Someone recently asked me about the different Asian dolls available to the average buyer, because it didn't look like there were many. There are probably less than there should be, but there are definitely many beautiful Asian dolls out there if you know what you're looking for. I've decided to gather all the information I have on these dolls in one easily accessed place.
When I was a kid, I loved American Girl dolls. They were just expensive dolls, but they were also a defining innovation of my entire upbringing. Felicity was my favorite, but Nellie was pretty cool and Molly was all right.
How would you respond if someone were to ask you, "What's an American Girl doll? While it seems like just a blip in history, the iconic brand has already been around for more than 25 years. Feeling old yet?
By Mara Siegler. Popular doll maker American Girl added a new Asian doll last week, after numerous complaints were made last summer when it discontinued its only Asian-American figure, Ivy Ling. So she was surprised when she saw the new doll when visiting the store with her Chinese-born daughter, Madeline.
We have purchased many of these dolls for our charity " Don't Cry I'm Here". We donate culturally sensitive dolls to our newly arriving refugee girls to the United States.
In Chinese and Chinese-American culture, the color red is considered a sign of good luck. Ivy and Julie find this beautiful red dress while shopping in Chinatown, and Ivy's mother surprises her with it right before their Chinese New Year party. Dress her up for a special occasion in this outfit that features: A simple, close-fitting Chinese-style dress in medallion brocade and gold piping, with a mandarin collar and side slits A barrette with beautiful fabric flowers for her hair Soft, black Mary Jane shoes.
Posted By: Lily Durick May 6, She was fortunately brought to America to live an American Girl life. Therefore, I was around four years old.
Seven years ago, American Girl introduced its first Asian-American doll in its exclusive historical line: Ivy Linga Chinese-American girl growing up in San Francisco during the s. Though she was a companion to another doll, Ivy represented a quiet acknowledgement of the rapidly growing Asian-American consumer population and their place in U. The decision, announced in late May, sparked criticism and anger. Two Asian American sisters, ages 10 and 14, have started a petitioncalling on American Girl to commit to creating a new Asian-American doll.
American Girl announced the release of Suzie "Z" Yang last week, a Korean-American girl who loves filmmaking and vlogging. Z, as she likes to be called, is described as an "imaginative filmmaker" who uses film to understand the world around her. Z was made available to purchase on April