Tonner’s “Leading Ladies of The Wizard of Oz” Designer Doll Auction to benefit Habitat For Humanity

Byron LarsNow here’s something really special, and really fun!  Tonner Dolls has partnered with a slew of designers who have created their take on the “Leading Ladies of The Wizard of Oz”: Dorothy, Glinda, and the Wicked Witch Of The West.  The results are nothing short of fabulous.  All of these special dolls will be up for auction (http://wizardofozdollauction.com) from September 4-14.  Go online and bid!!

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OVERVIEW

Twenty of the world’s top fashion, costume and accessories designers have reinterpreted doll-sized couture versions for “The Leading Ladies of The Wizard of Oz” design program in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the classic film and in support of Warner Bros. and Habitat for Humanity’s “There’s No Place Like Home” campaign, supporting Habitat for Humanity’s work to create decent, safe and affordable housing in partnership with low-income families.

Each designer has created a uniquely makeover from head to toe, featuring hand-crafted outfits, dramatic hairstyles and makeup, and perfectly petite footwear for “The Leading Ladies of The Wizard of Oz.” The full collection of Tonner Dolls, starring Dorothy, Glinda the Good Witch, and The Wicked Witch of the West will be unveiled at The Museum at FIT in New York, September 4-10, after which the collection will be showcased at the flagship Bloomingdales location on 59th and Lexington from September 12 – October 9.

Beginning September 4-14, these one-of-a-kind doll creations will be available to the highest bidder on ‘eBay Giving Works,’ with proceeds benefitting the “There’s No Place Like Home” campaign supporting Habitat for Humanity’s mission to create housing in partnership with low-income families.

Participating Designers

LINKS

Auction page: http://wizardofozdollauction.com

TNPLH for Habitat for Humanity: http://thewizardofoz.warnerbros.com

HASHTAGS:    #WizardOfOz75    #TNPLH    #HabitatforHumanity

 

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

About Tonner Doll Company, Inc.

Headquartered in Kingston, New York, Tonner Doll Company, Inc. develops and markets high quality collectible Character Figures and Dolls like TWILIGHT, Marilyn Monroe, Gone With The Wind, The Wizard of Oz, DC Stars, and more, as well as fashion dolls such as Tyler Wentworth™, Antoinette™, Déjà vu™, and Cami & Jon™.

About Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity International’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that safe and affordable housing provides a critical foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty, Habitat has helped more than 4 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes since 1976. Habitat also advocates for fair and just housing policies and provides training and access to resources to help more families improve their shelter conditions. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission. To get more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit habitat.org.

About Auction Cause

Auction Cause, a premier cause marketing agency, works with top brands, celebrities and nonprofits on their cause marketing and social media programs. For more information, please visit auctioncause.com or call them at 323-655-0554 to learn about their unique services.

About FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. Providing students with a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are affordable and relevant to today’s rapidly changing industries. FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace. Visit fitnyc.edu.

The Leading Ladies of The Wizard of Oz Tonner Doll Designer Collaboration
There's No Place Like Home - Habitat for Humanity
The Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary

 

CHECK OUT THE JUDY ROOM’S SPOTLIGHT ON THE WIZARD OF OZ

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