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The March 2017 issue of DOLLS features 52 four-color pages. This issue is focused on fashion dolls, with features about Numina, Emperis, and Ficondoll. You’ll also find articles on Linda Macario’s BJDs and the history-inspired creations of doll artist Theresa Merritt, and rare fashions for Ideal’s Toni dolls. Plus, we have our usual columns on antique and vintage dolls, two paper dolls, and more!


8 Past Perfect
Theresa Merritt finds inspiration in history
By Stephanie Finnegan

 12 Emperis
Style, Passion and Innovation
By Adrian Cardozo

18 Numina’s Next Chapter
Paul Pham reveals his plans for a new year
By Wil Peterson

24 Spring Break with Arizona
Ficondoll’s best doll of 2016 is set for spring
By Adrian Cardozo

28  Bellissimi Bambini
Linda Macario crafts winsome, innocent BJDs
By Pam North

34  Emperis
Rare and unusual fashions for Ideal’s Toni doll
By A. Glenn Mandeville

40 Hair Apparent
Monique Trading specializes in doll wigs
By Sharon Verbeten