8/18/2013

Nekkid Shots of Penelope

Everyone wants to see what the new body looks like.  Here are a few shots I took with my iPad in the kitchen a few minutes ago - unedited.







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  1. I want to like this doll, but I don't, not one bit.
    this is supposed to be Tonner's reaction to the TullaBelle and the Popovy dolls, which are pushing the World of fashion dolls towards a more younger style of dolls....and yet I feel that tonner has once again Tonnerized a line that could have been great, but they gave her a bubble head and ugly face paint (these dolls have no emotion no SOUL!!!) and the articulation falls way shorter than it should have been....

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    1. Be nice, Adrian. Actually, her face paint is, IMO, pretty nice. It's soft and blended, not harsh, heavy and chunky. You know what I'm talking about. She is a little Popovy-ish.

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  2. Reminds me of Antoinette, minus the ankle joint. Or am I not looking carefully enough?

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    1. No ankle joint. You are seeing straight.

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  3. Terri, point-blank............ SHE will be able to fit into more Gene clothes than Antoinette!!! (Love's Ghost, etc.) Wish for a smaller head, true, but she will be a hit!!! Hands? Depends on the outfit. Really don't mind the open mouth......... what an option to give her a semi-smile. ALSO... love the asymmetrical face. Normal, human, and fun.

    I DO think I like her (but still want her head more in proportion). Mr. Tonner..... still big on Tyler, Sydney, and Esme, but.....

    I think Deja Vu tickles me in some sense. The stands really have to adjust to the 2013 standard of shoes-flat to REALLY HIGH platforms.

    NOW............... get those Flagship girls (Tyler, Sydney, Esme)- whip those bodies into shape! Same body (maybe slimmer) elegant knee joint.

    As in a horserace....Barbie, JamieShow, Tonner....neck-in neck. And the winner is?......................

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    1. I still like my Tylers and Sydneys, etc. They aren't going anywhere.

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  4. I really thought Tonner was going to do something different with articulation. Deja Vu looks similar to his other doll bodies. I know there are differences, but basically it looks like a Tonner body. I was really thinking he was going to do a double jointed elbow or knee, similar to the JS or Syb dolls. I was thinking really edgy. Don't get me wrong--she is beautiful. Just, not particularly different enough for me to ever buy one. Hope you got home safe and your travels were enjoyable! don

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  5. The Deja vue doll looks okay, but not enough for me to want to buy her. I don't like her hands, and really, her body is so little girl-ish.

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  6. Interesting!...I wouldn't have expected them to go to all the trouble of a new body only to drop the ankle joint.
    Can't wait to see some pictures of the body next to an Antoinette.
    The face is very pretty....but the head is huge.
    I realize this is something of a Tonner trait but with the move to narrower shoulders and necks (Antoinette's especially) the oversized heads now appear gigantic. Like heads of the "Peanuts" characters. H'mm perhaps this would be a good licensing opportunity for Tonner since they are already going for the look.
    I wonder if the body will take the Tyler and Sydney heads?
    All in all I will pass on this line. Cute but not cute enough for me.
    Will C.

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