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The Wigs are Back!!

In my blog post a couple days ago I told readers I would report if the first set of premiere wig caps for JAMIEshow/Owne Su Muse dolls became available again.  They are!!!  No end date is listed for these preorders but I am sure there is one.  If you want any of these, go get em.  **NOTE**  These are rooted wig caps made specifically for the Muse 1/6 ball and joint fashion doll.  They will not fit other dolls.  For more information including back views of the wig caps please visit the JAMIEshow website and click on the individual wigs ( or just click on the pictures below to take you there).  Each wig cap from this first re release collection is $30 with an estimated July delivery date.  Again, it doesn’t say how long these will be available for pre-order so if you are interested, I would order sooner rather than later.  The spring wig cap collection I covered in previous blog post ordering period will end May 31st.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Style 1- Premiere Wig Collection

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Style 2- Premiere Wig Collection

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Style 3 – Premiere Wig Collection

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Style 4 – Premiere Wig Collection

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Style 5 – Premiere Wig Collection

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Style 6 – Premiere Wig Collection

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Style 7 – Premiere Wig Collection

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Style 8 – Premiere Wig Collection

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Wig Style 9 – Premiere Wig Collection

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Gotta go.  I need to figure out what new ones I need.  @lister1983 images on instagram are basically daring me to order every wig in silver.  If you have not discovered this Instagram account….GO!!

-Rebecca


Dark and Light

So in case you have not seen enough of these new Muse dolls by JAMIEshow/OwenSu, here I am again with some more visual reasons to consider these dolls.  One of the things I like to do most with the dolls and clothing available within the 1/6 collecting community is to mix and match.  I like to mix outfits from one manufacturer and put it on a doll of another manufacturer.  Taking the best from one and matching it to the best of another or at least what I see as the best. 

For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you have seen some of these image already.  I am finding it difficult to navigate Instagram, Flickr, FB and the blog all at once.  I’m lucky if I get images done and processed and it’s simply easier to get them up on Instagram first.  The blog however helps to explain more of the behind the scenes stuff and what my thought process was when I did something sometimes.  We consume and process so much visually that honestly, more people just like to see the pictures.  I get it.  Some of us, however, are happy to get more information or delve a little deeper. 

I love doing these shots that are all about styling an outfit and not necessarily a doll.  It becomes my mood board for a future shoot and I like how it starts a story for a blog post.  Here is my mood board shot for a set of images using the new Ginnie Muse doll.  Red is a signature color for the design house Valentino.  ©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Dark and Light

Model:  Ginnie Premier Muse Doll( Summer Kisses edition now available)

Wig: Dark Brown Premier wig style 3 Muse Doll from JAMIEshow/Owen Su

Gown and Boots: Lovetones 3rd Anniversary Lena

Gold veil:  Gold glitter tulle

Japanese maple branches: Designed and made by me for this shoot

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Dark and Light

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Dark and Light

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Dark and Light

Yes..this dress has pockets!!  Sometimes it’s the details that just kill me.   I admit, am a little obsessed with these Japanese maple branches. 

So clearly the pictures above are dark.  The doll, the wig, the rich tones of the gown and the background.  I have one diffused light left side and another diffused accent light in back right

So….where there is dark, hopefully there is light.  Lest you think this doll only projects well in darkness…..

Model:  Model:  Ginnie Premier Muse Doll(Summer Kisses edition now available)

Wig:  Premier Wig style 1 from JAMIEshow/Owen Su

Gown: Shantommo

Shoes and earrings:  JAMIEshow/Owen Su

 

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Dark and Light

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Dark and Light

It doesn’t even look like the same doll right?!!  The versatility of these dolls is amazing! 

-Rebecca


Summer Kisses–The Outfits and Accessories

If six dolls were not enough to choose from, there is literally a fire hose rate of options in fashions and accessories with this collection.  There are 18….yes…18 outfit choices this time around plus 4 shoeliscious accessory sets.  Get ready for some sticker shock though.  These outfit are not cheap people.  Each one will run you $110 ( accessory sets are priced at a whopping $125).  The accessory sets do come with 3 sets of shoes plus 3 bags so priced out that is $21/ item.  If these shoes are anything like last release, then they are very good quality shoes that fit not just these ladies but other 1/6 ( primarily FR) dolls as well.

Calling all redressers…if you are the one of the collectors who have been calling on Integrity Toys to come out with more outfits, this may be one of the answers for you.  I realize the price point may be a little high.  I have to say though, the few accessory sets and outfit I ordered from previous collection was HIGH END.  From the packaging to the quality and fit of the items…HIGH END.  The price on these does not surprise me.  I leave it to the collector to determine if this is a reflective price.  For me…I’m buying.  I’m not buying it all ( don’t currently have a money tree) but I am buying.

Here is a little bit more about the incredibly talented designer bringing us collectors all this beauty.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

This collection will be available online until May 31st or until Edition numbers sell out.  Each item list the edition number.   All items are pre order and will be shipping end of July/August. Most fashio edition sizes are 80 and accessory sets are 50.  You have 2 payment options with these.  You can put down deposit ( $30) and pay balance when item comes in or pay in full up front. The looks are made for JAMIEshow 12" Muse dolls but will also fit Integrity Toy, and Mattel Barbie Silkstone and other dolls that are 12". You can click on the pictures to go directly to the JAMIEshow website.

Look 1 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 2 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 3

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©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 4

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 5 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 6 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 7 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 8 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 9 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 10 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 11 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 12 ** Note, you will need the flat feet to wear the shoes in this set**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 13 ** Note you will need the flat feet to wear the shoes in this set**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 14

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 15

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 16 **Note- handbag does NOT come with outfit.  It is available in one of the accessory sets and you will need flat feet to wear the shoes in this set**

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 17

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Look 18

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Wow!  Right?!!  Owen Su has been known in the 1/6 collector community for quite some time for his amazing high end evening couture creations.  It is lovely to see him unfurling his wings into daywear and cocktail looks. 

There are 4 amazing accessory sets as well.  If you like shoes and bags for your 1/6 divas….then these are for you.  It looks like the edition size is slightly smaller for these sets at only 50 instead of the 80 edition size for the outfits.  If you click on the pictures, you will be taken to the site.

Pack A:  Pre Order Price $125.00 Deposit $30.00

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Pack B:  Pre Order Price $125.00 Deposit $30

Summer Kisses Accessory pack B

Pack C: Pre Order Price $125.00 Deposit $30.00

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

Pack D: Pre Order Price $125.00 Deposit $30.00

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc.

There are a ton of goodies to explore here so feel free to head on over to JAMIEshow to shop or just to dream a little.  It is exciting to see this new product line in the 1/6 collecting arena.  I am looking forward to seeing what they will do.  I know many of us are hoping that Mr. Su will show us more of his couture origins for these diminutive divas soon, and I’m sure he will not disappoint.  So much to look forward to!!

-Rebecca


Summer Kisses–The Dolls

JAMIEshow and Owen Su has a new release of 1/6 dolls on the website and it’s an overabundance of loveliness.  There are 6 new dolls available with this release.  They are all $425 and will ship sometime late July or early August.  You can pay all up front or choose from 2 different payment plans.  Each doll comes with a long hair wig cap and swimsuit.   This collection will be available online until May 31st or until Edition numbers sell out.  Each item lists the edition number.   All items are pre order and will be shipping end of July/August.

Also, I have to give a huge “Thank You!!” to all of my BJD collector readers who have given me advice on how to work with these amazing resin ball joint dolls.  I am most grateful and your guidance and encouragement have helped to give me courage to explore and enjoy these beautiful dolls.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

Designed by Owen Su, these are 12” ( 1/6 scale) resin ball Jointed fashion dolls with 17 points of articulation.  They are made from JAMIEshow J resin.  They are proportioned so they can wear most other 12” doll clothes including Barbie, Integrity Toys, and other dolls of similar size.©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

There are also wig options galore for these dolls.

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

Plus this style…eeee!!

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

They have added a light pink and purple color choice to this collection of wig caps as well.  Keep in mind that not all colors are available in all styles so check the website for availability and color options. Each wig cap is $45.   Wig caps from previous collection are not currently available but may become available again in the future.  I will put it on the blog if they do.

Also, this spring edition of wig caps are on pre order until June 1st.  As of the writing of this blogpost, They are set for delivery in late July/Early August.

There are also interchangeable hands and feet with these 1/6  dolls available for pre-order.©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

©2021 JAMIEshow Doll USA Inc

Posing hands are also available.

Again..all of these dolls and options are available on the JAMIEshow website but only for a limited time.  This collection will be available online until May 31st or until Edition numbers sell out.  Each item list the edition number.   All items are pre order and will be shipping end of July/August.

I know these dolls are insanely expensive.  All I can say is that I am immensely enjoying the two I ordered from the previous edition and I am ordering more with this offering.  Wait until you see the outfits that are available in my next blog post!!

-Rebecca


Eyes on Me!

I know…2 days in a row and blog posts from me.  What is happening?!!  I have some news people!!  There are some new dolls in the studio this week.  They are brand new on the market and I am absolutely in LOVE.  I give a huge welcome to Muses by JAMIEshow and Owen Su!

Doll: JAIMESshow /OwneSU Muses Ginnie 1/6 Resin ball jointed fashion doll

Wig: Culte de Paris on Etsy  ** note: the wig fits very loosely on this doll.  It was made for FR2 size head and while this doll fits into most 1/6 clothing, wigs are hit and miss**

Gown: Rimdoll on Etsy

Shoes and earrings: Integrity Toys

Japanese maple leaves and branches: Made by me for this shoot

Background: Replica Surfaces

Styling and photography: ITFDS

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Eyes on Me

Yes!  The facial screening on these dolls is on a whole other level!!  I’m serious here.  The images really don’t do them justice.  I can’t tell you how many shots I took of the close-ups because I just could not believe what I was getting through the lens.  I am using a Canon 5D Mark III with a Canon EF 100mm f 2.8 macro lens.  Yes, these are good pieces of equipment but they are not THAT good.  This doll is really that beautiful.  I am not photoshopping anything into it, I took out some dust and stray hairs I failed to style before the shoot ( because I was too excited to be patient…sue me LOL!).  Colors are accurate and no changes to makeup.  I LOVE THIS DOLL!!!  ©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Eyes on Me©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Eyes on Me

 

Ok…so do I have your attention now?  LOL! 

These are new BJD style 1/6 scale fashion dolls from JAMIEshow and the talented Owen Su.  I am a complete novice to ball and joint dolls so if you have advice…please share with me and others in the comments.    They have elastic string running through the doll that make them extremely flexible and malleable for posing.  These particular dolls also have a variety of rooted wig caps you can buy for a huge variety of looks. 

Here is a little bit about the designer Owen Su:

©2020 JAMIEshow

 

These dolls were offered up for sale in December and shipped to customers in late April.  I ordered 2 dolls, a ton of rooted wig caps, all of the accessory sets and one of the fashions.  I’m not going to lie.  These dolls are not cheap.  Each doll was $425.  I looked at this as an investment and I had faith in JAMIEshow and Owen Su( @ownesu_doll on instagram) that they would produce a quality product.  Boy oh boy did they deliver!

Each doll came with a lingerie set, earrings, shoes and a rooted wig cap.  They were beautifully and securely packaged for shipping.  The screenings and delicate joint shading is really amazing.  I am a bit intimidated by the ball and joint/string element.  I am slowly and carefully learning.  I am petrified of breaking the elastic string but so far nothing to worry about.  They are extremely flexible for posing which is one of the main reasons I wanted to invest.

Now for the bad news….for right now.  These dolls are sold out online at JAMIEshow right now.  I am very hopeful that they will do a second round of orders now that this first phase has successfully launched.  As of the writing of this post, I have no further information on that but stay tuned.

-Rebecca


Della Dazzles

Well it’s a new month and I have a new muse.  Rather..I have a couple of new muses.  First off, I received the new East 59th ladies from Integrity Toys designed by Chris Stoeckel a couple weeks back and finally had a chance to debox them.  Beautifully tailored clothing as one would expect from Mr Stoeckel.  He never disappoints.  My must have from this particular capsule collection was Miss Della Roux.  Here are the promotional photos.

Merry & Bright
Della Roux™ Dressed Doll
The East 59th® Collection
Limited Edition: 550 Dolls
Expected Ship Date: Late Winter/ Early Spring 2021
Suggested Retail Pricing: $160.00

AVAILABLE ONLY FROM IT DEALERS

Head Sculpt: Victoire Roux 2.0
Body Type: E59 1.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR Black
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2020 Integrity Toys Merry & Bright Della Roux

©2020 Integrity Toys Merry & Bright Della Roux

©2020 Integrity Toys Merry & Bright Della Roux

©2020 Integrity Toys Merry & Bright Della Roux

©2020 Integrity Toys Merry & Bright Della Roux ©2020 Integrity Toys Merry & Bright Della Roux

The original gown pictured is based, I believe, on a 1954 Dior gown.

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And I had seen another rendition in a paler color that I was inspired by…

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I adored the fur cuffs on this one so I set about making some for Miss Della.  I had some trim I had acquired years ago when in NYC with friends.  We spent an afternoon shopping for embellishments and trim.  Such great memories so I was happy to be able to use this recycled fur trim I found on something. 

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Della Dazzles

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Della Dazzles

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Della Dazzles

Hope this blog post finds you all healthy and fully vaccinated or soon to be vaccinated. 

-Rebecca


ITFDS is Going Live from the Doll Room

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Going to be interviewed by…or rather just kind of sit down to chat with…my dear friends Mario and Gianni of Magia2000.  I am hoping to do this IN THE DOLL ROOM!!  So for all of you who have been asking “where are pictures of the doll room?!”, here is your chance to see some. 

Fair warning people…I talk just like I write.  Be prepared for many LOL moments and me generally making a complete fool of myself.   Should be fun right?  #famouslastwords  Seriously though, I will enjoy talking with the incredible and talented hosts of IDC Happy Hour about doll collecting, photography and whatever else comes up Smile

edit…Here is link to the IDC FB group.  It looks like you need to be invited in.  I believe the video will also be available later if you still want to see it but can’t attend.  (7) Italian Doll Convention | Facebook

-Rebecca


Nadja in the Garden

I am awaiting Spring.  While I wait for it to arrive, I decided to make my own garden of sorts.  As I  have shared in previous posts, I have been playing around with making my own 1/6 scale flowers.  There are lots of tutorials on making paper flowers online.  There is not….however…lots of tutorials on how to make 1/6 scale paper flowers.  Given that, I had to essentially come up with my own patterns and a way of making them in this scale.  I enjoy the process itself of figuring out things in this scale.  In order to feel accomplishment however, I need an end project to work towards so this garden was the vision I had for making these glorious 1/6 scale bearded Iris’s .  I hope you enjoy the images half as much as I enjoyed figuring out and making these flowers. 

Model:  The Enchantress Nadja Rhymes – Integrity Toys

Gown and Jewelry:  Spell of Kindness Vanessa – Integrity Toys

Background: Designed and manufactured by ITFDS

grass mats were found at Daiso, gate was purchased online years ago and I honestly have no idea where.  Boxwood mini trees where found at local homegoods store but can be found at many places online.  Back wall of greenery was made by combining 12×12 greenery tiles I found at Joanne’s crafts and glued to poster board.   All other flowers were made by me with paper.

Styled and photographed by Rebecca Berry for ITFDS

 

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Nadja in the Garden

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Nadja in the Garden

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Nadja in the Garden

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Nadja in the Garden

For these shots, I am using a Canon 5dMark III with a Canon Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS  lens.  I used natural light for this shoot augmented by one Lume cube (with diffuser) on a stand.  I also used a white board to bounce the light from the left.  I use Adobe Light room Classic to post process then Adobe Photoshop to clean up anything I can’t do with Light room.  Side note…Coffee grounds work really well as dirt.  Just make sure you are binding it with something and gluing it down.  It will get everywhere if you just use it loose.  Modge podge works well to adhere it to surfaces.  I used a spray adhesive here then just applied  coffee grounds to the board after so the grounds would stay in place.  If you use “used” coffee grounds, the smell isn’t as strong as fresh ground coffee.  That smell can be a bit overwhelming even for a coffee lover like me. 

©2021 ITFDS

©2021 ITFDS

I hope you enjoy these behind the scenes looks.  I know I am always learning and am always grateful when others show their process or some of the equipment they use.  I know there are photographers out there with a greater wealth of experience.  I am simply showing what I do and what I use.  Enjoy the journey!  Smile

-Rebecca


Poppy at the Flower Market

When I started making 1/6 flowers, it was with this diorama in mind.  I wanted to do a French style flower market.  I started with 1/6 roses and then just kind of took off into other types and varieties.  I have not stopped.  I work predominately in paper.  All kinds of paper from tissue through crepe paper and into thicker cardstock.  Each flower type has it’s different personality that requires a different structure.  That is part of the beauty of discovery when crafting I suppose.  For me, there is a photo shoot concept at the end that drives me.  I have had some really epic fails and also..I am happy to report…some extraordinary successes. 

Part of the project for this flower market was the construction of the flower shop window.  That was accomplished with foam core board, stucco spray paint , plastic and dollhouse molding.  I figured out how to make the little French flower pails out of paper.   This glorious Dior inspired suit by Chris Stoeckel for Integrity Toys fits Poppy beautifully.  It just needed a French flower shop backdrop. 

Model:   Looks a Plenty Poppy Parker GS 2018

Suit, accessories and hat: East 59th Mid Day Venture Aurelia Grey

Set: ITFDS

Bistro table and chairs: miniChair on Etsy

Styling and Photography: Rebecca Berry for ITFDS

 

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poppy at the Flower Market

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poppy at the Flower Market

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poppy at the Flower Market

Behind the scenes look at the set up for the shoot.  I used mostly natural light for this shot with one lume cube with soft box for added light from the left.  I also used reflector to bounce the light from the left.  I don’t know how anybody else goes about this but I have to say…I stuff the scene, look through the camera lens, then end up removing about 1/3 of the stuff.  I tend to over style it at first then remove a bunch of things because it’s just too cluttered.  Anybody else relate?  Sometimes more is not better .Winking smile©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poppy at the Flower Market

-RebeccaITFDS logo idea 2021


In the Pink Nadja

What can I say…I am in a pink and Nadja mood right now.  I adore this doll and in this amazing pastel pink she just sings to me.   I don’t believe you can ever go wrong with pastel pink.  For the past year now, we have been in quarantine in my area.  We are located uncomfortably close to the first cases of the virus in the US.  We knew we had community spread early on so my husband’s workplace told everyone to work remotely from home last March.  Both of my college age kiddos also have been doing remote learning for their respective colleges for many months.  It’s a full house once again and I kinda like it.  I know it’s only temporary and will enjoy it while I can. 

While I haven’t been active on the blog, I have not been idle.  I decided last year to switch a now unused space in our home ( the kids play room) to a full time studio/craft space.  I will do a blog post on that project at a later time but the crafting space is allowing me to pursue another passion for now…miniature plants and flowers.  This love of crafting miniature plants has dovetailed rather nicely into a home re-landscaping project that has been in the planning for many years.  We finally completed the bulk of the landscape project this year and await final pieces this spring.   So, I guess what I am saying is…plants and flowers will be popping up on images for the blog. 

My mindset for the images in today’s post was Spring.  Since Jessy Ayala designed a very chic and edgy outfit with vibrant color for the original doll, I wanted to try and take her softer and more pastel for contrast.  In my mind, this is her office in Paris where she runs some kind of floral or home decorating empire.  It is springtime in Paris and you can imagine that the sunshine coming into the shot is from a set of french doors with a view of the Eiffel tower over the black ornate wrought iron balcony railing. 

I am also channeling a bit of Frida Kahlo here with the miniature hydrangeas in her hair.  Just go with it.

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-In the Pink Nadja

Model and jewelry:  The Enchantress Nadja Rhymes by Integrity Toys

Clothing:  MUNLE ( @m.u.n.l.e on Instagram) and HOANGANHKHOI on Etsy

Shoes: Mademoiselle Lilith by Integrity Toys

Purse: @mydollhouse2005 on Instagram

Mac computer: Liluminiature on Etsy

Wall panel: divinitydolldecor on Etsy

Styling and Photography:  ITFDS

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-In the Pink Nadja

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-In the Pink Nadja

This scene is also full of fun little miniatures that I have worked on for the past year and some that I have purchased ( the purse and computer).  I always love to see detail photos in other people’s dioramas so I am including a couple here.

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-In the Pink Nadja

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-In the Pink Nadja

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-In the Pink Nadja

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-In the Pink Nadja

Behind the scenes Winking smile.  Happy first day of Spring!!  I know, I know…meteorologically speaking of course..not astronomically.

-Rebecca

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio


Siren Silhouette Korrine

Last year Integrity Toys released a small Fashion Royalty capsule collection called FR Maison Paris.  It consisted of two dolls and I received the second doll in the collection not too long ago.  Everything about this small collection had huge glamour factor.  Jessy Ayala indulged his creativity towards elegant pastels and classic lines for this capsule.  The results were big hits with collectors including this one.  Thanks to my trusty dealer, I managed to secure both dolls. 

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc

Siren Silhouette
Korinne Dimas™ Dressed Doll
The Fashion Royalty® Collection:
Maison FR
Limited Edition: 1100 Dolls
Expected Ship Date: Early Winter 2020
Suggested Retail Pricing: $175.00

AVAILABLE ONLY FROM IT DEALERS

Head Sculpt: Korinne Dimas
Body Type: FR 6.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Hungarian
Hair Color: Dark Brunette
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc Siren Silhouette Korrine Dimas

I think she is exceptional!  I adore the intricate details of this gown…beads down the seams of the skirt people!!  All of them!!.  This gown is pure confection .  The accessories start off with a statement cocktail ring paired with the over the top chandelier earrings and delicate clutch with butterfly clasp.  The shoes are a lovely iridescent silvery pair of stillettos with ornate metal heel (à la Ralph and Russo). 

Here is how this beauty translated through my camera lens.  I am very happy.

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Siren Silhouette Korrine

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Siren Silhouette Korrine

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Siren Silhouette Korrine

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Siren Silhouette Korrine

And sometimes…when taking images…the light reflects at just the right moment and in the exact right spot.  I realize that this effect can be done using lightroom but it is always a little bit of magic when it happens organically.  Here is the Siren herself…

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Siren Silhouette Korrine

For those of you interested in the behind the scenes set-up for these images, this one is for you.  I had a reflector bouncing light from the left and partly cloudy afternoon diffused light coming in from the right.  Here I am using two Replica Surface background boards in “Smoke”. 

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - Siren Silhouette Korrine

-Rebecca


2021 WClub Registration is OPEN!!

It’s that time of year again folks….the Integrity Toys WClub is open for registration!  It will run for three weeks then will be closed again until next year.  If you are a collector of Integrity Toys dolls, this is a MUST buy in my opinion.  A base membership is $50 and here is all you get with it.

©2021 Integrity Toys WCLUB

-    First-to-know Information & Sneak Peeks!

    Find out information ahead of the general public, get sneak peeks at upcoming
    dolls and more.

-    5 Guaranteed W Club Exclusive Dolls!

    Get guaranteed opportunities to purchase at least *5* additional
    exclusive W Club-only dolls during the year, including 2 Fashion Royalty/NU. Face
    dolls, 2 Poppy Parker dolls and 1 additional exclusive doll.

   Members-only Forum!
   Get exclusive access to our W Club members-only forum to meet
    and chat with other collecting enthusiasts.

-    $25 Coupon!
    Get one $25 coupon per membership to be used towards any future
    purchase of $99 or more in the IT Direct Shopping Cart
    (Note: it can’t be used on memberships).

-    Special Offers, Right-to-buy Lotteries & Contests!
    Get so many other W Club perks, like special offers, discounts,
    priority ordering windows, opportunities to enter our right-to-buy lotteries,
    contests with real prizes, and more.

-   Club-only Opportunities to Purchase Dolls & More!
   Get additional opportunities to purchase exclusive and limited dolls
    and more, beyond the 5 guaranteed W Club exclusive dolls and 3 upgrade dolls.

-    Online Videos and/or Events!
    Get special access to any W Club-only online event
    videos, special interviews, and events from the comfort of your home.

-    Priority Convention Registration!
    Get a priority W Club-only registration window
    for the 2021 Integrity Toys Convention, ahead of the general public.

-    Private Q&A Sessions!
    Get access to participate in private Q&A Sessions with Integrity designers.

-    VIP Customer Service!
    Get special VIP email access directly to the W Club Liaisons for your
    collecting comments, questions and concerns.

But that is not all folks… there are three amazing upgrade doll options you can add to this years membership and they are all stunning!!

©2021 Integrity Toys WCLUB

©2021 Integrity Toys Inc.

Fit To Print
Nadja Rhymes™ Dressed Doll
The NU. Face® Collection
2021 W Club Upgrade

*$140; (This doll will have a $25 non-refundable deposit due immediately, with a $115 + shipping/handling/taxes balance due at shipping time, approximately in Summer 2021).

Edition Size: TBD
Head Sculpt: Nadja 2.0
Body Type: NF 3.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Hungarian
Hair Color: Cinnamon
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2021 Integrity Toys Fit to Print Nadja Rhymes©2021 Integrity Toys Fit to Print Nadja Rhymes©2021 Integrity Toys Fit to Print Nadja Rhymes

©2021 Integrity Toys Fit to Print Nadja Rhymes

©2021 Integrity Toys Fit to Print Nadja Rhymes

©2021 Integrity Toys Fit to Print Nadja Rhymes

Bring on the houndstooth I say!!  I love that Jessy did this in pale lavender too.  It’s glorious with Nadja’s cinnamon hair  and a first for IT in using this hair color with this facemold.  The larger purse is inspired by Dior’s book tote

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And small bag is inspired by JACQUEMUS “ Le Chiquito” bag

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The outfit is another IT homage to Alaïa with an update to the jacket…fabulous translation!!

©1991 Vogue

 

©1991 Vogue

A definite must for any NuFace collector.  This one is going in my cart for sure!!

Bijou
Elyse Jolie™ Dressed Doll
The Fashion Royalty® Collection
2021 W Club Upgrade Doll

*$140; (This doll will have a $25 non-refundable deposit due immediately, with a $115 + shipping/handling/taxes balance due at shipping time, approximately in Summer 2021).

Edition Size: TBD
Head Sculpt: Elyse
Body Type: FR 6.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: A-Tone
Hair Color: Deep Sable
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2021 Integrity Toys Bijou Elyse Jolie

©2021 Integrity Toys Bijou Elyse Jolie

©2021 Integrity Toys Bijou Elyse Jolie

©2021 Integrity Toys Bijou Elyse Jolie

©2021 Integrity Toys Bijou Elyse Jolie

Ok..let’s start with the positives.  I adore this Elsye face mold in A-tone skin color and sleek sophisticated updo with purple eye shadow.  I adore the chunky gold accessories and emerald clasp bag.  The shoes are ok.  The dress…ummmm….urrrr….I got nothin’ .  This is a rare miss for the super talented Jessy Ayala.  I don’t get the gown at all.  Maybe it just couldn’t translate in this scale well?  If it were a two piece thing I could live with it and figure I would just use the top with a different skirt.  Regrettably…it’s all one piece so the entire outfit is out for me.  I have absolutely no idea where even to start to look for inspiration on this gown …and to be honest….no real desire to.  Sorry Jessy.  Love the doll, not the dress.  Will buy just for the doll so it’s still a win for IT.

Pink Lemonade
Poppy Parker® Dressed Doll
Poppy Parker® in Palm Springs Collection
2021 W Club Upgrade Doll

$140; (This doll will have a $25 non-refundable deposit due immediately, with a $115 + shipping/handling/taxes balance due at shipping time, approximately in Summer 2021).

Edition Size: TBD
Head Sculpt: Poppy Parker
Body Type: PP 1.5
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Japan
Hair Color: Pink
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2021 Integrity Toys Pink Lemonade Poppy Parker

©2021 Integrity Toys Pink Lemonade Poppy Parker

©2021 Integrity Toys Pink Lemonade Poppy Parker

©2021 Integrity Toys Pink Lemonade Poppy Parker

©2021 Integrity Toys Pink Lemonade Poppy Parker

You had me at the pink hair David…you had me at the pink hair.  Ohhhh my!  Poppy is in Palm Springs this year according to designer David Buttry and she is fabulous in lemon and pink for this first design of the season.  I adore the hair but the dress design is a close second.  The blue eyes and berry kissed lips are giving me life here..the whole thing is just

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Yep…she is definitely going in my shopping cart…no question. 

So There you have it.  Three fabulous upgrade dolls and a whole lot of perks for the base membership.  Frankly, this membership is worth it for the chance to go to the convention alone.  For those who like to attend, you need to be a WClub member because the convention sells out every year with just WClub members.  The upgrade dolls are extra above and beyond the $50.  It has been amazing to see this club grow each and every year.  Love it. 

If you are at all interested, you have until

WClub deadline

to sign up.  If interested, click here to go to Integrity Toys WClub signup page.

-Rebecca


Poppy Meets the Barbie® Pink Collection

The BFMC has officially closed up shop at Mattel but there is a small glimmer of former glory. Mattel has announced the Barbie® Pink Collection™.  According to the press release this series will be “Classic Barbie® glamour meets on-trend style”.  The first doll of the series is designed by Robert Best and is on a Silkstone model muse body. 

Barbie®Pink Collection™ Doll

  • Label: Gold Label®
  • Designer: Robert Best
  • Release Date: 1/25/2021
  • Included with doll: Dress, earrings, shoes, doll stand
  • Eyelashes: Painted
  • Fashion:Off-the-shoulder high-low gown with bow accents and a dramatic train of cascading tulle
  • Fashion Sewn On?: No
  • Body Type:Model Muse (Silkstone)
  • Doll Stand: Yes
  • Facial sculpt: Millie Cl Mouth Collector Size (Silkstone)
  • Package Dimensions (H/D/W): 14" x 4" x 10"
  • Limit 3 per person

SKU #: GTJ76

Price:  Wait for it…$100.00  If you are a Barbie Collector member at platinum level you get a discount.  I might wait for a sale on this one folks.

 

©2021 Mattel Pink Collection

©2021 Mattel Pink Collection

The box is very pretty and suitable for a display piece.  The dress is well made and is removable..that is a nice plus.  The shoes are plastic…meh…but the earrings are metal.  That is an improvement from past offerings.  The facial screening is pretty but I would have preferred that the hairband was done with actual hair and not fuchsia material.  To be honest it makes it look like a 1980’s scrunchie and detracts from the elegance of the gown. 

Since I am not the model muse body type collector anymore, I decided that Poppy was going to wear the gown.  The color of this gown is INTENSE.  It’s the signature pantone Barbie pink color and for the very first time in my career of using Photoshop/Light room on images…I had to actually dial the vibrancy back a bit on the images!  I didn’t adjust much but I felt it was fair to say that I did it.  Important to note…the little upper arm sleeves are separate so you can use them or not.

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -Poppy Meets the Barbie Pink Collection

This is Shining in the Spotlight Poppy Parker in the Pink Collection gown and earrings with fashion royalty shoes.  I have changed Poppy’s original hairstyle slightly from the original by twirling the long braid up and around the crown of her head and securing it with pins.  Her green eyes work beautifully with this almost florescent fuchsia gown.

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -Poppy Meets the Barbie Pink Collection

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -Poppy Meets the Barbie Pink Collection

New photo prop alert!!!  So I have been trying my hands at making some 1/6 plants mostly for photo props ( and just to see if I could frankly) during our quarantine.  I think these court palms turned out good!  The little ornate toile urns are from Seda France candles I purchased and have used.  They make beautiful planters for 1/6 scale.  They are extremely fragrant.  My current favorite is Hyacinth Winking smile

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -Poppy Meets the Barbie Pink Collection

-Rebecca


We Dream of Spring

Well hello, hello!  I am borrowing that opening from my new favorite Instagram account @clausdalby.  We have been in strict lockdown for almost a year here in the Pacific Northwest and a few days ago were hit with about a foot of snow.  We rarely get that much snow here so basically everything comes to a standstill until the snow melts. 

I have to admit…the last year and frankly the last couple of years my inspiration and creativity for doll photography has been in a holding pattern.  I just couldn’t for the life of me find a willingness to create images.  That is so unusual for me.  I did however, pour myself into different projects ( new landscaping and gardens and conversion of a play space into a home studio/craft space) that syphoned off the creative energy for a bit.  As they say…such is life.  My hope is that now that the new large projects are completed, I can find joy again in my collection and photographing it. 

During this quarantine, I have found so many inspiring images and stories in my daily scroll of Instagram and Flickr.  I am amazed every day at the creativity in this world and so thankful for all of those who share images and the comments and dialogue that others join in with.  It has created a community in which we all could participate even when we could not visit in person with others. 

This morning as I looked out at a landscape of snow and ice, I felt the old familiar stirrings of doll photography creativity and I was spurred to action by an image a friend shared on Instagram.  These images came together easily and organically in a short amount of time.  I had the miniature cherry blossom branches because I have been trying my hand at making miniature flowers for the past year.  It was well past time to put them on camera.  Let’s hope I am over my creativity hump and will move back into the blog and doll photos. 

Model:  Like No Other Nadja by Integrity Toys

Gown and Jacket: M.u.n.l.e on etsy at HOANGANHKHOI

Cherry Blossom Crown and flowers: handmade

Background: Replica Surfaces

Shopping bag: handmade©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - We Dream of Spring

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - We Dream of Spring

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - We Dream of Spring

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - We Dream of Spring

 

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - We Dream of Spring

-Rebecca

©2021 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio


Big OOAK Sale Today!!

Hello all!  Just wanted to give a shout out about an exciting sale going on today for all you vintage and OOAK Barbie lovers out there.  The talented duo of Hilda Westervelt and Maryann Roy have a new collection of Mannequin Mavens they are debuting today as well as fashions by Hilda and furniture by Maryann.  They are working with some amazing prints from David Rose this time around and the results are nothing short of stellar!  There is sure to be something for everyone in this epic sale and if you are one of the many who are sad about not attending Barbiecon this year, here is your chance to get some of the things you only see there.  For all the images and prices of what is available, please visit Hilda’s or Maryann’s blogs at

www.bellissimacouturefashions.com (Hilda) fashions

www.maryannroy.com (Maryann) Furniture, Room Boxes and OOAK Mannequin Mavens.

To entice you to go, here are a few luscious images of some of the things available today.

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

 

The Mannequin Maven Collection

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

©2020 Maryann Roy

Hilda also has some fantastic OOAK fashions that she is offering.  Here are a few.

All these beauties are available either through Maryann’s (OOAK’s and furniture) or Hilda’s ( fashions) blogs so go check out their websites!

 

–Rebecca


Poppy Parker: The Model Traveler Collection

Hello everyone!  Coming to you from quarantine in the Pacific Northwest of the United States Smile.  I hope this blog post finds you in good health and looking forward towards hope and happiness.  I know most if not all of us were more than ready for some good doll collecting news so the new release from Integrity Toys and their very popular Poppy Parker line was a long cool drink of water in the middle of this quarantine desert. 

David Buttry has given us a treat with this latest collection.  He takes us on an aggressive world tour just at the time when  we are most thirsty for dreams of travel.  The journey is rich in sophistication, details and Jackie O’ styling from the late 60’s and early 70’s.  While this time period is probably my least favorite for fashion, David manages to convince me otherwise with these dolls.  I want every last one of them including the lottery.  Let’s get started with the journey….

We start our travels in New York.

©2020 Integrity Toys

Hello, New York!
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Poppy Parker™: The Model Traveler Collection
Limited Edition: 1000 Dolls
Expected Ship Date: Late May 2020
Suggested Retail Pricing: $145.00

AVAILABLE ONLY FROM IT DEALERS

Head Sculpt: Poppy Parker
Body Type: Poppy Parker
Foot Sculpt: Articulated Ankle
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Strawberry Blonde
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

Included:

•    12-inch fully articulated vinyl doll with rooted hair and hand-applied eyelashes;
•    Fresh tweed ensemble composed of an overcoat with matching skirt and perfectly
      matched    mint-colored ruffled blouse;
•    Knee length boots;
•    Large tote bag;
•    Sunglasses;
•    Earrings, bracelets and ring;
•    Alternate pair of gloved hands;
•    Doll stand;
•    Certificate of authenticity.

©2020 Integrity Toys - Hello New York Poppy Parker

©2020 Integrity Toys - Hello New York Poppy Parker

©2020 Integrity Toys - Hello New York Poppy Parker©2020 Integrity Toys - Hello New York Poppy Parker©2020 Integrity Toys - Hello New York Poppy Parker©2020 Integrity Toys - Hello New York Poppy Parker

This titian haired beauty exemplifies the style and aesthetic David Buttry was going for.  A Jackie O vibe in the late 60’s and 70’s.  The travel bag is specially designed and screen printed to emulate vintage luggage of the time.  From the tips of her manicured fingers to the bottom of her rounded grey booted feet, She screams cool, calm, sophisticated and stylish.  Lots of mix and match pieces to play with here folks and those grey gloved hands are FR white so can be used with so many other dolls too.  She is definitely traveling in style.

Next, we board for Tokyo, Japan

©2020 Integrity Toys

Tokyo Twilight
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Poppy Parker™: The Model Traveler Collection
Limited Edition: 1000 Dolls
Expected Ship Date: Late May 2020
Suggested Retail Pricing: $145.00

AVAILABLE ONLY FROM IT DEALERS

Head Sculpt: Poppy Parker
Body Type: Poppy Parker
Foot Sculpt: Articulated Ankle
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Platinum
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

Included:

•    12-inch fully articulated vinyl doll with rooted hair and hand-applied eyelashes;
•    Totally MOD long sleeved, micro-sequined A-line dress, worn over a sparkling sleeveless micro-
        dress;
•    Silver “chrome leather” shoes;
•    Silver “chrome leather” clutch with chain handle;
•    Oversized triangular panel earrings;
•    2 bangle bracelets;
•    2 finger rings;
•    Alternate pair of hands with long manicured nails;
•    Doll stand;
•    Certificate of authenticity.

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Love the 1960’s – or possibly Princess Lea vibe going on with this hair!

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According to David, this hairstyle was one he had used on a previous OOAK for IT convention and wanted to use it again.  I searched through my photo archive and sure enough…voila!

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The outfit is an homage per David I believe to a highly sought after  Vintage Japanese exclusive Barbie outfit.  This one below sold on Ebay in Canada for around $1500 in 2019.  If there is an official name for this outfit please let me know.  I am woefully ignorant of vintage Barbie and am always happy to be educated.

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I love it this doll!  I love the multiple parts of this fashion too.  You can layer it or not depending on what kind of look you want to go for.  The mod jewelry is just the right accompaniment.  Her coloring is very reminiscent of “Out of this World Poppy Parker” and she is one of my favorites so no surprise I am drawn to this one as well.  She was the one who caught my eye first when IT released images and apparently this one is a favorite of the designer David Buttry as well.

Next on the world wind tour is Milan…

©2020 Integrity Toys

Mad for Milan
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Poppy Parker™: The Model Traveler Collection
Limited Edition: 1000 Dolls
Expected Ship Date: Late June/Early July 2020
Suggested Retail Pricing: $145.00

AVAILABLE ONLY FROM IT DEALERS

Head Sculpt: Poppy Parker
Body Type: Poppy Parker
Foot Sculpt: Articulated Ankle
Skin Tone: Sun Kissed
Hair Color: Brown Black Mix
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

Included:

•    12-inch fully articulated vinyl doll with rooted hair and hand-applied eyelashes;
•    Long, glamorous floor length leopard print coat worn over a fun long-sleeved, 
      black A-Line dress;
•    Faux "suede" thigh high boots;
•    Faux croc "leather" handbag;
•    Sunglasses;
•    Long chain necklace with pendant;
•    Multi-use chain belt;
•    Earrings, 3 bracelets and wrist cuff;
•    Alternate pair of gloved hands;
•    Doll stand;
•    Certificate of authenticity.

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This doll is all about that coat!  Love the bumped hairstyle with simple band and adore that David did her in a sunkissed skin tone.  I have been enthralled with the Italian miniseries based on the book “ My Brilliant Friend” so this doll was just what I needed for 1960’s Italian high fashion.  The accessories and jewelry in particular are a notch above.  The chain belt included with this set can be used as a belt or necklace so some nice options.

Last stop…the city of Lights!…Paris

©2020 Integrity Toys

Sizzling in Paris
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Poppy Parker™: The Model Traveler Collection
Limited Edition: 1000 Dolls
Expected Ship Date: Late June/Early July 2020
Suggested Retail Pricing: $145.00

IT DIRECT RIGHT-TO-BUY LOTTERY
*Info will be sent to W Club members closer to the ship date, approx. mid-June

Head Sculpt: Poppy Parker
Body Type: Poppy Parker
Foot Sculpt: High Heel
Skin Tone: Cream
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

Included:

•    12-inch fully articulated vinyl doll with rooted hair and hand-applied eyelashes;
•    Elegant ruby red floor length evening gown with beading detail at the bust and faux fur 
      stole;
•    Red heels with rhinestone detail;
•    Clutch purse with rhinestone detail;
•    Gauntlet gloves;
•    Rhinestone earrings, ring and cuff bracelet;
•    Alternate pair of opera length gloved hands;
•    Alternate pair of hands with long manicure;
•    Doll stand;
•    Certificate of authenticity.

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Wow!!  Poppy is all grown up!!  This is sophistication with a capitol “S”!  I love that they chose the Opéra Garnier as a backdrop for this one.  It definitely adds that extra level of glamour.  This is a very sexy and smart facial screening for Poppy.  It’s the Bergdorf screening with a different eyebrow and boy does it work well.  I love the sleek high ponytail and the deep garnet lip shade and dress color.  Glittering jewels complete the opulent offering.  I will definitely be entering the lottery for this lovely and I am sure I won’t be alone.  I am happy to see the large edition sizes for this collection.  That way many of us Poppy lovers will come away happy.

Many of us were left wondering at the end of this capsule presentation “Where is London?!”  I have the answer to that….She was actually the very first Poppy Parker offering this year.

©2020 Integrity Toys - Pretty Bird Poppy Parker

This was one of the WClub signup upgrade dolls.  She represents the London stop on the Poppy World tour for 2020 per David.  Glad I ordered her then so the completest collector in me will be happy.

One final note I am compelled to make about this collection is the adorable packaging.  Alain Tremblay designed the most adorable Luggage/carryall box for this collection!  I think many of us collectors will be keeping these boxes. 

©2020 Integrity Toys -  Poppy Parker Model Traveler capsule collection box

If you are interested in these lovely ladies, you will need to contact Integrity Toys dealers for them.  The Sizzling in Paris Poppy will only be available to WClub members. 

–Rebecca


Celebrating Easter with Poppies and Daisies

Happy Easter everyone!!  Since we are all at home and anxious during this global pandemic ( and there is a sentence I never expected or wanted to write) Hilda Westervelt of Bellissima Couture and I wanted to bring a little pastel beauty to everyone’s day and week.  I hope these images bring some joy to your day and some hope into your hearts.  We will get through this together and come out stronger for it.  And with that…lets get on with the photos.  Hilda and I have collaborated again with Laduree as our inspiration. 

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Celebrating Easter with Poppies and Dasies

All dresses were made by Hilda and are up for sale through her blog Bellissima Couture .  She has a limited supply of each color.  I have also made some coordinating bags and boxes for these.  The dresses do not come with the hats.  I added those for these images.

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Celebrating Easter with Poppies and Dasies

The bags and boxes are available now. Very limited quantity.   The pillows and rose filled little box will come out a bit later.  The flowers are not available…sorry folks ( my supplier for these is not producing currently).  If you are just interested in the bags and boxes, contact me via email at raberry65@msn.com.  If you are interested in the dress and bags/boxes, contact Hilda through her blog.  Bag with 2 boxes is $15 plus S/H ( pink, blue, white).  Bag with 1 box $10 plus S/H( mint green).  Hat boxes are $12 plus S/H.  Shipping and handling on the these especially internationally will be a bit more because items need to be shipped in boxes.

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Celebrating Easter with Poppies and Dasies

The lovely Lemon Frost Poppy Parker in her Easter bonnet by Rogier Corbeau of Dutch Fashion Doll World

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Celebrating Easter with Poppies and Dasies

The adorable Groovy Poppy Parker and hat by Judy O’Connell of Aponi Designs

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Celebrating Easter with Poppies and Dasies

Split Decision Poppy Parker with hat by Tiny Kitty Collier ( I think this was from the charity luncheon outfit??)

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Celebrating Easter with Poppies and Dasies

Keen Poppy Parker with another hat from Rogier Corbeau of Dutch Fashion Doll World.

Digital Hugs to all and please, please, please keep up social distancing.  Remember that we are doing it for others as well as ourselves.  Also, if I have any followers who are health care workers in any capacity…you have my continued whole hearted respect and admiration for the valiant jobs you are doing. 

-Rebecca


NBDCC Convention News–Sitting this one out.

First and Foremost let me wish Barbie a very Happy 61st Birthday today!!!  In honor of her birthday I thought it would be a good day to announce some news and give some information on a fun sale that Miss Hilda ( Bellissima Couture) and I have cooked up for Miss Barbie.

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

Some of you may have heard already but I wanted to put this out there for everyone. Hilda and I will not be attending the National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention this year in Las Vegas.  The reasons for us not going are varied.  I want to assure everyone that it is not due to any health related issues.  My family and I are doing very well and I am happy to report that all of my daughter’s scans have been blissfully clear and without any evidence of cancer since 2018.  Sooooo grateful!!!  Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers.  They are working!!

We are very sad to not be seeing everyone.  This community of collectors is what drives Hilda and I to do what we do.   Because we love and value this collector community so much we have been coming up with some fun ways to offer the same products we normally offer at Barbiecon but via our online shops.  This way everyone can participate and not just those attending the convention.  For those attending NBDCC, please know we are very sorry to miss seeing and visiting with you at the convention.  I am most sorry to miss that one on one connection.  It was and is always the highlight of going to the convention for me.

Now that we are announcing, both Hilda and I wanted to offer up a special sales event on Barbie’s birthday to begin our series of online events leading up to the NBDCC.   The plan is to offer a couple different capsule collections from now until June.  These capsule collections will include fashions by Hilda (Bellissima Couture).  Some will have unique OOAK fabrics we have developed together.  Offerings will include luxury accessories that I have done to compliment the fashions.  Also, this means {cue drumroll please!}….my Etsy shop is opening!!!!

My Etsy shop is ITFashionDollStudio and should be open by Friday if not before.  I will send the link via blog post on Friday or before once it is open.

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©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

If you are interested in the fashions, head on over to Hilda’s blog (Bellissima Couture). She is selling the dresses and the dresses with bag as a set.  If you are interested in the accessories ( bag sets, individual bags, hat boxes and pillows) please visit my Etsy shop when it opens this Friday.

-Rebecca


Tulip Festival!

There is a tulip festival about to happen over at Bellissima Couture.  As many of you know, Hilda Westervelt( Bellissima Couture) and I are good friends and frequently collaborate on projects together.  I met Hilda through this wonderful world of collecting and I am so thankful every day for that friendship.  That’s why when we get to work together on something, it becomes extra special. 

Recently, Hilda and I worked on developing a set of fabrics for some of her divine fashions.  I came up with a tulip fabric that Hilda then helped me tweak to bring it into better scale with her fashions.  This is how the collaboration turned out.  I love working with my amazingly talented friends!

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Tulip Festival

Model: Double Agent Poppy Parker

Dress: Bellissima Couture

Shoes: Mattel

Jewelry: Integrity Toys

Purse: Mydollhouse2005 on Instagram

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Tulip Festival

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Tulip Festival

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Tulip Festival

So if you are interested in this lovely creation, look for it on Bellissima Couture’s website today!

-Rebecca


Loving Natalia

Here we are in the days preceding Valentine’s Day and I had a chance to photograph one of the new additions to the studio…Make Me Blush Natalia.  This doll is the second wave of the highly popular “Boudoir Collection” from Integrity Toys.  It’s designed by Jessy Ayala who is himself  a collector  and understands very well what his fellow collectors want.  His designs usually include accessories that go directly to the heart of what people like to collect.  This last capsule collection was no exception.

In 2019 pictures were released to WClub members…

©2019 Integrity Toys Inc.

©2019 Integrity Toys Inc.

©2019 Integrity Toys Boudoir Collection wave 2

Of the three dolls offered in this WClub lottery collection, Natalia in the middle came out as the big favorite. 

Make Me Blush
Natalia Fatalé™ Close-up Doll
The Fashion Royalty®
Boudoir Collection (Wave 2)
Expected Ship Date:
First week of December 2019
Special Member-Only Pricing: $135.00

**OFFERED VIA RIGHT-TO-BUY LOTTERY

Edition Size: 800
Head Sculpt: Natalia 2.0
Body Type: FR 6.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled Foot
Skin Tone: Japan
Hair Color: Strawberry Blond
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

 

©2019 Integrity Toys Boudoir Collection wave 2

This lucky collector was one of the lottery winners!!  I am so thrilled to have this one in my collection.  She photographs like a dream!!

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Loving Natalia

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Loving Natalia

©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Loving Natalia

She is definitely giving off the Hollywood starlit vibe.  I adored photographing her and using this chaise lounge that I had repainted and have had forever ( pullip petite luxury furniture).  She is the perfect model to convey romance for any Valentine’s Day. 

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©2020 Inside the Fashion Doll Studio-Loving Natalia

-Rebecca


Spring Fever–Sophisticated

Still dreaming of spring here in the dreary rain filled days of a Pacific Northwest winter.  I have already shown some fun more casual fashions.  Today I’m going full on couture with two fashions and models that brought Spring into the studio for a swoon worthy day of pastels.

Model:  Making an Entrance Karolin Stone from  Integrity Toys ( Her hair has been changed)

Suit and hat: HOANGANHKHOI on Etsy

Shoes:  Integrity Toys

Jewelry: Integrity Toys

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

The construction of this gorgeous creation is incredible.  Beautifully tailored and sewn!  The beading!!  I Die!!

Next up is a pink confection from my bestie Miss Hilda of Bellissima Couture

Model and Jewelry: Pink Powder Puff Poppy Parker from Integrity Toys

Gown:  Bellissima Couture

Shoes: Paul Zhangby on Ebay

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

Nobody does these silk and lace creations like Hilda!  Nobody!  The perfect confection for this pink Poppy.

And…because I am all about botanicals right now…had to do this!

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

Looking forward to Spring!!

-Rebecca


WClub 2020 Now Open for Registration!!

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.

Here is what you get.

  • 5 Guaranteed
    W Club Exclusive Dolls!

Get guaranteed opportunities to purchase at least *5* exclusive W Club-only dolls, including: 2 Fashion Royalty/NU. Face dolls, 2 Poppy Parker dolls and 1 additional exclusive doll.

  • Members-only Forum!

Get exclusive access to our W Club members-only forum to meet and chat with other collecting enthusiasts.    

  • $25 Coupon!

Get one $25 coupon per membership to be used towards any future purchase of $99 or more in the IT Direct Shopping Cart (Note: it can’t be used on memberships).

  • Special Offers, Right-to-buy Lotteries and Contests!

Get so many other W Club perks, like special offers, discounts, priority ordering windows, opportunities to enter our right-to-buy lotteries, contests with real prizes and more.    

  • Club-only Opportunities to Purchase Dolls & More!

Get additional opportunities to purchase exclusive and limited dolls and more, beyond the 5 guaranteed W Club exclusive dolls and 3 upgrade dolls.

  • Online Videos and/or Events!

Get special access to any W Club only online event videos, special interviews and events from the comfort of your home.    

  • Priority Convention Registration!

Get a priority W Club-only registration window for the 2020 Integrity Toys Convention, ahead of the general public, as well as access to the attend the optional W Club event at Convention.

  • Private Q&A Sessions!

Get access to participate in and ask questions during private Q&A Sessions with Integrity designers.    

  • VIP Customer Service!

Get special VIP email access directly to the W Club Liaisons for your collecting comments, questions and concerns.

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.

That’s 10 big reasons to join right there.  Base membership is $50 for all the things listed above.  But wait….there is more!

It wouldn’t be WClub without upgrade dolls!!  Here is the tasty trio of options for 2020!

Le Tuxedo
Eugenia Perrin-Frost™
The Fashion Royalty® Collection
2020 W Club Upgrade Doll

*$135; (This doll will have a $25 non-refundable deposit due immediately, with a $110 + shipping/handling/taxes balance due at shipping time, approximately in Summer 2020).

Edition Size: TBD
Head Sculpt: Eugenia
Body Type: FR 6.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Sunkissed 
Hair Color: Dark Champagne Blonde
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Le Tuxedo Eugenia Perrin Frost

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Le Tuxedo Eugenia Perrin Frost 2

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Le Tuxedo Eugenia Perrin Frost 3

Mademoiselle Lilith 
Lilith Blair™ Dressed Doll
The NU. Face™ Collection
2020 W Club Upgrade

*$135; (This doll will have a $25 non-refundable deposit due immediately, with a $110 + shipping/handling/taxes balance due at shipping time, approximately in Summer 2020).

Edition Size: TBD
Head Sculpt: Lilith/Eden
Body Type: NF 3.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Periwinkle 
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Madmoiselle Lilith Blair

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Madmoiselle Lilith Blair 2

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Madmoiselle Lilith Blair 3

Pretty Bird
Poppy Parker™ Dressed Doll
Poppy Parker™: The Model Traveler Collection
2020 W Club Upgrade Doll

*$135; (This doll will have a $25 non-refundable deposit due immediately, with a $110 + shipping/handling/taxes balance due at shipping time, approximately in Summer 2020).

Edition Size: TBD
Head Sculpt: Poppy Parker
Body Type: PP 1.5
Foot Sculpt: Articulated Ankle
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Warm Dark Brown
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Pretty Bird Poppy Parker 1

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Pretty Bird Poppy Parker 2

©2020 Integrity Toys Inc.-Pretty Bird Poppy Parker 3

Wow!  Lilith come home to Mama!!  She will be the first one in my cart.  I adore the other 2 actually so this will be a full meal deal for me this year.  I wish Lilith had a different color variant of hair.  Would have been kind of cool to have a darker turquoise or something but as it stands, the photos make it appear that Lilith has a slightly darker and bluer lavender than Eden.  It could just be lighting in the photos but will only be able to tell in hand.  Also, Lilith’s outfit isn’t a “WoW” like Eden’s was but…I figure the pieces will complement Eden’s nicely.  I am seriously loving the pink shoes and jewelry!!  Thank you Jessy!

Is it just me or is someone else humming boogie woogie bugle boy when looking at Eugenia?  Love the military vibe going on there.  I also like the adorable school girl look going on with this brown haired, scarlet lipped Poppy.  That hat we have seen a gazillion times but the adorable crimson backpack, knee socks and sporty black fingerless gloves brought this Poppy to my shopping cart.

For those of you out there that read this blog and are not currently enrolled in the WClub ( why not?!!)…and you have an interest in joining, here is what you need to know.

  • Membership is $50
  • Upgrade dolls are extra
  • WClub signup Here or click on the “join WClub” picture below
  • Deadline for signup is

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Ok…gotta go register Winking smile

-Rebecca


Spring Fever-Casual

It’s a known fact that in the Pacific Northwest we many times don’t really see sunshine for months and months from November through February.  The holidays take up some of that time and normally we Pacific Northwesterners deal with it well during that time.  Once the holidays are over though…all bets are off.  I normally hit January with a hunger for the sun.  If the sun doesn’t come to us, I will invent it in my photos.  I’m bringing out the pastels and dreaming of sunshine!!

Model: Looks a Plenty Poppy Parker

Dress: Bellissima Couture

Shoes: Paul Zhangby on Ebay

Sunglasses: ITFDS

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

And because it’s fun to play around with Lightroom and Photoshop sometimes….  Love this silver haired Poppy!

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

Model: Midnight Decadence Poppy Parker

Dress: Munle on Etsy ( he sells through HOANGANHKHOI on Etsy)

Shoes: Mattel

Purse: @MyDollhouse2005 on Instagram

This gown is all kinds of yumminess.  I adore it!!  Pair it with this adorable 1/6 scale Hermes Kelly bag and all is well in the world. 

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Spring Fever Casual

 

-Rebecca

For those interested in the scarf and sunglasses set from previous blog post, you need to email me at raberry65@msn.com

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Bringing the Versace

Integrity Toys spoiled it’s WClub members with a gift set that was Versace inspired in late 2019.  Club members just received this gift set and I would say we are very happy.  Thank you Jessy Ayala for this stunning design!

©2019 Integrity Toys Inc.

©2019 Integrity Toys Inc.

Ocean Drive
Baroness Agnes Von Weiss™
Dressed Doll Mini Gift Set
The Fashion Royalty® Collection
2019 W Club Exclusive

Head Sculpt: Agnes
Foot Sculpt: High heel
Skin Tone: FR Black
Hair Color: Dark Espresso
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

The inspiration is clearly Versace’s 2018 Spring RTW tribute collection to Gianni Versace. 

©2018 Vogue Inc

©2018 Vogue Inc

The accessories with the gift set are truly amazing!

©2019 Integrity Toys Inc

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Bringing the Versace

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Bringing the Versace

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©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Bringing the Versace

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Bringing the Versace

And because this is Versace inspired…I felt Agnes need to be in an ad campaign for them.

©2020 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Bringing the Versace

The glasses and the silk scarf were made by me.  If interested, contact me.

-Rebecca