Saturday, February 20, 2010

Presenting ... Disco Wanda by Shindana!




DBG of Black Doll Collecting wrote an interesting article on Shindana's Disco Wanda.

Check Disco Wanda's face. There she is shouting to one of her friends across the room. Is she a happy party-goer or what? What about those late 70s, disco fashions ;-D

9 comments:

Asrul "iLham" Sany said...

loving the dress...
wicked

;-)P

D7ana said...

Hi, Asrul "iLham" Sany! Actually, it is a blouse and a skirt, separate pieces. But oh so wonderfully ... wicked LOL

Thanks!

MissSpottyJane said...

I had never heard of Disco Wanda before. She looks great. I love it when Barbie clones aren't actually clones at all.

D7ana said...

Thanks, MissSpottyJane! I love the "clones" who aren't really clones but shiny new personalities.

Black Doll Enthusiast said...

Go Wanda! Go Wanda! With your bad self!

dbg

AilanthusAltissima said...

I think I vaguely remember a doll like Disco Wanda and I do remember the Marla Gibbs doll shown on Black Doll Collecting's post. If memory serves me correctly, my mother didn't want to get me an African American doll that was a maid, so she wouldn't entertain even a discussion about the Marla Gibbs doll. At the time, I thought it was a nice doll.

Thanks for the pic and info on Disco Wanda. She looks like a great piece of history. I find her open mouth to be a little scary by contemporary standards, but it seems like she is a breakthrough fashion doll because she is unique and she captures the feeling of a certain time in history.

D7ana said...

DBG, Wanda's hands are raised to give you a high five, LOL. Thanks for the reminder about her via your post.

Kim, you are welcome. I'm always glad to share doll chat :-)

Wanda has not one, but BOTH rows of teeth showing so that's an awesome smile ha, ha! Probably the smaller Wanda the Career Girl would garner more props as a historical figure, but I prefer Disco Wanda because she seems more fun. And what a great display of teeth she has LOL.

Niel Camhalla said...

Disco Wanda looks like a fun character! And I like the backdrop. Is that from the box she came in with?

D7ana said...

Hi, Niel! No, Wanda had a boring box; the backdrop shown was borrowed from Flavas Choice Awards Tre. He had the neat backdrop.

But Wanda has the megawatt smile :-D