Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker Series)

Dolls at Toy Fair this year were all around the 1200’s on the 3rd floor of the Javits Center.  My Ballerina Dolls, however, was no where near that, so I’m lucky I stumbled upon their booth!  My Ballerina Dolls are brand new. In fact, they’re not even out yet.  They’ll make their debut later this year (approximately June). They’re 23″ tall and jointed.  The doll was designed to pose like a real ballerina and will be made of resin. This line is based on The Nutcracker. Besides that, I can’t say I know a lot about this line.  We’ll have to wait and see!

Here’s a quick video introduction to the line from one of the creators.

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

What struck me about these instantly was how similar the face seemed to an asian ball jointed doll. There was so much character to both face sculpts.  Currently, there are three dolls planned: two versions of Clara (Party Clara and Dream Clara) and one of the Prince/Nutcracker.

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

Of the two Clara’s, I prefer the ‘Party’ version of her.  Her blue dress looks bright and vibrant.  Clara has wigged brown hair and inset blue eyes. What I like most about her, however, is her face mold.  I love the pointy noise and round cheeks.  There’s an anime look to her features which I like, as well.

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

Another thing I like about Clara are her ballet slippers. They’re tied in an untraditional sort of way.  I love it!

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

Now, onto the Prince.  I like the Prince/Nutcracker a lot.  He’s pretty handsome as far as male dolls go!  Like Clara, I can see a lot of anime influence in his face, starting with his large almond shaped eyes.  (I asked if this doll had a headcap mech to allow for the eyes to change and they said no.)

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

Here’s a closer look at his face.  I personally think he’d make a great Howl from Howl’s Moving Castle.

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

Since the Prince is also the Nutcracker, he comes with a nutcracker headpiece that actually fits over his head.

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

So there’s a quick sneak peek at The Ballerina Dolls.  I’m excited to see what happens with this line and I think many of you will be, too!  If you’d like to research these on your own, check out their website.  Right now, there is very little on it, but I’m sure as production gets closer, it will be updated.  You’ll also find some more photos in my Flickr album.

Toy Fair 2015- My Ballerina Dolls (Nutcracker)

What do you think of this new doll line? Share your thoughts below!

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February 19, 2015. Tags: . Toy Fair 2015.

13 Comments

  1. sondrabj replied:

    Any black ballerinas in the line? They are sooo hard to find. Black people do Ballet too!!

    • Bad touch Bear replied:

      I was thinking that too except brown!

      I haven’t done much looking but I’ve never seen a nice bjd that isn’t light skinned.

    • kewpie83 replied:

      Not yet. The three they’re starting with are the two Clara’s and the Prince (all white). I think we’ll have to wait and see.

  2. Taswegian1957 replied:

    They are quite pretty, I see the anime influence. Such long necks too.

  3. Diana replied:

    Any idea of the price range?

    • kewpie83 replied:

      You know, I asked them, but I don’t remember what they said! (It was a long few days!) I *believe* it was just under $100, but I could be totally wrong.

  4. Teresa B. replied:

    These are beautiful dolls!

  5. 39yearslame replied:

    Those do look lovely. (And I can’t afford the BJDs in that scale, so an affordable domestic alternative is a thrilling prospect!) Are they going to be available from the standard retailers, or only from dedicated doll shops and/or online?

    • kewpie83 replied:

      It’s too early to tell since the line hasn’t yet debuted. They’ll be online for sure. Stores? Not sure. 🙂

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  7. Anonymous replied:

    I hope they didn’t cost to much I believe you can buy them from Taobao in China for about $30 (if my conversion is right). They’re called Ye Luo Li dolls
    http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a230r.1.14.32.q1jfqo&id=37779168885&_u=81u2a4rj0814

    I guess it may work out if you cater in the not having to go through a dealer, shipping and the outfits they’ve made for them. The dolls themselves though definitely don’t look like original creations

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