Getting ready to return to school means some new clothes for you and your American doll. Perfect for back to school and the cooler weather are classic hooded shirts…the hoodie! We have some great choices in great colors and fabrics. Our light weight hoodies SPHD come in 4 super colors: White SPHD-WH, hot pink SPHD-HP, lime green SPHD-LM and navy SPHD-NV. These are made of a light weight interlock fabric so they are just perfect for layering. Throw over a cami or tank for a great look. If you are looking for a a heavier weight hoodie, try our gray hoodie SPHD-GY. This piece is made for your doll to wear over a tank or as a jacket as the weather gets cooler. You could also tuck it into your doll’s gym bag to wear after a good work out. All of these hoodies provide a wonderful way to mix and match separates within your American doll’s wardrobe.
What’s more comfortable than your doll’s favorite polo shirt? We’ve taken the traditional polo shirt, made it a tad longer and added some kicky pleats to make a fabulous dress SH-PDC. The pink textured cotton dress has long sleeves and the polo collar is contrasting berry pink with a black accent stripe. These colors are repeated in the crown/heart embroidered logo on the front. FREE with purchase is a pair of tech sneakers in pink and silver, STE-PK. These shoes are a mesh fabric with silver trim along the top, heel and toe. There is a pull tab detail in the back for some added detail. This is the perfect dress when your American Girl® heads back to school or steps out with family for dinner and a movie. (through 9/2/11)
We are continuing to roll out more fabulous back to school fashions at My Doll’s Life®. This week, there are 2 new style tops for your doll’s back to school wardrobe. Both styles feature fashion forward accents to basic designs. First, are our newest tank tops, SPST-BY and SPST-GY. These basic tanks have a great new look with ribbed fabric and matching sequin trim along the neckline, straps and hem. The gentle “V” neck is an added design change as is the surge stitching across the front. Each has a hook and loop closure down the back for easy dressing. The second new style is a short sleeve tee shirt in the latest heather colored fabrics. These shirts, SPVS come in 4 great fashion colors: heather fuchsia, heather green, heather blue and heather purple. Not only do the heather fabrics update this basic T, but they also feature a “V” neck with white surge stitching along the neckline, sleeves and hem. In addition, there is a delicate white embroidered design on the chest. Both of these new designs will have your American doll looking great and in style as you and she head off to begin a new school year.
This is a very exciting time for many American Doll collectors. Back to School for many young collectors and a quiet home for those older collectors! Either way, checking out all of the latest clothing trends is so much fun. While you might be getting some new clothes for your wardrobe, why not consider a few for your American Girl doll too! This week’s Outfit of the Week is a fantastic set that can be worn together or used to mix and match with other pieces in your doll’s wardrobe! DRDM-RB is a 2 piece set that includes a red plaid top with a dark denim skirt. The blouse is a longer length, has a gentle “V” neckline and princess sleeves. The empire waistline is accented with a navy fabric that is repeated in a single layer ruffle down the front of the blouse. Four red decorative buttons add a touch of sophistication. A hook and loop closure down the back allows for easy dressing. The short denim skirt has a classic design with back pockets and double pockets on the front and has a hook and loop “fly” closure. All of the stitching is done in red to compliment the shirt. FREE WITH PURCHASE is a matching pair of red plaid ballerina flats SPL-RD with a darling bow on top. Match this with a mini-backpack in the same red plaid DNBP-RP for a totally fantastic back to school look. (backpack not included) (Offer good through 8/26/11)
As we get closer to September, all of us at My Doll’s Life®, are all about the Back to School looks for your American dolls. We have so many adorable new separates that will be just perfect to mix and match, creating endless choices for you and your dolls. Brand new to us are cotton knit sport shorts SPHS that come in 3 colors: heather gray, white and hot pink. The waist band can be worn up or folded down and each pair comes adorned with an embroidered sweetheart on the left leg. The leg openings are not notched, so your doll can wear these for working out or just hanging out! How about striped T-shirts to wear with these shorts or paired with jeans, skirts, or pants! SPVST is a short sleeved t-shirt that comes in 4 different color stripes: yellow/white, lavender/white, lime green/white, and gray/white. This shirt has a “V” neckline with a darling bow detail on the left side. The bows match the color of the stripe and compliment the solid color trim along the neckline. These colors are terrific for summer and into the new school year.
Look how much fun these American Girl dolls are having! This information was compliments of Laura E. on behalf of Citi. I appreciate your sharing this with those interested in American Doll Blogs!
“This past Tuesday at The Grove in Los Angeles the American Girl dolls were looking stylish on the red carpet for the launch of Citi and The Grove’s Passport to Savings program, a first for Citi. The American Girl dolls were handing over the Citibank Passport to Savings, which offers Grove shoppers exclusive benefits and special incentives at any of The Grove’s stores including restaurants and cafes. And special bonus: Citi cardmembers can look forward to gifts with purchase or complimentary refreshments at participating locations through the end of September. “
Now is the time for all American sports enthusiasts to get in gear! We have baseball, soccer and now football is beginning! Not only is the professional league getting geared up, but school teams and community teams are getting ready for the gridiron! If you and your American Girl are passionate spectators, this week’s Outfit of the Week will be just perfect! If you’re donning a team jersey, you can dress your 18” doll as the team cheerleader. This cheerleader outfit DRCO is a 3 piece outfit featuring navy, white and gold. The long sleeve top is navy and white with gold “V” banding across the chest. The hook and loop closure will make it very easy to dress your doll. The skirt features white pleats, a navy waistband and the same gold “V” detail across the hips. It also has a hook and loop closure in the back. When your doll shakes the navy and gold pom-poms, the team will no doubt, get fired up! FREE WITH PURCHASE is a pair of trendy navy canvas sneakers S3-NV. These shoes feature a capped toe and contrasting banding along the soles. Add a pair of scrunchy socks DNSS in either white or gold (not included) and you are ready to SCORE!!! (through 8/19/11
Getting ready to go back to school is an exciting time. Lots of new things…possibly a new school, new friends, new bus, and best of all…new clothes. Over the next few weeks, I will be introducing lots of new 18” doll clothing, shoes and accessories that will be perfect for your American Girl® doll. Our newest addition is shoes! Our polliwog sandals have been so popular that we are now offering an adorable twist on that style shoe. Ballerina polliwogs have the same heart cut outs as our original polliwogs, and feature a full shoe with a contrasting strap and flower decoration on the top. Each flower is embellished with a clear jewel making it just glisten and sparkle. With 8 different color combinations, the possibilities to coordinate these shoes with your doll’s outfits are almost endless.
Staying fit seems to be a national mantra. Eating healthy and keeping physically active is vital for all of us. There are lots of ways to stay active…especially in the warmer weather. What do you do for physical activity in wintertime? If you are not the outdoor type, why not try yoga! It is a wonderful way to stretch tone and strengthen your body in any climate! While you are practicing your sun salutations, your American doll can join you while wearing SH-GT-YP, Yoga pants and tank top. This outfit is a 2 piece set that features turquoise blue knit yoga –style pants with a lime green waistband. The word LOVE is written down one pant leg in boldly colored block letters. The coordinating lime green, ribbed tank top has rhinestones around the neckline. This outfit can be worn for other casual activities and since it is 2 pieces, you can always mix and match it with other separates in your 18” doll’s wardrobe. FREE WITH PURCHASE is a pair of hot pink pollywog sandals- SSPW-HP which you will find are your doll’s go to shoes! Namaste! (through 8/12/11)
Are you excited about the football season getting underway? For those of you who were wondering what September-February would be like without football, you can push those thoughts out of your mind! To celebrate, why not have a pre-season tail gate gathering to celebrate! Your American doll can dress up as a team cheerleader in any one of our cheerleader outfits: DRCO, DRCO-RN, DRCO-PK, 15-CO. What’s your favorite grid-iron food? I have a team favorite appetizer that I would love to share with all of you. It is easy to assemble and always a winner! Enjoy…and Go Team!
Buffalo Chicken Dip:
8oz cream cheese
½ C blue cheese dressing
½ hot sauce
½ C crumbled blue cheese
2 (12.5 oz) canned chicken or 2-3 C shredded rotisserie chicken
Dipping chips and/or crackers
Soften Cream cheese and combine all ingredients together. Bake in an oven proof dish at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes. Serve with your favorite dipping chip or cracker.