Why Collect Dolls?

With today’s generation being flooded with all sorts of new technology, it’s hard for some to understand why collecting dolls could be considered a form of entertainment. Why would anyone need to do that when we have cell phones, video games and the internet? Well while it may be hard to understand, a recent article… Read more »

Common Doll Collecting Myths

Most people who are doll collectors have at least a few years of collecting experience. For those who have just started their doll collection, there are many places to turn to for help, including Gigi’s Dolls. With all of the useful information available, you’ll still find false facts on antique dolls, get recommended to certain… Read more »

Bringing Back a Classic: Russian Nesting Dolls

I bet if you peruse through your grandparent’s house, you would find a unique looking wooden doll that opened up into smaller and smaller dolls. Upon first glance, these dolls are intriguing and can become addictive for putting the dolls back together. These dolls are called Russian Nesting Dolls. Since their first appearance back in… Read more »

Gigi’s Dolls & Sherry’s Teddy Bears To Attend The Naperville Doll Show

Sunday, January 27, 2013, Gigi’s Dolls & Sherry’s Teddy Bears will be at the Naperville Doll Show. The show takes place from 9am to 3pm at the Naperville Marriott Hotel.   Karla Moreland Present this show, complete with antique, vintage and collectable dolls. With over 50 dealers attending, there will be a wide variety of… Read more »

Teddy Bears give life and comfort

The tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut has ripped the hearts now only out of that town and its residents, but parents across the country. What about children? Some can grasp the realities of what happened. It’s difficult, no matter what the age to process such an imaginable thought. But children who try and cope or think… Read more »

Christmas Dolls

Tis the season for Christmas dolls! Gigi Dolls has a wide selection of Christmas dolls and holiday dolls to spice up your home or complete a collection for a loved one. These are great pieces to bring out and show off for the holiday season as they add that special décor and accent to any… Read more »

Meet us in Tinley Park, Illinois and Gaithersburg, Maryland!

On Sunday November 18 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., we’ll be at the Doll & Bear Show and Sale at the Tinley Park Convention Center as part of the Illinois Doll Shows, and on Dec. 1 and 2 we’ll travel to Maryland to be at the at the The Eastern National Antique To Modern Doll… Read more »

Barbie Collectors

We have Barbies, Barbies and even more Barbies as Gigi Dolls and Sherry’s Teddy Bears in Chicago. Any kind of specialty Barbies one can think of, Ferrari Barbie, I Love Lucie Barbie, India Barbie, and so much more. If looking for that Barbie doll to fill out your collection, chances are we have that Barbie… Read more »

Celebrity dolls make every collection unique

Doll and stuffed animal collections feature a lot of the same. Barbie dolls, Disney dolls, stuffed animals and more hard plastic dolls. But what can really make your collection show the real side of you is celebrity and movie dolls. Gigi’s Dolls carries a variety of celebrity dolls for sale in Chicago to really give… Read more »