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Specs or No Specs?

Written on December 7, 2012 at 12:00 pm by Michelle
Filed under: Musings

I wear glasses and I have since the age of 8 or 9. My dolls, while they don’t get eye tests, get glasses. I think Blythes look cute with glasses – clear or tinted. Like with people, I think that glasses add to the personality to Blythe like they do with people. While not all of my dolls wear glasses all the time, I do have one that frequently has glasses on.

My little Belarus - April 14 2012 Who's that girl?

Glasses aren’t for everyone though, and if you have a custom doll you may be unwilling to put glasses against your doll’s face due to the fact that it could scratch the face-up and I don’t blame you. I don’t put glasses (sunglasses or otherwise) on my custom girl because I get worried about scratching her face. I’m less worried about stock dolls because there’s no sealant or customized make-up.

Do your dolls wear glasses or do you refrain from putting glasses onto your dolls for whatever reason?

6 Responses to “Specs or No Specs?”

  1. Helen AKA 2tMargarett says:

    My girls have worn glasses for photos, but not on the shelf. We don’t actually have many!

  2. Stephanie says:

    My Lychee wears her jemgirl glasses all the time. I think she looks odd without them at this point :)

  3. Pauleen AKA @PauleenPotter
    says:

    Only one of my girls wears glasses and they look nice on her, they add that final touch to her intellectual appearance.

  4. Steph! says:

    Vea and Janie wear glasses. They have bad eyesight. They wear them all the time. But you are right….ZuZu put on Vea’s glasses for a picture during the first week of her 365 and got HUGE black scratches! I almost lost it – all I could think of was how am I going to work with this for the rest of the year!?! We are managing but ZuZu gets a new face up soon! And we are careful when we put Vea and Janie in their travel bags – taking their glasses off first.

  5. Heather AKA @claribari
    says:

    Mine have definitely sported sunglasses, but we actually don’t own a pair of regular ones. I keep thinking about buying some, but I never have. I think maybe I need to get a new girl and buy glasses and then from day one she can wear them! I have had glasses forever. 😉

  6. I think it is really cool for dolls to wear glasses. It sets them apart because it looks actually adorable. Plus, not all dolls wear specs so that makes them unique.

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