As you might have guessed for a while now, Poison Girl is one of my favourite customisers. She’s the creator of my gorgeous Toffee, and Chibi, so when I first discovered her awesome work, I was delighted to find that she had collaborated with Groove to create Dal Heiwa, part of the Creator’s Label series. The only problem, was that Heiwa could not be found in the wild anymore.
Back in May, I excitedly shared Groove’s announcement that they would be releasing Alura as a Dolly Japan Magazine exclusive. Alura is the sister to Laura, released earlier this year and is part of the “Creator’s Label” collection. They are both styled by the ever-talented Laura (or Pure Embers as she is known on Flickr), and have a combined collaboration with Mistubachi@BabyBee (face up) x Momolita (outfit).
I remember when I first started collecting Pullips. My brother had bought me a Hatsune Miku for my birthday, and I was researching them and wondering what they were all about. I fell in love with two – Kiyomi and Alice Du Jardin Mint. Kiyomi was available at the time, but I wasn’t ready to plunge (and I regret this every day) and Alice Du Jardin was long sold out. It didn’t help that many people stated she was their favourite, and watching videos of her (I’m looking at yours, Omochacrush!) really fuelled the lust. Some 25 dolls later, I still don’t have Kiyomi – but I do now have Mint!
I’ve never quite fallen in love with a girl before she was even announced. Junko Wong posted a sneak peak of My Melody back in January, with her big fluffy ears and bright pink hair… and I was completely smitten. She’s an adventure to get this girl, but she’s full of snuggliness, and I understand that weird name “Softly Cuddly you and Me” – she looks like she could give you a good hug. I’d like to introduce you to the newest girl in my collection, and the one I’ve had to jump through the most hoops to get.
Pic heavy because I think I have a duty to share her – she’s a rare beast at the moment.
Recently I have been totally loving on my brunette girls Agnes (Lorshek Molseh) and my dark-locked Kenner Raven. I received a new hat from from Momo Penguinbaby which was this gorgeous knitted thing with built-in earmuffs and a tiny shroom on top, as well as a new dress from the Pumpkinbelle. So why not have the chocolate-haired girls model?
I’ve always been enamoured with Miss Sally Rice. She constantly shows up on “Wishlist” girls for many Blythe Collectors. Like Margo Unique Girl, I never thought that I’d actually be able to obtain one. Her prices were always very high (hitting around the $800USD mark at the beginning of this year) and then… suddenly…
Eve Sweet is a Springtime (well… at least in Australia) release that is so filled with sugar she kind of left me flabbergasted. She’s overly saccharine, soaked in pinks and pastels, and all-in-all… a little bit different. Let me introduce you to the mori-esque pastel girl, Eve.
Soldier of the Deep Waters, Soldier of Embrace, Soldier of the Sea, Princess Neptune. Michiru (or Michelle in the western anime adaptation) is arguably the most elegant of the Sailor Scouts in civilian form and in magic girl form – and this has translated to her gorgeous Pullip incarnation.
Merl. Kiyomi. Ally. These girls are constantly listed as perfect “beginner” dolls to introduce you into the Pullip world. With Merl – it’s not hard to see why. Re-chippable, flexible, and gorgeous, she constantly tops favourite lists. When she came back on sale after a period being of being difficult to find, I had to add her to my dolly family.
There are a lot of dolls that come and go at the Dollhouse, some that take a little longer to bond with, and then theres those that will always hold a special place in your heart – an instant beauty if you will.
So let me introduce you to Pulliip Dahlia Cinderella.