Blythe Adores Anna – Anna Sui x Blythe review

As I sit here patiently removing the tape on the box that has just arrived, I wonder… will I be one of the lucky ones that receive a doll with no quality issues? The Blythe Adores Anna release for January 2017 was licensed for sale only in Asia. Only 500 dolls were made available through…

Winterish Allure – Review

Winterish Allure is a Russian themed doll, released, unsurprisingly, in winter. I wasn’t sure about adding another blonde to my collection but I’m very glad I bought WA as she is a treasure among my Blythes. Her cosy, bright stock and vibrant face-up make her a welcome splash of colour in winter; her blushy cheeks…

Dark Rabbit Hole – Review

Dark Rabbit Hole is Cross World Connection’s take on Alice in Wonderland with a dark theme. I purchased this doll based on the drawing alone. After selling my Kiss Me True I missed having a silver haired doll. “Gather your courage and walk through this cavern, a whole world of adventure and miracles are waiting…

15 Years of Blythe – the Anniversary Dolls

With the release of Dauphine Dream,the 14th anniversary doll, it is a great time to look back at the anniversary dolls to date. From the very first anniversary girl in 2002, these annual releases have been exceptional and have become highly sought after. Some of the releases came with 4-5 different outfits, special cases/boxes and loads…

My Favourite Stock Blythe Doll: Punkaholic People

Blythe collectors from all over the world discuss their favourite stock dolls. We aim to help Blythe newbies decide which doll to buy. Whenever I think about which doll I’d recommend to someone new to the Blythe hobby, I always come back to the same girl: Punkaholic People. Here’s why. Great hair! A crackling black bob…

In Praise of SBL – Alain l’étranger

Ask any group of Blythe collectors what their least favorite face mold is and you’ll get an almost unanimous answer: SBL. They look too mature compared to the child-like BLs and EBLs, they’ll say. The eye holes are too small and their knowing smirks look like the Joker’s devilish grin. And opening an SBL usually…