And now, on to the review.
Here's Rapunzel in her box.
I remember seeing some short haired Rapunzel dolls when the movie first came out. I haven't seen any in regular stores for ages.When I found this one at the Disney Store last week I got excited and decided to nab her while I could.There were only two and they were shoved in behind the Flynn dolls.
|And the back of the box.||.|
I thought I was going to just pull up this sticky tab at the top and slide the insert out.Noo...
There are more sticky tabs at the bottom.
Because then I see that there are sticky tabs allllll along both sides of the box.NOOOOOOO!!!!
Why are they making this box so hard to open! These are kids' dolls for Pete's sake! A kid could hit puberty before they get this box open! And I'm way past puberty! I might die before I get it open!
But then there is still this to deal with:
They were kind of hard to cut out without snagging the veil.
Once she was out there was still a big plastic coated wire to take out of her dress, where it was wrapped around her waist.
I like her short hair look.I can't remember why it's brown though. It's been a while since I saw the movie.I may have to watch it again. I also like that this doll has the BIG eyes and freckles.
|Darn that one hair!|
I swear they must have made her with the full length hair and then trimmed it. She shed tiny hair bits the whole time I was photographing her.
|Her veil was full of hair bits.|
Her hair is layered in the back.
Her dress has a stitch at the side of each pleat in the front to hold the pleats closed...
The fabric has a printed pattern that you can't feel. The fabric is very smooth and satiny.
She can tilt her head, and her arms swivel at the shoulders and elbows.She doesn't have a waist joint, so she can only turn her head sideways, not her whole top half.
She has very soft vinyl legs that bend easily. They can actually bend quite far if you go past the first click, but they don't hold it very well.
Unfortunately, they bend the other way too if you're not careful!
And of course, there's no way she can stand on her own with those tiny feet and soft rubber legs.
She has little rubber slip on shoes.
Her legs move apart from the hip too, so she can do this.
And she wonders why she would need to, (Hasn't she ever been to gym class?!), but she can do this too.
She has a painted on wedding ring, so I guess this is post ceremony Rapunzel.
Also, somehow, her dress came out of the box with a brownish stain on each side.
The weather was pretty nice today, so she decided to pose outside.
Tomorrow we'll have a look at another Rapunzel character.