Reproduction Back to Basics Jill

Name: Reproduction Back to Basics Jill

Made by and When: Vogue, released in 2010

Material: Vinyl with articulation at the neck, upper arms, elbows, upper legs, and knees

Marks: (Head) Jill©/©2007/The Vogue Doll Co./Made in China; (Back) The Vogue Doll Company/©2006/Made in China

Height: 10-1/2 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Brown rooted shoulder-length hair has rolled up ends, painted brown eyes, closed mouth with wine lip color

Clothes: Sold as a basic dress-me doll wearing a pink teddy, flesh-tone stockings, and white high-heel shoes, the doll is now dressed in the separately-sold versatile 1950s-inspired Park Avenue Shopping clothing pack by Vogue. The complete fashion includes a lavender and green print on white sleeveless taffeta sheath; purple with green taffeta-lined, short coat and removable skirt; green sash, green taffeta hat accented with lavender flowers in the back, faux pearl necklace and earrings, white gloves, black high-heel shoes with rhinestones, white cat-eye glasses, a personalized green hatbox, and a gold and white striped shopping bag. 

Other: This doll is a reproduction of Vogue’s 1950s Jill. It is also the first Black Jill in this size, and the first Black Jill by Vogue since their 15-inch Jill bride from 1980. In the Vogue family of dolls, Jill is Ginny’s big sister.



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Published by DeeBeeGee

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