Special Sundays: Madrid Fashion Doll Show


With all the exciting news coming out of Milan during the Italian Doll Convention, we wanted to remind you that Madrid also hosts a wonderful event in September 12-14, coinciding with Madrid Fashion Week! Although today is the deadline for early registration, you can still register for this event by clicking here. The theme is La Dolce Vita, and the organizers promise to host a grand time for attendees. Check out their website by clicking here.


Special Sundays: Gone With The Wind 75th Anniversary at Mattel

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Images are surfacing of the new 75th Anniversary Scarlett and Rhett dolls – beautiful renderings, indeed! These will display nicely with your red Scarlett dress collection, as we reported here.


We’re also thrilled to report the new Barbie Look releases #5-#8 – beauties, all four! Remember, the gray gown #6, is a retailer exclusive.


Images are from Mattel, but they are not appearing on BarbieCollector.com as of yet.

Special Sundays: May The Fourth Be With You…


Today is ‘Star Wars Day‘, and with recent announcements regarding the upcoming Episode VII releasing in Dec 2015, Star Wars fans everywhere are joyous. The new film, headed by J.J. Abrams, will take place thirty years from the end of Return of The Jedi, and will feature Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and actors portraying R2D2, C3P0 and Chewbacca (Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and Peter Mayhew, respectively). It’s an exciting time for The Force…so create joyous celebrations, you will…


On this May the Fourth, we celebrate fantastic dolls that have been inspired by Star Wars – click on any of the images to take you to that fan’s website to learn more…and may the Force be with you…




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Special Sundays: World Of 3A


Thanks to our friend, The Shugster (Shuga-Shug), we became enlightened to the World Of 3A – these are extraordinary figures – breaking norms…and crossing lines that are fascinating and new. Whether you call them dolls or action figures…are more simply, art3A has an edge in designing a true point-of-view. Check out their website (click here) or jump to Tomorrow Kings collection here, or Isobelle Pascha collection here, those featured in this post.

World of Isobelle Pascha

World of Isobelle Pascha

World of Isobelle Pascha

World of Isobelle Pascha

Tomorrow Kings

Tomorrow Kings

Tomorrow Kings

Tomorrow Kings

Special Sundays: Congratulations, Grant-A-Wish!

2014 GAW Exclusive -  image from Dutch Barbie World

2014 GAW Exclusive – image from Dutch Barbie World

dollbid would like to send a shout out and CONGRATS to the folks at Grant-A-Wish Fund Convention for another successful convention. This 25th Anniversary Convention was full of surprises, beauty and BARBIE! The one-of-a-kind auction raised over $38,000 and displayed truly stunning dolls from such well-known artists as Linda Kyaw of Mattel, Ninimomo and Magia 2000, amongst others. Congratulations to the lucky few who took home these treasures!

We followed the convention via our friends at Dutch Barbie World and GAW’s Facebook page…check them out!

Special Sundays: SUPERDOLL Save-The-Date for CHALK WHITE


Mark your calendars now, friends…Superdoll of London is bringing their Chalk White Exhibit to Los Angeles this August 1, 2014. The exhibit promises to be a true testament of fashion and visual artistry to fascinate and thrill. This is the 2014 ticket to have…so make a point to start arranging your visit.

For Launch inquiries, click here. For Press inquiries, click here. And for Breakout Event inquiries, click here