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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Well, there’s no denying that within the next 2 weeks, school will be back in session, summer will be over so why not celebrate with a great back to school look for your American doll. DRTSD-BK is a 2 piece set that will have your doll looking fabulous. The berry colored tunic length top is accented with a gently gathered scoop neckline and a matching colored satin bow off to the side. The soft fabric allows the long sleeves to be worn scrunched up or worn down to the wrists. A hook and loop closure allows for easy dressing. To complete this set; a pair of black leggings that features black sequin trim at the ankle. This bit of sparkle makes this outfit a hit. FREE with purchase is a pair of berry jeweled ballerina flats S1LJ-BY. Another pop of glitz and your American girl will be out the door looking confident and fashionable. (good through 8/30/12)
Back to school means new notebooks, pens and pencils and of course, some new outfits to start the school year! This new 2 piece skirt set is just the perfect look. DRNFT-RP features a ribbed long sleeve navy tee shirt. Details include a white faux cami and a trio of plaid flowers on the shoulder. The plaid is repeated in the tiered skirt that has a dropped waistband and surge stitching details along the tiers. Skirts are everywhere and your American doll will be fashion forward in this outfit! We also have some matching shoes SPL-RD and a mini backpack DNBP-RP that will complete this look. Going back to school is exciting and so is this new look for your 18″ doll
Getting your American girl ready to go back to school? In addition to school supplies, you and your 18″ doll may need a few new outfits to compliment your current wardrobe. DRGPS-LP might be one to consider…since it will also come with a pair of free shoes and features an animal print skirt, which is a huge look for fashions this fall. The skirt is a brown and white giraffe print, A-line style with a hook and loop closure down the back. The pink cotton interlock shirt sports many details that are also very fashion forward for this season. The front placket and collar is made from layers of ruffled fabric with 4 pink buttons. The long sleeves can be worn down or scrunched up for a more casual look. A hook and loop closure down the back of the shirt allows for easy dressing. Free footwear includes a pair of SRS-LP, pink ballet slippers with a bit of shimmer and a darling bow on top. Your doll will be ready to get back to school with this fabulous fashion look. The matching purse, DNP-GF can be purchased separately. (good through 8/24/12)
Are you a “lefty”? Hard to tell if your American girl is right or left handed, but for those of us who are left hand dominant, today is our day to celebrate! Yes, that’s right. August 13th is proclaimed as Left Handers Day! With it’s very own website http://www.lefthandersday.com declares the challanges of being left handed in a “righty’s” world! So go ahead and rearrange your workspace with staplers, phones, and tape dispensers on the left! Put all of your clothes facing the opposite way in your closet! Celebrate your right to be left!
The end of the summer is rapidly approaching. You and your American doll will be getting in as much swim time as possible. This week’s Outfit of the Week will keep her cool and looking great. DRTYD is a lemon yellow terry cloth cover up/dress that can be worn several different ways. The cinched elastic top piece can be worn as a dress and bathing suit cover up or worn at your doll’s waist for a totally casual skirt. The yellow color is bright and cheerful and the terry fabric is soft and comfortable. FREE with purchase is SFF-HP, a pair of hot pink foam sandals with contrasting pink flowers on top. (flowers differ slightly from photo) This is a fun look to close the summer! Enjoy (offer good through 8/17/12)
Every 18 in doll needs a great looking jacket to top off an outfit. What better look than this new piece SPJJ-RF. This is no ordinary denim jacket. The front darts offer a contemporary tailored look. The ruffle details at the collar and hem allow this piece to be worn with everything from casual capris to a fancy maxi dress. The darker denim is contrasted with gold stitching and brass snaps, that actually cover the hook and loop closure. Front patch pockets add some additional details to this great jacket. This is a perfect accessory for your American doll to wear now and all through the fall!
Summer time and family time go hand in hand. Whether you and your doll are strolling the boardwalk on your family vacation or visiting a museum, your American girl will be able to wear this week’s Outfit of the Week! DREWD-LV is a dress with a very contemporary look. The lavender ribbed sleeveless top has a short zipper with ruffles on either side. The grey interlock skirt is gently gathered and will fall right above your doll’s knee. These are joined together with a wide, black elastic waistband which gives the appearance of a belted set. A hook and loop closure down the back allows for easy dressing of your doll. FREE with purchase is a pair of jeweled silver sandals SJF-SL. What a great look for your special doll for all those special times spent with her family.
Olympics are in full gear snd you and your American doll might be watching all weekend. What is your favorite event? If it is gymnastics, you can dress your doll in one of our gymnastics outfits: DRGL-LV or DRGLJ-AQ and put a spring in her step that will make her flip! If equestrian events are your “cup of tea” DRRO might be perfect for your 18″ doll. If you “love” tennis, DRTD will be a perfect match! Enjoy the games!