Saturday, July 31, 2010

Doll Updates: Madra, August doll events, Queen of Hearts doll made from duct tape

Saturday, July 31st, 2010
10th Anniversary of Madra Lord Doll 
In 2000, as part of Gene’s fifth anniversary celebration, Ashton-Drake announced it was releasing a new character into the Gene Marshall line, Madra Lord....
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Sunday, July 25th, 2010
Two Fashion Doll Events in Nashville in August 
Except for a doll show that sometimes comes to Nashville in March, Music City USA does not play host to many fashion doll events. However, August is a banner month for Nashville doll collectors with two noteworthy events...
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Saturday, July 24th, 2010
When Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland came out in theaters, Michael's in Bellevue decided to do something a little different for their colorful duct...
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Friday, July 23, 2010

What's up with Barbie? The latest Barbie news for July

Friday, July 23rd, 2010
Mattel has been busy creating new Barbie dolls and adding new dolls to their collections, and July has been an...
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Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
Twilight Night at the Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club 
As announced in Local doll club plans Twilight Night in August with Twilight dolls,...
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Friday, July 23rd, 2010
Dylan’s Candy Bar™ Barbie® Doll 
Dylan’s Candy Bar™ introduces the first Dylan’s Candy Bar™Barbie® Doll,...
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Sunday, July 18th, 2010 · 1 comment
Celebration Barbie Celebrates Sears 100th Anniversary 
Sears, Roebuck and Co. was founded in Chicago, IL as a mail order company in 1886. 100 years...
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Saturday, July 17th, 2010 · 1 comment
Pop Icon Barbie Doll 
The Pop Icon Barbie doll is now on store shelves, paying homage to one of the world's most famous Pop Icons. This doll...
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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Facebook censors doll's nipples; apologizes for calling doll nipples inappropriate content

Sunday, July 11th, 2010
Facebook Censors Doll's Nipples 
Facebook recently caused a small stir when it began removing images from the fan page of Victoria Buckley, who owns a high-end jewelery store in the Strand Arcade on George Street, and has often used partially dressed and nude dolls to pose with her jewelry pieces....
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Sandra Stillwell presents The Golden Age Of (Doll) Couture in Nashville; Manuel Exclusive Clothier to host exclusive reception for doll collectors

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

As mentioned in August gathering brings doll couture to Nashville, Sandra Stillwell will present The Golden Age Of (Doll) Couture in Nashville August 27th-29th, 2010 at the Millennium  Maxwell House Hotel to coincide with the Frist Center's "The Golden Age Of Couture" event...
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Sunday, July 11th, 2010
Sandra Stillwell Presents The Golden Age Of (Doll) Couture 
When the Sandra Stillwell presents The Golden Age Of (Doll) Couture event comes to Nashville, one of the highlights of the three-day doll collectors' weekend will be a trip to Manuel Exclusive Clothier  for a special Friday night reception, hosted by Manuel (man-well) himself.
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Barbie Basics collection continues with 1.5 collection

Saturday, July 10th, 2010
Barbie Basics 1.5 
As reported in What are Barbie Basics? the Barbie Basics series started with collection number 1, a set of twelve unique dolls,...
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 Barbie Basics Model #006 Doll Collection 1.5
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Barbie Basics - 12 Distinctive Dolls 
A unique line of Barbie dolls came out in January 2010 when the Barbie® Basics™ doll line was...
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Barbie Basics Model #005 
Barbie Basics face molds from left to right: 1. Steffie 2. Mblili 3. Kayla/Lea 4. Lara 5. Tango 6. Mackie...
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  Barbie Basics Model #04

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Twilight Night, 4th of July Displays

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
Twilight Night at Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club 
The  Belle Meade Plantation Belles doll club has something special in the works for their August 5 meeting in Nashville - a Twilight-themed night.
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Thursday, July 1st, 2010
Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club Celebrates 4th of July 
The 4th of July was celebrated early on July 1 when the Belle Meade Plantation Belles doll club had their monthly meeting at Shoneys in Bellevue.
Barbie Collector Dolls of the World Statue of Liberty DollFAO Schwarz American Beauties Collection - Statue of Liberty Barbie Doll Mattel
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Thursday, July 1, 2010

4th of July comes early to Belle Meade Plantation Belles doll club with patriotic doll displays

Belle Meade Plantation Belles Doll Club Celebrates 4th of July

The 4th of July was celebrated early on July 1 when the Belle Meade Plantation Belles doll club had their monthly meeting at Shoneys in Bellevue.

Barbies, and Tuttis, and Midges, oh My!

Seven members and two guests attended and enjoyed displays of patriotic dolls including a vintage Barbie and Midge wearing Barbie's 1776 outfit, several mod Barbies, a Tutti, several celebrity dolls wearing red, white and blue outfits, three new dolls from the new Dolls of the World Landmark Collection including the new Statue of Liberty Barbie doll, a couple of FAO Schwartz Statue of Liberty dolls, an Effanbee Betsy Ross doll and many other dolls dressed in their 4th of July finest.

Club members discussed the upcoming August doll couture gathering in Nashville, shared news about current doll sales and deals, and enjoyed looking at some vintage bargain dolls brought by Janice Duffy.

The Belle Meade Plantation Belles doll club will have their next meeting on August 5 at 7:00 PM at Shoney's in Bellevue.

For more info: 
4th of July doll displays - celebrating July 4 with patriotic dolls
Who are the Belle Meade Plantation Belles? History of Nashville doll club
Statue of Liberty Barbie doll from Mattel Dolls of the World Landmark Collection
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