This weekend the last of the 2016 doll conventions took place in Rome. The second edition of the Roma Fashion Doll Convention had two beautiful convention dolls. The first one was a red haired Little Black dress Silkie and the second one was a surprise doll called B White.
170 pieces worldwide. Special Extra Souvenir Doll at Roma Fashion Doll Convention 2016 approved by Mattel, Designed and produced by Artist Creations in collaboration with the Italian fabric brand Pierlorenzo Bassetti Tessuti & Marco Gambedotti with the contribution of italian Barbie Collectors Rosella Iobbi & Raffele Perrone.
At the gala dinner they also announced the theme for next year PLUS a great surprise!
The 2017 theme will be The Glory Of 80’s and Mattel designer Bill Greening will be attending the convention and will designing a special Extra Convention Doll (limited edition) produced by Artist Creations and RFDC! How amazing is that?!
This year was the year of the new Barbie body types so it comes almost natural that supermodel Ashley Graham helped design a new Barbie doll with a curvy body and, as she herself said, has thights that touch.
The doll was presented to her at the annual Glamour’s Women of the Year ceremony where she was onored for her activism toward inclusivity in fashion and for being strong influence on young women. The doll was designed by Robert Best.
Another week, another amazing charity auction. The 2016 Roma Fashion Doll Convention charity auction has started a couple of days ago and it features an amazing asortment of OOAK dolls, convetion dolls and even a prototype. As always click on the names to go to the ebay page where you can bid.
Via Dannii Saumane on The Doll Cafe group we have images of the 2017 Birthday Wishes AA and Hispanic versions. Really, really loving their faces. So sweet! Not crazi about the blonde version, but these looks really cute.
New 2017 Barbie Fashionistas dolls are up on Amazon. As always, I love their design, but I need to see them up close to make up my mind is I like them or not. The dolls are not yet available for purchase, but click on the names and bookmark the links.
The 2016 Convención Nacional de Coleccionistas de Barbie en España ebay Charity Auction has started a few days ago and you still have 5 more days left to bid on some amazing OOAK dolls. Check them out below.
All the money will go to the Fundación Sandra Ibarra, an organization that fights agains cancer.
Click on the titles of the dolls to go to the bidding pages.
Only a few days separate us from the second edition of the Roma Fashion Doll Convention! I will not be attending, but I’ll be keeping you up to date with everything going on there. Beside the actual gala dinner, sales room and workshops, the convention will also have a few exibitons. They sound so amazing! I do wish I was there…
Antonio Russo will show you a roundup of fashion hats in “HATS ON TOP & TOP ON HATS” from the amazing wardrobe of one of the most famous fashion doll designer by Mel Odom “Gene“.
“LOVE IS ::: FASHIONABLE” when passion creates fashion by the SEA Group and The D-Factor by Vincenzo Funaro. Everything you wanted to know and that you never dared to ask about the world of fashionistas!
The group of BJD Dolls collectors from Rome, Land Of Immortals, presents “COVERED IN LACES“, an exhibition of wonderful dolls with breathless hand made looks.