#News & Latest Releases

  • 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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  • Finding a doll for a 3 - 4 year old

    Finding the right doll for a 3 – 4 year old

    Top tips on finding the right a doll for a 3 – 4 year old Baby dolls and doll best friends Little ones aged 3 – 4 have rich imaginations. Their understanding of the world…

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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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  • Finding the best doll for a toddler ages 12 months plus

    Finding the right doll for a toddler

    Top tips on choosing a doll for a toddler aged 1 – 3 years Why buy a doll for a toddler? As a baby grows into a toddler, his or her development will mean new…

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  • Finding the right doll for a baby

    Finding the right doll for a baby

    Expert advice on choosing a doll for a baby or child aged up to 12 months. Why buy a doll for a baby ? While a young baby won’t use a doll for imaginative play…

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  • 8 steps to parting with your cash wisely by knowing how children play with dolls

    8 Steps To Parting With Your Cash Wisely By Knowing How Children Play With Dolls

    When making an investment in children’s toys it’s worthwhile bearing in mind how children actually play to make the purchases the most rewarding. Nobody wants to part with hard earned cash on a toy that will languish…

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  • Heidi Plusczok dolls at International Puppen Fruehling

    Heidi Plusczok’s Final Year Making Artist Dolls

    I caught up with Heidi Plusczok at the Spring Festival again two years after I’d first met her there. The Internationaler Puppen Fruehling is a doll show open to the public over a weekend in…

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