Toy manufacturers produced many different items in 1973, from Walkie Talkies to Silly Putty to Hoppity Hops. That year, Barbie Doll's "mod" cousin Francie had a new curly hairstyle and a number of new outfits.
Mattel produced the original Francie Doll, Barbie’s “mod” cousin, for ten years; 1966 through 1975 (although the doll continued to sell in 1976 and 1977). Francie Doll was still popular in the mid 1970s but she received fewer clothing line additions in 1974 and 1975 than she had in previous years.
All about the Barbie Pin-Up Girls Collection, Way Out West Barbie (Gold Label), with details about her makeup, clothing, and accessories. High-quality photographs are included.
Barbie has had a multitude of designers create her closet for her. Learn about some of the biggest names in Barbie fashion from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Introduced in 1959, Barbie Doll’s popularity, as well as the number of outfits and accessories available, soared in the 1960s. 1965 was a high-fashion year!
Her first name, McKenna, was announced on the American Girl Cruise in November. Early on we found out she was a ten year old gymnast in 4th grade living in Seattle, WA. We've got a sneak peek of both the first book cover and the McKenna 18" doll....
This hub contains facts about Pullip dolls and its history.
Children love to take these dolls apart to uncover the secrets inside. Adults love to collect them.
I'm a long time fan of the Russian Matryoshka nesting doll. The Russian doll sets appeal to me as something feminine, historical and cultural. They're pretty too. I've found all sorts of doll sets in various themes and mediums - not just the standard wooden doll any more.
While Daruma dolls are mostly male, some Japanese localities have female ones, known as “ehime daruma” or “princess daruma. They are considered good luck talismans by the Japanese.