Destiny’s Child Dolls (Mattel)

Photographs courtesy of Telisa Spain

Name: Destiny’s Child Dolls (Kelly, Beyoncé, and Michelle)

Made by and When: Mattel, ©2005

Material: Vinyl

Height: 11-1/2

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Below-the-shoulder-length brunette rooted hair (Kelly and Michelle), long blonde rooted hair (Beyoncé)/painted brown eyes with rooted eyelashes/smiling mouths with molded and painted teeth

Clothes:  Kelly, Beyoncé, and Michelle wear gold, pink, and light blue evening gowns, respectively. Accessories include a keepsake silver charm bracelet, poster, and doll stand.

Other: The Asha and Shani head sculpts were used for Kelly and Michelle, respectively. A dedicated head sculpt was fashioned after Beyoncé’s likeness.

Hasbro also made a set of Destiny’s Child dolls that have a copyright box date of 2001.

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Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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