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Madrid Fashion Doll Show

Madrid Fashion Doll Show

Since 2013, except 2021, due to the pandemic, a group of members of the official Barbie club in Spain: “Fashion Dolls Collectors in Madrid” They annually celebrate the “Madrid Fashion Doll Show” in Madrid, Spain.

The Madrid Fashion Doll Show presents its tenth convention in 2023, Madrid Premiere Pink Carpet, and it does so at Great to celebrate your tenth anniversary with a great party, lots of fun, surprises and, of course, dolls!

This year 2023, the Madrid Fashion Doll Show will have It will take place on September 8, 9 and 10 at the Ayre Gran Colón hotel. ATTENTION: The hotel has changed its name, it is currently called Hotel Madrid Retiro! It is the same hotel as the previous year, the only difference is the name change.

All registered people will be able to opt for rates with very competitive prices and excellent conditions. You can find slightly cheaper rates online, but these rates do not allow changes or cancellations. The reservation with this exclusive rate can be made through the hotel page using the group code, the group code will be notified exclusively to event participants.

Representative images for each convention of the Madrid Fashion Doll Show

Below, you can see representative images of each convention until this year 2023

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2013

This image is inspired by the convention, there is no official image, so I created this one with an image from that year's auction.

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2014

This image is inspired by the convention, no good quality official image exists so I created this one using several images from that convention.

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2015

This image is inspired by the convention, there is no official image that encompasses this setup, so I created this one using several images from that convention.

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2016

 

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2017

 

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2018

 

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2019

 

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2020

 

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2022

 

Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2023

The Madrid Fashion Doll Show event

To attend each event of the Madrid Fashion Doll Show you have to register with them and pay the corresponding fee. If you want to participate in their contests, you must meet the requirements, follow the instructions and read the rules that they indicate. Everything they do is regulated by Spanish law, if you have any questions, consult the Madrid Fashion Doll Show directly.

The Hotel Ayre Gran Colón hotel in Madrid is located near the Retiro and the exclusive Salamanca neighborhood, a few minutes from the “Paseo del Arte” with the emblematic “El Prado”, “Reina Sofía” and “Thyssen” museums. Bornemisza”, and just 200 meters from the Sainz de Baranda metro station. The Hotel Ayre Gran Colón is a design place made up of two buildings, pleasant gardens, art gallery, restaurant, gym, terrace, private parking and business center Madrid. It is decorated by the master Manuel Ortega, author of the stained-glass windows of the Cathedral of La Almudena. The hotel offers elegant rooms with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels… Plus, its white and pink decor is totally suitable for a super Barbie party!

Madrid Fashion Doll Show convention program

Do you want to know what will bring you the Madrid Fashion Doll Show? Here We leave you the program:

Friday, September 8

On Friday you must register between 11 and 12, after registration, at 12:00 p.m. Barbieholics Reunion: At the registration area, join your new and old friends for a chat. After that meeting, you can go to eat with whoever you want, the food will be delicious on your own.

From ​6:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. you can register. ​At 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. you can enjoy the talk «Barbie Facial Molds 1.0» by Erik Panos. 

At 6:00 p.m. and for half an hour, you will have the rehearsal of the Fashion Show and you will debut for half an hour from 6:30 p.m. in the "Dress Up" Fashion Show like your favorite doll." Remember that there is a prize!
The announcement of the winner and drawings will begin at 7 to 8 p.m. and the winner will be announced at 8:15 p.m. the winner.

Saturday, September 9

From ​11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. you can register. At 11:30 a.m. At the meeting point in the registration area, you will have An Activity yet to be announced will take place until 12:30 p.m. that will have Another activity yet to be announced will take place.

At night, at 8:10 p.m., registered people will be able to enjoy the Gala dinner «Madrid Premiere Pink Carpet»​

Sunday, September 10

​Sunday will be the day when your savings will disappear to fulfill your dreams by acquiring everything that the exhibitors have for sale, there will be a little bit of everything, like this that tries to control you!  

At 9:30 a.m. the meeting will take place. The suppliers will enter the Sales Room and they will have everything ready so that at 10:30 a.m. the convention holders can enter the Sales Room and have exclusive half hour to buy everything you want because at 11:00 a.m. the store will open. General public admission to the Sales Room.

After eating, at 3:00 p.m. the announcement of the winners of the Charity Raffle and at 3:30 p.m. the event will end. the event.

For any questions, go directly to the Madrid Fashion Doll Show.

Sales room

If you want to participate with a stand in the salesroom of the Madrid Fashion Doll Show event this year 2023, you must write to the Madrid Fashion Doll Show email.

In the salesroom you can sell dolls, doll creations or accessories for dolls.< /p>

The salesroom will be open on Sunday, September 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and opening doors at 10:30 a.m. to convention attendees and at 11:00 a.m. to the general public.

Contests at the Madrid Fashion Doll Show conventions

At each convention they usually have contests, for this year 2023 you can participate in a photography contest, a contest OOAK. Your participation is voluntary, you can participate in some, all or none.

Photography contest Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2023

This year's theme is Pink Carpet.

One entry per contestant. Take a photo of your Barbie dressed in Pink Carpet style and in an environment that captures her movie star essence. You must send the photograph before August 15, 2023 to the convention email.

​The creations must be unique for this event, not having participated in other contests, and cannot have been previously shared on social networks. The resolution of the photograph sent must be good enough to print in A4 format.

By participating in the contest, you agree to grant the image rights of your entry for use by the “Coleccionistas de Fashion Dolls en Madrid” club and the “Madrid Fashion Doll Show” convention. Only convention members can participate. If you want to participate in these contests, you must register at the convention.

The contest will be voted by the public and will have a prize!

OOAK Madrid Fashion Doll Show Contest 2023

This year's theme is "Pink Carpet", with the judgment assessing the fit of the work to the theme.

Each contestant only may participate with a doll. Only Barbie dolls repainted, combed and dressed by the contestant will be accepted. Of the three categories, one can be excluded. Whether repainted or styled. If at least two of the three categories are not met, the doll will be disqualified. Only dolls with the Pink Carpet theme will be accepted.

The contest will be voted by the public and will have a prize!

Solidarity project Madrid Fashion Doll Show 2023

The Madrid Fashion Doll Show is going to collaborate again with the animal shelter and sanctuary «El Campito – Saving Furry People». The organizers of the event are involved in the protection of animals and their well-being and believe that this cause is worthwhile.

During the pandemic many animals have suffered abandonment, they have lost their owners and, Shelters like “El Campito – Saving Furry” They are the only hope of finding a new home again. This shelter does necessary work that we want to support. Let's help those who have no voice.

This year they are going to hold an online auction as usual on eBay.​ You can also contribute with any amount, no matter how small.

You can collaborate in various ways:

  • If you are OOAK artist you can donate a doll for our different auctions and charity raffles.
  • Everything you have related to mannequin dolls that you are no longer interested in (accessories, furniture, dolls) in box, without box, new or used, you can donate it for the charity raffle that will be held in the salesroom of the “Ayre Gran Colón” hotel on September 10. You can deliver your donations during the event registration process

Every year, campaign staff go to the salesroom and are personally in charge of selling the solidarity ballots. No member of the convention has access to the money from the sale of the solidarity ballots since 2014, since the money generated by the sale of the ballots is counted in the same salesroom and is delivered to the staff campaign. This way you can be sure that every Euro raised is correctly allocated to the campaign the event supports.

The 2023 doll auction of the Madrid Fashion Doll Show

The online charity auctions of the Madrid Fashion Doll Show take place every year on the online sales platform Ebay and are only possible thanks to the dolls donated by the designers just for the event. The dolls are inspired by that year's convention, and are always incredible masterpieces made by incredible artists.

Last year, the Eurovision-themed auction closed on January 29 with 5,300 Euros, all thanks to the dolls and the lucky and generous donors who bid on them.

Many animals, injured, abandoned and rescued, will benefit greatly from the money obtained through this auction, in Campito - Salvando Peludos thanks to Barbie fans.

*All images are from the Madrid Fashion Doll Show and have been adapted for this blog article.

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