#tonnercon: Great Scott and All That Jazz – Tonner Doll Convention 5/17

Now THIS is how you party!  Thank you Jay Gatsby.  :D  This theme is straight out of the Roaring 20s, and people came dressed for the occasion!  SO many amazing costumes!  But you want to hear about the dolls first, right?  And rightfully so, because these period dolls are exquisite!!!  Collectors absolutely went batty over the both the souvenir and the centerpieces dolls, not to mention the dashing Jay.  This is just the greatest Scott… I mean SET of all!  Check them out:

Daisy - Great Scott Souvenir

Daisy – Great Scott Souvenir

Daisy (Souvenir)

  • Cami Head Sculpt
  • Antoinette Body
  • LE 250

 

Myrtle - Great Scott Centerpiece Doll

Myrtle – Great Scott Centerpiece Doll

Myrtle (Centerpiece)

  • Jon Head Sculpt
  • Antoinette Body
  • LE 150
Zelda - Great Scott Centerpiece

Zelda – Great Scott Centerpiece

Zelda

  • Cami Head Sculpt
  • Antoinette Body
  • LE 200
Jay - Great Scott Centerpiece

Jay – Great Scott Centerpiece

 

Jay

  • New Matt Head Sculpt
  • Matt Body
  • LE 150
Have a Seat Chair - Doll Sold Seperately

Have a Seat Chair – Doll Sold Seperately

Have a Seat Chair

Have a Seat Chair

Have a Seat Chair

  • Centerpiece Base
  • LE 100

So yes, the costumes were really first rate.  Attendees seemed really inspired by the theme, and went to great lengths to find just the right thing to wear.  We had announced that there would be a costume contest, and collectors did not disappoint!  Check out our amazing collectors:

Michael, Bryan and the lovely Shannon all decked out!

Michael, Bryan and the lovely Shannon all decked out!

Diane and Sylvia

Diane and Sylvia

Tonner's Crispen!

Tonner’s Crispen!

The Dobias Gals!

The Dobias Gals!

Costume Contest Finalists

Costume Contest Finalists

Janis Kortyna - our costume contest winner!

Janis Kortyna – our costume contest winner – with Ana Wagner, a finalist!

But that’s not all.  You know how Robert loves to dance, right?  Well, we had very special guests at this event:  Roaring 20s Dancers!  They showed us how to do the Charleston like professionals and they were wonderfully entertaining!  They really made us feel like we went back in time.

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Woo wooo!

Woo wooo!

 

And THEN they taught US how to Charleston!  Check it out:

Dance lessons!

Dance lessons!

A big fat thank you to the dancers, whose energy was as endless as their legs.  You were amazing!

Check out ALL the pics from the Great Scott Event HERE!

Whew!  All that jazz wore me out!  See you in the AM for more fun in the sun, Tonnerados!

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Written by Tonner Doll. Posted in 16" dolls, Convention, Feature, Joanne Canapini

Published on May 17, 2013 with 1 Comment

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  1. What an absolutely fab event! I just saw The Great Gatsby – let me tell you, those gorge dolls and that amazing event makes me feel like i’m getting another glimpse of the beautiful film. You had dancers there? Major wow!

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