Tag Archives: black dolls

START-UP STORIES: Lola Love Dolls

In the first of a new series honing in on new companies and fresh talent in the toy space, Tessa Clayton chats to West London-based Lola Ogundele, founder of doll brand Lola Love Dolls. What do you do when you can’t find a suitable black doll in the shops for …

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TOY FAIR: Smart Zone launches diverse doll range Ebony’s Circle of Friends

Smart Zone (HK) has announced the launch of a new diverse doll range, available from September 2022. The Ebony’s Circle of Friends doll collection is part of the famous Kenya dolls brand. Established in 1990 to celebrate the many shades of black skin, Kenya paved the way for African American …

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Inclusive children’s brand Philly & Friends sells out new black doll collection in pre-order

Philly & Friends’ pre-order campaign of their new handmade doll collection featuring black fairy and ballerina dolls has been so successful it has sold out. Since then, the company has secured partnerships with top children’s retailers, including Scandiborn. Demand for the dolls has been so high Philly & Friends are looking to book more …

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Philly & Friends to launch black fairy and ballerina dolls in time for Christmas

Multi-award winning inclusive children’s brand Philly & Friends has launched handmade black Fairy and Ballerina dolls in time for Christmas. Philly & Friends, the 2021 BBBA Consumer & Luxury rising star of the year, has always launched products based on a need its founder, Vese Aghoghovbia-Aladewolu, has experienced personally. Last Christmas, …

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