|DHL shipping envelope and boxes used for my two Malaville Toys dolls are shown in the above two photographs.|
Malaville dolls have been on the market for about three years now. I was not moved to purchase any until the first images of the second wave of dolls were shared online. The newer dolls use a new (improved in my opinion) head sculpt and were released last year or earlier this year. Imani (the doll with the deepest complexion) and Alexa (described as Malaville's first fashion doll with albinism) were my two choices of the four new dolls.
My dolls were purchased directly from the Malaville Toys website (find the link at the end of this post) where free shipping is now being offered. Shipping appears actually built into the price now as the original dolls were slightly less than wave 2 but shipping was extra.
The dolls arrived swiftly from South Africa, delivered by DHL in their cardboard shipping boxes which were inside DHL's yellow plastic envelopes as illustrated in the first two photos.
|Imani is presented in her white Malaville logo'd and personalized box which has the initial of her first name on the side of the box. The doll and her extra fashion can be seen through the front see-through panel.|
|The letter "I" is on the side panel of Imani's box. The meaning of Imani and the doll's story are shared on the back of the box, an image of which is next.|
|The text on the back of Imani's box includes the meaning of her name, her occupation as a magazine editor, her favorite color, and her hobbies.|
Imani's features and fashion
|The extra fashion includes a white off-shoulder blouse and skirt made of the same material as the dress.|
|A closer look at the sheath is shown above.|
|White T-strap ankle straps with a mock bow on the toe complete this editor of Malaville Magazine's stylish look.|
|Like Imani, Alexa is presented in her white Malaville logo'd and personalized box which has the initial of her first name on the side of the box. The doll and her art supplies and apron can be seen through the front see-through panel.|
|The letter "A" is on the side panel of Alexa's box. The meaning of Alexa and the doll's story are shared on the back of the box, an image of which is next.|
|The text on the back of Alexa's box includes the meaning of her name, her budding-artist endeavors, her favorite color, and her hobbies.|
|Alexa has a blonde rooted Afro, dark painted eyes, white eyebrows, and eyelashes. Dressed in a pink hoodie with the letter A on front...|
|...Alexa wears cuffed light blue jeans. Accessories include an easel, paint palette, three tubes of paint, a paintbrush...|
|... and an apron.|
|White mock-lace sneakers complete her casual fashion.|
About Malaville Toys
Mala Bryan, a fashion model, born on the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, is the founder and creator of Malaville Toys. As described on the back of both dolls' boxes, she is happy to have found her passion in dolls and has a goal of bringing love, joy, peace, and harmony to the world, "one beautiful doll at a time."
|This direct quote from the founder of Malaville Toys is included on the back of Imani and Alexa's boxes.|
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