Charity Auction Italian Doll Convention

by Dutch Fashion Doll World

Only twelve days and it’s Italian Doll Convention time. I’m so excited to go there. But the fun already started today. They just opened the online Charity Auction at Ebay. The Charity this year is Casa Oz. 100% of al the auction’s proceeds will be donated to this organization. Casa Oz assist severely ill children (mainly from cancer) during their treatment at the Regina Margherita Hospital in Turin. Casa Oz provides them and their families a comfortable place to stay and to use like a real home, making them feel welcome and avoiding the cold feeling of being hospitalized.

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For this auction the Italian Doll Convention has some amazing OOAK items from doll artist all over the world.


Ooak official Barbie Doll “Masquerade Beauty” By Mattel designer Linda Kyaw


OOAK Sybarite doll “Gladrama” .


Originally signed Barbie Brazilian Banana Bonanza by Bob Mackie.


2013 GAW Convention SPRINGTIME IN PARIS BARBIE + Exclusive dress variation


OOAK Doll “Madiva” By Artist Creations

This project represents the essence of this consolidate artists team and take the inspiration from they  historical creations of the past . From the past  until a modern image of one timeless beauty. The dress , make in black velvet and shocking pink fabric is composed of  two parts , the articulated skirt divided in two trains completely hand  embroidered with original  Swarovski elements in three different sizes , and the corset so precious and sparkle too. All these elements, included the articulated hat ,  makes the image even more precious and remind to one of the most famous image of the show biz , precious and sparkle at the same time. Hairstyle and  accessories are all hand made by Artist Creations , like the  total facial makeover, hand paint with high quality water base acrylic colours. Complete: one long glove, parure of , earrings and bracelets in silver metal and  tiny cristals , net  stockings , and matching shoes.


OOAK doll “Rubis’ By Creations Cotho.


OOAK Dolls set “Todger” By Patrick Kon.

Both Ken dolls are wearing miniature TODGER underwear in black and in white. The dark hair Ken carries a men’s king size towel which is labelled and monogrammed with the TODGER Union Jack flag. He also has black crocodile sleepers made by hand. For accessories he wears a cotton bowtie made in cotton ribbon and a little metal bracelet on his wrist. The blond hair Ken wears a bathrobe that is monogrammed on the chest with the TODGER logo and on the back, the TODGER Union Jack flag. He has a mini-newspaper in his pocket. And he wears the same sleepers but in white. The winner of the auction will also win five pairs of underwear of his/her choice from the TODGER underwear official website Patrick Kon is the creative director and founder of TODGER underwear for men. He also worked as a fashion designer for women’s accessories for well known brands and famous maisons in Europe; to name a few: Balenciaga, Ungaro, Giambattista Valli and Iceberg. Not only he has a key interest in collecting Barbie dolls and other fashion dolls since a very early stage of his life, he also has a great passion in making dresses for them.


OOAK Fashiondoll Agency Doll “Sophia” + Complete Dress Collection “Noir”

This Exclusive OOAK Fashion Doll Agency Girl, in vinyl, full articulated, hand painted, mohair wig, implanted lashes, It  comes with all the dresses from the  Collection prêt-à-porter “NOIR”. 6 dresses included! FASHION DOLL AGENCY was born from the dream, idea & meeting of Nunzio Carbone & Jayro Bustamante. Our love for art & fashion gave birth to 5 top models: Marcella (Italy), Pola (Bresil), Petra (England), Kaori (Japan) and Manon (France). Like real mannequins, they work and travel all over the world, for photo sessions of fashion magazines, wearing the most beautiful designers’ creations,  prêt-à-porter or parisian haute couture. Like real contemporary girls, they have their own personality that underlines their young and slim silhouettes, a mixture of several cultures, stylized 3 D fashion drawings.


OOAK wigs “Braided Updo Bittersweet” and “Updo Tiger Lily Color” by Ilaria Mazzoni.


OOAK Doll “Sparkling Satine” By Magia 2000.

“Sparkling Satine” has been created exclusively fo rthe thrid edition of the Italian Doll Convention. This ooak creation is a tribute to one of the most acclaimed musical movie of these last decades: “Moulin Rouge”. Magia 2000 takes inspiration by one of the most iconic moment of the movie and by the costume of Nicole Kidman, reinventino the dress in a more glamourous and detailed ensemble. “Sparkling Satine” express teh luxury through the intricated handembroidery , full of crystals chains and over 400 real Swarovski crystals. High quality materials as dilk duchesse and ostrich feathers combined with the feather train and the handcrafted satin tophat, adorns the full handpainted face. Based on a Silkstone Barbie base, she received a full facial reprint with professional acrili colours and sealing.  All accessories are handcrafrted by Magia 2000 with real Swarovski crystals.


OOAK doll “Urban Romantic” By Matt Trujillo.

“Urban Romantic” by Matt Trujillo”. Amongst the hustle and bustle of a big city… the traffic and graffiti,  the noise and chaos… would you ever imagine you’d find a little romance with the perfect guy? “Urban Romantic” is that perfect guy— strong and stylish, hip yet  grounded, bad but oh so good!   Originally a “Basics” Ken, “Urban Romantic” has been given a brand new fresh, and sexy look by talented OOAK artist Matt Trujillo.  His once blond and close cropped hair has been fully hand rerooted with beautiful, copper colored saran.  It’s been carefully razor cut into a sexy, side parted and shoulder length style.    He’s received a full repaint by the artist– smoldering green eyes look from beneath big dark brows.  Softly tinted lips add warmth and are framed by a sexy “growth” of stubble.   He comes dressed in a great pair of jeans and grey ankle boots.   Paired with a “layered” tee shirt of teal with bold graphics in gray, black, and yellow–as well as a couple of silver bracelets,  and a chunky gray knit cap.


OOAK Doll “Elphaba” By Ninimomo + Case

In addition to Full Facial Make Over, Rooted Lashes, Custom Dyed Face and Hands, Panty Hose and Fully Lined Gown, This Delegate features: From the world famous Broadway musical, winner of 3 Tony awards plus a Grammy, the story of the witches of Oz has been a Broadway hit since 2003 and is the 12th longest running show on Broadway. Playing Elphaba, the infamous Wicked Witch of the West, Barbie debuts for the Italian Doll Convention Live Auction in her glorious ensemble mirroring the original elaborate creation worn by Idina Menzel, the original Elphaba. Elphaba Barbie wears an extremely intricate corseted asymmetrical top that has been created in numerous tiny patchwork fabrics of mixed silks, lames, lace and chiffon, all of which have been delicately pieces together to form the bodice. Bodice also features overlays of black chiffon, along sleeve and keyhole style top revealing beneath the subtle shimmers of rich brilliant lame. Hand-created silk charmeuse piping has also been added to the corseted top. Shoulder have been created like original, with custom dyed silk chenille and and custom heat cut chiffon leaves and ruffles. Keyhole chest as well as sleeves and wrists have been decorated with hand-sewn beadwork in Jet black seed beads and miniscule iridescent black sequins. The laboriously detailed corset gives way to a full ruffled skirt of black 100% silk taffeta. The skirt, like the top, is opulent and detailed with its bevy of custom created tiers, often asymmetrical, of ruffles in laces, brocade, silks, lames, taffeta – the list goes on! Once these numerous tiers had been added to the gown, hand-sewn scattered tiny black iridescent sequins have been added throughout for added shimmer. Coming off back of asymmetrical corset bodice is the quintessential witch’s cape created in black 100% silk textured chiffon lined in a dazzling two tone silk and gold lame blended purple and teal chiffon. Her hat has been created in a matching faux leather textured fabric complete with silk charmeuse piping and a hand-sewn row of hand-sewn tiny iridescent black sequins. Elphaba carries her wooden broomstick complete with raffia bristles wrapped in crystalline organza and decorated with scattered hand-sewn beadwork. Black has been custom heat permed and worn in loose curls. Eye Color: Light Blue / Lip Color: Aubergine Elphaba’s head and hands have been custom dyed green to match Elphaba! Doll Formerly: “Barbie as Elvis”


OOAK doll “Shadow And Light” By Matthew Sutton.

Imagine a midnight ball–the  softly glowing chandeliers, the scent of jasmine heavy in the warm air, and the romance of the music punctuating the still of the night…. “Shadows and Light” is a dark and daring midnight dream!   The drama begins with ball gown designed in heavy black silk satin with an overlay of   web-like silver corded lace and micro sequins.  The metallic lace and micro sequins make the gown shimmer like starlight across the black night sky.  The off the shoulder neckline and severity of the fitted bodice are punctuated by two black silk satin sashes~ one at the waist, and one where the opulence of the full, sweeping mermaid skirt begins.   Each culminates in a black silk satin bow, which are accented by multiple Swarovski crystal brooches.  . A statement necklace of Swarovski crystal flourettes and chromed crystal beads  encircles her slender throat,  and is paired with matching Swarovski crystal earrings.  Black patent gloves and matching shoes complete her dramatic fashion statement. “Shadows and Light” has received a complete facial repaint and restyled hair.  A former “Lisette” Silkstone, her long pale tresses have been restyled into a sleek, chic chignon atop her head.  Her face now delights in a palette of warm and striking colors— golden tones of shadow and crisp black lashes frame her deep, sea blue eyes.  Soft rosy blush warms her cheeks.  The ultimate statement– a bold lip in brightest crimson. … are you ready to dance? “Shadows and Light” repainted and restyled, in OOAK gown and accessories, all by Matthew Sutton.  Doll will come in box signed and dated by the artist, and includes a doll stand.
OOAK Doll ‘Mu Guiying” By Lin Xiu & Lin Yongwei.
This doll’s name is Mu Guiying. One thousand years ago Chinese women generals and heroes. in China, she is as famous, or perhaps more famous than Hua Mulan (who is only known in the western world from the Mulan Disney
movie). She was a tough yet feminine woman throughout her life. One legend has it that she led the army in battle while
pregnant, and gave birth to her son, Yang Wenguang on the battlefield. Doll production process: made of the
embroidery and silk by Ancient Chinese Embroidery.
Barbie Bike exclusively signed by Robert Best for the 2013 IDC.
The Magia 2000, Matthew Sutton and Artist Creations doll are my personal favorites. The auction will be online for one week. So maybe I have to place some bids…….
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