Monday, December 21, 2009

Mel Odom retires Gene doll; Gene Marshall line ends in 2010

Monday, December 21st, 2009

In November, Mel Odom sent a letter to collectors announcing that as of June 2010 his “Gene Marshall fashion doll would be officially retired as will the entire Gene doll fashion line. “Gene and I are pulling a Garbo, and retiring,” Odom announced in his letter. “I’ve been given much because of Gene; acclaim, financial security and the best bunch of friends and collectors anyone could ever expect from their profession." Odom added, "It’s always better going out a winner, while you are on top.”
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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Christmas Candi dolls - Christmas cuties from the the past decade (with slideshow)



Sunday, December 20th, 2009
Christmas Candi Girls 
I first became aware of the 11 1/2" (Barbie scale) Candi Girls in 1995, but it wasn't until Candi dolls came out with new arms, new face molds, new ethnicity and in Christmas dolls that I actually bought one....
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Monday, December 7, 2009

Christmas Barbie dolls and holiday Barbies, 2000 - present (with slideshow)

Monday, December 7th, 2009
Christmas Holiday Barbie Dolls

This list of holiday Barbies dolls from 2000 to present day is the follow-up to Holiday Barbies, 1992 - 1992 and is a list of Barbie dolls made for the Christmas season between 2000 and 2009....
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Christmas Barbie dolls and holiday Barbies, past and present

Sunday, December 6th, 2009
After doing a list of Halloween Barbie dolls, I immediately started working on a list of holiday and Christmas Barbie dolls. Mattel has made some beautiful Barbie dolls that celebrate the Christmas season as can be seen in the photo...
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Sunday, December 6th, 2009
Christmas Holiday Barbie Dolls

If you are looking for a holiday doll for a special Christmas gift, this is a list of holiday Barbies dolls made for the Christmas season between 1992 and 1999. The first grocery store holiday Barbie, the Holiday Hostess, came out in 1992...
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Friday, December 4, 2009

Nightline looks at Barbie's world - will the pink plastic princess be replaced this Christmas?

Nightline looks at Barbie's world - will the pink plastic princess be replaced this Christmas?

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009
Nightline Looks at the World of Barbie
Nightline took an interesting look into the world of Barbie doll's competitors for your holiday spending dollars, pointing out that over the last half century, Barbie has pretty much dominated the doll world. This year Nightline thinks other dolls might give Barbie a run for her money, pointing to Moxie Girlz and Liv dolls as rivals for the big money Barbie brings in...
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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Nashville doll club holds Christmas party with holiday Barbie doll displays

Nashville doll club holds Christmas party with holiday doll displays




The Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club held its annual Christmas party tonight in the party room at Shoneys, Bellevue. Tables were covered with doll displays featuring Barbie dolls, "I Love Love" Santa dolls, Kelly dolls, unique OOAK dolls and assorted other festive dolls in their holiday finery. See the slideshow below for photos....
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