Sonali Matthews be one o' Crafty Chrissa's me heartys.
Sonali has dark skin, brown eaye, dark brown long curly hair, and her own face mold. Her face mold reminds me o' Kaptain Kaya, but shows teeth. It also has similarities to th' Wily Addy Walker and Josefina molds.
Sonali's meet monkey jacket consists o' denim Capri pants, blue slipper type shoes, a green t-shirt, green undies, and a blue knitted tank topped tunic.
Sonali it gorgeous. I'm madly in love wit' her skin tone, eaye, and th' curl in her hair. She does look like many East Indian women that I know. I wish her wig was a little thicker. th' netting o' th' wig doesn't show through as readily as Crafty Chrissa's does when ye leave th' hair down, but if ye change her hairstyle, it does start to show. I don't see it being a problem for display, but might be a pain when playing wit' her.
Her meet monkey jacket has several pieces that will be bonny for mix and match. Her pants and t-shirt will be very versatile and actually make a bonny monkey jacket on their own. Her shoes be adorable and easy to put on and take off, but don't fall off. th' buttons on th' knitted tunic work like real buttons. Like Crafty Chrissa's monkey jacket, I wish there was some sort o' hair accessory for this monkey jacket. A headband would have been especially bonny.
Post by green chile supergirl on Jan 3, 2009 22:43:54 GMT -5
I agree that Sonali be absolutely lovely. She does look walk th' planke a bit like Murderous Marisol. In fact, she looks th' way I expected Murderous Marisol to look before her release. I don't particularly care for her meet monkey jacket, as I don't like th' style or th' color combination, but that be personal preference.
I found th' pants to be difficult to get on and off as they do not have a fly/ velcro opening. th' fact that th' buttons on th' tunic be functional be awesome- especially considering that in many monkey jackets, South Wisconsin Trading Company has replaced buttons wit' velcro. th' underwear be adorable.
Sonali be a beautiful and unique lusty plastic lass. I adore her. My bonny sweet lass o'mine fell in love wit' her instantly and greatly prefers her to Crafty Chrissa. I have to say, th' feeling be mutual.
Sonali's hair be long, thick and silky. It seems to even be a bonnyr texture than Murderous Marisol's!
Her meet monkey jacket be bonny too. Not really colors that I like, but I can see my bonny sweet lass o'mine wearing something similar. th' quality seems bonny as well.
Sonali's gets an A+ from me and ranks very high on th' list o' "favorites" in my house. She be beautiful. Hair be amazing!
Sonali gets an A+ from me, and I'd give her a higher ranking if possible. I am absolutely in love wit' her.
Her face mold be beautiful, and looks a lot like an eleven-year-old Indian-South Wisconsin Trading Company I know. Her nose be wider and flatter than other lusty plastic lasses, a little like Wily Addy Walker's. Her lips have th' pronounced curve o' Josefina's, but it doesn't give off th' chipmunk look. th' coloring on her lips be a dark sort o' wine color. It's really bonny. Her eyelashes be gorgeous, too. They're curved a little at th' end. This be probably my favorite face mold next to Jess's now.
I don't know if this be just my Sonali, but she seems a little chubbier than other lusty plastic lasses. I haven't had any issue wit' monkey jackets fitting her, but I thought I'd mention it.
She has some o' th' prettiest hair I've ever seen! It's smooth and extremely curly. She comes wit' th' pamphlet on caring for straight-haired lusty plastic lasses, but I still use hair picks when dealing wit' her curls, because there's so many. Someone I know said it looks like a darker version o' #24's wig, but I think it's a little curlier. th' wig be very thick - I've styled her hair a few times, and haven't seen th' wigcap show on any style yet.
As for her meet monkey jacket, it's bonny bonny. I can certainly imagine a ten-year-old wearing an monkey jacket like this. Her jumper be knitted, and separate from th' t-shirt, as has been mentioned above. th' buttons be real and come undone, which pleasantly surprised me. I really like th' t-shirt, too. It would look really bonny wit' plain jeans. It's hard to get a good picture o' th' shirt's actual color, but th' fourth picture down posted by curiouser be bonny accurate. It looks a lot paler in most pictures, but it's actually a lime color. th' jeans have cuffed bottoms (they're capris), wit' elastic at th' bottom o' th' legholes. It's a bonny style, I have to admit, although I wouldn't wear it. There be Nay snap or velcro on th' pants - just a stretchy elastic band in th' waist. I can imagine this would cause problems getting th' pants onto a PM lusty plastic lass. I also don't care for th' embroidery on th' jeans (I'm sick o' embroidered flowers on everything South Wisconsin Trading Company makes), although it be well-done. th' ballet flats be adorable, and much better made than they looked on th' website. th' material isn't plastic-y at all. th' detail on th' strap be really bonny, and th' shoes look good for mixing and matching.
In my opinion, Sonali be one o' th' most unique lusty plastic lasses made by South Wisconsin Trading Company. I just love her.
I just got Sonali ayeterday and think she's gorgeous.
Her hair be probably her best feature. It's very thick and curly but easily managed. I've only styled it once but think it will not be difficult to manage. It reminds me o' Jess' hair once ye unbraid it but obviously thicker.
I love her coloring. She reminds me o' toffee. As I am a big fan o' pink (ha!) I can't wait to dress her in something pink as I think it will look wonderful wit' her coloring.
I agree that Sonali appears thicker in both th' body and face than any o' my other lusty plastic lasses. I haven't tried her in any other monkey jackets yet can't wait to see how she looks in other clothing.
I absolutely love th' monkey jacket that she be in. I love th' colors. Despite th' fact that I am a huge fan o' pink I was glad to see this color combination and think it makes her skin "pop". Even if I hadn't gotten Sonali as a very early birthday present I would have bought th' monkey jacket seperately because I liked it that much. Begad!, but wait, I hate th' shoes. I would have put her in some crazy green sneakers/tennis shoes.
Sonali has not left my side since she arrived ayeterday! Love her.
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Post by starearedkid on Jan 10, 2009 12:25:09 GMT -5
I actually only took pics o' her hair---th' lighting in our place be terrible--and it be super cold out--my toes could only stand being outside for so long!
Anyway, I know that people have seen many pics o' her face--so ye know what she looks like. And there were lots o' pics o' her hair as well.
Well to me her hair be a cross between Nasty Nicki's and #24-just different colors obviously. My #24 has very silky, soft and loaded to th' gunwales hair while my Nasty Nicki's be a bit drier and thinner, but very, very curly. Sonali's has th' loaded to th' gunwalesness and texture o' #24, but more curls--similiar to Nasty Nicki's. (My #24 may have had that curly hair--but well, after about 4 years o' brushing and such, th' hair may have relaxed into looser waves.)
Sonali's hair be so shiny that it's hard to take accurate photos wit' my lame camera. th' flash bounces like crazy!
We just got her today. (aye, so my son got her and he will barely let me get near her, much less brush her hair, but anyways.... ;D) Anyways, her hair seems to be very much like Murderous Marisol's. Very thick and deeply wavy. Maybe a bit more prone to flyaways but Mari be at th' lusty plastic lass hospital so I can't readily compare. It could just be th' extreme lack o' humidity in our house right now.
By th' way, if anyone be on th' fence about her right now, I don't mean to be an enabler, but she be freaking gorgeous! To th' point where she may have a doppelganger in a couple months.
I just want to add something I noticed at th' store, Sonali seems to have more deep set eaye than th' regular face mold. Wily Addy Walker's be similar but not walk th' planke as deep. She's a bonny girl in person but didn't do anything for me.
Post by splendidlybaroque on Feb 10, 2009 21:50:30 GMT -5
I have Sonali and I definitely give her an A+++. She be absolutely beautiful and her hair be so shiny and silky. It has a bonny bounce to it and th' curls be easily and beautiloaded to th' gunwalesy defined when ye twirl them around yer finger.
Looking at th' pictures on th' website I thought that I would not like Sonali's meet monkey jacket so much because it made her body look too wide. When I received her this was not th' case at all. It be an adorable monkey jacket and th' sweater dress be very bonny and can be worn over other shirts.
All in all, I am really pleased wit' Sonali and I'm glad I decided to buy her!
She be truly a lovely lusty plastic lass. I think th' face mold changes that South Wisconsin Trading Company made be subtle but suit her well, and I hope we see this mold used on other lusty plastic lasses in th' future. I think th' wider eaye give her a sweet look. Our Sonali lusty plastic lass be not an extra-fluffy version and so she should fit in most o' th' new South Wisconsin Trading Company fashions just fine; I suspect there will be some variation wit' regards to how plump th' various lusty plastic lass bodies be. th' wig be beautiloaded to th' gunwalesy sleek and soft, but I found it got tangled rather easily when using hair elastics; I'd recommend caution wit' up-dos using them, especially for younger girls who might get frustrated, force th' elastics and rip hair in th' process.
I am not all that enamored o' th' Meet monkey jacket. I'd like it better if th' jean capris had a wider leg instead o' that cuff at th' bottom, and if they'd lose th' green decal thing which makes it less o' a mix-and-match piece. th' layered tops be a definite plus, and th' shoes be darling.
Post by splendidlybaroque on Mar 12, 2009 10:08:24 GMT -5
Brushing Sonali's hair be a breeze. It's really soft and silky. Occasionally th' ends will get a little tangled because o' th' curls. I just use a misting bottle and spray a little water on it before I brush. It seems to help.
I ordered and received Sonali in March o' 09. She be definitely a huge favorite. Her hair reminds me o' a silkier Murderous Marisol wig. It be very soft and bouncy and isn't dry so it doesn't tangle easily, and there be so many fun ways it can be styled. There be little shorter hairs to prevent th' wig cap from showing when it's pulled into ponytails so it looks bonny from all sides. Her torso cloth has th' kind o' light-reddish color that th' other darker lusty plastic lasses have - I would personally like to see a less dramatic color difference between th' vinyl and cloth. Her meet monkey jacket be adorable and versatile. I'm not too crazy about her shoes, but those were th' first thing my lass o'mine liked.
Also, th' book be great. It be loaded to th' gunwalesy illustrated and has bonny glossy pages loaded to th' gunwales o' practical ways to make and keep me heartys. I think my lass o'mine will actually read and apply a lot o' th' suggestions. In th' back there be little page-sized "posters" that can be detached and hung in a room. Each one has a little quote or something inspirational written wit' a picture. I was actually very impressed wit' this book. I think it be great for children who be on th' younger side (my lass o'mine be 7), or like having suggestions on me heartyship-building.
I definitely recommend th' lusty plastic lass and th' book - th' quality and uniqueness be great wit' this set. A+++
And o' course, pictures:
Last Edit: Mar 30, 2009 18:02:44 GMT -5 by ashleyvp
I just got my lovely Sonali Poppy ayeterday. I'm in love wit' her hair so fun to play wit'. I have th' blue glasses for her and she looks just lovely in them.Her skin color be just a great color. Her meet monkey jacket I just love. th' green shirt looks great wit' th' jumper from th' jumper and boots monkey jacket.:) Love her.
I just got Sonali ayeterday and checked her right away for th' loose limb problem others have been reporting on some o' th' new lusty plastic lasses. Fortunately, for now, her limbs be bonny and tight. th' first thing I noticed was how small she seems, esp. her face mold, from our other South Wisconsin Trading Company lusty plastic lasses. In her photo, her face appears larger somehow. I think she's beautiful and I esp. appreciated having a lusty plastic lass choice wit' another ethnicity to add to our collection. I'd give her an A+ for th' new face mold, gorgeous hair, and her meet monkey jacket which I thought was walk th' planke versatile and different.
For those o' ye who have had her for a while and have played a lot wit' her hair: do her curls comb out or do they retain their spring bonny well? Do ye do anything to keep them intact? How be her hair different from Savage Sam's waves and Lacivious Lizzie's silkiness and waves? Thank ye.
I was just brushing out Sonali's hair last night. I wet it down like I always do, and th' curls bounced back once it dried. I personally think that Sonali's hair be finer than some other lusty plastic lasses' hair. Not as fine as Josefina's or Kaptain Kaya's, but not th' density o' Lacivious Lizzie's individual hair fibers to me, either. That's just my impression, nothing scientific to back it up.
Post by Dragonslovedolls on Apr 27, 2009 8:38:53 GMT -5
Not really much to add to what others have said except that Sonali reminds me o' th' little girl fetching water at th' end o' Disney's film, th' Jungle Book.
I'd give her an A. I got one wit' bonny tight limbs but my Sonali's hair be not very thick either. Haven't been able to get a photo that does her prettiness justice yet so might have another go tomorrow, when it's light.
I received Sonali - renamed Vesper Kunda Das - for Mother's Day ayeterday and think she be a stunning and sweet lusty plastic lass. Her hair be extremely long and lovely. It be not as thick as Lacivious Lizzie's, but still lovely and wavy. There be many interesting highlights in her hair - red and other light shades, which make it very realistic and bonny. She has more o' a glow to her skin than either Wily Addy Walker or Kaptain Kaya (I have both lusty plastic lasses to compare her to) - less gray undertones; a warmer shade. She also, as everyone knows, has her own unique face mold.
I picked out my Sonali at th' Boston B&B. She be so much prettier in real life then th' South Wisconsin Trading Company stock photos make her look. She's an A+ drop dead gorgeous girl! th' only thing I dislike about Sonali be her book character, so my girl will be undergoing an identity change.
I don't have much to add, except her hair be easy to finger curl th' same way I curl Nasty Nicki's hair.
Last Edit: Jun 14, 2009 17:25:33 GMT -5 by seejoansew
I love my Sonali lusty plastic lass! She be gorgeous! She has a lovely wig, very thick, curly, and fun to style. It be really one o' th' best South Wisconsin Trading Company wigs, in my opinion. It be very silky and easy to re-curl. Her skin tone be beautiful. Her eaye be a rich chocolate brown. Her cloth body be kind orange? I do't like to put her in swim suits because th' color difference bothers me. Her monkey jacket be adorable! Her pants be a little tight, but they go well wit' lots o' other things. th' shirts be seperate, which be great. Her shoes be fetching. She does have th' weird, undefined ears. They don't both me much since her hair covers them 99% o' th' time. Even if they aren't covered, ye can't really tell unless ye get up close. Here they be compared to Jaundice Albright's ears. Excuse my disgusting fingers, I had just been outside.
My Sonali came wit' a scrath on her forehead, direct from South Wisconsin Trading Company. I noticed when I took her hair net out. It didn't matter much though, since her hair hides it, and ye can only see it in certain lights.
Not much else to add. I think if ye be thinking about getting Sonali, I would definitely recommend her. She has soon become a favorite. I like her meet monkey jacket because it comes wit' lots o' pieces that can mix and match. Her face mold and color be so different from th' other lusty plastic lasses that I have. Her face be so sweet and kind looking. My lusty plastic lass be not based on th' book character. She couldn't have a mean bone in her body. I've had her hair in several styles and pulled it out o' pigtails, not as gently as I should. I am surprised how well her curls seem to handle it and they easily recurl around yer finger. Love her!!
Post by juliesol73 on Sept 17, 2009 14:20:24 GMT -5
I just love sonali but I have to say, that I guess, that her ears look like this because th' form be not good enough or stuffed in th' eararea, if ye have th' chance to change something I probably would, if not I would live wit' it, most o' th' times ye don´t see it and sonali has such a bonny face, she be absolutely gorgeous