It’s only been a short while since newly merged fashion doll company Tonner One World announced a partnership with FOX and their hottest TV show Empire that would see a limited edition line of high quality fashion dolls released showcasing likeness of the cast and now, Tonner One World are starting to give little bits of information to keep us all excited about the release.
While EmpireDolls.com remains open for public registration and no official emails coming through to those who have signed up, it has been revealed these dolls could be set for a release as early as September when Empire’s third season is set for premiere.
Along with that wide open release date, Tonner One Wold also showcased artwork of not only two boxes featuring Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) and Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) titled “The Fabulous in Fur Edition” and the “The Ultimate Hustler Edition” but also some concept sketch cards – concept fashions numbered one and four for Cookie and a number 5 for Lucious. Check out the artwork below!
Fans will easily be able to see just how true to the show Tonner One World are being with sketch #4 showcasing Cookie in a Moschino color blocked jacket and matching skirt with black tank as worn in season two episode four, sketch #1 matching Cookie’s Empire pilot episode look in which she dons a Canadian Lynx fur coat over the top of a skin tight leopard print dress and Lucious’s season two episode one purple Gucci suit with complimenting purple paisley print scarf.
News about an actual release date and final dolls to be released is expected to hit inboxes in the next few months!
Recently merged doll companies ‘The One World Doll Project’ and ‘Tonner Doll Company’ (Now called Tonner-One World) have announced a limited edition collector doll series based on this hit TV drama series Empire.
While no details such as releases, edition sizes, characters or doll sizes have been released, it is expected that designer dolls based on Empire’s leads – Cookie Lyon (portrayed by Taraji P. Henson) and Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) will be the two first dolls released.
The following is what subscribers will receive upon joining the EmpireDolls.com mailing list:
Empire is one of the hottest show’s on television and it is about to get even hotter! The Empire Collector Doll Series is in full development right now and we guarantee you are going to love these dolls! Hand sculpted and designed by legendary doll designers, Robert Tonner and Stacey McBride-Irby, these one of a kind, limited edition works of art will leave you breathless and [will] be a definite conversation piece. For up-to-the minute details on what’s new, what’s coming next, promotions, collector’s contests, all things EMPIRE and so much more; be sure to stay connected.
The One World Doll Project are most known for their creation of the hugely popular Prettie Girls! fashion doll line that aimed to create a collection of fashion dolls that were diverse in their culture and ethnicity and also readily available in major department stores along side the blonde Barbie. Founded in 1991, the Tonner Doll Company has become one of the most known collectible doll companies world wide with their creation of mainly 16″ designer dolls and obtaining the rights to create and release TV and movie collectible dolls including Gone with the Wind, Avatar, Harry Potter, Wonder Woman and many many more.