A. Vintage Dolls &
doll must be placed in sturdy stand):
1. Vintage Ken® or
male friend doll dressed in a 1961 – 1965 vintage outfit
appropriate to the doll.
2. Mod Ken® or male
friend 1966 – 1976 doll dressed in a 1966 – 1976 outfit
appropriate to the doll.
3. Vintage Ken® NRFB
outfit from 1961 – 1965.
4. Vintage Ken® NRFB
accessory pak from 1961 – 1965.
5. Vintage Ken®
or Allan doll 1961 -
B. Mix & Match
(Single doll placed in a
sturdy stand and limited to hand held props that relate
to the theme. No furniture permitted):
1. Fashion Trends -
Dress your favorite Ken® or Mattel vinyl male doll (1961
– 2015) (no Silkstone™ permitted) in any Mattel outfit
pieces and accessories mixed to create your own unique
men's style. A one-of-a kind trendy look from any era
that you create from readymade clothing and accessory
2. Hattitude – Dress
your favorite Ken® or Mattel vinyl male doll in a mix
and match outfit and wearing a hat appropriate to the
style of outfit created. A few hat ideas: top hat,
cowboy hat, bowler, boater, sailor's hat, fedora,
panama, newsboy, porkpie, etc.
C. Single Doll Creation
(Single doll placed in a sturdy stand and limited to
hand held props that relate to the theme. No furniture
1. Puttin' on the Ritz
– Design and create a custom ensemble that shows a
classic look circa 1950 - 1959 for
Ken® or Mattel vinyl male doll outfitted for the
evening (a dinner date, night at the opera, a charity
ball, a bachelor auction, etc.)
2. Ken's® day
off – Design and create a leisure look circa
1950 - 1959 for
Ken® or Mattel vinyl male doll that he would wear
traveling, at the beach, on a road trip, or just a
leisure day at home.
Ken® on the Runway - Design and create
your fashion for Ken® or Mattel vinyl male doll that
you'd see him wear circa 1950 on the runway at a trunk
show at the Carson-Roberts department store.
D. Diorama Creation
(Must feature at least one Ken® or Male Mattel friend.
Total space of diorama must not exceed 30” wide by 24”
deep. No height or doll count restrictions.):
1. The Haberdashery –
Create a diorama of a scene inside a Haberdashery Shop
or men's department in the Carson-Roberts
department store circa 1950 – 2015 using any vinyl
Mattel doll with at least one Ken®
or male friend shopping or being fitted for a
suit or hat. Feature accessories found in the
Haberdashery such as hats, ties, gloves, sewing notions
or machines, fabric, or items found in the department
such as shirts, ties, gloves, suspenders, umbrellas,
2. Then and Now -
Create a diorama featuring a Carson-Roberts
department store window display 1950's to Present Day
showing merchandise from any department in any season of
the year. Include at least one Ken®
or male friend doll as a model.
3. Ken® in Chicago –
Create a diorama of Ken® and any of his vinyl Mattel
friends male or female in any activity such as a
sporting event, bowling, cookout, touring the landmarks
of Chicago or any other group or duo activity.
Creative Artwork (placed in an upright position
with a self-supporting easel. Need not be professionally
Ken® shopping - Display an 8" x 10"
photo of Ken® shopping in or entering a real department
store, i.e.: Macy's, Nordstrom,
JCPenney, etc. If framed or matted no larger than
You work for Carson-Roberts department store–
Create an advertisement for Carson-Roberts circa
any artistic medium you choose such as photography,
collage, graphic design, ink, pencil, pastel, etc. and
no larger than 11" x 17".