Our Generation has released a ton of new stuff lately but it doesn’t show up on their website! What’s up with that?! If you want to see some of it, you have to either look on the Target website, or hope that someone shares their finds on social media. There are plenty of cute items, ranging from clothing to accessories, and prices on this line are still very good. One set in particular caught my eyes–Fashion Notes. And I was lucky enough to find it in a very unexpected stop at Target, yay!
The top and skirt are cute and very well made. The pink sparkles on the top are beads, and I’m not all that wild about them. I’m not sure what is up with all of the blinged out doll clothes lately.
The trumpet is very cute and the set comes with two pages of sheet music. I didn’t look at them closely enough to see if they are accurate or not. I was kind of annoyed that they were taped together in the package, so I had to be very careful to get them apart.
The set includes a headband, leotards and shoes. The headband is probably my least favorite thing in the set because it has this giant pom pom thing stuck to it. I’ve not seen any of this in real life, not sure my dolls like it either. The leotards are nice (although mine ended up snagged getting them out of the packaging). The shoes are very cute though.
The shoes are the standard Our Generation plastic ones, but they have nice details. Mine had two smudges on them out of the package, but they came off with just a damp cloth. I loved the detail on the sole of the shoes.
Marie-Grace was the model for this outfit. I think it looked cute on her, but I’m not sure if I’d use these pieces together. The way the waist band on the skirt is made created a bulky look when the sweater is on. And the shoes were a bit difficult to get on because of them being hard plastic, the tongue of the shoe was next to impossible to move to make it easier.
A close up of the sweater so you can see the metallic details. Lots of metallic fabric in doll clothes lately too.
And a close up of the shoes once I got them on. The laces are a bit long, not sure how to remedy that and not make them impossible to tie!
Here’s Marie-Grace with the trumpet. I couldn’t get her to hold it without help, thank heavens for clear hair bands!
Overall, I think it’s a cute set, but I would use it more as separates. All of the items are well made and fit the American Girl dolls just fine. It’s not a perfect set, but it’s not horrible either, so I give it a B+ rating, marking off mostly for the weird headband and the stiff shoes.