Wednesday, June 28, 2017

2017 DOLLS Award of Excellence Winner for Brenda

Brenda Mize, Owner of Beacon's Glow Collectibles, was thrilled to find out that her Eyes of Texas Dolls entry, "Royal Twins" has won in the category of Doll Fashion in the 2017 DOLLS Award of Excellence competition. This award is also known as the DOLLS Awards of Excellence Industry's Choice (DAE).

Judges for this year's competition included the following:  Berdine Creedy, Stephanie Finnegan, Jack Johnston, and Robert Tonner.  All of these judges are very well-known names in the collectible doll industry.

Competition was stiff as more than 170 entries were submitted for this year's competition.

Awards were presented on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the ID&TS held in Asheville, NC.

Brenda's description of her outfits were described as follows:
"Costume materials and description
Each twin wears a handcrafted full-length regal gown created from emerald green velvet and edged in antique gold trims.  Francesca wears an underdress made from olive green crushed taffeta fabric and Guinevere wears an underdress made from aqua-sienna crushed taffeta fabric.  The puffed sleeves of the underdress are embellished with crisscrossed gold cording and the hem of both underdresses is edged in metallic antique gold and turquoise blue beaded trim.
Guinevere and Francesca each wear a delicate necklace created from diamond rhinestone chain. Gold earrings with emerald green stones enhance their royal look.  Black tights and black leather slip-ons complete their outfit.
Their majestic classic red hair is adorned with a moss green rose floral garland. "

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