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Integrity Toys 2018 Reveal: East 59th Cocktail Collection

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection

Even though the actual collection is not called the “cocktail” collection the designer Chris Stoeckel affectionately referred to it as such in Saturday’s webinar…so I’m going with that.  Chris shared that his inspiration was Dior and the fashions of the 1950’s.  He also shared that the fabrics he found really guided him on this collection.  I have to say that nobody tailor’s a garment like Chris.  His attention to that is impeccable and one of the reasons I adore this line so much. 

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Cocktails for Men Laird Drake

Cocktails for Men
Laird Drake® Fashion Figure
The East 59th® Collection
Approx. Ship Date: October
Suggested Retail: $135.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 400
Head Sculpt: Laird Drake (New Sculpt!)
Body Type: Homme 1.5 (With Disassembling Joints)
Skin Tone: Cream
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: No
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Cocktails for Men Laird Drake

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Cocktails for Men Laird Drake

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Cocktails for Men Laird Drake

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Cocktails for Men Laird Drake

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Cocktails for Men Laird Drake

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Cocktails for Men Laird Drake

Oh my word!!  You had me at the polka dot ascot but then you had to go and add a cheroot!!!  ( technically it’s probably a cigar because it is indeed tapered at one end but…cheroot sounded better to me).  Add in the plain black banded watch ( in my mind it’s Cartier) and that cognac snifter and its fabulousness.  Again, the details in these collections have me obsessed.  Truly wonderful.

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

Tangier Tangerine
Constance Madssen® Doll
The East 59th® Collection
Approx. Ship Date: September
Suggested Retail: $135.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 500
Head Sculpt: Constance Madssen
Body Type: E59 1.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Platinum
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Tangier Tangerine Constance Madssen

That tangerine cocktail actually looks kind of good!  Wish it existed in real life to try!  LOVE the period accurate color explosion going on here.  I also love how Chris gives us two different looks in his designs that improves the playability and versatility of these dolls.  Well done!  That vibrant orange hat and gloves will be a favorite addition to my collection along with the yummy suit!

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen

Mai Tai Swizzle
Constance Madssen® Doll
The East 59th® Collection
Approx. Ship Date: September
Suggested Retail: $135.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 500
Head Sculpt: Constance Madssen
Body Type: E59 1.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Cream
Hair Color: Deep Auburn
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen

 ©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen ©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Mai Tai Swizzle Constance Madssen

Ok…so Mai Tai’s are a particular favorite of mine given my family and I vacation in Hawaii a lot.  It’s no surprise that the name alone had me interested.  The doll itself with her auburn locks and swooped bangs are exquisite.  I adore the boat necked striped day dress as well as the sunny short set and jacket.  Add in those fantastic wedge sandles and charm braclet and this doll has it all.  The Mai Tai helps too. 

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Turqoise Sparkler Evelyn Weaverton

Turquoise Sparkler
Evelyn Weaverton® Doll
The East 59th® Collection
Approx. Ship Date: September
Retail: $135.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 500
Head Sculpt: Evelyn Weaverton
Body Type: E59 1.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Turqoise Sparkler Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Turqoise Sparkler Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Turqoise Sparkler Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Turqoise Sparkler Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Turqoise Sparkler Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Turqoise Sparkler Evelyn Weaverton

What is it about this color?!!!  I just go gooey inside.  I am not the only one either…there have been studies done on this Tiffany blue color and it’s just one that people have a strong response to on average.  I can’t even quantify how much I love this gown .  The elegance of it plus the grace of a brunette Evelyn wearing it just makes my heart sing.  The story card for this doll states that the gold gift box is empty for a reason…there is another story there to be told.  Looks like a champagne bottle box to me .  This was first doll in the shopping cart for me from this collection but frankly…they all ended up in the cart by the end of the presentation.

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

The Americano
Evelyn Weaverton® Doll
The East 59th® Collection
Approx. Ship Date: September
Retail: $135.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 500
Head Sculpt: Evelyn Weaverton
Body Type: E59 1.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Wheat Blonde
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-The Americano Evelyn Weaverton

First question…where is the Americano cocktail??  LOL!  Guess she knocked it back and is well on her way or perhaps that is where she is headed after a day of shopping.  I have to admit, my first thought was not a cocktail but in fact a cup of “Americano” coffee when I saw the name of this doll.  Don’t judge…I’m from Seattle and coffee is a religion here.  So my thinking was a delicate cup of espresso would have been perfect here.  I’m planning on adding it.  Drinks aside, the accessories are to die for.  That Birkin bag…faint.  The shoes with the cut outs…swoon.  The additional white shirt to wear under the sheath….brilliant!!  The little box of cannoli…ok I’m done…who do I throw the money at for this doll.

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

Blue Gold
Victoire Roux™ Doll
The East 59th® Collection
Approx. Ship Date: December
Retail: $135.00 US
Available Via Dealers

Edition Size: 500
Head Sculpt: Victoire Roux 2.0 (New Sculpt!)
Body Type: E59 1.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Cream
Hair Color: Copper Penny Red
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

©2018 Integrity Toys, Inc.-East 59th Collection-Blue Gold Victoire Roux

She’s back!!  And…fortified with a bottle of fine gin. Smile

LOL…ok so I was very surprised (pleasantly so) to see Miss Victoire making her comeback before the IT convention.  Technically she will indeed arrive after the convention but to have pictures of the new face mold before the convention was nice.  I’m not sure how I am feeling about this new “updated” face mold.  She is definitely younger and I’m still trying to figure out how I feel about it.  The fashion though is wonderful!  How yummy is this brocade?!!  Absolutely love that she is a redhead in this version and coupled with this blue brocade…fabulousness.

Love the playability and wonderful accessories in this line.  The vibrant colors and rich storylines work well together.  Hats off to Mr. Chris Stoekel and his eye for details and historical couture fashion.  How he manages to translate some of the iconic 1950’s fashion trends into 1:6 scale is beyond me.  He has a gift.

Last line..Fashion Royalty Collection reveal post will be up this afternoon.

–Rebecca

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Integrity Toys 2018 Reveal: Nu.Face Counter Culture

Jessy Ayala continues at the helm of this Nu.Face line this year and collectors are thrilled.  This year he shared that India and the festival of colors were large inspiration for this years collection.  Additional inspirations were the rave culture with a touch of fetish.  All these influences came together in a rich display of colors and styles.  Jessy’s creativity continues to impress and amaze this collector. 

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

Tantric
Lukas Maverik™ Fashion Figure
NU. Face™:
The Counter-Culture Collection
Approx. Ship Date: September
Suggested Retail: $150.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 725
Head Sculpt: Lukas Maverick
Body Type: Homme 1.5 (With Disassembling Joints)
Skin Tone: Latino
Hair Color: "Buzzed Hair" Effect (Transparent Black)
Eyelashes: No
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Tantric Lucas

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

Beyond This Planet
Violaine Perrin™ Doll 
** New Character!!**
NU. Face™:
The Counter-Culture Collection
Approx. Ship Date: December
Suggested Retail: $150.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 850
Head Sculpt: Violaine 1.0 (Formerly Vanessa 2.0) New Character!
Body Type: NU. Face 3.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Platinum Blonde
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Beyond This Planet Violane Perrin

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

The Awakening
Annik Vandale™ Doll
NU. Face™:
The Counter-Culture Collection
Approx. Ship Date: December
Suggested Retail: $150.00 US
Available Via Dealers    

Edition Size: 950
Head Sculpt: Annik
Body Type: NU. Face 3.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Dark A-tone
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-The Awakening Annik Vandale

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

Supernova
Colette Duranger™ Doll
NU. Face™:
The Counter-Culture Collection
Approx. Ship Date: November
Suggested Retail: $150.00 US
Available Via IT Direct
Right-to-buy Lottery   **note**

Edition Size: 1200
Head Sculpt: Colette 1.0
Body Type: NU. Face 3.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: Sunkissed
Hair Color: Pale Honey Blonde
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Supernova Colette Duranger

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

Nirvana
Dominique Makeda™ Doll
NU. Face™:
The Counter-Culture Collection
Approx. Ship Date: December
Retail: $150.00 US
Available Via Dealers   

Edition Size: 950
Head Sculpt: Dominique 2.0
Body Type: NU. Face 3.0
Foot Sculpt: High-heeled
Skin Tone: FR Black
Hair Color: Dark Caramel
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied
Quickswitch: No

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

©2018 Integrity Toys Inc., Nu.Face Counter-Culture Collection-Nirvana Dominique Makeda

Wow!!  Festival of colors is definitely represented here!  As with the previous The Industry collection, I again give credit to the designer for his attention to the details.  The plethora of jewelry and the addition of interesting glasses is a plus.  While this collection does not fit in with what I personally collect, I can appreciate the thoughtful and cohesive designing that went into this collection.  I love that Jessy paired these very edgy designs with soft facial screenings on many of the ladies.  I also loved the very edgy screenings on Annik and Violaine. 

I would also like to take a moment and say a big “Thank You!” to the marketing department and their decision to include images with more natural lighting on the closeups and accessories.  That really makes a difference to buyers and it was thoughtful to include them.  I loved the edgy lighting …very clublike…on bulk of the images but I really appreciated that they included normal light shots for those collectors that were interested in buying and wanted to see the true colors of the makeup and accessories.  Thank you!

Next up will be my 2 favorite lines in the reveal on Saturday…East 59th and Fashion Royalty.  Expect those emails in the next 15 minute and half hour.

–Rebecca


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


Doll Photography and Blogging: The Set

This one is the fun one…or at least I think it is.  It’s about the diorama photos and all those little details.  If set building for a photo is not your thing…this might not be your favorite episode.  For me, this is the joy of what I do…creating that story and scene.  Hope you walk away with a new idea or way to make your photos or collecting more fun and meaningful.

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Don’t forget to upgrade to hi-def and full screen in bottom right corner of video.

 

–Rebecca


Doll Photography and Blogging: Light

So I attempt to do every Friday but some days…it will be later.  This weeks mini segment is about light and how important it is when taking an image.  Hope you all enjoy!  Don’t forget to click on the HD button in bottom right of video to get high quality video and use the other button in bottom right of screen to get full screen.

20160802 presentation

 

 

–Rebecca


The Elyse Chronicles: Red Sparrow

Ok…so I couldn’t just leave this Elyse with just a Barbie makeover shot.   I also wanted to show her in a more sophisticated look than the white and black sundress she came in.  I was having some difficulty coming up with a different look for her and received some inspiration from an unlikely place…the current book I was reading.

Model:  Jason Wu 10th Anniversary Doll “Nordstrom Exclusive”

Dress, cape, shoes, jewelry: Star Power Vanessa by  Integrity Toys

Hat: Dimitha

Muff: Bogue’s Vogues

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -The Elyse Chronicles:Red Sparrow

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -The Elyse Chronicles:Red Sparrow

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -The Elyse Chronicles:Red Sparrow

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -The Elyse Chronicles:Red Sparrow

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio -The Elyse Chronicles:Red Sparrow

–Rebecca


The Elyse Chronicles: The B Word

For this installment of the Elyse Chronicles and my homage to the 10th Anniversary Jason Wu dolls, I’m using the Nordstrom’s Elyse.  This doll was an exclusive release from the upscale retailer Nordstrom. 

©2018 Inside The fashion Doll Studio- The Elyse Chronicles:The B Word

Ok come on….when the first images of this doll were released…even though many of us are Integrity Toys collectors…we all thought it…Barbie.

She looks a whole like like Miss Babs with the hairstyle and bright red lips, nails and toes.   Given that, I just had to do this next set of photos.  I just had to.

©2018 Inside The fashion Doll Studio- The Elyse Chronicles:The B Word

 

©2018 Inside The fashion Doll Studio- The Elyse Chronicles:The B Word

©2018 Inside The fashion Doll Studio- The Elyse Chronicles:The B Word

–Rebecca


The Elyse Chronicles: La Vie en Rose

The first doll released from the Jason Wu 10th Anniversary collection was the La Vie en Bleu Elyse.  The option to purchase her was given to each 2016 Integrity Toys Convention attendee.

©2016 Integrity Toys La Vie en Blue

©2016 Integrity Toys La Vie en Blue

So in keeping with  the theme I started, since she came to us originally in an evening look, I thought to put her in a daywear look.  I looked no further than a new uber chic suit I received from Etsy designer and seller HoangAnhKhoi.

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-La Vie en Rose

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-La Vie en Rose

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-La Vie en Rose

And what blog post called “La Vie en Rose” could not include a link to this…

 


The Elyse Chronicles: Daywear to Nightwear

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - The Elyse Chronicles Daywear to Nightwear

©2017 Bergdorf Goodman

The Bergdorf Goodman Elsye in the navy pants and yellow and navy sweater is clearly a daywear look.  To me it is VERY Sonya Rykiel and while I loved the turban on the real life fashion, I don’t feel it translated well to 1/6 scale. 

©2010 Vogue 2011 Spring RTW Jason Wu

Perhaps the turban will be put to good use elsewhere in my collection…that remains to be seen but…I needed to transform this Elyse from daywear to eveningwear.

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - The Elyse Chronicles Daywear to Nightwear

Talk about DRAMA!

Model: Bergdorf Goodman Elyse Navy Pant

Gown: And Another Thing Kyori gift set by Integrity Toys

Jewelry and Shoes: Malefique Elyse

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - The Elyse Chronicles Daywear to Nightwear

©2018 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio - The Elyse Chronicles Daywear to Nightwear

Love the short slicked back hairstyle and the facial screening on this one. 

-Rebecca


Poetic Beauty Enters the Studio

Things have been crazy busy at ITFDS since July.  Since the National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention, I have been in production mode for the Integrity Toys convention and that left very little time for anything else…taking photos or blogging.  I need to work out a better schedule…. obviously! 

In the craziness that was August through July, there were some very high points for my collection.  One such moment was when I won the opportunity to purchase the Poetic Beauty Lilith and Eden gift set. 

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. - Poetic Beauty Eden

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc.- Poetic Beauty Lilith

They are inspired, I believe, by the 2016 Pre fall Louis Vuitton collection..feel free to check out the photos in my original post about these dolls.  Eden/Lilith is one of my all time favorite face molds and the fact that this gift set was offered in this lottery made me both excited and filled with anxiety.  This was a lottery I REALLY wanted to win.  I consider myself very lucky to have succeeded in this and was able to purchase.

I adore the facial screening on these dolls and the clothing was edgy, current and perfect for these young sister characters.  The real highlight, however, in this set were the accessories.

©2017 Integrity Toys Inc. - Poetic Beauty Eden and Lilith gift set accessories

It wasn’t the fact that you got 2 Louis Vuitton inspired purses but THE SHOES and those tasseled earrings.  The execution and attention to detail on these accessories also deserves special comment.  Really well done people…exceptional. 

And…since the name of this gift set was Poetic Beauty…I had to  pull out some Lord Byron….had to do it.

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poetic Beauty Enters the Studio

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poetic Beauty Enters the Studio

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poetic Beauty Enters the Studio

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poetic Beauty Enters the Studio

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poetic Beauty Enters the Studio

©2017 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio-Poetic Beauty Enters the Studio

This set is one of IT’s best in my humble opinion.  I adore every aspect of it so I will let Lord Byron finish this post with,

“And all that’s best of dark and bright

Meet in her aspect and her eyes; “

Winking smile-Rebecca