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Clothes Make the Vogue Dolls
Written by Judith Izen   
Saturday, 01 October 2005 00:00

Ginny and Jill are ready for school in their gray pleated skirt with matching gray and red check tops, as well as hats (courtesy Chree Kysar).Ginny, Jill, Ginette and the rest of the Vogue doll family show their solidarity—and style sense—by dressing alike. They represent a match made in fashion doll Heaven!

Children in the 1950s loved dressing their eight-inch Ginny in her many outfits.  Riding on the crest of the hard plastic doll wave in the United States, the first Ginny appeared in 1948, and went through several changes in the 1950s. Whether she was a painted eye strung doll, a sleep eye strung doll, a walker, or a bent knee walker, the little sweetie was always marked “VOGUE” on her head and “VOGUE DOLL” on her body (a patent number also appeared on the walking dolls). Even more versatile than her incarnations, were Ginny’s darling outfits. Each year little girls could look forward to Vogue Doll Company’s offerings of Ginny outfits.

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