... but it isn't nothing new as Mattel blended - from my point of view, collector line and play-line. Plastic jewelry I don't like. I don't remember the last time I was really happy with a doll from Mattel like when I used to buy the silkstones... oh wait I remember now... the repro Dream House!!
My silkstones never keep their jewelry on except for photos. So the green ear for me is not an excuse. Anyways people will complain if the jewelry is metal but only if it is Mattel. Other doll maker sale their dolls with metal jewelry -packed aside- but no much complain about it.
I do have a OOAK dia de muertos. Photos coming in a couple of months.
The Monster High and this one both based or inspired on the same theme. Don't get why people are wondering about the similarities.
I, on the other side, prefer the hat or the Frida Kahló hair-do for Catrina. But this doll as far as I understand is not called Catrina .
I'm not from Mexico and therefore my knowledge about the tradition comes from research and conversations with people who celebrates this tradition in Mexico.
I will like her without the blue hair and I think she has too many monarch butterflies for my taste.
The butterflies are believe to guide the spirits of the dead - as far a I know.
Again I was expecting a traditional Catrina.
I don't care for articulated body because of the articulations!! Also I agree they lack elegance.
Articulated ones are great for those that want to pose their dolls on a specific situation.
The fix is easy. Re-body her but I don't think the outfit will work then, unless it is a stretchy fabric.
As a fashion doll she is cute. Will wait and see her real photos.
I waited for her but since they called her Dia de Muertos, I was expecting a Catrina.
Have a nice weekend.
Please apologies for any misspelling. I have to do but wanted to reply to the topic before leaving for my errands.
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