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I was one of the ‘lucky’ ones who managed to actually preorder Imogen. A part of me wishes I wasn’t one of them..

She was pretty much the girl I was looking forward to the most. But.. mine arrived with the ‘wonky eye’ syndrome… It’s not as noticeable on photos, in person though, it was just too much for me to handle.
I also was and still am not too crazy about her enormous head size, especially since she’s on a NuFace body. Again, something that’s hard to judge about from the photos..
Finally, I’ve decided to debox her just to discover another ‘surprise’. Her belly had scratches all over it :/

So yep, she’s on the way to IT customers service now..

That’s why right now I kinda wish I had gotten her nude with perfect makeup and no issues on a secondary market. But, who knew so many collectors wouldn’t end up bonding with the doll that sold out in seconds.
On Wclub forum there’s a whole thread discussing whether Imogen was a hit or a miss. I think it’s a bit of both..
The mold itself is very beautiful, her overall look is very fresh and different. But the quality and execution of the doll and the outfit(except shoes maybe) leaves alot to be desired..

I’ve noticed her hands are slightly darker than the body, the makeup really lacks depth and judging from what I’ve seen, there are quite a few of them with flawed screening.
The hair is quite different from the promo, with hairline being much higher than promised.
Good thing her sweet edginess seems to make up for all that. It just feels sad knowing that she could’ve been even better than that…

Getting Kesenia was a bit of a last minute decision. I knew that her blowupdollish mouth would be an issue from day one. But.. I love pale dolls, and brown hair, and dramatic eyeshadow combined with nude lips, so this doll was still very much right up my alley.
So I got her and didn’t regret it because she sold out mysteriously fast.

In person she looks better than promos, applied eyelashes really brought her eyes to life..

After getting over the initial shock caused by the bucktoothed mouth.. I warmed up to it… Of course what they did was totally wrong.. instead of resculpting the jaw, they tried to fill the widely open mouth space with thick strokes of paint. Well, that didn’t work…which is a big shame, because it must be the only thing holding her back from being the next grail doll.

Out of the box her hair was completely flat and not very attractive..

Her hair color is one tone lighter than the original brunette that Integrity seems to love so much, so yay for the variety.
I washed it immediately, but it still doesn’t look stunning. Being crushed in the box did some long term impact on the roundness of her curls :/
It would be nicer if she had a sidepart instead of the centerpart because she looks even more like a missing 4th bride with her hair like that.

Her skintone is something new. It’s somewhat close to the extreme pale Tatyana/Brides tone, but (thank god) it’s not as translucent. It has ivorish bone-white tone.

Her body has high matte finish, so it looks incredible in natural light. Her head is a bit darker than the body though.

Porcelain skintones comparison:

FD Agnes(yellowish translucent quality), vs 2011Mina (lighter non translucent rosy tone) vs Kesenia (bone-white porcelain), vs FR2 Elise (peachy) vs Pale Asian

I’m pretty much done with my Eugenia reroot! Just bangs need some more styling, but since I HAVE to take a picture today.. here she is..

At first I thought about doing a sidepart, but her eyebrows turned out to be way too evil lol so I went with bangs… I loved her in many colors, but brown was my favorite, I don’t have too many brownettes in my collection.

looking for the right color…!

LIW Dania wearing convention DG outfit..

…I’ve been busy with Eugenia reroot today.. so I just took a quick closeup of Natalia before going to bed..I’ve always felt that discontinuing old Natalia’s mold was such a waste.. I’m glad they are bringing her back!

Quick Updates:

  • Third 2014 W Club Exclusive Doll Ombres Poétique Mademoiselle Jolie

    Item # 91352
    Ombres Poétique
    Mademoiselle Jolie Dressed Doll
    2014 W Club Exclusive Mini-Gift Set
    Limited Edition Size: TBA
    Special W Club Suggested Retail Price: $150.00
    Estimated Shipping Date: Approximately Late Fall/Early Winter 2014

    Doll Tech Specs:
    Scale: 12-inch / 1:6
    Head Sculpt: Isha 1.0
    Body Sculpt: FR 2013
    Skin Tone: FR White
    Hair: Silver Blond
    Quick Switch Feature: No
    Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied

    The doll is inspired by a OOAK created by Jason Wu in 2006. You can see pictures of that doll here:








  • Shipping update from Integrity:
    Shipping to Dealers Starting Approximately the Week of September 2nd, 2014:
    Item # 86008 French Kissed Tulabelle Doll

    Fashion Royalty
    Item # 91344 City Prowl Eugenia Perrin
    Item # 91346 Faded Desert Kyori Sato

    Poppy Parker
    Item # PP066 Brother in Arms Sebastien Havoc Figure
    Item # PP067 Mayhem in Monte Carlo Poppy Parker Doll
    Item # PP068 Code Name: Arm Candy Chip Farnsworth Figure

    Shipping to Dealers Starting Approximately the Week of September 15th, 2014:
    Item # 91342 Natalia
    Item # 91348 Adele

    Shipping to Dealers Starting Approximately the Week of September 22nd, 2014:
    Item # 91343 Elise
    Item # 91347 Veronique

    IT Direct Shipping Approximately the Week of September 15th, 2014
    Item # 76017 La Grande Seduction Victoire Roux Club Doll
    Item # 91349 High Visibility Agnes Von Weiss Event Doll

    IT Direct Shipping Approximately in Early October, 2014
    FR White Bodies
    Japan Tone Bodies
    Item # PP070 Joyous Celebration Poppy Parker Doll

    Also club members were shown another generous teaser:
    teaser222 Hopefully she'll be revealed on Monday/Tuesday
  • The names of the dolls in the main convention collection are now available!

    Nocturnal Glow - Véronique Perrin
    Grandiose - Natalia Fatalé
    Nightshade - Kyori Sato
    Cold-Shoulder -Eugenia Perrin Frost
    Adorned - Vanessa Perrin
    Dark Moon - Poppy Parker
    La Ville Lumiere - Simonetta Bertorelli
  • The sneak peek doll was yet another Victoire. Whoopdeedoo.

    Item # 76014
    Sous Les Tropiques
    Victoire Roux™ Dressed Doll
    IT Direct Exclusive
    Limited Edition of 600 Dolls
    Estimated Ship Date: Directly after payments are received from lottery winners.
    Suggest Retail Price: US $80.00 + Shipping and Handling*
    *(+ applicable sales tax for Maryland residents only).

    Doll Tech Specs:

    Body Type: IT/Victoire
    Head Sculpt: Victoire Roux™
    Quick Switch Feature: No
    Skin Tone: FR White
    Hair Color: Sun Kissed Red
    Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-applied






  • hope i don't forget to try for those shoepacks today.. ×0
  • am i the only one who gets really annoyed when ebay sellers keep nagging you about leaving them feedback?

    i mean there are plenty legit reasons why i might want to wait with leaving feedback and it has nothing to do with me being dissatisfied with the purchase
    i might prefer to leave feedback for several things at once so i wouldn’t have to waste time logging onto a different account each time just so that i could leave that one feedback
    or i might not be a big expert on that item..and want to give it a test drive or do a little research to make sure everything is working correctly or i might not even have the item in hand, someone could've accepted it for me while i'm away
    or i might prefer to not leave any feedback at all. sometimes you end up buying something personal or very expensive and you don't want a permanent record attached to your profile revealing that you bought that item through the feedback system
    but no they have to keep spamming me with those copy and paste reminders of theirs. just that alone makes me want to leave them a neutral..wouldn't do that, but they sure aren't getting any stars ratings from me.
  • So to sum up the latest newsletter from Integrity,
    On August 14th the following dolls will be shipped to dealers:
    Item # 86009 Touch of Grace Tulabelle Doll
    Item # 86010 Player Slayer Tulabelle Doll
    Item # 86011 Front Row Tulabelle Doll

    First Week of September 2014:
    Item # 86008 French Kissed Tulabelle Doll

    First Week of September 2014:
    Fashion Royalty
    Item # 91344 City Prowl Eugenia Perrin
    Item # 91346 Faded Desert Kyori Sato

    Poppy Parker
    Item # PP066 Brother in Arms Sebastien Havoc Figure
    Item # PP068 Code Name: Arm Candy Chip Farnsworth Figure

    Mid-September 2014
    Item # 76017 La Grande Seduction Victoire Roux Club Doll
    Item # 91349 High Visibility Agnes Von Weiss Event Doll
    FR White Bodies
    Japan Tone Bodies

    And they showed us a teaser..
    it could be anything.. including jem or another movie collab thing, so i'm not getting excited over it until i see what it is.

    The FR and Poppy shoepacks will go on sale on August 13th, first come first served. Each pack is LE500 ($30.00), so during the first 24h they will be offered to members of wclub, 1 pack per membership. If they don't sell out after a day, they will make them available to general public

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