Filipina Dolls

This morning I dropped by Robinsons Galleria to undwind with my sister, I remember seeing souvenir dolls in their Philippine Crafts section last year, so I thought of checking them out if they’re still there because I was impressed with the details of their costumes, they’re quite bigger than Barbie. 

20170813_133341

Anyway, here are the dolls that I saw.  They have their own stand, and they represent different Philippine Ethnic Costumes for women,  they are tagged at around Php630.00 I think, so that’s about $12.35 and they are smaller than Barbie, maybe 10 inches.  I’m not sure if their bodies are hollow plastic,  the molded hands seemed ok and well defined, although they all have the same facial expression,  I love their outfit!  I was thinking of getting the Mandaya and Yakan Bride, but I don’t have the budget 😉

Early 19th Century Baro’t Saya

20170813_132701

THE BAGOBO

THE MANDAYA

THE YAKAN BRIDE

20170813_132653

THE MARANAO

She’s a Folkloric Dancer, I forgot to take a picture of the back of her box, so I’m not sure who she is.  She’s the only dancer among the souvenir dolls.  I’m sure there are other types, but they’re not available.

I do not have the link to their website, created by Philcrafts, Inc.

Below is one of their Collector Edition, she’s beautiful!  I forgot to check the price.

And then there are some that are really just for display.

Advertisements

Bob Mackie Not Only for Barbie!

Since I’ve already started posting about dolly outfits and designer gowns (to which I only have a few) I might as well include this famous icon from the Disney World! 

2000 MILLENNIUM MINNIE BY BOB MACKIE!

20170611_152110

I’m giving her the limelight now, she does have the right to be posted here, after all, this line have been tagged by Disney as a fashion doll.  She stands 11.5″ tall, moveable arms, legs and head.

I bought her from a thrift store, in good condition, I don’t think she has been played with.  I guess she just got separated from her box while in transit, I lost her glasses, whew!

I loved how the gown fits her figure perfectly, the satin fabric is not the cheap type mind you, it is thick, the stitches, the underlay (if that’s what you call it inside the gown) properly constructed and clean.  I wish I could sew like this!

She can wear her white fur in many ways, but I’m not good in creating a style out of it  😉

ANTEPRIMA DOLL CACOCUCO (Continuation)

Last part of my Anteprima Doll post is supposed to be Caco in different outfit, but I got lazy and the sun is not cooperating much for natural lighting, plus I couldn’t find any dress that could fit chubby Caco. 

SOME DOLLY CLOTHES!

I’ve been trying to sort my pictures for quite some time and was overwhelmed by the number of photos I have taken of my dolls and other stuff.  I realized that my dolls have more fashionable clothing than I do yaaay!

Posting them here is one way of doing my inventory (aside from showing off he… he…he) and serves as a reminder for me.  Sometimes I forget ever buying or owning certain dolls, or that I have bought new clothes, or shoes for my dolls.  I am not a well organized person.  Usually when I made purchases,  I will just toss them inside my treasure chest when I reach home and forget about it the next day.  I often tell myself, I will post my haul according to date I found them.  But of course, I wasn’t able to.  I’m not lazy, I just don’t have that much time after work.  Now, my pictures got all mixed up.  I need to double check if I already posted them or not.  So, if anyone sees double posts here, umm… skip, LOL!

Barbie's Fashion and AccessoriesI do not know when I found these, but they are stuffed in one plastic bag which is is not even neatly packed, unnoticed and lying on the floor along with stuff toys.  When I go to thrift stores, it has become a habit of mine “not to leave any stones unturned” or in this case, I made sure I have peeped inside all those plastics, boxes, baskets and bins before I leave.  Of course if it’s sealed, I would ask the sales clerk to open it for me.  If you break it, you pay for it.

Assorted Barbie Items

This one comes with a doll inside, fully resealed with packaging tape so I wasn’t sure if the contents are same as what is pictured on the box (not a window box) quite heavy and I don’t hear any loose object juggling inside when I shook it.  So I just trusted my instinct, I immediately paid for it and went off because there were a lot of addicts (thrift store addicts!) inside the store and I don’t want them ogling at my loot hmp!

BARBIE 6 FASHION GIFT PACK

BARBIE 6 FASHION GIFT PACK

BARBIE  6 FASHION GIFT PACK

BARBIE 6 FASHION GIFT PACK

BARBIE OUTFITS

BARBIE OUTFITS

This set is also from a thrift store.  What has attracted me to buy the pack is not the Barbie outfits but the bell bottom pants & orange 3/4 sleeved top that looks like from the1970’s fashion and I like the 70’s trend.

The price? Bargain! I can’t tell coz I’m a seller too! ;-P

ASSORTED DOLLS CLOTHES & ACCESSORIES

How lucky can anyone be?  In one of my thriftstore round-up I found a handful of assorted doll accessories and clothes.  It was tucked inside a pillowcase and tied with a rubber band and was just sitting at the lower part of the shelf.  I got curious, why would they place a linen item in the toy section?  So i took a peek and was surprised to see an assortment of colors inside!  Most of the dress are new, specially the Takara Tomy’s (Jenny/Licca) outfits.  The price?  Very Cheap!  I immediately paid at the counter and left so excited to fit them…on my dolls of course!

2D’s Thrift Store Sale: Picture Taking 4

One more post after this and I’ll be on to my next find!  Whew!

I DID REQUEST FOR A CLOSE UP!

I DID REQUEST FOR A CLOSE UP!

I'M SO IT!

I’M SO IT!

IM TAURUS!  I LOVE SHOPPING!

IM TAURUS! I LOVE SHOPPING!

SOPHIE

SOPHIE WEARS A BARBIE HOLIDAY OUTFIT

SORRY BARBIE, THIS IS MY TIME!

SORRY BARBIE, THIS IS MY TIME!

I'M WEARING A PEACH BLOSSOM BARBIE GOWN 1992

I’M WEARING A PEACH BLOSSOM BARBIE GOWN 1992

WHERE'S MY PRINCE?

WHERE’S MY PRINCE?

SHALL WE DANCE?

SHALL WE DANCE?

STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE!

STOP!  IN THE NAME OF LOVE!

NEXT MULAN!

Gallery

2D’s thrift store sale: Picture taking 3

On to the fitting and picture taking!

This is a Volks doll from Japan, Barbie sized.  She has 14 points of articulation, discolored hands (I’ve broken one thumb!) I bought her in an “Otaku!” event, nude with wig and 1 earing.  I don’t really dig her facepaint, so she’s one of my candidate for a face-up, but she did turn out cute!