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If Barbie Had An Opposite

Imperfect dolls warm little hearts

There’s something so charming about a handmade plaything. That's why we're betting on a warm reception for the new collection of hand-knit dolls designed by Estella co-founder (and Chelsea mom) Jean Polsky. Hand-crafted in Peru, each of the five dolls carry quirky imperfections like mismatched socks and uneven ears—intended to inspire self-expression and acceptance among young children. Cases in point: Trixie's sports glasses and Flash’s eye patch. The dolls, $48 each, are available for pre-order at estella-nyc.com; they’ll ship by April 21.