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First Silkstone of 2017 Coming Soon

It looks like these images are up on the Barbie Collection website so I will share them here too.  The first Silkstone of 2017 will be available tomorrow!!  While I am not a fan of this articulated body, I still love the look of this first offering.

I find it very interesting that these images are available but no news on the Barbie Fan Club for 2017 is up and available yet.  Word is 03/31/2017.  Let’s just say, I will believe it when I see it.  In the mean time, there are images and a price point for this silkstone to mull over. 

Black & White Tweed Suit Barbie® Doll

Gold Label

Designer:Robert Best

Release Date: 03/27/2017  ( release doesn’t always mean available people…just sayin’)

Price: $75.00

©2017 Mattel, Inc.

©2017 Mattel, Inc.

©2017 Mattel, Inc.

©2017 Mattel, Inc.

©2017 Mattel, Inc.

Love the redhead!  Love the suit and Hermes inspired Kelly bag.  The hat…hmmmm…will have to see.  Happy that this lady has earrings!  I have to be honest…I am shocked we don’t have any new information on the BFC yet…just some vague information that it would be coming out by 03/31/2017.  I will be adding this beauty to my collection, club or no club. 

-Rebecca

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9 responses

  1. MissC

    I’m not sure how I feel about the facial screening. But I love that outfit! And $75 isn’t too bad…if I can get her.

    March 26, 2017 at 12:58 pm

    • It is a new type of facial screening. I just love the combo of red hair and that green eyeliner 😉

      March 29, 2017 at 1:08 pm

  2. I think she’s great, love the suit. Don’t like the face-up but I’ll repaint her anyway, and I think she’s well worth getting. I bought the Glam Gown silkstone and was very happy with her, and her face-up is lovely.

    March 26, 2017 at 5:59 pm

    • Oh to have a talent for repainting! I envy you that. 🙂

      March 29, 2017 at 1:08 pm

  3. Christopher Cox

    I adore her! I pre-ordered her the second I saw her. Love the red hair, her outfit, and LOVE her makeup. And she has accessories! I’ve been collecting for a while, wasn’t a fan of the articulated idea….at first. But bought the Classic Black Dress, and love the poseability! Can’t wait to get this beauty and pose her!

    March 26, 2017 at 11:04 pm

    • Congrats on acquiring this beauty Christopher! I am still waiting for a better articulated body for these Silkies. I would love to have just a bit more rotation ability in the hands.

      March 29, 2017 at 1:09 pm

  4. Don in Seattle

    I love everything about this doll. Hat is great, suit is wonderful and the kelly purse is to die for . That red hair is sumptuous. If I can us that to describe doll hair..lol Love this from head to toe.

    March 27, 2017 at 10:29 am

    • Her hair is indeed sumptuous! It’s a Titian banquet! 😉

      March 29, 2017 at 1:11 pm

  5. It’s now April 24th, and still no sign of the new BFC membership. I feel so adrift!

    April 24, 2017 at 4:14 pm

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