First Look: Disney Sparkling Princess 2012 Collection by Mattel

Disney Sparkling Princess Aurora by Mattel

Just ahead of Toy Fair which begins this weekend, Mattel has unveiled its new collection of Disney Sparkling Princess collection. Featuring Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Show White and Tiana, the beloved princesses characters sparkle in updated versions of their signature gowns. Each Disney Princess is outfitted in a beautiful, jewel-toned dress featuring glittery details, ruffle accents, and a matching tiara.

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Rapunzel ‘Tangled Ever After’ Limited Edition Doll Available March 28

'Tangled Ever After' Rapunzel Wedding Limited Edition doll from Disney StoreVia its official Facebook page, Disney Store has previewed its next limited edition doll, Rapunzel in her wedding dress from the short Tangled Ever After which recently premiered in theaters alongside Beauty and the Beast 3D.

The doll will be released in-store and online on March 28 and is limited to an edition size of 8,000 pieces. Pre-orders are set to begin on February 21. The doll will retail for $99.50.

For more information and photos, including a close-up of Rapunzel’s face, visit Disney Store on Facebook.

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Barbie Goes ‘Dancing with the Stars’ with Exclusive Prototypes from FAO Schwarz

Barbie 'Dancing with the Stars' Prototypes from FAO SchwarzWondering what to get the Barbie / ‘Dancing with the Stars’ fan in your life this holiday season? Look no further as FAO Schwarz just may have the answer. Keeping in tradition with offering the most exotic and unique experiences in the world of toys, FAO is offering up three prototype Barbie ‘Dancing with the Stars’ dolls from Mattel.

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Disney Store to Release All Remaining Princess Designer Dolls at Once

In response to backlash stemming from frustrations trying to purchase the limited edition Disney Princess Designer dolls online, Disney Store has announced a new release policy via its Facebook page. The new release policy replaces the one doll per week, online and in-store simultaneous release.

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LEAKED: Disney Store ‘Princess Designer Doll Collection’ Photos

Ariel Princess Designer Doll from Disney StoreIt appears that those eager to catch a glimpse of the new ‘Disney Princess Designer Doll Collection’ won’t have to wait until Disney D23 Expo after all. The dolls, which re-imagine all ten Disney princesses as runway fashion models, were scheduled to be unveiled at the Expo next weekend with one princess per week being released at Disney Store locations beginning on Monday, August 22.

The picture quality doesn’t appear to be that great, but considering they probably weren’t taken with consent, one has to forgive that just a little.

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First Glimpse: Disney Store Princess Designer Doll Collection

UPDATE: PHOTOS OF THE DOLLS HAVE BEEN LEAKED. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Disney Store Princess Designer Pin Collection (LE 150)

Scheduled to make their debut at the 2011 Disney D23 Expo, the Disney Store exclusive Princess Designer Collection brings haute couture to the world of Disney Princesses. Designed by Disney Store artist, the collection consists of all ten princesses, styled and dressed as they might appear walking down the runway at the next great fashion show.

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Disney Store Files Application to Attend UniBEARsity

Disney Store Japan Disney UniBEARsityPerhaps inspired by the success of bringing Duffy back from overseas at Tokyo Disneyland where he is a phenomenon, Disney Consumer Products has made a gesture that indicates plans to bring another Japanese bear-exclusive, this one from Disney Store Japan — UniBEARsity. The company has recently applied for a trademark for the use of UniBEARsity for ‘Toys, games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles (except clothing); hand-held units for playing electronic games other than those adapted for use with an external display screen or monitor; Christmas stockings; Christmas tree ornaments and decorations; snow globes.’

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First Look: Disney Animator’s Collection Disney Princess Dolls from Disney Store

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Disney Store's Disney Animators' Collection by Mark Henn and Glenn Keane

Building on the tremendous success of the Tiana and Rapunzel toddler dolls over the past two years, Disney Store has taken a giant leap forward with the ‘Disney Animators’ Collection,’ so named because they enlisted the services of two of Disney’s leading animators — Mark Henn and Glen Keane. The end result of nearly a year’s worth of work is one of the most gorgeous sets of dolls imaginable aimed at both the children’s toy market as well as the adult collector.

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Sneak Peek: ‘Disney Animators’ Collection’ of Princess Dolls from Disney Store

Disney Animators' Collection from Disney Store © DisneyLater this week, we’ll be spending some time with Disney animator Mark Henn who has served as supervising animator for most of Disney’s most memorable characters over the past few decades, including all of the modern Disney princesses through Tiana. Now Henn, along with Glenn Keane, who was supervising animator for Rapunzel, have teamed together to design a brand new of collectible dolls available exclusively at Disney Store and DisneyStore.com, appropriately titled the ‘Disney Animators’ Collection.’

In doing some routine research for our upcoming conversation with Henn, we managed to stumble upon this photo of the collection recently posted on Flickr, where the poster also mentioned the dolls have a price tag of $24.50 each.

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Mattel Previews 2011 Toy Collection for ‘Cars 2,’ Disney Princesses

Just a couple of days ahead of New York’s International Toy Fair, Mattel has previewed just some of its new products for 2011 centering on Disney’s hottest properties: Cars 2 from Disney/Pixar and the Disney Princess collection.

We are pleased to be able to report that we will be on-hand at the show and hope to bring you news on many more great Disney products from Mattel and Fisher-Price soon.

'Cars 2' 1:55 die-cast car ($4.99) - Lightning McQueen

Cars 2 Die-Cast Collectibles
With new cars premiering each month, Mattel continues to produce its popular line of 1:55 die-cast assortment of Cars 2 characters. Here we get a look at Lightning McQueen detailed for the World Grand Prix as well as new characters Finn McMissile and Holly Shiftwell. The die-cast cars retail for $4.99 each.

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