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Integrity Toys 2018 Reveal: The Industry Lovesick Collection

Hello!  It’s good to be back after a long hiatus.  I am resurrecting the blog with exciting news out of Integrity Toys.  They revealed their 2018 collections for 4 separate product lines this past Saturday and I am excited to share them.  Let’s get started!

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection

Legacy
Janay® Doll
THE INDUSTRY ™:
The Lovesick Collection
Approx. Ship Date: November
Suggested Retail: $130.00 US
Available Via Dealers

Edition Size: 725
Head Sculpt: Janay 2.5
Body Type: THE INDUSTRY™
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR Black
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Legacy Janay

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Legacy Janay

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Legacy Janay©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Legacy Janay©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Legacy JanayWell bring on the Gucci!  Possible inspirations for this line comes straight from the recent runway…in particular, Gucci Prefall 2017.  The vibrant  colors and 70’s/80’s influences had me thinking Gucci with the first image.  Research into the runway shows of the past couple of years confirmed it.  If you like youthful ,colorful and eclectic, you will love this collection by David Buttry.

©2017 Vogue -gucci-womens-pre-fall-2017©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection

Color Clash
Alysa® Doll
THE INDUSTRY™:
The Lovesick Collection
Approx. Ship Date: November
Suggested Retail: $130.00 US
Available Via Dealers

Edition Size: 725
Head Sculpt: Alysa 3.5
Body Type: THE INDUSTRY™
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: New Hispanic
Hair Color: Light Blonde
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Color Clash Alysa

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Color Clash Alysa©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Color Clash Alysa ©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Color Clash Alysa  More possible inspiration from Gucci…

©2017 Vogue-gucci-womens-pre-fall-2017©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick CollectionFeelin’ Extra
Jade® Doll
THE INDUSTRY™:
The Lovesick Collection
Approx. Ship Date: November
Suggested Retail: $130.00 US
Available Via Dealers

Edition Size: 725
Head Sculpt: Jade 3.0
Body Type: THE INDUSTRY™
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Brown Mix
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Feelin'extra Jade

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Feelin'extra Jade

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Feelin'extra Jade

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Feelin'extra Jade

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Feelin'extra Jade

Integrity Toys or more specifically their designers are really stepping up their game.  The accessories are just getting more and more detailed with each collection.  That purse with the tassels…I DIE! 

And here is the patterned turban from Gucci pre fall show..

©2017 Vogue gucci-womens-pre-fall-2017

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection

Hot to the Touch
Bellamy Blue™ Fashion Figure
THE INDUSTRY™:
The Lovesick Collection
Approx. Ship Date: November
Retail: $130.00 US
Available Via Dealers

Head Sculpt: Bellamy Blue
Body Type: Homme 1.5 (With Disassembling Joints)
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Silver
Eyelashes: No
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Hot to the touch Bellamy Blue

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Hot to the touch Bellamy Blue

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Hot to the touch Bellamy Blue

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Hot to the touch Bellamy Blue

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Hot to the touch Bellamy Blue

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc. -The Industry The Lovesick Collection-Hot to the touch Bellamy Blue

From boots to bag, this one has it all for me.  The glasses were a nice detail add and the thing that pushed me over the edge and got me to add this one to my wish list from my dealer.  For me, the added value was that he is sooooo Pacific Northwest.  Had to try and buy.

So that wraps up the images from The Industry Lovesick Collection.  While it is not what I collect, I loved the vibrant color combos and nod to recent Gucci runway shows.  I also loved all the additional little details Mr Buttry added in…particularly the glasses.  I don’t know about other collectors but for THIS collector, it’s those little “value adds” that push me from a “ well I like it” to an “I have to have it”.  As a collector, it makes me so happy…as a business person, it makes sense as a business move.  All around good!

Also, it was really nice to see David bringing back some favorite characters from discontinued lines.  It shows he is listening to the collectors and that is always a good thing.

Ok, so if you are interested in any of these dolls and you are not part of the WClub and already contacted your dealers, you need to act fast.  These dolls are going quickly and some may already be sold out.  If you don’t know where to check for dealers go to the link below.

Authorized Integrity Toys Dealers

….look for the 2018 Nu.Face line reveal images and info in about 15 minutes.  Smile

Rebecca

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A Spring Fling

Reluctant to tear down the set from the previous shoot, I decided to give Miss Tullabelle a chance to model.  I just had to show off this amazing head of delicious golden curls.  I also received this exquisite Matisse creation by Brenda Visaya and had to use it.  It’s funny because I took the photos of Tullabelle posing up against the white arbor I had created.  When I looked at the images in post processing…she just seemed too refined.  I wasn’t completely happy with them which was a complete shock for me because that is the look I normally go for when editing photos.  I woke up the next morning and did a few more shots showing a more flirtatious Tullabelle and in the end…these are the shots I am most happy with.  Go figure Winking smile

Model:  Integrity Toys “You Better Werk” Tullabelle

Dress and gloves:  Brenda Visaya – Matisse on Etsy

Hat:  Rogier Corbeau of Dutch Fashion Doll World

Shoes:  Integrity Toys “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” Eden

©2017 Inside The Fashion doll Studio - A Spring Fling

©2017 Inside The Fashion doll Studio - A Spring Fling

©2017 Inside The Fashion doll Studio - A Spring Fling

©2017 Inside The Fashion doll Studio - A Spring Fling

©2017 Inside The Fashion doll Studio - A Spring Fling

©2017 Inside The Fashion doll Studio - A Spring Fling

-Rebecca


Integrity Toy’s “The Industry” 2017 Revealed

©2017 Integrity Toys, Inc

Integrity Toy’s made their first collection reveal to the newly minted 2017 WClub the other day and all I can say is Wow!  it’s a doozy!  As Dolce and Gabbana and many other designers are going to the so called millennials for inspiration and a new ad campaigns, David Buttry appears to be pulling from the same pool…at least with the fashions and accessories.

Millennials = consisting of individuals born between 1982 and 2004.

There have been a lot of positives and negatives written about Millennials.  I will stick with the positive.  It has been noted that they grew up in an electronics-filled and increasingly online and socially-networked world.  This helps to explain some of the many new and fabulous accessories that come with this collection.  Hope you enjoy. 

Keep in mind that these offerings are available through Integrity Toys dealers and were announced to the WClub a few days a go.  If you want any of these …run don’t walk to try and get these.  Some may be sold out already.

©2017 Integrity Toys, Inc

Come Thru!
Tulabelle True™ Dressed Doll
The Industry™
Approximate Ship Date: Late Spring/Early Summer 2017
Edition Size: 600 Dolls Worldwide
Suggested Retail Price: $125.00 US

Head Sculpt: Tulabelle
Hair Color: Light-Auburn
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied
Body Type: The Industry 1.0
Foot Sculpt: Traditional High-Heeled Feet
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: Japan

© 2017 Integrity Toys, Inc Come Thru! Tulabelle True™

© 2017 Integrity Toys, Inc Come Thru! Tulabelle True™

© 2017 Integrity Toys, Inc Come Thru! Tulabelle True™

© 2017 Integrity Toys, Inc Come Thru! Tulabelle True™

© 2017 Integrity Toys, Inc Come Thru! Tulabelle True™

© 2017 Integrity Toys, Inc Come Thru! Tulabelle True™

You had me at the hair people…the hair!!  How glorious is this auburn mane?!  And I love, love, love the accessories.  The chunky jewelry is all that and a bag of chips for me.  New design and will definitely be shared amongst the hoard of my collection.  And the tights?…KILLER!

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc

Style Savior
Liu Liu Ling™ Dressed Doll
The Industry™
Approximate Ship Date: Late Spring/Early Summer 2017
Edition Size: 600 Dolls Worldwide
Suggested Retail Price: $125.00 US

Head Sculpt: Liu Liu Ling (New Sculpt!)
Hair Color: Pale Pink
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied
Body Type: The Industry 1.0
Foot Sculpt: Flat (Articulated at the Ankles) **note this!**
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: FR White

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc Style Savior Liu Liu Ling™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc Style Savior Liu Liu Ling™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc Style Savior Liu Liu Ling™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc Style Savior Liu Liu Ling™

Talk about updated hair!  This one is an early favorite for many collectors.  She comes with sandals and boots and while I love the accessories, I am not loving the dress on this one.  It seems way too dowdy for this doll.  She needs edgy and hip in my opinion not docile little school girl.  The doll though with half flocked and half pink tresses…fabulousness!  **note** This doll is articulated at the ankle. The other dolls are not.

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc

Zine Queen
Binx Barone™ Dressed Doll
The Industry™
Approximate Ship Date: Late Spring/Early Summer 2017
Edition Size: 600 Dolls Worldwide
Suggested Retail Price: $125.00 US

Head Sculpt: Binx Barone (New Sculpt!)
Hair Color: Brunette
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied
Body Type: The Industry 1.0
Foot Sculpt: Traditional High-Heeled Feet
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: New Hispanic

©2017 Integrity Toys Zine Queen Binx Barone™

©2017 Integrity Toys Zine Queen Binx Barone™

©2017 Integrity Toys Zine Queen Binx Barone™

©2017 Integrity Toys Zine Queen Binx Barone™

©2017 Integrity Toys Zine Queen Binx Barone™

Love the IPad!!  Ok…really…love all the accessories…AGAIN.  Talk about your day to night look.  With the long jacket and glasses on she is ready for the day job…take off the long jacket and it’s all about going to the clubs. Gorgeous!

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc

Believe the Hype
Tate Tanaka™ Fashion Figure
The Industry™
Approximate Ship Date: Late Spring/Early Summer 2017
Edition Size: 600 Fashion Figures Worldwide
Suggested Retail Price: $125.00 US

Head Sculpt: Tate Tanaka (New Sculpt!)
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: No
Body Type: Homme 1.5
Foot Sculpt: Homme
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: Japan

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Believe the Hype Tate Tanaka™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Believe the Hype Tate Tanaka™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Believe the Hype Tate Tanaka™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Believe the Hype Tate Tanaka™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Believe the Hype Tate Tanaka™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Believe the Hype Tate Tanaka™

Again…the accessories totally MAKE this.  I adore this whole package.  Love the doll, love the clothing, love the accessories.  I would have added big headphones to this look but then the hair would not have been shown off as well….so I understand. 

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc

Beauty Boss
Cabot Clark™ Fashion Figure
The Industry™
Approximate Ship Date: Late Spring/Early Summer 2017
Edition Size: 600 Fashion Figures Worldwide
Suggested Retail Price: $125.00 US

Head Sculpt: Cabot Clark (New Sculpt!)
Hair Color: Platinum
Eyelashes: No
Body Type: Homme 1.5
Foot Sculpt: Homme
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: FR White

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Beauty Boss Cabot Clark™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Beauty Boss Cabot Clark™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Beauty Boss Cabot Clark™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Beauty Boss Cabot Clark™

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. Beauty Boss Cabot Clark™

These accessories!!!  A MUST have.  As to the question…”Will Rebecca buy a doll just for the accessories?”.  Well…yes she will.  I do also like the look of this doll but he is very similar to the Ace McFly doll they produced a couple of conventions ago.  I’m still getting him though as the girls and guys in my collection need their makeup artist .Winking smile

David Buttry and his team did an amazing job with this first full scale ‘The Industry” collection.  The accessories alone make this capsule collection worth a look-see.  My only complaint is that…there is a WHOLE lot of black going on here.  It would be nice to see more color coming in.  And also on the subject of black, there was also an absence of it…as in skin tone.  I would have liked to have seen an AA model in this lineup.  There are, however, a whole lot of mix and match pieces that will be fun to pair with other outfits in my collection and I look forward to being the mini stylist with those and sharing on the blog.  I can definitely see my Out of Sight Nadja in many of these outfits.

Again…these dolls are available through Integrity Toys dealers only.  Feel free to click on the link to find them.

-Rebecca