Award categories have been designed to represent a multifaceted industry, including ‘Best Online Fashion Doll Retailer’, ‘Best Fashion Doll Designer’ and’ Best Fashion Doll’ (12” and 16” scale). Nomination nods have been received for a range of makers and designers such as Mattel, Tonner Doll and Integrity Toys. As well as these more well-known companies, smaller concerns such as Horsman Ltd, nominated for Best Fashion Doll Accessory, are also well represented. Now that the nominations, made by members of DollObservers.com, have been announced it is over to the rest of the community to decide upon the final outcome.
This public round of voting went live on 7th January 2012 and has already attracted an overwhelming response, at the same time generating much excitement amongst collectors and doll lovers. According to Simon Farnworth, Network Creator of DollObservers.com, “These awards are a unique opportunity for collectors to have their favourite and most loved dolls, companies and retailers of the last year given their moment in the spotlight and to let the fashion doll industry know what really gets them excited”.
The eventual winners are set to be announced via DollObservers.com on 19th February 2012 during an online event. The timing of the awards will also coincide with the second anniversary of the site and is set to become a hotly anticipated annual event.
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