In June, American Girl launched its first wholly new collection in a decade: WellieWishers, which are slightly smaller and targeted to a younger demo, specifically girls five to seven.
American Girl is releasing a new doll to celebrate its 30th anniversary: Melody Ellison joins the lineup of dolls with unique stories from different periods of American history. She will also be the company’s third black doll.
What happens when pioneer Kirsten, slavery escapee Addy, suffragette Samantha, that nerd Molly, and Kit (I am too old to know anything about her)—a.k.a the American Girls—come together to fight a well-known evil? Destruction, bloodshed, and, as always, a lesson in American history.
Of the five original American Girl dolls that gripped the hearts of millennial youth in the '80s and '90s, only two — Addy and Samantha — are still on sale through Pleasant Company. To fill this nostalgia void (and make some big bucks), opportunists have taken to eBay to sell their old American Girl Dolls for hundreds…
American Girl is discontinuing more of its historical characters. And this time, the group on the block includes two of the company's more diverse offerings, African American Cécile and Asian American Ivy.
One of the biggest American Girl products these days isn't the historical dolls, or even the "My American Girl" just-like-me models. Nowadays, many kids beg for the Girl of the Year, limited-edition dolls like 2013's Saige, a painter and horseback rider "whose passions inspires action."
A few weeks ago, an unsolicited American Girl Doll catalog arrived in my mailbox, featuring what I found to be fairly ground-breaking accessories: A hearing aid; an allergy-free lunch, a wheelchair. While researching how long these options had been around, I stumbled into a rabbit-hole-esque YouTube phenomenon: The…
When American Girl Dolls hit the market in 1986, the focus was on American History and how little girls lived during various eras of our nation's development. But over the years, the company has expanded the types of dolls it manufactures. In the 1990s, a customizable American Girl was created, and it was a hit:…
Another piece of our childhood — or at least the childhood we would have had if our parents had just broken down and forked out $100 for a doll —
bites the dust is archived. Farewell, Mistress Merriman.
For those of you who aren't familiar with the New York Post's Andrea Peyser, she is a very furious person who, today, turned the force of her rage on the latest American Girl Doll - a topical doll: