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Argos Design-a-friend

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scrappydappydoo Sat 20-Oct-12 19:55:02

DD1 has put one of these of her christmas list. Has anyone got them and could tell me if they stand up on their own? If no is there a similar doll that does?

ZeldaUpNorth Sun 21-Oct-12 10:19:48

No they dont stand up on their own. My dd (8) loves her 2 and wants another for christmas.

sunnyday123 Sun 21-Oct-12 10:37:04

They don't stand on their own but they are fab! The little accessories and clothes come individually wrapped in boxes with tissue paper- so cute! My dds aged 5 and 7 are obsessed with them having got them recently. The doll comes with a charm bracelet to fit your child and then each outfit comes with a charm to add to it.

On eBay you can order school uniform outfits for the dolls in yours child's school colours! Inc book bag! I just know my dds a going to be over the moon with those on Xmas day!

DoubleMum Sun 21-Oct-12 10:37:32

They don't, but they are really lovely.

VladIIIDracula Sun 21-Oct-12 10:38:40

No I don't think they stand on their own. They are lovely for the price though.

I think dolls of this size that stand on their own tend to be much more expensive like american girl dolls.

peachypips Sun 21-Oct-12 10:42:06

It's a moments like this I wish I had a girl!

peachypips Sun 21-Oct-12 10:43:01

And before I get flamed- my boys hate dolls!

ZeldaUpNorth Sun 21-Oct-12 11:38:48

Oh that school uniform is cool! Shame its a bit out of my price range sad

KatyMac Sun 21-Oct-12 11:43:58

& look they do a coffin wink

ZeldaUpNorth Sun 21-Oct-12 16:44:00

Haha dd's just showed me that in the argos gift book and i said it looks like a coffin and she said, thats what i thought. (shes 8)

scrappydappydoo Sun 21-Oct-12 19:15:47

Thanks - think I might go for it anyway. I guess I was thinking something similar to the american girl dolls but I think this is probably what she wants. Its the whole 'me buying traditional wooden toys for a toddler when all they want is plastic tat' again but this time with dolls
LOL at the 'coffin' that's just weird.

Longo Mon 22-Oct-12 10:28:36

Thank you for the uniform sets!! DD will love that!

ja9 Mon 22-Oct-12 13:46:22

Oooh...wonder if Dd (aged 5) would like one of these...Think she might. Thanks for educating me MN!

ENormaSnob Mon 22-Oct-12 14:20:46

Dd has 2 and they are really lovely.

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