Ruby Red Fashion Friends Doll Review

 Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Doll Review

We’ve put together the ultimate Resource Guide for Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ dolls. Be sure to leave a comment and tell us which of these cute new dolls is your favorite and why. We love them because they are so fun to pose! Interested in other dolls, check out our other Ultimate Resource Guides for A Girl For All Time®WellieWishers™, and Hearts For Hearts Girls® for more reviews and helpful tips. 

About Ruby Red Fashion Friends™

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ are a newly released line of doll that offers something for everyone. Doll collectors are thrilled to see the new faces designed by doll artist Dianna Effner. These dolls are also one of the most affordable dolls in the ball-jointed-doll (BJD) category. A more novice collector, or someone shopping for the perfect doll to gift to their daughter or granddaughter, may be drawn to the Ruby Red doll because of their sweet faces, fun-to-style hair, posable limbs, and their approachable size of 14.5-inches. 

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Doll Features

  • Approximately 14.5-inches tall (as stated on their website, but the range can be up to 15.5")
  • Hard vinyl limbs
  • High quality wigged hair
  • Posable ball jointed limbs, articulated at the head, elbow, knee, and hip
  • Painted and applied eyelashes

The Ultimate Pattern Collection for Ruby Red Fashion Friends™

Sewing Pattern Collection For Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Doll ClothesThe Pixie Faire Pattern Collection for Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ is growing nearly everyday! Some great patterns have already been released that are designed specifically to fit this great doll. The great thing about these dolls is that they can also wear the many of the clothing patterns designed for Wellies. As discussed in the section below, the RRFF is close in size to other 14-14.5-inch dolls such as WellieWishers™, so some patterns designed to fit WW are also a great fit for Ruby Red dolls as well. 

Sew Urban Ruffled Top Pattern For 14.5-inch DollsGet the Pattern: Shown above modeled by Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Bella, the Sew Urban ruffled top doll clothes PDF pattern will add a touch of femininity to her wardrobe! The cascading ruffles are the star of the show with this easy to sew design! This cute top can be made with or without sleeves and closes in the back with hook and loop tape. It can be made with a knit or woven fabric (floral top is a woven). This pattern is designed to also fit 14.5-inch dolls such as WellieWishers™ and Hearts For Hearts Girls®, and also fits Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ dolls without any alterations.

A few more patterns designed to fit Ruby Red Fashion Friends™...

Faux Button Jumper Pattern For RRFF Mackenzie Dress Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Pattern Plain Janes Shoe Pattern For Ruby Red Fashion Friends™

 Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Compared To Similar Dolls

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Compared To Similar Dolls

 

Customers have found that RRFF dolls vary slightly in height which is likely due to variation in how tightly their joints have been strung together, as they are a BJD (Ball Jointed Doll). The official height of the Ruby Red doll is 14.5-inches tall, but may vary to around 15-inches depending on the doll. The picture above demonstrates that our Ruby Red doll is about 1/2-inch taller than our 14.5-inch WellieWishers™ doll to her left. In the photo, all three dolls are wearing Gotchies from the 123 Mulberry St. pattern designed to fit 14 to 14.5-inch dolls, which demonstrates that while the dolls are all similar in size, there are some key differences in their proportions.  

Comparing the three dolls, the RRFF has the longest legs and arms, and a slightly wider waist and hip measurement. When sewing or buying clothes for the RRFF, it is helpful to know that knit tops or dresses designed to fit WellieWishers™ generally fit the RRFF because they have a bit of stretch. The only caveat is that long sleeves designed for a WW fit the RRFF more like a 3/4-length sleeve. Skirt hems will also fall a bit shorter on the RRFF, but are generally still an appropriate length for the doll depending on the design and length preference. More fitted garments made from non-stretch woven fabrics are more likely to have fit issues unless they are designed specifically to fit a Ruby Red doll. 

Wondering What Shoes Will Fit A Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Doll?

The Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ doll has a long narrow foot, with a tiny space in between her big toe second toe, allowing her to potentially wear flip flops! Yay! Although, her foot is a tiny bit longer than a Hearts for Hearts Girls doll, she can wear the HFHG shoes. We've tried on the little plastic flats that come with a HFHG doll and they fit great. We've also tried on the Liberty Jane Janes (designed for HFHG dolls with the Shape 2 sole) and they fit nicely.

The Ruby Red Fashion Friends doll pictured above is wearing, from left to right, The Genoa Jumper over the T-shirt with HFHG flats, The Sew Urban Ruffled Tee and LJ 14.5" Dolls Jeans (made with super stretchy upcycled denim) and the LJ Janes For HFHG dolls, and finally, the Karen Lorraine Lux Cardigan over the basic t-shirt and the Sew Urban Handkerchief Skirt (all designed originally for 14.5" WW dolls).

14.5-inch Doll Feet Shoe Size Comparison

As you can see in the photos above and below, the WellieWisher has a much shorter and wider foot so shoes designed for Wellies are very hard to get on, although we've managed to get a few on. The pink tennies in the first image of this post are sold by Sofia's and desiged to fit a Wellie. They are super snug, but work in a pinch.

The Shape 2 pre-cut shoe sole and the patterns designed to be made with that sole shape should fit the Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ doll. The sole measures 2.2" in length and the RRFF doll foot measures 2" from the heel to the tallest part.

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Character Names and Descriptions

These dolls can be purchased at several different websites, but not all are available at the same places.

FAO Swartz 

Ruby Red Fashion Friends (US website)

Ruby Red Toys (Hong Kong based website)

You can find a complete list of "Where to buy" links throughout the world on the Rubyredtoys.com website.

 

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ Hanna

Hanna -Think Happy Thoughts- believes in Rainbows, Unicorns and Joy to the World. She wants everyone to be deliriously happy. She is certain that anything is possible with a Can-Do attitude! Hanna wants to spread happiness through Dance …..When she and her Friends are dancing, they are able to rock the world in style!

Hanna features a dark wavy bob hairstyle and deep brown eyes.

She comes with her signature Think Happy Thoughts shirt, along with a cropped denim pagoda style fringed jacket, denim shorts , fishnet stockings, and pink fashion sneakers. Buy Hanna Now

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ KaylaKayla - Be Confident- believes in always being her best and doing her best and empowering her friends to do the same. She is always on the go and has not met a sport she did not like. From soccer to tennis to gymnastics, Kayla does it all with fierceness and style. Kayla always goes for the gold. After she and her friends graduate, Kayla wants to build a fashion empire. She wants to express herself on the field and off the field as a world fashion icon.

Kayla features a long, curly pop pony tail and brown eyes.

She has a ruffly pink tunic, the latest ankle length skinny jeans and white flats. Buy Kayla Now

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ SaraSara - Let your Light Shine- believes in kindness and helping her friends and others. She believes that by sharing her light, the world can be a better place. Sara is an aspiring Vet-shionista - She loves fashion, and she adores animals …so becoming a Vet-shionista when she graduates is perfect .

After she and her friends graduate ~ Sara will be sure to keep all animals in her care healthy and stylish !

Sara features very long blonde hair that comes well past her waist, with a long wrap around braid and she has light blue eyes.

Sara comes with her signature Let Your Light Shine shirt, along with her fabulous fashion denim jacket, the latest jeans, and floral sneakers. Buy Sara Now

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ BellaBella - Dream Big: Dream Big Bella believes in reaching for the Stars and following her heart. She is inspired by all of the beauty around her , and in inspiring others ! Bella is an aspiring Fashion Designer. After she and her friends graduate, she hopes to attend Fashion School in London and help each and every girl express herself through the power of individual expression.

Bella features very long highlighted auburn hair with 2 long braids. Note: Customers report that some Bella dolls have green eyes as shown in the listings, while others have lighter amber colored eyes.

She comes with her signature Dream Big shirt , along with her Fab denim vest , printed lace trim skirt and leggings , lace trim pink boots. Buy Bella Now

Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ MayaMaya - Always Be Kind- believes in magical moments with big splashes of sparkles and glitter, lots and lots of glitter! Maya is authentic and kind. She is always on top of the latest trends and most of the time starts her own! After she and her friends graduate, she wants to host a fashion blog and be a huge influencer that reflects her style and individuality.

 

Maya features a long brown curly hairstyle, with highlights, and light browns eyes.

Maya comes with her signature Always Be Kind t-shirt, along with a furry pink jacket and paper bag skirt, leggings and the latest flower sneakers. Buy Maya Now

ruby Red Fashion Friends™ StellaStella -Rock Star- believes in entertaining her friends and family through her electric personality and wicked sense of humor ~ She loves making people Laugh out Loud! She believes she is meant to be a star, and wants to use her imagination and creativity to bring her own style of music to the world. When she and her friends graduate, she wants to enter a reality singing contest, because she knows it is her destiny to win!

 Stella features long red hair with blonde highlights and celestial green eyes.

Stella comes with her signature Rock Star t-shirt, along with a blue star sweater, and embroidered jeans. Her boots sparkle and shine. Her double pom pom hat is all the rage! Buy Stella Now

MORE NEW DOLLS COMING SOON: Be sure to follow the RRFF for updates on their Instagram account. They post cute pictures of new dolls and limited edition dolls frequently!

 

We'd love to hear from you. Leave a comment and tell us - which Ruby Red Fashion Friends™ doll is your favorite! 

Thanks, everyone!

The Pixie Faire Team

 


27 Comments

Alice Denny
Alice Denny

May 06, 2020

Love the sweet faces on this line of dolls. Some dolls look so sad or pensive. These are outright happy!

Pamela
Pamela

May 06, 2020

I love Maya. That hair is gorgeous!

Jackie
Jackie

May 06, 2020

I’ve ordered one of these and am waiting for it to get here. They look so cute.

Bee
Bee

May 05, 2020

I have Sara and I love her. I can’t wait to get another.

Angela
Angela

May 05, 2020

These dolls are so beautiful, my favorite is Sara. She has beautiful and expressive eyes.

Lila
Lila

May 05, 2020

I think my favorite is Maya. She is so cute. I love her curls plus her soft pink jacket she come in is really cute

Sam
Sam

May 05, 2020

Both Bella & Sara are my favorites. They both have super cute faces, but also like the inspiration behind Bella and the animal lover in Sara.

Sam
Sam

May 05, 2020

Both Bella & Sara are my favorites. They both have super cute faces, but also like the inspiration behind Bella and the animal lover in Sara.

Sam
Sam

May 05, 2020

Both Bella & Sara are my favorites. They both have super cute faces, but also like the inspiration behind Bella and the animal lover in Sara.

Maureen W.
Maureen W.

May 05, 2020

I look into these beautiful little faces, that each of them have…and when I first noticed them on a web page? I actually teared up. ..This little Miss Hanna, stole my heart…Thankyou for a lovely chance too win her, stay safe 🥰

Sharon
Sharon

May 05, 2020

These dolls are adorable! I like Hanna and Sara!

Sharon
Sharon

May 05, 2020

These dolls are adorable! I like Hanna and Sara!

Ginger
Ginger

May 05, 2020

Bella reminds me of my granddaughter! Such sweet expressions on all their faces!

Vicki
Vicki

May 05, 2020

Love these little cuties! I currently have 4—Hanna, Sara, amber-eyed Bella and blue-eyed Bella, with Stella pre-ordered to arrive this fall!

Susan
Susan

May 05, 2020

They are all cute, but Sara is my favorite.

Jeanne
Jeanne

May 05, 2020

I think these are the cutest dolls. Bella is my favorite

Marcie
Marcie

May 05, 2020

these lttle dolls are adorable. They seem so happy and cheerful and I love the clothes, would be wonderful sewing for them. Thank You Pixie Faire for a chance to win one.

Denise Darby
Denise Darby

May 05, 2020

I love Hanna with the dark hair and eyes reminds me of my mother.

Sue
Sue

May 05, 2020

What adorable dolls! Bella pulls at my heart strings!

Amy
Amy

May 05, 2020

I like Sara best. They all have such sweet faces!

JUDY
JUDY

May 05, 2020

I like Hanna best since she is the Oriental doll, but ended up with Bella in December because I also like redheads.

Francoise
Francoise

May 05, 2020

I love Sara and Hanna most of all

Sherry R.
Sherry R.

May 04, 2020

Sara and Bella are my faves. Would love to win any though.

Patti
Patti

May 04, 2020

I like Sara best

abi
abi

May 04, 2020

I lIke Sara best. Thanks!

kathy m.
kathy m.

May 04, 2020

wow new doll all so cute too I would love to win one too

Kimberly Chidsey
Kimberly Chidsey

May 04, 2020

I love their pretty little faces!!! I think Hanna and Sara are my favorites. Would be nice to add to my collection as I don’t own any.

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