Fashion-Size BJDs- what are they and who do I recommend
Hello. I love Fashion-Sized BJDs, specifically those 15-20 inches tall. I made a list on DoA of my favorite resin ball-jointed fashion dolls, and I thought anyone who likes these dolls as well might appreciate it. They are a mix between BJDs and fashion dolls. Please, if I've left anyone's favorite dolls off, add them on the wall! I realize there are specific groups around dollfan.club already for Ficon dolls and others, but this is just a master list of recommendations from me!
A lot of the resources in this list came fromthislist! Plus, more fun non-resin dolls are listed there (sadly many companies mentioned are now defunct). I foundthis list as well after making my own, but again, many dolls are featured on both my list and theirs.
IF DOLL NUDITY OFFENDS YOU; PROCEED WITH CAUTION. I tried to find dressed photos of all of these dolls, but it was not always possible.
Here's a list of my favorite realistic sculpts (except for one tiny subsection the vast majority of dolls on this list are what I consider realistic) in this size range (ordered by preference within their price ranges):
Expensive (approaching or over $600++ USD) REALISTIC dolls/mostly realistic:
-Bardo Research BJDs (I class Ayatana, Anyita, and Pooja as realistic, but they are a bit stylized)
-Lumedoll (company may be defunct?)
-DragonShell doll (Small size dolls are made upon request only! I have seen owner photos of the resized dolls, they are compatible with Natalia Loseva and EslynDolls. Transparent resin also available upon request!)
Lovely non-realistic fashion BJDs (600+ USD):
-Pidgin Dolls by JDM (not really realistic, but still lovely!)
Resin BJDs with painted eyes:
(these are off-topic on DOA due to their painted eyes, but you can mod these to open eyes and it looks great if you want. I love their painted eyes, though. According to the off-topic doll list JAMIEshow dolls with open eyes may be on topic, so I'm just tossing them in here. These are all what I would class as expensive. As they are resin an ball-jointed, I consider them BJDs.)
-Dollchic (makers of Dominion Doll/also related to Numina I believe?)
-Deva Doll (made by Kingdom Dolls)
-StudioXOXODolls (most unique and beautiful dolls on this list!!)
Less expensive realistic BJDs ($200-$500 USD- Dollshe has massive sales frequently so they fit here):
-Dollshe Craft Fashion Maxi (terrible wait times, gorgeous dolls. get them on sale.)
Less expensive resin fashion dolls that are sometimes not considered BJDs:
(Tonner Doll and Wilde Imagination no longer exist. Most dolls on this list can be found in the dollfan.club marketplace, or on eBay.com)
-Evangeline Ghastly, another off-topic girl. You can sometimes get the resin version for under $200 USD. I think she's lovely, and at least a bit realistic in the way that Bardo Research dolls are, but she's more fashion than BJD, but she's still a cool little doll
-Ellowyne Wilde is the same deal as Evangeline Ghastly
-Kadira by Phyn & Aero is as well
-Annora Monet is another Phyn & Aero off-topic BJD I'd reccomend
-Tonner BJDs in general, like Lady G, resi Tyler, Sydney, Ashleigh, and more are lovely with realistic faces and fashion proportions, but lack detail in their body sculpts, and are therefore off-topic on sites like DoA. They're good, less-expensive, starter BJDs though, I think
-Sevlana doll has adorable mature girls, but they are 28 cm only, so not exactly in this size range unfortunately.
-Kuklakit sells the best, most inexpensive BJDs I've seen. they are 35 cm. They are not excellent quality, but you can clean them up nicely.
-SobaDolls makes her dolls from Flumo, not resin, but they’re too wonderful not to include.
-Postapocolypticdoll also makes flumo dolls