Designed can be stored with an active account on the website. Orders can be placed at any time, but custom dolls that use components that are not available will be placed on back order and not shipped until created. Backorders are listed as far as November for delivery.
Heed warnings previously posted about the Create Your Own Line.
August 1, 2017 / Nanea Mitchell Pre-Release for Rewards Members
Like Melody Ellison last year, a pre-release for Nanea Mitchell has come out for AG Rewards members, "Nanea's AG Rewards Collection." However, this year the offer is exclusive to members that have reached at least the Gold Rewards Tier.
This collection, costing $216, consists of the following:
This bundle is delivered in a special AG Rewards box (much like Melody's) and can also be obtained at an American Girl Place if a person can prove their reward tier level to a personal assistant. Shipped orders have free shipping and will arrive before August 18th, a week before Nanea's official release on August 24th. The offer is only until August 7th.
Just like Melody before her, this does mean that there will be some people who will have Nanea and some of her items before the official launch. However, quality here doesn't change. Write well-written contributions for new or existing articles, give good detail pictures, and don't try to "first" this.
July 24, 2017 / More on the Create Your Own Line, including Launch Day
A video about the Create Your Own line has been released by American Girl on their YouTube channel. It shows some aspects of the online designer, as well as some of the possible combinations of tones and hairstyles. This has been updated in the article.
More information has come out about the Create Your Own line both online and through releasing catalogs. The line--unlike Truly Me--will allow purchasers to design and purchase custom dolls themselves. Very little has been released; the line will release fully at the end of July.
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June 23, 2017 / AG Rewards Only Outfits for Truly Me and Bitty Baby, Upcoming TRU only WellieWishers Outfit, 18" Custom Line information, and a Reminder on Policy
An upcoming WellieWishers outfit will be available as a Toys R Us Exclusive. Images have been seen but no name has been confirmed.
Information is starting to release about a design your own American Girl 18" doll. So far what is known is that the option will be available near the end of July. For $200 (with free shipping) a person may purchase a customized doll, customized outfit and accessory set, keepsake doll box, designed t-shirt, and a six month (three issue) subscription to American Girl Magazine.
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Secondly is the "A Girl Named Series". These will be full-illustrated biographical books on the childhood and history of real historical women, mainly focused during their childhood. The first two known are:
A Girl Named Hillary: The childhood and life of Hillary Clinton, the first woman to be nominated for a major political party for president.
A Girl Named Rosa: The childhood and life of Rosa Parks, who became famous for protesting the segregation of the Montgomery Bus system in Alabama and made a name for herself during the start of the Black Civil Rights movements of the 1950s.
As usual, we strive for neutrality and respect here, as well as no rumor-monging about new characters, retirements, or designs.
Gabriela McBride is the Girl of the Year for 2017. She is from Philadelphia and the first black Girl of the Year since the line's inception in 2001. She is also the first Girl of the Year since Kailey to be available for longer than a year!
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