Behind the  Scenes of the 2017 line photo shoot

Posted by John Brown on Dec 1, 2016
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Topics: Toys, Doll Trends, 2017 Line, Photo Shoot

6 Lessons From Beatrice Alexander for Girls Who Want To Be Entrepreneurs

Posted by Madame Alexander on Jul 10, 2015

Starting a business is a fun, exciting way for a kid to learn about money, and about themselves.

But, it also comes with a lot of questions.

A lot of the answers can be found in the remarkable career of Beatrice Alexander, the child of immigrants who created an iconic doll business from nothing more than her wits, her hard work, and her attention to detail.

Here's what girls can learn about starting a business from the founder of Madame Alexander.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Beatrice Alexander, Girl Power

10 Fun Mother's Day Activities, Extra Special Ideas & Gifts

Posted by Madame Alexander on Apr 25, 2015

It really is the thought that counts.

Mom will treasure a sincere handmade card just as much as a fancy piece of jewelry.


If you want to put an extra-special twist on the special day, here are 10 fun ideas for family activities that will make lasting memories!

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Topics: Mother's Day

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 dolls and reborn dolls are almost the same size as an actual baby. Even a large 18-inch play doll is on a much smaller scale than an actual child is.

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, Reborn 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

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