Love is in the Details™

Baby Dolls That Look Real & Lifelike: Do The Details Matter?

Posted by Madame Alexander on Feb 1, 2015

No other dolls offer such potential for realism as baby dolls. For one thing, no other dolls are so similar in size to the real people they depict.

A baby doll is almost the same size as a baby while even a large 18" play doll is on a much smaller scale than an actual child. Details on the face, body, and clothing of baby dolls are much truer to life than other dolls, which must inevitably stylize and simplify some details.

Indeed, even sometimes the line between baby clothes and baby doll clothes can get blurry, or disappear altogether.

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Topics: Baby Dolls, Babblebaby, Newborn Baby Dolls

Our Top 4 Favorite Doll Trends

Posted by Madame Alexander on Jan 3, 2015

2014 – Another absolutely great year that has come and gone full of wonderful moments and memories we surely won’t forget.

While each year comes and goes, one question always remains: What are the top trending dolls right now among children, collectors, and other doll lovers?

With over 90 years of experience in creating dolls, we at Madame Alexander have a unique perspective on the pulse of the industry. Here's are our top 4 favorite doll trends!

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Topics: New Year 2015, Doll Trends

5 Reasons High-Quality Dolls Are Worth The Price

Posted by Madame Alexander on Dec 20, 2014

We all have a budget we have to stick to. But spending as little as possible and spending as wisely as possible are two different things.

When it comes to buying gifts for children, it can be tempting to spend your budget on a bunch of lower-priced items rather than one high-quality one.

But which option will result in the most meaningful gift for the child?

Here are some reasons to consider spending more for one well-made doll.

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Topics: Shopping & Gifting Tips, High Quality Dolls

The Ultimate Gifting Guide For Doll Shopping & Buying

Posted by Madame Alexander on Dec 13, 2014

The task of buying, shopping and gifting a doll is a big decision.

Whether you're shopping for yourself or giving a gift, there's so much to think about to make sure you spend your doll budget wisely.

If you’re the kind of person who always thinks about making your gifts “extra special” but worries that you can’t quite pull it off, then this post is for you!

We've collected links to some of our favorite doll buying guides, both from the Madame Alexander blog and from elsewhere around the web. We hope it helps you be a more informed doll shopper!

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Topics: Gifting Guides, Shopping & Gifting Tips, Doll Buying Guide

6 Things To Help You Find Perfect Baby Doll

Posted by Madame Alexander on Dec 6, 2014

The only thing almost as irresistible as a baby is a charming, realistic baby doll.

After 90 years of making fine dolls, our Madame Alexander Baby line continues to be among the very favorites of our fans.

We take a lot of care to keep it that way. Here are 6 reasons why we think our Madame Alexander Baby dolls will continue to capture hearts for decades to come.

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Topics: Baby Dolls, Babblebaby

Popular Dolls This Year (Our Faves Make Perfect Holiday Gifts)

Posted by Madame Alexander on Nov 22, 2014

It's true, the loved ones on your holiday gift list will appreciate anything you give them.

But you don't want to settle for just anything.

You want to give presents that will make their faces light up, that will be truly meaningful and memorable. But finding the perfect gift is easier said than done. 

Well, when in doubt, follow the buzz. Here are the Madame Alexander dolls in each category that we're seeing the most excitement about from our fans this season!

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Topics: Holiday Gifts, Popular Dolls

Announcing New Disney Frozen Dolls

Posted by Madame Alexander on Nov 22, 2014

 

We have an exciting announcement!

Madame Alexander is debuting a very special collection of 18-inch and 10-inch beautifully designed dolls of Elsa and Anna from Disney’s Frozen. 

Designed with exquisite attention to detail, the costuming is of the highest quality and is decorated with the finest trims and motifs to highlight the beauty of the characters portrayed in the movie.

The new dolls are all that you would expect from a doll by Madame Alexander – beautiful and high quality to be played with and cherished by girls and fans alike. Here are the details:

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Topics: Disney Frozen

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