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2016 Silkstone News!!!

Well, well, well.  Thanks to Rogier and Dutch Barbie World’s super sleuthing, we have some new info on the 2016 articulated Silkstone line.   Many collectors have known for a while that there would be a Trench Coat silkstone and a Glam Dress silkie but no images.  Today that changed when these images were posted on a European sales site.  I was hoping for some released info ahead of Toy Fair this week and it looks like the European market has obliged.

**Note, these images are prototype only and no indication of actual product**

Disclaimer out of the way, they look like valid promo shots to me so I will share them.  Keep in mind that Mattel has not “officially” released information on these but then they have been slow as molasses to release any information so…make up your own minds.

Trench Coat Silkstone

©2016 Mattel, Inc.

Glam Dress Silkstone

©2016 Mattel, Inc.

EEEEEEEEEE!  In a puddle with pure delight right now.  A couple of weeks back, I was chatting with my friend and fellow blogger,  Rogier over at Dutch Barbie World, and we were both discussing an outfit we had seen on Instagram and how much we liked it and how we were hoping it would be produced.  I think I might have even joked “ Wouldn’t it be perfect if this was on a Silkstone?!”

©2015 Mattel, Inc.

Anywhoo…and it appears to be coming true!!!  Thank you Robert Best!!!  Best of all people…this girl has some jewelry!!!!

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5 responses

  1. Love both of these new girls, just wish that we had a brunette or redhead in the mix.

    February 8, 2016 at 5:03 pm

  2. Don

    I like the Trenchcoat Silkstone. I was not crazy about the first black dress girl but was going to get one anyway. Now I may wait for the second. I also love the Glam Dress. definitely want that fashion!

    February 8, 2016 at 8:51 pm

  3. Kevin Fuller

    Hey Rebecca I just wanted to say I so enjoy reading your blog and I aways check to see the new updates! LOVE your opinion and what you think about all the dolls. You are so funny lol. Anyway thank you and look forward to your future posts

    KEV

    February 9, 2016 at 5:01 am

  4. Love these two as well, love glam dresses hairstyle.

    February 9, 2016 at 7:25 am

  5. Saul

    I love the glam dress, I don’t know about you but I’m getting a vintage dior feel, the floral embroidery and belt, a miss dior inspired fashion.

    February 12, 2016 at 1:00 am

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