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Poppy Parker At The 1965 International Fair!

This past Saturday marked another goodie filled webinar from the talented folks at Integrity Toys.  At this event,  David Buttry unveiled a 5 doll Poppy Parker collection that evoked a “Dolls of the World” feel.  While I am not necessarily a dolls of the world collector in Barbieland…in Poppyland, stamp my passport and call me a happy camper.  You will see why. Smile

** Photos are property of Integrity Toys, Inc.**

Poppy Parker graphic

First Stop on the International tour is….India

Irresistible in India
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Limited Edition of 750 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $89.00 US
Estimated Shipping Date: June 2013

Irresistible in India Poppy Parker 2

Irresistible in India Poppy Parker 3

Irresistible in India Poppy Parker 1Irresistible in India Poppy Parker 4

She has a Latino skin tone ( no clarification on what that is at the time of this blog post….will follow up). She also has the Bergdorf facial screening.  YES!  She is also sporting an intricate 60’s hairstyle.  Irresistable??  Absolutely!!

Next, our plane stops off in…Spain

Spicy in Spain
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Limited Edition of 750 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $89.00 US
Estimated Shipping Date: June 2013

Spicy in Spain Poppy Parker 1

Spicy in Spain Poppy Parker 2

Spicy in Spain Poppy Parker 4

Spicy in Spain Poppy Parker 3Spicy in Spain Poppy Parker 5

News alert!  Brand new facial screening on this beauty folks.  She is also sporting the Caucasian skin tone, bright red luscious lips and a fabulous embroidered purse.  Add a fantastic hat and we are off to the bull fights…”Toro!”  Definitely time to spice it up in the doll room.

Third on our list of international destinations is …. Switzerland

Sweet in Switzerland
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Limited Edition of 750 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $89.00 US
Estimated Shipping Date: June 2013

Sweet in Switzerland Poppy Parker 1

 

Sweet in Switzerland Poppy Parker 3

Sweet in Switzerland Poppy Parker 2Sweet in Switzerland Poppy Parker 4

Holy Sonja Henie Batman!!  She has flippin’ ice skates??!!  I think this was the first words that flew out of my mouth when I saw her photo…” Look at the ice skates!!”.  I ADORE THEM!   She has the Japan skin tone and shares, according to Mr. Buttry, the facial screening of Photo Fab.  The fact that she is a redhead and all the exquisite details on this one ( flippin’ pom poms on the hat I tell you…pom poms!!) Sweet in Switzerland will be sweeter in the doll room come June. 

Our journey continues with some down time in the tropics….Polynesia

Pretty in Polynesia
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Limited Edition of 750 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $89.00 US
Estimated Shipping Date: June 2013 

Pretty in Polynesia Poppy Parker 1

 

Pretty in Polynesia Poppy Parker 3

 

Pretty in Polynesia Poppy Parker 4

Pretty in Polynesia Poppy Parker 2Pretty in Polynesia Poppy Parker 5

Somebody bring me a Mai Tai!!  I have to say I am absolutely thrilled with this one.  My family and I vacation in Hawaii every other year and Miss Poppy looks like she would be right at home on the beaches of Kauai…right down to the flower in her ear which is appropriately placed over her right ear to signify she is single.  The sarong is removable to show a fun one piece underneath.  Lots of pieces to mix and match on this one.  The beaded necklace is, according to the webinar, one of the most intricate they have done.  Poppy is sporting original Poppy Parker facial screening here with applied lashes.  She has sweet and sultry brown eyes that have not been done before according to Mr. Buttry.  She has the same skin tone as Hot Dots…so a bit of a tan…as one would expect in the tropics.

Traveling west across the international date line, we end our international Poppy journey in…Japan.

Joyful in Japan
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Limited Edition of 750 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $89.00 US
Estimated Shipping Date: June 2013

Joyful in Japan Poppy Parker 1

Joyful in Japan Poppy Parker 3

Joyful in Japan Poppy Parker 5

Joyful in Japan Poppy Parker 4Joyful in Japan Poppy Parker 6

Wowzers!  The facial screening on this lovely lady is new for this year just like Miss Spain.  She has..of course..the Japan skin tone and a stunning pair of violet eyes.  Joyful in Japan..not as joyful as I will be when June gets here and all these Poppy’s arrive.  It will be Christmas in June for sure inside the fashion doll studio.

As a whole, I have to say I am very happy with this Poppy offering from Mr. Buttry and Integrity.  I am most happy with the low price point on these beauties and the higher edition size that will hopefully allow most if not all who want these a chance at them.  Given that, if you are interested in any of these, you should contact a dealer ASAP.  The supply of these dolls will not last long.

**I was just informed by my fabulous dealer Barb that she has some Joyful in Japan left so feel free to contact her through http://www.windycitydolls.com/**

 

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4 responses

  1. Oh yes, weren’t they all just fabulous?!?!?!? I must have one of each! 🙂 Love your comments!

    April 1, 2013 at 9:05 am

    • 🙂 Thank you Judy! Hope you got your Poppy order in.

      April 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm

  2. Montserrat

    I have always been fascinated with Poppy Parker, but never collected her. That’s changing, this collection is amazing! The styles, the locations and the FASHIONS! Not to mention the price point. My only modification would be a Chip Fransworth in the mix.

    April 1, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    • Yes!! A Chip would have been fantastic. Like Chip in a Tyrolean suit!

      April 8, 2013 at 7:59 am

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