Here at The Ashton-Drake Galleries, we really strive to imbue our collectible dolls with lifelike nuances. That extra bit of realism really goes a long way in enhancing our relationship with our dolls. We also believe that touch helps create a strong bond between parent and child, so we try to capture that relationship with some of our dolls as well. Our touch-activated collectible dolls are interactive. They respond to gentle caresses, or even touches as light as a butterfly kiss.
Take Katie, for example. She is one of our So Truly Real® baby dolls. When you cradle her in your arms, you’ll immediately notice how she’s weighted to feel like a real baby. Run a finger gently down her sweet rosy cheeks, and you’ll marvel at how lifelike and soft her RealTouch® skin feels. Gently rest your hand on her chest, and you’ll even feel a tiny heart “beat.” Katie evokes such a sense of nurturing not just because she looks so real, but because she actually responds to you. It’s an incredible feeling to interact with her.
Video Below Features Katie Baby Doll
Sweet Butterfly Kisses is another of our collectible baby dolls who responds to the slightest touch. Flutter your eyelashes on her cheek and she’ll make the most adorable little sounds, just like a delighted baby! Her every detail adds lifelike charm, from her lovingly hand-rooted curls, to her tiny hand-painted toenails. We even designed her soft cloth body specially, so she can snuggle in your arms just like a real baby.
Pictured below: Sweet Butterfly Kisses
Another fan favorite is Sophia. She is an amazingly lifelike baby doll who really captures the heartwarming sweetness of a baby’s slumber. As you cradle her in your arms, you’ll see her chest gently rise and fall, and you’ll revel in hearing her soft sleepy coos of satisfaction. Sophia is such a love.
Video below features Sophia Baby Doll
One of the first reflexes a baby exhibits is grasping. Stroke a newborn baby’s palm, and she’ll immediately grab your finger and hold on tight. Research suggests that this is one way a newborn maximizes skin contact in order to establish a bond with her parents. Baby Olivia shares this same reflexive action. Gently press her hand, and her tiny baby fingers will curl around yours in a remarkably realistic and endearing way.
Video Below Features Baby Olivia
Of course, one of the most exciting milestones in baby’s first year, are those first few steps. With your help and encouragement, Isabella will summon up her courage and walk! Hold her hands and cajole her just a little bit, and she’ll toddle toward you for a hug. She’s so delighted by her newfound freedom, and you can just see excitement reflected in her sparking blue eyes.
Video Below Features Isabella
Is there something you wish your baby dolls could do? Let us know in the comments below, or drop us an email! We’d love to hear your ideas!
Just received baby Katie, she is just perfect. Very well packaged, looks just like her picture, smells great. I bought her for my special needs daughter, she hasn’t put her down yet .We can’t wait to meet our other new arrival, baby Grace. Hopefully we get her soon. Awesome, will do business again! Would recommend Ashton Drake to everyone.
I’m very pleased with the speed of getting my order. The dolls are beautiful. They look like the ones on the website. This has made my Christmas knowing my granddaughters will have the babies they wanted under the tree.
Thank you Ashton Drake.
Amazing company. My daughter loves these dolls which are beautiful. They are perfect and any little girls dream! Can’t say enough good about this company!
I have always enjoyed all of my purchases from Ashton-Drake Galleries. I have never been disappointed or needed to return anything. When it comes to dolls, they just keep getting it right.