American Girl Dolls are actually real people that exhibits the girl’s perspective of the American history in the form of a doll. The American Girl product line aims to teach aspects of American history through a six book series from the perspective of a nine year old girl living in that time period. Although the books are written for the eight-to-thirteen-year-old target market, they endeavor to cover significant topics such as child labor, child abuse, poverty, racism, slavery, alcoholism, animal abuse, and war in manners appropriate for the understanding and sensibilities of the company’s target market.
Though American Girl dolls became extremely popular for young girls and women who like to collect and dress hystorical characters, doll clothes of this brand is pretty expensive. The collection provides free clothes out of the box but if ever you get tired looking your doll wearing the same old clothes everyday, there are some way to outfit your doll even if you are on a tight budget. Here’s how..
1. The American Girl website offers great discounts on some selected item you might want to buy like doll accessories, clothes and doll furniture. To avail the discounts just try bookmark – www.americangirl.com. The sale items change regularly so check back often.
2. You can also do an Ebay or Amazon search and look for American Girl doll clothes. There are many people who sell their used doll clothes at a relatively affordable price and you can often purchase clothing items in lots. You can also try doing a search for “18” doll clothing”. The rule of thumb on buying online items is always check the seller’s feed back rating to make sure you are buying from a reliable seller.
3. Target or Wal-Mart are also good sites to search and compare prices of doll clothes. American Girls stands 18 inches tall, so by searching 18-inch doll clothing items you are sure that the clothes you purchased would fit your doll. Target’s Our Generation doll line is very similar to the American Girl line but with an obvious difference in the price range. You can use Target’s clothing line to substitute American Girl’s to get a decent amount of savings.
4. Lastly, there are doll boutiques where you can buy trendy clothes for your dolls at a fraction of the cost compared to American Girl. These sites feature exclusive custom made doll clothing for every doll of different size and shapes. If you are looking for unique home made outfits, these site is perfect to find one that fits your American Girl.