Close-up Adele Makeda

Name:  Close-up Adele Makeda

Made by and When:  Designed by Jason Wu for Integrity Toys, 2001-2002

Item Number: 91,000

Material:  Rigid plastic with articulated knees

Marks: (Head) ©INTEGRITY / TOYS INC 2000; (Lower right buttocks) ©2002 / Integrity/Wu

Height: 11-1/2 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Long center-parted, straight rooted black hair; dark brown painted eyes with painted upper and lower eyelashes, pursed outlined pale pink lips, and a beauty mark underneath the left eye

Clothes: Black satin gray-lined lingerie ensemble includes a back-laced bustier, panties, a full-length belted robe piped in gray, and black kitten heel mules. Faux diamond earrings complete the look. Includes a doll stand.

Other: Best friend of Veronique Perrin, Close-up Adele Makeda from the Premiere Collection is the first Adele in a long line of Fashion Royalty Adeles designed by Jason Wu for Integrity Toys. Close-up Adele was produced in a limited edition of 1000 dolls from 2001-2002.  This original Adele head sculpt (Adele 1.0) has undergone several transformations since the release of this doll. Described as a top model and socialite extraordinaire by Integrity Toys, read Adele’s full bio here where there are also other Adele 1.0 dolls. See additional Adeles, Fashion Royalty dolls, and other Integrity Toys fashion dolls from years past here.



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