DOUGLAS Takes Flight with Dreamy Dress-Up Wings

Dreamy Dress-Ups take Imaginative Play to New Heights!
2012-09-10


February 11, 2013



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Douglas Company Takes Flight

with Dreamy Dress-Up Wings™


KEENE, NH    February 2013   Dare to fly off to a make believe land where all things are filled with beautiful dreams by way of  Douglas Company’s very latest addition, Dreamy Dress-Up Wings™, designed with both boys and girls in mind.

 

The plush toy maker and lifestyle gift creator has recently added a complete line of hand-made, hand-painted original fabric Dress-Up Wings™. There are 13 original designs ready to tickle the imagination and unleash creative play.

 

Each is intricately detailed and some even sprinkled with glitter for that shimmery enchanted look. Choose from Monarch Wings in shades of pink, purple or orange. Sail through the sky in Butterfly Wings with Eyes in shades of yellow, purple or pink. Be brave and daring in Dragon wings in brilliant hues of red and green, or be boldly mysterious in Bat Wings done in tones of black and gray. Be adventurous in Ladybird Wings and Bumble Bee Wings, or make magic happen in Fairy Wings in either rainbow or pink.

 

“Dreamy Dress-Up Wings™ is brand new adventure for Douglas Company,” stated Erika Radich, Marketing Manager, Douglas Company. “Each design is beautifully hand-painted and already receiving rave reviews.”

 

Be sure and stop by Toy Fair Booth #639 in the Javits Convention Center in New York and try out a pair of Dreamy Dress-Up Wings for yourself. Douglas products are sold at specialty gift and toy stores in the USA, Canada and Europe.

 

ABOUT DOUGLAS COMPANY 

DOUGLAS has been a family-owned and operated business for nearly 60 years, now with distribution throughout Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

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PRESS RELEASE FROM
Douglas Co. Inc.
Contact: Erika Radich, Marketing Manager
Box D Keene NH 03431-0716
Tel:(603)-352-3414 Ext. 1019
Fax:(603)-352-1248
e-mail: eradich@douglastoys.com


December 4, 2012



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Douglas Brands Fashion as Christine Clarke

  

KEENE, NH    December 2012   The Christine Clarke Sassy Kidz Fashion collection from Douglas Company is the brand that young fashionistas simply can’t get enough of. Since Sassy Pet Saks™ rolled out in 2004, Douglas Company has had its finger on the pulse of what’s hot when it comes to a young girls’ sense of style. Douglas Company’s fun fashion accessories fall under the Christine Clarke Sassy Kidz Fashion™ umbrella.

 

From Sassy Sillo Saks™ and Sillo-ettes™ to the very latest Ruffle Totes and Whatever Saks™, designer Christine Clarke has captured all the hip trends from the runway and even benchmarked some of her own. With an array of brilliant hues and beautiful fabric choices with a hint of whimsy, The Christine Clarke Sassy Kidz Fashion collection elicits a must-have response.

 

The Christine Clarke Sassy Kidz Fashion collection is wowing young fashionistas from the east coast to the west and in Canada and Europe. The line is designed for girls ages 3 and up but moms love them, too! The colors and patterns are coordinated to distinguish each piece with the Douglas touch.

 

Look for the entire Christine Clarke Sassy Kidz Fashion collection at the Winter Gift and Toy Shows. Douglas products are sold at specialty gift and toy stores in the USA, Canada and Europe.

 

ABOUT DOUGLAS COMPANY 

DOUGLAS has been a family-owned and operated business for nearly 60 years, now with distribution throughout Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Douglas classic animals have gestures and expressions that clearly distinguish them. Their faces evoke a sense of connection and endearment.  Unusual breeds and hard-to-find species are easy to find in the extensive Douglas Line.


The in-house, USA design team is the heart of Douglas success. They create designs and steward them from conception to final production. In recent years, the power of the creative department has led into the fashion/accessory arena. They have a unique talent for walking the edge- to offer truly unique, trendy, and irresistible creations. There is a unique way with style, color, and complimentary fabrics that make the Christine Clarke Collection of Sassy Kidz Fashion speak for itself!


DOUGLAS BABY has been growing over the years.  This collection brings the company “full circle” to its beginnings in 1956 as an Infant Toy Producer. Douglas now has a collection of the softest, most endearing designs in both cuddle toys and activity toys for Baby

All Douglas employees have passion for what they do and take the mission seriously to promote imaginative play and emotional connection for children of all ages. From “classic” to “trendy” to “baby,” DOUGLAS spins a web of wonderful products for the discerning market of today. For more information visit: 
www.douglastoys.com

 

Douglas Co. is on Facebook and would like to invite you to become a fan: http://www.facebook.com/douglastoys

 

Also Follow Douglas on Twitter: http://twitter.com/douglastoys

 


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September 10, 2012


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Douglas Company Is Sharing the Love

 

with Tatty Teddy™ Valentine

 

 

 

 

 

KEENE, NH   September 2012   If you love someone let them know with Douglas Company’s Tatty Teddy™ Valentine collection. Tatty Teddy™ is the adorable gray teddy bear with a cute blue nose, well-known as the endearing character behind the bestselling Me to You brand, created by Carte Blanche in 1995. Douglas brought Tatty Teddy™ to the US in early 2012 and the brand continues to inspire.

 

There are four new bears in Douglas’ Tatty Teddy™ Valentine collection, each one perfectly placed to spread a little love over the most romantic season of the year. Tatty Teddy™ with cupcake sit’s 7” high and holds a delicious frosted, pink plush cupcake in his paws. On top of the cupcake is a red satin heart inscribed with “hugs & kisses.” Tatty Teddy™ with Hugs and Kisses Heart, also at 7” high, offers an adorable plush red and pink heart embellished with a pink gingham check bow. Tatty Teddy™ with Love Heart sits 7” high and holds a red and white heart delicately stitched along the edges and embroidered with the word, “Love.” Last, but certainly not least in this collection, is Tatty Teddy™ with Heart Cluster. He sits a large 12” high and holds not one but two beautiful pink and red hearts in his paws (pictured above). One of the hearts has the word “love” embroidered across the front. SRP: range from $12 to $35 each

 

The cute Tatty Teddy™ Valentine bears are ideal gifts for celebrating the sweetest day of the year and provide a lasting memento to sharing love all year long. Tatty Teddy™ is being sold in specialty gift and toy stores in the US and Canada. This latest collection will be on store shelves in December.

 

About Douglas Company
For nearly 60 years Douglas Company has been making fine quality stuffed animals, creating innovative designs and promoting imaginative play and emotional connection.  Unique gestures, endearing expressions and irresistible softness distinguish Douglas animals and bring them to life for children of all ages. For more information visit: www.douglastoys.com

Douglas Co. is on Facebook and would like to invite you to become a fan: http://www.facebook.com/douglastoys

 Also Follow Douglas on Twitter: http://twitter.com/douglastoys

 

 About Carte Blanche Greetings Ltd

Carte Blanche Greetings Ltd is an international creator, distributor and licensor of character-branded products, including gifts, plush, greeting cards, toys, apparel and homeware. We are best known for Tatty Teddy™, the cute grey bear with a blue nose who is the signature character of our much-loved Me to You brand.

Chairman Stephen Haines founded Carte Blanche Greetings in 1987 with a small portfolio of greeting cards. The company has enjoyed rapid growth and success, launching Me to You in 1995 and branching into humour with the acquisition of the award-winning Violent Veg brand in 2008. In the same year, Carte Blanche Greetings launched a new collectable character brand, My Blue Nose Friends, which became an instant hit in the UK and internationally. Further acquisitions followed, adding well-established brands to the Carte Blanche Greetings portfolio including Wishing Well Studios and 4D Art.

Carte Blanche Greetings Ltd is part of the Carte Blanche Group and is headquartered in Chichester, West Sussex, UK.

 

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October 18, 2012



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“Resort” to Douglas Company for Fun in the Sun

  

 

KEENE, NH October 2012   Douglas Company now has a resort line of fun fashion accessories for little ladies who may be looking for just the right chic travel item. Known for their adorable purses, Douglas Company and its Christine Clarke collection of fun Sassy Kidz Fashions has something for everyone.

 

Even their names make you yearn for the coast. By the Sea Sassy Pet Sak™ holds a cream colored Lab puppy. The print choice is predominantly shades of tropical blue for that breezy coastal appeal. The pretty blue background is splashed with a seahorse, starfish and seashell pattern in shades of blue, green and pink. Also available in this same print is an 8-inch wide By the Sea Tote™. Both bags have a crisp white bib at the top intricately embroidered with what? Why flip flops of course, the better to tickle your toes while walking on the sand in style. The coordinating fabric that creates the bags double handle is pink with white pin dots. SRP: $16.50 to $20 each

 

If seashells and seahorses aren’t your true passion perhaps the more rock star look of the Mimi Mermaid Tote™ suits your style. This 8-inch wide tote is super cool with its double metallic silver handles and 3-dimensional blonde haired mermaid gracing the bag’s front panel. Mimi the Mermaid is super fancy with her twisted blonde hair and pink on pink mermaid body featuring a fancy organza pink tail. $14 each

 

Looking for something a little more nautical? Then the 8-inch Nautical Ruffle Tote™ is going to be the way to go. It’s layers upon layers of two pretty prints. One is of course navy and white stripe while the other is pretty in pink and cream featuring a navy flip flop print pattern. The upper bib of the bag hosts an array of white stars. SRP: $17.50 each

 

If aqua, citrus lime and white are your favorite tones, then the Tropical Ruffle Tote™ is sure to be a favorite. The bag features three symmetrical ruffles that go all the way around. The top and bottom ruffle are a lime tropical print on an aqua blue background while the center ruffle is crisp white with a scrolling pattern of bright aqua. It’s very pretty, very classic and very tropical chic. SRP: $17.50 each

 

But, if whimsy is your bag then Bubble Fish Sillo-ette™ is a must-have. But be careful ladies because mom might be taking this one to the beach, too! It is absolutely darling at 8-inches wide. This pink water colored Bubble Fish is just too cute and fully functional for those token items you might need at the beach like a bit of cash and a room key. It swings from the wrist or clips onto your pool bag and has a zipper closure. SRP: $13 each

 

Douglas’ resort line will be available for retail in January 2013. Douglas products are sold at specialty gift and toy stores in the USA, Canada and Europe.

 

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September 5, 2012

 



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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Douglas Company

 

 

 

KEENE, NH  September 2012   Make this Valentine’s Day one you’ll never forget with the sweetest plush toys from Douglas Company. Mimi Elephant, LuLu Hippo, Zoie Zebra and Heart Monkey are all new from the plush toy and lifestyle gift creator.

 

Mimi Elephant is precious in two shades of pink wearing a pink on pink checked organza bow on the top of her head. She has white satin hearts decorating her hoofs. If her endearing expression is not enough to melt your heart her large floppy ears dare you to snuggle. She sits at 7” high and is as cute as can be. SRP: $13 each

 

LuLu Hippo and Zoie Zebra, both at 10” tall, are styling the ballet chic look in their little pink tutu. Each is accented in hot pink and not a single detail was left unturned. Their size and whimsical look will have girls swooning with love.  SRP: $13 each

 

Heart Monkey is covered in white outlined hearts on his uber soft pink torso. His long arms and legs are ready to be wrapped up in love and his expression is adorable. SRP: $13 each

 

Each of Douglas’ new animals make an ideal Valentine treat, but also the perfect companion all year long. The new Valentine animals will be on store shelves in December 2012. Douglas products are sold at specialty gift and toy stores in the USA, Canada and Europe.

 

About Douglas Company
For nearly 60 years Douglas Company has been making fine quality stuffed animals, creating innovative designs and promoting imaginative play and emotional connection.  Unique gestures, endearing expressions and irresistible softness distinguish Douglas animals and bring them to life for children of all ages. For more information visit:  www.douglastoys.com

 

Douglas Co. is on Facebook and would like to invite you to become a fan: http://www.facebook.com/douglastoys

 

Also Follow Douglas on Twitter: http://twitter.com/douglastoys

 

 

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August  20, 2012



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Fashion Fun Ruffle Saks™ from Douglas Company

 

 

KEENE, NH    August 2012  Ruffle Saks™ from Douglas Company are layers upon layers of fun! It’s even better that these adorable 8” tote-style bags are fully functional and fashion savvy. The plush toy maker and lifestyle gift creator first launched Ruffle Saks™ at the winter gift shows, and the demand continues to grow. Ruffle Saks™ are the perfect size for all those must-have items that little girls love.

 

The Dachshund Ruffle Sak™ (pictured above) is particularly festive with hot pink faux-fur trimming on the top of the bag. It’s accented with a beautiful pink satin bow embellished with a rhinestone heart. The black and white iconic dachshund print really flashes bright in contrast to the pretty pink accents. The double handles found on each Ruffle Sak™ coordinate beautifully with a dainty pindot print, the same print found on the middle ruffle of the bag.

SRP: $18 each

 

The Shoes Ruffle Sak™ is inspired by every little girl’s love of the high heeled shoe. Its bright shades of red, pink, lime green and black floral print stilettos on a crisp white background mixed with a pretty pink with white pindot fabric that make up the bag’s three fun ruffled layers. The double handles pick up the black and white in a gingham check pattern attached to a crisp white yoke.

SRP: $17 each.

 

The Spiral Ruffle Sak™ is inspired by jewel tones of olive green, gold, rustic orange, deep royal blue and eggplant purple. Three beautiful hued layers of coordinating printed ruffled fabric fall below a crisp white yoke at the bag’s top. The white yoke is embroidered with delicate turquoise flowers. In the center of the bag’s yoke is a large brown striped button with the word “dream” printed on it. The bags double handles are hot pink with brown pindots, and they coordinate with the hot pink corded edging at the top of the bag.

SRP: $17 each.

 

The Peaceful Earth Ruffle Sak™ is inspired by the earth’s most beautiful serene colors. Sky blues, pale earthy browns mixed with plum violet purples and grass green floral meshed with a coordinating fabric make up the bag’s ruffled layers. The yoke of the bag is a subtle leafy print embellished with a large swirling polka dot button. The bag’s handles also coordinate beautifully. Overall the bag has a calming peaceful look.

SRP: $17 each.

 

Ruffle Saks™ will be on store shelves in September 2012. Douglas products are sold at specialty gift and toy stores in the USA, Canada and Europe.

 

About Douglas Company
For nearly 60 years Douglas Company has been making fine quality stuffed animals, creating innovative designs and promoting imaginative play and emotional connection.  Unique gestures, endearing expressions and irresistible softness distinguish Douglas animals and bring them to life for children of all ages. For more information visit:  www.douglastoys.com

 

Douglas Co. is on Facebook and would like to invite you to become a fan: http://www.facebook.com/douglastoys

 

Also Follow Douglas on Twitter: http://twitter.com/douglastoys

 

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August 8, 2012



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Douglas Company Gets Sassy with New

Sassy Pups™

 

 

KEENE, NH August 2012 Plush toy maker and lifestyle gift creator, Douglas Company, has put some real panache into the latest line of Sassy Pups™. Douglas is your one stop shop for sassy, and Adele, Dana, Gwen and Mallory do not disappoint when it comes to accessorizing to the nines. Even their names are glitzy!

 

Just in time for the 2012 holiday season are four new 8” Sassy Pups that will join the original litter of six first releases last year. What separates Sassy Pups from your ordinary run of the mill pup is their flashy attire, and, of course, we are not talking mutt here; these pups are quality breed.

 

Mallory is a beautiful white Bichon outfitted in a fancy fur, hot pink, black and white leopard print dress with a bold pink collar. Adele is a gorgeous cream-colored Shih-Tzu dressed in a soft fur powder blue, black and chocolate leopard print dress with a bold blue collar. Dana, the beloved Pug, is sporting a black and white zebra print fur dress with a bold leather collar accented with a precious hot pink, satin bow. Last, but certainly not least, is Gwen the black and white Shih-Tzu who is styling in a pretty pink, chocolate and black leopard print, soft fur dress with a pink collar accented with a bow. SRP: $10 each

 

These precocious pups will hit store shelves in September 2012. Douglas products are sold at specialty gift and toy stores in the USA, Canada and Europe.

 

About Douglas Company
For nearly 60 years Douglas Comp