• Gotz Lily of London doll

    Lily Of London, a Gotz Autumn – Winter Special doll 2018: Letter to a Pen Pal.

    Dear Anna, I’d really like to know you, I’m Lily of London. I just moved into the house where you stayed when you briefly lived in London, and I discovered these photos of you and…

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  • Gotz Happy Kidz Mariah the exclusive Chosen doll by Gotz for My Doll Best Friend

    Introducing Gotz Happy Kidz Mariah….our beautiful new Chosen doll

    Introducing Mariah… Our beautiful new Chosen doll! Our lovely, limited-edition worldwide exclusive, My Doll Best Friend’s response to your request for the dolls of your dreams to come true. You might remember that back in 2016…

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  • Sonja Hartmann's Kidz n Cats Kiki, also reproduced as Natural Kidz Hazel, for My Doll Best Friend

    A new doll from Natural Kidz delights Sonja Hartmann fans and hobbyists!

    In July we introduced to our Inspired range, the new collection of Natural Kidz dolls, whose naked ambition is to bring a little happiness to your sewing and knitting hobbies! Finally there is a doll…

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  • Schildkrot artist dolls 2018

    What’s happening in the world of artist dolls at Schildkrot in 2018?

    Wherever you find Schildkrot you find a little corner of treasure. This year it was a very little corner having been acquired by Austrian parent Stadlbauer in 2014. It was subsumed for the first time…

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  • Inspired by My Doll Best Friend launches the second doll range: Natural Kidz mini dolls for you to dress!

    For Inspired it’s all about a spontaneous development and a response to an idea we wish to explore through dolls. Expect to see an evolution of ideas and interpretations. The second launch for this new…

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  • Inspired dolls by My Doll Best Friend. Limited Edition Sonja Hartmann dolls like Kiki, called Infanta Cristina and Soona of Cozumel

    My Doll Best Friend Launches Exclusive Limited Edition Dolls Called “Inspired”

    “Inspired is a spontaneous development and a response to an idea we wish to explore through dolls. Expect to see an evolution of concepts and interpretations of classic and beautiful dolls we know. Inspired dolls…

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  • News & Views From the Toy Fair

    This blog post was supposed to be: News & Highlights from the Nuremberg Toy Fair; but, as it reached 4000 words in draft, we did a little pruning, and we’re left with News! For Highlights check…

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  • Gotz Dolls Celebrates 60 Years at the Toy Fair

    Gotz celebrated 60 years at the Spielwarenmesse this year!  Isn’t it a magnificent accomplishment for a family to have led the doll business in Europe for more than six decades and remain privately owned? Gotz…

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  • Kruselings by Kathe Kruse Toy Fair 2018 Highlights

    These sweet little dolls first became available in Autumn 2017 and have proved particularly popular with our international customers. The Kruselings were displayed in a woodland forest, caught on branches to make the magical fairy…

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  • Ciao Bimba Dollsat Nuremberg Toy Fair 2018

    Ciao Bimba Dolls at Nuremberg Toy Fair 2018

    It was a pleasure to see these beautiful Ciao Bimba Waldorf style dolls again, and hard to believe that they’ve only been available for us to buy for just a year! as they’re now so…

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