Some winter coats for Mamzelle de Paris!

Hi Dolly Friends!

Just a quick note to let you know I haven’t forgotten about Mamzelle de Paris!  It’s December and this girl needs appropriate outerwear!  I’m posting these in my Etsy shop , Matilda Pink.  As a special gift, you’ll also receive a pair of faux leather white boots with the purchase of each coat.  After all, it’s hard finding footwear for this girl!

 

Cheers and Dolly Hugs!

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Patience by Wilde Imagination….my thoughts

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If you’re reading this blog, you already get it.  I’m into big eyed dolls and the sixties in general.  I’m usually all about the vintage doll, but I’ve been looking at Wilde Imagination’s Patience doll and quite frankly, she’s become a new muse for me.  She’s just the right mix of Audrey Hepburn and Colleen Corby.  If you’re not familiar with Colleen Corby, you’ll want to google her.  She was one of the most adorable teen models of the mod era:

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When I see Patience, I see that quintessential teen model of the 1960’s.  She’s all fresh faced and innocent with just the right mix of zany.  Patience really has personality and possibility galore and I’ve spent a little bit of my free time playing with just that.  I hope you like what I’ve come up with, and what’s more, I hope that you are able get a little Patience of your own!

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Help! My Furga Girls need new eyelashes!

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Here is Sylvie, sans eye lashes (see the sad temporary lashes behind her).

If you like fashion dolls from the sixties, you are probably familiar with Alta Moda S Girls  produced by the Italian company Furga.  These elegant 17-inch tall beauties had fabulous wardrobes and accessories.  Their hair could be coiffed in fun styles and they all had very distinct eye lashes.  Some might find these lashes bizarre, but what ever your feelings about them, they are an important part of their unique charm.  These wonky lashes might have caused some consternation with the original owners of the dolls, because it is common to find a doll today with her lashes cut or removed.  But how do you replace those crazy, long, floss-like lashes? Continue reading