While other bloggers are reporting hard and strong on our community (thank you – how else would we keep up on our world?!), and a couple of them still haven’t a clue about writing a cohesive blog with a distinctive point-of-view, or copying another’s blog style – ahem, ahem…you know who you are) – I’ve been busy with the big lens…and boy, have I had … Read More May Photo Frippery
Tag: custom fashion doll clothing
Yeah…it’s an Obsession – so today, we’re letting the pics speak for themselves! First up, you may recall the fabulously futuristic Jetson – and all three of the fave models seen by my Facebook peeps: 12inch Poppy Parker by Integrity Toys; 12inch Victoire Roux, also by Integrity; and BFMC Silkstone Barbie by Mattel. Gown and mini-dress by Tom Courtney; Brooch from Facets by Marcia; Shoes by Mattel. Next … Read More March Fashion Madness – A Photo Shoot
If there is a name synonymous with sporty, tailored ready-to-wear fashion throughout the doll word, it would have to be Marcelo Jacob. His clean and jazzy ensembles have graced our favorite fashion dolls from Barbie to Fashion Royalty. Jacob’s ideals of fresh design can be easily seen his work, quality construction, and taste for graphic elements that create an identity with pop culture. He … Read More Celebration: Marcelo Jacob and the MFDS
With great power comes great responsibility – or so they say. People close to me know that I am very attached to my family. As a single gay man who just hit 50 in 2014, I don’t have children of my own – so I live vicariously through my brother’s and sister’s children, and now, their children, too. My eldest niece, Elizabeth, is very … Read More Using My Powers For Good
Big Thanks to Frank Garcia and Pedro Aguas at What’s Happening Magazine for the opportunity to show my work…it’s really cool to get recognition outside the doll community, considering non-doll people are so afraid of Annabelle, Chucky and the lot…morons. In the article, you’ll see images of recent designs as Aurora, Infanta, Vienna, Scarlatto, Whie Tie and the newest Éire – a little something for … Read More Celebration: Tommydoll in What’s Happening Magazine!
Okay, so I haven’t posted anything for a while – and this dress is the culprit. I’d forgotten the tumultuous love/hate relationship I had with silk charmeuse. After rummaging through my bins looking for inspiration, I was so taken by the color, that it was easy to forgive its indiscretions of so many ruined dresses before. Feh…that’s the mind of an artist, I suppose. … Read More Éire