Fashion Avenue Party 1997

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In 1997 Mattel added Fashion Avenue line names to the packages. They reissued some of the fashions from 1996 and added new ones. Some of the new ones are the same fashions as last year but change color. For example a purple and black dress from 1996’s Party line is reissued with silver instead of purple fabric. The gold dress is an exact copy.
Assortment Number 17328
Item Number 15863 – Fuchsia metallic printed dress, handbag, pantyhose, pumps.
Item Number 15864 – Purple dress with ruffled skirt, purse, pantyhose, pumps.
Item number 15865 – Hot pink halter dress, matching pink purse, pantyhose, shoes.
Item number 15866 – Silver dress with black lace trim, pantyhose, black purse, shoes. (1996 re-design)
Item Number 14365 – Golden halter dress, pantyhose, purse, shoes. (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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Fashion Avenue line names and years and other websites read about them here.