Doll Comparisons

Lotus Onda Dolls

Doll and toy manufacturer Lotus Onda was established in 1972 and is the force behind the popular toothy, chubby-cheeked dolls distributed by Today's Girl, My London Girl, My Pal/ My Sibling, The New York Collection, Canadian Newberry dolls, and defunct companies like Gali Girls. Read more about Lotus Onda Dolls

Kingstate Friendship Kids

Kingstate the Dollcrafter originally produced porcelain collector dolls in 17" or 19", but in 1998 they released a vinyl 18" doll collection called Friendship Kids that strongly resembled the company's porcelain dolls.

Then in the mid 2000s, the Friendship Kids were slightly updated with a new wardrobe to look less like their predecessors and more like popular vinyl dolls. Read more about Kingstate Friendship Kids

Harmony Club Dolls

Harmony Club Doll Lyric
Harmony Club Dolls is a relatively new doll company that has managed to survive in an extremely competitive doll market and emerge as a success. HC got started in 2012 by buying dolls wholesale from China, customizing them by switching out wigs, and then reselling them for a profit. Their original motto was "Peace, Love and Harmony." Some of the first dolls who were part of this "1st" generation were Arianna, Samantha, Makayla, Summer, Juli, Liberty, Alyssa, and Alexa. Read more about Harmony Club Dolls

Tender Hearts Girls

Tender Hearts Girl Isabella

In 2011, Paradise Gallery introduced their 18" doll line, Tender Hearts Girls. The line consisted of five individual dolls, brunette Emma, African American Isabella, Hispanic Maria, Asian Olivia, and blonde Sophia.

The dolls could be bought in either a plain clothes version which came with a cute puppy pal pet poodle, or in a Girl Scouts Junior version. Read more about Tender Hearts Girls

Battat Our Generation

Our Generation Alejandra

Our Generation dolls are probably the most prevalent and popular AG doll alternative around, successfully selling its 18" cloth and vinyl dolls since the late 1990s. According to Battat, Our Generation is about "girls growing up together and creating the narrative of an extraordinary generation." Read more about Battat Our Generation