I’m stepping up the pace here, covering two dolls instead of one. Luckily, there’s a theme…
Yeah, don’t get excited. This is the 1990s reproduction. (Hence the “sort of” in the title of the post.) I would love to have one of the real thing, but they cost about $800, minimum, so…not happening. Not without the invention of time travel.
I like this view better, because it almost hides the fact that she’s only wearing one shoe. 😛 If you’ve been following this blog for a while now, you’ve seen both this doll and these clothes before. The repro Francie was in my post about the petite Barbie I got, and the reproduction of the Gad About fashion (which came on the reproduction of the Caucasian Francie) was in my post on…um…well, I called it a “clone” post, but most of the dolls are more “similar to” than “clone of” type dolls.
So, this was an impulse buy (as most blind box figures are, after all), influenced by two factors. One, I liked the package. 😛 Two, the display promised that the rare find was a purple glitter pet. And I love things that are purple and things that glitter.
I’d like the hard plastic doll purse better if it didn’t say “Barbie” on it. I mean, that’s fine if I want a Barbie to carry it, but what if I thought it would match a Pullip’s outfit? Or a Lammily outfit?!
Did you know it was National Teddy Bear Day? (Corollary: did you know there’s apparently a “national day” of something pretty much every day? It’s kind of pathetic, really.) Since we still have a teddy bear exhibit up at work, we tried to do a little something for NTBD, which mostly consisted of the employees all bringing in their own teddy bears.
My Fozzie (hey, I learned to talk in the late ’70s; of course I named my bear Fozzie!) sitting in a high chair, hoping for something sweet to eat. 😛
When the exhibit opened, I put out this Enchantimal set I had bought a few days earlier because, I mean, y’know…it’s a bear girl and her bear friends having a picnic and we were putting up an exhibit called “The Teddy Bears’ Picnic” so how could I have resisted? Besides, look at her! She’s so cute! (I totally want to get the entire freakin’ line. I have such a weakness for this stuff…or maybe it’s a sickness…) I put them out again today, but her hair’s kind of a mess now, because the Assistant Director’s three year old has played with her a few times since this photo was taken. 😛
Lame reason for a post, but…hey, at least it’s a post! (Though I’m going to have a photo session as soon as the new doll dress arrives from Etsy; a newly arrived girl still has nothing to wear, and I don’t wanna photograph her until she’s got some clothes. I am also trying to resist the urge to order the Bobobie deertaur from Junky Spot. I may lose that battle…)
Something about the Union Jack T-shirt made me want to do a Bond and Bond girl pose…but Monster High dolls do not really want to do this pose. I just could not get Scarah’s head to stay down on Toralei’s shoulder. 😦
This is one of those rare photos that I’m actually kinda proud of. I don’t usually have much luck posing dolls the way I want to, so it’s amazing to me that this one worked out this well.
Because of the furry arm things, you can’t really tell in the photo, but Clawdeen has her arms around Frankie, and they’re holding hands in front of Frankie’s stomach: