Steffie and the subsequent dolls which have been bestowed with this gorgeous sculpt. She has been so inspired by Steffie that she has amassed a huge catalogue of stunning photos many of which can be seen on her highly…Read More
“An ancient mansion sits beneath ink black skies. Midnight winds whisper through deserted rooms. Softly, the sound of clanging chains and supernatural murmurs rises and grows. From the darkness, an apparition…Read More
Added by Simon Farnworth on October 14, 2012 at 23:00 — No Comments
Over the last 50 plus years since Barbie hit the scene there have been many column inches and copy written about her. However it is often the off the cuff remarks that are the most revealing! Here is a selection of 10 quotes about the world’s favourite fashion doll; all made by the famous and notable, including her creator…Read More
Barbie doll formally threw her pink hat into the presidential campaign ring by unveiling the new 2012 Barbie I Can Be… President doll. The global icon will represent girls of all ages on her road to the “Pink House,” serving as the “B Party” candidate. Barbie…Read More
Today, Sunday 19th February 2012, at 6pm GMT the winners of the first ‘Annual DollObservers.com Fashion Doll Awards’ or ‘DOFDAs’ were announced. Eager fashion doll lovers and community members were treated to live announcements via online chat and tweets (#DOFDAs). Each nominee was chosen by the DollObservers members and winners were selected by public vote.
Winners in several categories included superdoll_collectables…Read More
An analysis of the ‘States 75…Read More
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Inspired by one of the world’s greatest and most iconic performers of all time, Sinatra Barbie® is the definition of class and sophistication as she takes center stage in Fall 2011.
Beloved not only for his melodic voice, Frank Sinatra did things “his way”…Read More
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For more than 50 years, Barbie® has empowered girls to dream big and explore a world without limits. This year, Barbie® unveils I Can Be ...TM Architect, encouraging a new generation of girls to pursue a…Read More
On March 11 we see the 50th Birthday of our favourite male arm candy, the one and only Mr Ken Carson. Of late he has really come into his own with a scene stealing role in Toy Story 3 and his very public mission to win back the love of his life, Barbie.
Way to go Ken and a very happy birthday to…Read More
After several months of online flirting on Twitter, facebook et al the love birds finally made it official on Valentines day. Announced via billboards placed in major cities all over…Read More
Added by Simon Farnworth on February 17, 2011 at 19:27 — No Comments
Pick a Pair, Rock the Look.
The all-American staple in any wardrobe - denim- is going from ordinary to extraordinary with Barbie Basics™. Taking classic blue jeans to new heights, the Barbie Basics™ Denim Collection includes 12 dolls, including – nine…Read More
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“Ken is a really passionate and emotional guy and he digs that Barbie is such a formidable woman”— …Read More
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The main event on the Saturday of Paris Fashion Doll Festival weekend is the banquet luncheon and the silent auction that precedes it. However the day was getting off to a rather shaky start what with all…Read More
Added by Simon Farnworth on March 21, 2010 at 12:00 — No Comments
The Paris Fashion Doll Festival 2010 took place at the Novotel Paris Est at the end on the Metro Line 3 in Bagnolet. Which…
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I received a wee notelett through my electronic mailbox yesterday from those lovely folks at Mattel, showing off the latest additions to their pop culture range of dolls “Ladies of the 80′s”. There are three dolls in all representing key female singers of the 80′s;…Read More
Barbie first hit the doll scene way back in 1959 making her exactly 50 years old on March 9th. Whether you love her or hate her (whilst still secretly loving her!) there’s no denying that without Barbie’s introduction to the market by …Read More
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