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Wms Gaming Incorporated
(302) 730-3800
1131 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE
 
Kb Toys
(302) 736-9882
1365 N Dupont Hwy Ste 2040
Dover, DE
 
Toys R US
(302) 736-3343
1061 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE
 
Zonesystems Incorporated
(302) 730-8888
615 Otis Dr
Dover, DE
 
Figures Direct
(302) 376-6355
4702 Dupont Pkwy
Townsend, DE
 
Kay Bee Toys
(302) 736-9882
Dover Mall
Dover, DE
 
Common Magic
(302) 736-3203
3847 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE
 
Wms Gaming Incorporated
(302) 741-0394
26 Maggies Way
Dover, DE
 
Tin Sedan
(302) 653-3535
12 N Main St
Smyrna, DE
 
Ginger Rose Creations
(856) 453-5186
1077 Bridgeton Rd
Greenwich, NJ
 

American Beauty Doll

Written by Lori Lawton   

Apples and oranges and fashion dolls. To compare them, I think that Barbie and Tyler are apples to Gene’s orange. Barbie is melons (obviously) to the grapes of Bratz. As a consumer and collector, I appreciate them all and I am glad that the manufacturers have given us a wide range of styles from which to choose. But two of these dolls have informed my life. Barbie may have brought fashion dolls into my world, but Tyler brought them back.

Apples and oranges and fashion dolls. To compare them, I think that Barbie and Tyler are apples to Gene’s orange. Barbie is melons (obviously) to the grapes of Bratz. As a consumer and collector, I appreciate them all and I am glad that the manufacturers have given us a wide range of styles from which to choose. But two of these dolls have informed my life. Barbie may have brought fashion dolls into my world, but Tyler brought them back.

Upon her introduction, I had to pass on Gene due to my circumstances at the time. But I was instantly struck by her and that there was an artist who had created something to embody my ideals of the Golden Age of Hollywood and 20th century fashion. Mel Odom is to be praised and thanked for his accomplishment and artistic gift. He shared his dream with us. Gene may be retire, but her world will remain so we can revisit it like old Hollywood movies. But Gene is unique and cannot be compared to the modern girl as fashion icon.

Similarly, I don’t believe that a Bratz can be compared to other fashion dolls. I think they have been a cartoonishly fun addition to a collector’s options and could not have been made to be taken so seriously. Their controversial reign many end but, right or wrong, Bratz grabbed a permanent place in our cultural landscape. Like Blythe, but with more time and opportunity.

Although fifty, Barbie proved long ago that she will live forever. Her face and profession may have changed many times over the years, but she is eternally Barbie. As much as the TNT Barbie sculpt is the icon of my childhood, the Mackie Barbie sculpt is sacred to me as a reborn collector. When you fall in love with a face, that is the one you want to see forever. It might age but it’s still that face. The TNT and Mackie sculpts represent two generations of a beautiful family.

Tyler may be relatively young, but as a tool of fashion and fantasy, she is similar to Barbie as a perfect representation of modern style and sensibilities. Tyler’s classic style has flowed from one season to the next and she has changed face sculpts only once. For me, early Tyler is the personification of a perky preppy as she begins mature into an elegant Grace Kelly. She’s the Hitchcock blonde and a true princess with taste and style all her own. She appears to be self-possessed, wealthy, genetically blessed and, because we admire her character, we forgive her perfection and love and adore her.

Apples and oranges and passion fruit. Of course Tyl...

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