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iDolls

Political and celebrity dolls geared at adults, not children, as social statements

Implications - From political action figures like Barack Obama and Sarah Palin, to celebrity dolls like The Joker and Amy Winehouse, dolls have proven to be much more than just toys for children. In fact, many of these dolls aren’t even age appropriate for tweens, but are geared directly at older generations.
5.2
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Megatrends
11 Featured, 55 Examples:
1,691,993 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 08 — Sep 08
Trending:
V. Hot

Featured Examples

Celebrity Dolls
Celebrity Dolls
Amy Winehouse Barbie
We've seen celebrity dolls used as narcisstic promotional tools, but it's not often we see memorabilia that accentuates a star's less appealing attributes. This Amy Winehouse Barbie has a lot of similarity… MORE
Political Action Figures
Political Action Figures
HeroBuilders Sarah Palin Action Figures and Dolls
Sarah Palin as an action hero, and her sidekick John McCain are creations of Herobuilder. I am particularly fond of Beach Blanket Obama, just because of the name and the pecs. Not so fond of Customer #9… MORE
55 Incredibly Awesome & Unique Dolls
55 Incredibly Awesome & Unique Dolls
Just when we thought marketing for the US elections couldn't get any kookier, we find the Obama Action Figure. It's actually the third Obama doll we've seen on Trend Hunter. It didn't take long to get… MORE
Fashion Designer Dolls
Fashion Designer Dolls
Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie
Do you have a little fashionista in the making? The Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie Doll is something special for both young girls getting into fashion, and women who appreciate branded pop culture items. The… MORE
Celebrity Dolls  as Art
Celebrity Dolls as Art
$3000 Angelina Jolie Doll
Noel Cruz took and ordinary doll and made a true Angelina Jolie look alike. By using his artistic talent, Cruz duplicated Angelina Jolie’s piercing blue eyes and her pouty full lips. The doll is as… MORE
Edgy Russian Dolls
Edgy Russian Dolls
Mooqla Dolls
Barbie has some serious competition in this amazing line of dolls by the super talented Moscow artist and creator Polina Voloshina. The Mooqla dolls go for a pensive, sullen, and introspective look that… MORE
Custom Voodoo Dolls
Custom Voodoo Dolls
Replicate Your Enemies and Exes
These are a bit freaky and a bit random; they are customized voodoo dolls made in your own image.  Why would you want to do that? Or make them look like a loved one? More likely is that you would make… MORE
Designer Superhero  Dolls
Designer Superhero Dolls
Zaha Hadid + Karim Rashid + Jaime
ZAHA! Empress of Architecture! KARIM! King of Plastic! JAIME! Chief of Ceramic! I love this collection of Limited Edition Designer Dolls which pokes fun at the Design cognoscenti. The super heroes of… MORE
Obamamania Unabated
Obamamania Unabated
Marcel Offermann's Obama Doll
Apparently, the Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is a rock star in Germany. So German expert toymaker Marcel Offermann decided to create a doll in the likeness of the junior senator from Illinois.… MORE
Designer Visualization Dolls
Designer Visualization Dolls
Viktor & Rolf Anniversary Exhibit
The kings of peculiar fashion, Viktor & Rolf, celebrate their unique work of the last 10 years with an exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. Holding true to their reputation, they are not using… MORE
Cult Designer Dolls for Adults
Cult Designer Dolls for Adults
Zaha Hadid, Jaime Hayon and Karim Rashid
London based designer Olivia Lee came with these great ideas for dolls that target design-passionate adults. The Limited Edition Designer Dolls represent three important figures in the design and architecture… MORE

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