Month: November 2017

Truce

One can easily see why we doll collectors unite at events such as MetroDolls’ 2017 ‘A Novel Romance’ event – to celebrate the beauty and artistry of our favorite subject! But it’s through romance novels that some of doll artistry lends itself to the most sublime of themes not only in costume, but theme and emotion. By the way, MetroDolls has souvenirs for sale … Read More Truce

Not Dead Yet…

One square inch takes about 2.5 hours to complete by hand…so it should come as no surprise why bobbin lace was so valued in days of old. And when you use silk and precious metals to compose your unique symphony, then it becomes evident why lace was virtually considered ‘currency’ then, and a supreme symbol of wealth and power. On a recent trip to … Read More Not Dead Yet…

MetroDolls 2017 Proxy Bidding is NOW Open…

Because at Tommydoll, we believe in giving back to our community as so many of our followers and friends feel, too – that’s what makes a strong community of love and trust – all in the name of our favorite dolls, doll makers and artists. So you’ll want to check out MetroDolls’ Charity Auction to benefit  The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind. if … Read More MetroDolls 2017 Proxy Bidding is NOW Open…

J’adore Dior

He is arguably one of the greatest contributors to modern fashion – possibly the greatest. He is Christian Dior, and his name goes to many ears without a need of introduction. In his early days as a boy in Granville, through the influence of mother, beauty and gardens around him, Dior ascended to the fashion world mostly as a dreamer, contributing to the Paris fashion scene via such initial … Read More J’adore Dior