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Reckless Smoke and Mirrors

No…I’m not doing a current political climate op-ed.  WClub members woke up to some much anticipated and exciting news.  The highly anticipated lottery for Trouble Eden was announced.   That alone would have people anxious and excited.

©2016 Integrity Toys, Inc. Reckless collection

©2016 Integrity Toys, Inc. Trouble Eden

This was to be the final installment of the NU.Face™ Reckless collection….or so we thought.   Integrity Toys and the WClub kicked up the heat however with their lottery announcement by adding the mother of all ginsu cutting knife moments.

But Wait There’s  More!!

Many collectors were lamenting the fact that this Eden would be a lottery.  It appears that the WClub was listening because they offered up a consolation prize to beat all consolation prizes for lovers of the twins.  Yep…you guessed it, the WClub members were given the option to purchase ( purchase not another lottery!) a companion Lilith doll to this Eden…and she has left this collector with her jaw on the floor.

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Smoke & Mirrors
Lilith™ Dressed Doll
The NU. Face™ Collection
W CLUB EXCLUSIVE
Approximate Ship Date: Late Summer 2017
Limited Edition Size: TBD (Edition size will be based on total amount of pre-orders.)
Suggested Retail Price: $140.00
 
***IT DIRECT / W CLUB EXCLUSIVE*** **IMPORTANT**
THIS DOLL WILL NOT BE SOLD THROUGH IT DEALERS!
 
 
Doll Tech Specs
 
Head Sculpt: Lilith
Body Type: NU. Face 2.0 (With Waist Joint)
Skintone: Cream
Hair Color: Smoky Silver
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied
Quickswitch: No

©2017 Integrity Toys, Inc. Smoke and Mirrors Lilith

©2017 Integrity Toys, Inc. Smoke and Mirrors Lilith

©2017 Integrity Toys, Inc. Smoke and Mirrors Lilith

©2017 Integrity Toys, Inc. Smoke and Mirrors Lilith

©2017 Integrity Toys, Inc. Smoke and Mirrors Lilith

Another home run from the new kid on the block at Integrity Toys…Jessy Ayala!!  Love her from head to toe Jessy.  I have only one phrase for you sir…

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…well…maybe we are Winking smile

-Rebecca


That Holiday Feeling

I did manage to take a few photos here recently that I have been waiting to share.  Hope everyone is maintaining an even strength this holiday season.  Recently the Integrity Toys WClub held another lottery for a much coveted Poppy Parker Doll.  Her name is “That Holiday Feeling”

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While her edition size was a whopping 800, it still wasn’t enough to satisfy demand for this popular brand.  There were many left wanting a chance to buy this pretty lady.  I was lucky enough to be picked this time around but I am sad about it because I wish ,à la Oprah, there were “Poppy’s for everyone!”  It got me to thinking about all the fabulous Poppy’s that are already out there and I decided to do a holiday photo shoot with one of my recent favorites.  I know it doesn’t bring “That Holiday Feeling” home to everyone but maybe it will bring a little bit of Holiday Poppy into your home.

Model:  Especially for You Poppy Parker

Gown:  Go Red For Women Barbie® Doll

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

And…because I was having fun with photoshop and I am sad to not be going to Paris any time soon….

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

** A special note of thanks to Ms. “H” for making this dress wearable on Poppy Parker Winking smile


It’s ITBE time for the WClub

If you are an Integrity Toys’ Basic Edition fan and a WClub member,  you are a happy camper right now.  Hopefully you are a lucky happy camper.  Integrity  announced a quartet of new additions to the ITBE line and they will be available only to the WClub members.  They will also be available via lottery only.  I have not wandered into the ITBE tidal pool….yet.  This time I may have to dip my toe in for one

Ok WClub members, you have until  Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 Noon ET (New York Time) to enter the lottery for these.

Second Skin
Basic Edition Dressed Doll
IT Direct Exclusive
Limited Edition of 300 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $75.00 USD
Estimated Ship Date: Once "right to buy" lottery ends (in-stock March 2014)

Body Type: Old FR Body with Larger Bust
Head Sculpt: Vanessa 1.0
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: A-Tone
Hair Color: Deep Brunette
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied

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source:  www.intetritytoys.com

Morning Dove
Basic Edition Dressed Doll
IT Direct Exclusive
Limited Edition of 300 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $75.00 USD
Estimated Ship Date: Once "right to buy" lottery ends (in-stock March 2014)

Body Type: Old FR Body with Larger Bust
Head Sculpt: Kyori 1.0
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: FR Black
Hair Color: Raven
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied

ITBE Morning Dove

source:  www.integritytoys.com

Red Strike
Basic Edition Dressed Doll
IT Direct Exclusive
Limited Edition of 300 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $75.00 USD
Estimated Ship Date: Once "right to buy" lottery ends (in-stock March 2014)

Body Type: FR Monogram
Head Sculpt: Janay
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: Miami
Hair Color: Shimmering Blond
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied

ITBE Red Strike

source: http://www.Integritytoys.com

Night Strike
Basic Edition Dressed Doll
IT Direct Exclusive
Limited Edition of 300 Dolls
Suggested Retail Price: $75.00 USD
Estimated Ship Date: Once "right to buy" lottery ends (in-stock March 2014) 

Body Type: FR Monogram
Head Sculpt: FR Monogram
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Silver
Eyelashes: Yes

ITBE Night Strike

source:  www.Integritytoys.com

What can I say…I am a sucker for the monograms.  Even though Integrity has retired this line, it is great to see them pop up in another iteration from time to time.  Thank you Integrity Toys!


A Wonderful Evening

Evening in Montreal Victoire has arrived and she is a stunner!  I knew I was going to love this lady by her promo shots.  The actual doll does not disappoint.  I shared some quick shots of this lady on my Flickr account but managed to take some better shots yesterday in the sunshine. 

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

© 2014 Inside The Fashion Doll Studio

I adore this magnetic pin!  It makes it sooo much easier to place AND no chance that it will leave a hole in delicate fabric.  Smart choice Integrity!


Victoire Roux–A New WClub Lottery

Integrity introduced a new character as part of their IT Direct Exclusive line at convention last year.  Her name is Victoire Roux and everything about her is what I like to collect.  In particular the clothing is all about the classic lines of the 1940’s and 50’s.   This lovely Ms. Victoire will be offered up via lottery and based on the feedback from the boards, many are entering for the chance to buy.  I don’t even think I had to think about this one….my hands were on the keys to enter this lottery before I even finished reading the email from the WClub.   Ohhhh how I hope I win the chance to purchase this lovely lady.  If not, I will be begging….oh yes….I will be begging.

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Victoire Roux™ Dressed Doll
IT Direct Exclusive
Suggested Retail Price: $125.00 US
Limited Edition of 285 Dolls Worldwide

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Giselle is a Glam Addict

I was so excited to win the opportunity to buy this lovely, lovely lady.  She really has exceeded my expectations in every way.  I love the sleek hairstyle, pale skin tone, red lips with the raven black hair and green eyes.  Absolutely gorgeous.  The black and white print sheath fits well and I like it paired with the red accent belt.  The set comes with three pairs of shoes, an extra belt, two purses, fur stole, jewelry set and hat. 

The black shoes are a bit big for her feet but I made them work for the photos.  I have yet to try the red or the pink shoes on but look forward to trying those out.  I love the hammered silver bracelet.  It is exactly like Luminous Kyori’s but in silver tone instead of gold.  The pink/black and cream toned purse is TO DIE FOR. 

LE 300 Fashion Royalty “Glam Addict” Giselle

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W Club Giselle Exclusive!

Wow!  Integrity Toys is really pulling out all the stops this year.  I have been a W Club member for the last four years and have never seen so many amazing things coming from Integrity this early in the year.  We received a plethora of information on new dolls from IDEX a few short weeks ago and now the W Club members have the chance to win the opportunity to buy a limited exclusive raven haired Giselle.  She has a hat…so that means I want her LOL!  To be honest…I know there are a few devoted Giselle face mold collectors out there and I really hope you guys get her first…that is only fair.  If this lady were a Poppy, FR2 or a Monogram…I know you all would wish the same for me.

This is  being called a “European Exclusive” and is going through LaureBelle Couture(http://www.laurebellecouture.com/)…. but don’t try to contact them to get this exclusive…it’s lottery only…through the W Club.   Not quite sure why it is being touted as a “European Exclusive” .  To me this looks just like a W Club lottery .  The doll is beautiful and she comes with a variety of shoes and accessories.  This gets her labeled as a  “Giftset”.

*** Photos are property of Integrity Toys, Inc. ***

Item # 82038

Glam Addict
Giselle D. Dressed Doll
Laurebelle Couture Exclusive
Suggest Retail Price: $150.00 US
Limited Edition of 300 Dolls Worldwide

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If you are a W Club member, you have until February 14th 10:00AM CST to enter the lottery.


Come home to Mama…..

When I attended the Fashion Royalty convention in October this year, they previewed a doll that was going to be available later in the year by lottery to interested WClub members.  It was a beautiful blonde doll with the old Veronique facemold on a FR2 body wearing an amazing purple gown with accessories and a fabulous updo.  The lottery was held Monday the 19th and I am happy to report that I won the right to purchase one of these beauties.  I hate lotteries because I never seem to win any and I am glad that everyone who entered the lottery seemed to have won the right to purchase.  I am hoping she will be shipping soon!!

10th Anniversary “Forever” Veronique

*Photos are property of Integrity Toys*

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Renegade Dasha is in the House!

I did not win the right to purchase this lovely lady in the lottery but thanks to a fellow collector and a fabulous trade, Renegade Dasha is in the house!  I really love the styling of this particular FR Squared Dasha.  She is very sophisticated and sleek.  Yes, the half bun half ponytail hairstyle is a bit of a mystery but it is fairly easy to work around.  I really like the blond hair, pale skin and red, red lips.  She seemed to me like she needed a sleek and sophisticated backdrop so I imagined her at a swanky wine bar with a lovely merlot.  We live in wine country  so I will use wine many times for my props.

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Renegade Dasha!

Integrity Toys has a new doll in their Fashion Royalty Squared line and she is drop dead gorgeous. She just screams old style Hollywood glamour to me.   She has an issue size of 300 and will only be available to the lucky people who win the chance to purchase her in a W Club lottery.  Yes, I purchased a lottery ticket and YES I hope to win the chance to purchase her.  I love everything about this lovely lady but I particularly love the fashion and accessories.  Lucky winners will be selected on or around Monday, March 28th.  I will be sitting on pins and needles with many others that day.  My luck at lotteries has been really bad as of late.  My philosophy has been and continues to be that if a doll is meant to be in my collection, it will be.  If it is not meant to be…well…then it just isn’t.  Win or lose..she is a winner for being just so gorgeous!

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