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Finding Clothing for the Modern Barbie Doll

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Think back to the beginning of 2016. Do you remember what happened that shook up the Barbie world? Back in January 2016, Mattel, the company that makes Barbie dolls, decided to release dolls in what could best be described as “more realistic” body types. So, instead of the one quite thin version, Barbie would be… Read more »

Tips for Displaying Your Doll Collection

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You’ve been collecting dolls for some time, and they’re starting to pile up in boxes in the corner of a room not often seen by company. But wait– what good are they doing there with no admirers? One of the best reasons to have and grow a doll collection is to display it for friends,… Read more »

11 Fun Facts You Might Not Know About Barbie

Arguably the most iconic doll of all time, Barbie, is turning 55 this Sunday, March 9th. Girls have been jealous of her just about her entire life, but more so now – she doesn’t look a day over 18. While there’s been a lot of criticism about Barbie’s roll in society and she’s no stranger… Read more »

Happy Doll-oween: The Scariest Horror Movie Dolls Ever

Over the decades, dolls have played a huge role in the movie industry; from fun fantasy-type stories, to iconic dolls, like the infamous Chucky, the killer doll from the movie series Child’s Play. Chucky has such a real personality and affect on movie-goers that many people still fear the Chucky doll, even into adulthood! There… Read more »

The History of Dollhouses

Dolls are a widely valued item within both the older and younger generations. Whether you have a passion for collecting or playing with them, dolls have and will continue to play an important role in many people’s lives. Just as precious as the dolls themselves are, their houses are just as exquisite. There are two… Read more »

Boys and Dolls: Are Dolls Only For Girls?

US News | Royal Baby | More ABC News Videos Every little girl loves her dolls. Every little girl should love getting a new baby doll, Barbie, or anything else girly that she can play house and the like with; boys, on the other hand, should love their cars, trucks and action figures. Ultimately, is… 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 »