Beforever American Girl Samantha
This past spring, I purchased my first brand-new American Girl doll.
I chose this lovely lady because she was one of my favorite AG dolls growing up (tied with Kristen!)
I loved her tomboy personality and used to drool over her gorgeous accessories every time a Pleasant Company catalog arrived in the mail.
When I pulled Samantha out of her box, I was so pleased with how gorgeous she was! I don't think the online photos really did justice to what a pretty doll she is in person.
I know there's been quite a lot of debate over her frilly pink dress and how the Samantha we grew up with wouldn't be caught dead in pink, but if you sort of cast that aside, I think it's very pretty and goes really nicely with her complexion.
She also has on white tights and shiny patent leather Mary Janes.
Her brown hair is shiny and gorgeous and tied back in a thick red velvety ribbon. It is so soft and bouncy and a total dream to brush. I think this is my favorite doll hair texture I've ever seen.
Sam's face is stunning. I usually prefer the Josefina Mold when it comes to AG dolls, but when I saw her face, I was completely won over. I still prefer the Classic Mold with brown eyes as opposed to light eyes for some reason, as they just seem cuter to me.
Samantha's eyes are a chocolate brown with a darker ring around the iris and nicely detailed lines extending out from the pupil. I think it's nice change from just a plain flat brown eye that I've seen on some of the brown-eyed dolls.
She has cute blushing cheeks and pale pink lips. It's hard to tell, but her eyebrows are feathered as opposed to straight lines.
Such a sweet girl. From the entire catalog of current AG dolls including BeForevers and Truly Me's, Pumpkin Pie picked out Samantha as her absolute favorite! I can definitely see why.
Here are some "glam shots" I took back in May when the crab apple tree was in full bloom. :)
I am so happy to have this beautiful doll in my collection. I hope to find her original meet outfit on Ebay one of these days so I can occasionally transform her into the Samantha I grew up to love.
For now Pumpkin Pie and I have been really enjoying her and have already read a few of her books.
For any of you AG collectors, what do you think of the new BF Samantha? Do you have her or hope to add her to your collection?
Thanks for stopping by!