Doll Shops Paramus NJ

Local resource for doll shops in Paramus. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to doll houses, doll clothes, doll accessories, doll collections, toy dolls, Barbie dolls, and porcelain dolls, as well as advice and content on doll museums.

Kb Toys
(201) 967-1516
333 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ
Sanrio Gift Gate
(201) 368-0774
1215 Garden State Plz
Paramus, NJ
Lego Imagination Center
(201) 634-9444
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ
Kb Toys
(201) 291-0819
1219a Garden State Plz
Paramus, NJ
Toys R US
(201) 670-7733
634 N State Rt 17
Paramus, NJ
Zany Brainy
(201) 343-6331
332 State Hwy No 4 E
Paramus, NJ
Zany Brainy
(201) 652-1288
34 E Ridgewood Ave
Paramus, NJ
Toys R US
(201) 845-7260
250 E State Rt 4
Paramus, NJ
Build-A-Bear Workshop
(201) 845-0900
1046 Garden State Plz
Paramus, NJ
K-B Toys
(201) 689-0729
Rte 17 South Lynnwood Ave
Paramus, NJ

Confessions of a Doll-shop-a-holic

Written by Alison Rasmussen   
Are you looking for good deals on dolls? Let me share my tips with you.
Now that I have your attention, I’ll open with my biggest secret: I’m probably the worst bargain shopper in the world when it comes to dolls.

My main problem is loyalty. I have a couple of favorite dealers, even when I come across a better price elsewhere. There are benefits to frequenting a favorite dealer:
  • Customer loyalty programs. Repeat customers often get the best prices from dealers, especially on newly released dolls.
  • Dealer insider specials. If my dealer goes to a convention or show, often she can pick up a special doll or outfit with me in mind.
  • Patronizing the smaller shop. I feel good that my dolly dollars are supporting small business.
A part of my collection is unusual and narrow in focus, and I have commissioned several unique outfits from artists. While this may not be the best way to get a bargain, I am sure to find exactly what I need this way. I’ve found a few people whose work I admire, and I have returned for more pieces later. The benefits are:
  • The artist is familiar with my taste.
  • I’m familiar with the artist’s needs and work habits.
  • The second commission will most likely fit in with my collection, since the artist’s former work is similar in style.
In my collection, I’ve found I really enjoy one-of-a-kind creations. And I really like supporting individuals--be they seamstress, doll art...

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