Fashion Avenue Bridal 1997

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In 1997 Mattel added Fashion Avenue line names to the packages. There is a separate Bridal line this year and one wedding gown is included in the Evening Wear line, but it is a repeat from last year. The Bridal line interior packages have a pink instead of cream background. I have also seen this wedding gown with a pink body form, and Deluxe, on the package. The 1997 Mattel USA Vendor catalog gives each fashion a theme name, but it isn’t included anywhere on the package. Beautiful bridal fashions for Barbie doll, including shoes and accessories
Assortment Number 15897
Item Number 15898 – Country: White gown with pink rosettes.
Item Number 15899 – Princess: White gown with lace trim.
Item Number 15900 – Mermaid: White gown with shoulder wrap.
Item Number 15901 – Winter Bride: White velvet gown with “fur” trim.
Assortment Number 17330
Item number 14398 – Full flowing lace-embellished white wedding gown with bouquet and veil. (1996 re-issue)
Above text adapted from 1997 Mattel USA Vendor Catalog. is a work in progress. I want to get up as many images as soon as possible. This Fashion Avenue post includes in-package images of all fashions in this line for this year. Posts for each fashion pack, and it’s contents (dresses, shoes, accessories) will be added when they are available.
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