Bratz Dolls

How to Choose Bratz Dolls and Accessories

Toy companies have tried for decades to reproduce the popularity of the Barbie doll. Some have come very close, but they are never in direct competition with the fashion doll most little girls have always loved. At least that was the case until the Bratz doll line began. These dolls took the fashion doll genre of toys one step further, having girls explore personalities, characteristic traits, hobbies, and makeup. Here are the toys you will typically find in the Bratz line.

The Bratz dolls

There are at least a half-dozen "core" dolls in this line. These dolls represent diversity in just about every way possible in terms of hairstyles and skin tones. Each one comes with a background story, personality traits, likes and dislikes, hobbies, and things each "girl" is known for so that young girls can relate better to a doll that is more like them. Girls are able to collect several dolls that remind them of themselves and their friends.

Bratz clothes and Bratz shoes

Each doll comes with at least one outfit, a change of shoes, and a few accessories. The outfit has multiple mix-and-match pieces that other Bratz dolls can also wear. The shoes are distinctly different from doll to doll and from the pair that each doll is already wearing in the box. Additional outfits and shoes may be purchased separately.

More than one boy doll

Normally, the popular fashion doll only has one or two boy dolls. Bratz, on the other hand, has had several Bratz boys over the years so that each girl doll can have her own boyfriend or male friend. The boy dolls also come with their own individual fashion sense and interchangeable clothing.

Don't forget the Bratz car

Teen fashion model dolls all have cars. It is the way in which teens meet and hang out, and it only makes sense that these dolls also have cars. If you want your dolls from the Bratz line to have a car, check out your options, and get the car or cars you want. There are other play sets you can buy so that your dolls can have all kinds of adventures.

The exclusives

If you shop for these dolls, don't forget to check out exclusives and limited-edition items. Just like the spring fashion collection in Paris, these dolls have limited-edition outfits for Christmas and other times of the year. Collector's play sets that include more than one doll are also available.

How can you get a great deal on Bratz dolls?

eBay offers tons of Bratz dolls for sale. You can spend hours looking through the thousands of Bratz dolls to find exactly what you want. Once you find what you are looking for, don't bid just yet. You have options. You can search and make sure that you are getting the lowest price on that specific doll. Some of the old Bratz dolls are becoming collectors' pieces and they can be a little more expensive. If you spend time doing your research, you can make sure that you are getting a good deal.

Expand your search beyond just the doll

Many of the better deals on dolls can be found without any accessories (or clothes). Snap up a good deal on a doll that might not have the exact accessories that you are looking for, and then find the clothes and other parts later. You can even find vintage Bratz dolls from as early as 2001, which normally cost a little more, at a cheaper price because of missing or damaged accessories.

Have fun bidding on the dolls

On eBay, Bratz dolls sell like everything else: You can bid or watch. Make sure that you are bidding on the lower-priced dolls and watching ones you might want to bid on. One of the big thrills of finding your collector pieces on eBay is winning it in a bidding war with another megafan.

How can you sell unwanted or surplus dolls and accessories?

Sometimes you have a Bratz doll that does not bring you joy anymore or you receive more than one of the same type as gifts. It's time for you to clear out your collection and use eBay to make a little money on your dolls. You can use that money to buy different dolls that you do want to add to the group.

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