In The Doll World

In The Doll World

www.inthedollworld.com Join us as we interview fascinating and unique people in the Doll World Community, from doll artists, doll companies, collectors, bloggers, repainters and all the people in between who help to keep the doll world moving and shaking as they share their drive, passion and newest dolls.Hosts: Georgette, former co-founder and co-inventor of Big Beautiful Dolls, The First Plus Sized Fashion Dolls and Tammy Fisher, Owner of Curiositeej Dolls and Collectibles.... Show More

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February 18, 2021 60 min

www.inthedollworld.com/podcasts   What an amazing HerStory with Rev. Dr. LaVerne Hall, Doll Artist and Collector of Contemporary African-American Doll Artist as she shares with us how her daughter inspired her to create the My Little Mahji  paper doll that has taken her life in many directions, from paper doll to getting a doll pattern into McCALL's  pattern book to being featured on HGTV to a featured museum exhibit and so muc...

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www.inthedollworld.com     DISCLAIMER: This show was recorded around Feb 2020 the beginning of COVID, so some of the info related to that will not be as current and also her mixed race doll is now available to order.

 Cee Robinson aka Queen Dollylama joins us again for an empowering conversation about how her daughter inspired her to be a customizer as well as the still important need to have dolls that represents  the African Diasp...

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REPLAY EPISODE - FOR OUR IN THE DOLL WORLD's 1ST ANNUAL WORLD OF BLACK DOLLS CELEBRATION WE WILL BE REPLAYING OUR PAST INTERVIEWS WITH BLACK DOLL CREATORS.


www.inthedollworld.com  Join Tammy and Georgette as they talk with Cleveland Wycoff aka Cj Starz as he shares how he got started designing dolls, his love for this medium and how he is creating a new line of dolls with his newest company Studio XOXO!

Studio XOXO!’s Mission Sta...

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January 13, 2021 60 min

www.inthedollworld.com    In The Doll World shares a wonderful, candid interview with Ernesto Padró-Campos, a humble, honest soul. Though Ernesto is known for his stunning photography, he refers to himself as an “illustrator” because he isn't a "trained photographer".

Join us as Ernesto also discusses his unusual journey into photography and how the collaborations in his life with amazing and talented creatives  through...

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www.inthedollworld.com/creators       Karen Germany, creator of the Daddy's Long Legs line joins In The Doll World for a fun and educational interview!  Georgette also shares her long and amazing connection to Karen Germany and how after 20 years coming full circle.

Karen talks about her journey from sculpting a line of dolls with animal faces and human bodies into creating Daddy's Long Legs and how creating one  African Ame...

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www.inthedollworld.com/creators      Doreen Lawrence, creator of It's Reuben Doll, joins In The Doll World (ITDW) for a fun, enlightening interview. Doreen decided to create It's Reuben after the death of her son.  She also shares how her childcare business with her husband also helped to solidify her passion for dolls again and that also created a  desire to create dolls that reflected a lot of the little black and brown b...

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www.inthedollworld.com/collectors   In The Doll World is excited to release this interview with Gene Foote, fashion doll historian and collector!   He tells us how he happens to be in the room when Barbie is introduced at the New York Toy Fair; how while purchasing napkins and winds up buying a #1 Barbie for a goddaughter; and how he was almost ticketed for jay walking across a street to get a closer look at his first Bild Lilli!

Ge...

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https://www.inthedollworld.com/creators.html           Mike Buess, doll artist and creator of Fabiola of Hollywood, joins us for a delightful show.  Mike has set the collectible doll world on fire with his line of one-of-a-kind, Latinx dolls! Though each Fabiola is made from the same mold, Mike hand paints and individually dresses them; so, each one has her own personality!

Mike , whose mother was born and raised in Puerto Rico, sh...

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www.inthedollworld.com/creators       We get to have a wonderful conversation with Doug  James, another amazing pioneer in doll history.  From Doug's entrance into the doll world  as a doll fashion designer. He and his friend Laura Meisner created clothing for Mel Odom's Gene Marshall doll and for Madame Alexander dolls.   To his being credited and earning the honor with his friend Laura with articulating the modern fashion...

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www.inthedollworld.com    Join us as we talk to Cherie Fretto and Peggy McChesney, the President and Vice President of PDMAG about the PDMAG upcoming online convention, Thursday, October 15th. Thursday, through Saturday, October 17th, 2020.  The convention runs from 10am Eastern Standard Time (EST) to 10pm EST!

Chere and Peggy also shares with us how  how much fun is in store for you with 12, full hours of studio tours, classes, qu...

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September 30, 2020 50 min

www.inthedollworld.com     Frantz Brent-Harris joins us for a powerful In The Doll World podcast this week! Frantz creates one-of-a-kind and limited editions of dolls that ignite emotions ranging from love to rage! Join us as we go on an a eye opening journey to how Frantz found himself surprisingly not only creating dolls, but how his dolls have literally brought people to tears as well as enraged them the point the dolls have bee...

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September 23, 2020 48 min

www.inthedollworld.com   Join us as we talk to  Emperis (pronounced m-Paris) Dolls creators William Ooi and his husband, Marcus Kelso. A fun and enlightening interview!  William shares how his love of dolls from an early age has helped him to define and create beautifully designed and crafted dolls.  A very informative, fun and delightful look into what makes Emperis Dolls come alive!  William also shares how important it was to cr...

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https://www.inthedollworld.com/creators.html           BRAINS & BEAUTY DOLLS creator Niya Dorsey joins us this week on In The Doll World™! We think you will enjoy hearing about her journey as a doll creator. Her dolls are innovative because they a voice box that tells children positive phrases like: You are beautiful, you are intelligent, and don’t give up! They also have human hair which gives you more styling options!

ENTREPR...

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www.inthedollworld.com/creators   In The Doll World™ welcomes Robert Tonner to our show! Robert speaks to us about his 30 years of doll design. He speaks--not only about his dolls--but also about being an entrepreneur. His history includes creating dolls from his original sculpts as well as purchasing licenses and producing other creators’ dolls.  Do you wonder what he’s been up to? Listen, you might be surprised to hear about his ...

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www.inthedollworld.com    What a wonderful interview with Servando Hernadez, from industrial designer to doll artist.  He shares his journey to becoming an avid Barbie doll collector and how is grandmother whom he adored, had a lot to do with that part of his adoration of Barbie.  He said that he likes the "aesthetics and emotional charge" that Barbie represents. He also shares with excitement being selected to create the R...

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August 19, 2020 39 min

www.inthedollworld.com   Known for the "stories behind the dolls" doll artist Stacelina Monique creates miniature dolls and accessories come to life with diaromas that are as unique as she is.   She shares a sweet story on how her mom knew she was artistic in a unique way, to how a mentor helped her learn the business and navigating the doll world, after getting kicked out of many dolls groups. Stacelina also talks about ho...

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www.inthedollworld.com    Emilia shares with us a wonderful and sometimes challenging entrpreneurial journey on her road to being an amazing couture doll artist.  Her tenacity has led to creating a living for herself creating dolls which is what most creatives and artists long to do. From selling her drawings in school to get pocket change to learning the skills of sculpting from her time being an art model which gave her a very di...

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www.inthedollworld.com  Join us on this fabulous journey with Stacey McBride Irby, one of most famous former Mattel designers. She created the So In Style™ a line of African-American Barbie® dolls which were released in 2009. While at Mattel®, Stacey was tapped to design the sorority Barbie®, celebrating the centennial year of Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first African-American Greek Sorority.  She also designed a one of a kind take on t...

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www.inthedollworld.com   Stephan known for his advocate doll Deja Dohl, talks about how he modeled his first figure in clay at 4 or 5 years old while my mother was teaching ceramics at summer camp which jumped started his passion in sculpting. He shares how his art continued, but eventually the passion for art was in a lull until Deja came along. He talks about how Deja came about and how she has since become his life's' wo...

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www.inthedollworld.com   A passionate and inspirational show with Bukola as she shares her journey from being a software engineer to becoming a doll creator and author.  She talks about how her passion, faith and desire to help empower youth and communities through her Somi the Computer Science Doll has lead to a doll that not only educates them about coding but brings awareness to Computer Science in a fun and exciting way that he...

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