Post by maggiedoll on Mar 19, 2008 11:33:25 GMT -5
From 1995-2007, American Girl had a light skinned girl with dark brown hair and light blue eyes. She was so named #14. In the fall of 2007, the powers to be decreed that #14 or sell better with a lighter wig, "wispy" bangs and long and confusing name. This is a picture of her from Playthings in 1996.
The new and improved flavor JLY # F7031
Now it is my turn.
Even though Saffron Lucy Stone Harrison was more of an impulse than my other dolls I’m glad that I bought her. The doll’s expression had a lot of personality and she can play a sweet girly girl or a mischievous little imp. The best part about the doll is her hair. Her hair is much more lighter than old-school wigs. I don't agree that it is thiner nor to I think that it is layered.
She has a part that appears natural.
Her bangs are lighter and and be bushed aside with aid of bobby pins.
Her hair can be separated so when her hair is braid or put in pigtails there is no bald patches.
Of all my dolls, I like #14's hair the best. Front
Unlike #16, #14's bangs are not uneven, they are also lighter, easier to work with and to me more natural.
#14's part looks like a part.
Unlike #23, #14's is not as thin. As well, her hair seems better wigged. For example, if not brushed right #23's hair can show bold spots. #23's part also has an odd bump to them. I never worry about #14's hair.
#14's hair is a dark shade of brown, very nearly black depending on the light.
This is my personal opinion but I am in love with #14's face. To me she looks so innocent compared to other dolls. Her face naturally looks down with a little "who me?" look. She is my most photogenic dolls and appears in my reviews. My only compliant is that her bangs are not as "wispy" as American Girl brags. It would be nice if they could be easier brushed aside but that is probably just being a doll wig. She can pass for a little girl as well as a nine-twelve year old. For her easily hair and sweet little face I give her an A.
Edited to bring back the pictures! *Mod edit to remove member's broken image links.*