The final release for Jem And The Holograms from Integrity Toys: Sophisticated Lady gift set

People were expecting this for quite a while and here it is. The final gift set release of the JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS Collection: Sophisticated Lady. Dressed here in a fan favorite, JERRICA BENTON goes from business woman by day to the glamorous JEM with just a touch of her magical JEMSTAR earrings. Alain and Vaughn took extra time designing the embroidery on JEM's jacket and it gives her suit a look that is totally inspired by the hit 80's cartoon. JERRICA looks like she means business in a never produced before 80's business outfit.

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2017 W Club members got a priority opportunity to purchase this set before the general public this Monday, June 12th. Tuesday is the day when the remaining dolls are made available to the public through IT. They will be made available in the JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ category in the IT Direct Shopping cart starting onTuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 6:00 PM Eastern time. If you do not see this gift set appear on Tuesday, then it means that it is completely sold out.

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Item # 14096
Sophisticated Lady
JEM/JERRICA BENTON™ DUO-DOLL GIFT SET
The JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ COLLECTION
Adult Collectible
Approximate Ship Date: Now In-Stock (Shipping shortly after payment is received)

Limited Edition Size: 400 Gift Sets Only

Price: $175.00 + Shipping, Handling and Tax Per Gift Set

***IT DIRECT EXCLUSIVE*** THIS DOLL WILL NOT BE SOLD THROUGH IT DEALERS

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Doll Tech Specs

Head Sculpt: JEM & Jerrica Benton

Body Type: JEM / Color Infusion 1.0

Skintone: Japan (Both Dolls)

Hair Color: Pink (Jem) and Blond (Jerrica Benton)

Eyelashes: Yes, Hand-Applied

Quickswitch: No

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JERRICA BENTON and JEM are fully articulated dolls with fully rooted hair and hand-applied eyelashes. JERRICA wears an 80s inspired two-piece ensemble in complementary shades of purple and lavender, offset with a bright pink hat, neck scarf and scarf belt. She also completes the look with faux-suede booties, a dark purple bracelet and her signature JEMSTAR earrings, which allow her to turn into JEM. Once transformed, she wears a two-piece skirt suit with strategically placed embroidery details. JEM also wears a matching embroidered hat, a necklace and pumps to complete her look. Two individual doll stands and a certificate of authenticity are also included. For adult collectors ages 15 and up only.

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So that's it people. The last Jem And The Holograms release. I was not collecting this line, but if I was, I'd be over the moon. The whole series was incredible in detail and crafting and they were the best dolls that could be released for this franchise. The dolls, outfits and accessories were a tour de force and showcased how much the designers, Alain and Vaugh, loved the line and working on it. Congratulations to them and Integrity Toys for such a great run. The W Club email finished with a cryptic hint: "it might not be the end yet". What can that mean? We'll be here to find out.

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NOTE: The dolls shown in the following product pictures are prototypes. Final production colors and textures may vary slightly. All photos and information contained herein is copyrighted Integrity Toys, Inc. and Intercap Merchant Partners, LLC 2017 and may not be reprinted or disseminated without express written permission. 

The W Club is a trademark of Intercap Merchant Partners, LLC. All rights reserved.
JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS and all related ©2017 HASBRO Inc. All Rights Reserved. License used under permission.
Doll Photography by Jayme Thornton. Layouts, Graphics and 3D rendering by Alain Tremblay, Marketing.

The fourth W Club exclusive for 2015 is Award Night Jem!

Just as I mentioned in my previous post that the W Club offerings were being released late this year and lo and behold: the fourth one is released just a bit after the third! This time it is a Jem doll, to tie with the 30 years celebrations for Jem and The Holograms. Award Night Jem is a companion piece to "HOLYWOOD JEM", the doll that marked the return of the franchise. Featuring Jem as she appeared in the closing scenes of the fan favourite two-part episode "HOLLYWOOD JEM", as she was presented with her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Item # 14064
Award Night
JEM Dressed Doll
The JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ COLLECTION
2015 W Club Exclusive
Limited Edition Size: TBA 
Estimated Ship Date: Approximately Late Q1/Early Q2, 2016
Regular W Club Price: $130 + Shipping, Handling and Applicable Sales Tax


Doll Tech Specs:
Head Sculpt: Jerrica Benton
Body Type: Jem / Color Infusion
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Pink
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand Applied


JEM is 12.5-inch fully articulated vinyl fashion doll with rooted pink hair, hand-applied eyelashes and a closed mouth smile. JEM's signature Award Night look is comprised of a ruffled pleated pale pink gown accented with a gold bodice and an exclusively designed neck piece. JEM comes complete with her yellow flowers, her JEMSTAR earrings and shoes. Certificate of authenticity and doll stand also included. For adult collectors ages 15 and up.


The doll is available for pre-order only for W Club members, until the 20th of October. 


Pictures of prototype shown; final production colours and textures may vary slightly. HASBRO and its logo, JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2015 HASBRO. All rights reserved. All photos and information contained herein is copyrighted Integrity Toys, Inc. and Intercap Merchant Partners, LLC 2015 and may not be reprinted or disseminated without express written permission.

San Diego Comic Con Jem And The Holograms IT exclusive: Twilight In Paris

Every year, Jem fans eagerly await the announcement of the Integrity Toys San Diego Comic Con exclusive Jem doll - much desired and sought after all over the world. This year's special release is a Quick Switch Jem/Jerrica doll (for me this is probably the reason this system was developed in the first place), in a special package, courtesy of the multi-talented Alain Tremblay from IT. Let's find out more about the doll:

TWILIGHT IN PARIS™ JERRICA BENTON/JEM Doll 
Ages: 15 and up
Approx. Retail Price: $149.99 US
($162.00 with California Sales tax included at the show)
Available at Hasbro's Booth #3329 at Comic-Con International in San Diego




This fully articulated, Special Edition Twilight in Paris™ Jerrica Benton/Jem doll stands 12.5 inches tall and features all of the components needed to transform the doll from Jerrica Benton into Jem via Integrity Toys' QuickSwitch system that allows users to easily pop the head sculpts on and off, as well as the corresponding clothing components.


As a bonus, this highly sought after collectible is brought to fans intricately packaged in a custom souvenir box that turns into a 30" tall diorama of the Eiffel Tower to use as a background to display Jem And The Holograms. Doll stand and certificate of authenticity included. Following the convention, a limited number will be available on HasbroToyShop.com.



The outfit is based on a vintage 80's Flip Side Fashion, which was called "Like a Dream" back in the day, now paired to go with movie director Anthony Julian. Instructions are provided to help turn the package in the the Eiffel Tower Diorama:


As I mentioned in the introduction, the packaging was created by Alain Tremblay, The actual doll was designed by Vaughn Sawyers. Both guys are huge fans of the series and they keep on proving it with each successive release in this line.
The price of $149.99 announced above does not include California Sales tax, so the actual price at the SDCC show will be $162.00 tax included.

Important: This release is a HASBRO exclusive and neither the W Club or IT Direct will have any quantities available of this doll or have access to it in any way. IT will not be able to help anyone pre-order this exclusive either and does not have further information about timing or anything else at this time.


If you are curious and would like to view the entire "Twilight in Paris" music video, here it is:


HASBRO and its logo, JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. ©2015 HASBRO. All rights reserved.
All photos and information contained herein is copyrighted Integrity Toys, Inc. and Intercap Merchant Partners, LLC 2015 and may not be reprinted or disseminated without express written permission.

New Jem And The Holograms dolls: Who Is He Kissing giftset

The last doll line presentation for Integrity Toys in 2013 was last Friday. Two emails were send to W Club members, who always have the privilege of getting first the relative information. The first was about a Jem And The Holograms giftset. Based on one of the most popular looks of the original TV series, the giftset, named "Who Is He Kissing",  features both Jem and Jerrica Benton dolls wearing their corresponding version of the Flip Side fashion called "Getting Down to Business", which was sold as a stand alone costume in the original 80's toy line by Hasbro. The two-doll set arrives at Integrity Toys dealers soon and is available for pre-order now.


What are Flip Side fashions? According to Integrity Toys, they were created as a clever way to "transform" the original Jerrica Benton doll into her alter-ego, the mysterious rock star Jem. "Flip Side" fashions are basically reversible or transformable costumes that can be used to create multiple looks out of the same matching pieces. Flip Sides were typically composed of a more conservative, yet ultra-feminine "business like" look to match Jerrica Benton's stoic personality and a more fun/glamorous stage look for Jem. The various looks could be achieved by either removing or adding certain parts of the costume or sometimes, by turning the components inside out.


The original Flip Side fashions always came with a hat to hide the doll's pink hair strands to further help create the illusion that the doll was in fact two dolls in one. The updated version by the Integrity Toys design team, the two looks are clearly defined on separate dolls and more in-tune with the way these cool costumes were portrayed on the original TV series. All of the pieces are included to create the two distinctive, yet matching looks that totally pay homage to the creative work of the team who worked on the original Hasbro line back in the 80s.


Item # 14043
Who Is He Kissing?
JEM™/JERRICA BENTON™ Flip Side Gift Set
Adult Collectible Dolls
The JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ Collection
Limited Edition of 850 Giftsets
Suggested Retail Price: $185.00 USD
Estimated Ship Date: First Week of December 2013
(Available from Integrity Toys Dealers)


Doll Tech Specs:
Body Type: Jem
Head Sculpt: Jem and Jerrica Benton
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: FR White
Hair Color: Rock Pink (Jem) and Blond (Jerrica Benton)
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand Applied
Package Dimensions: 16" X 15" X 3"


This set includes two complete, fully-articulated 12-inch fashion dolls with rooted hair and hand applied eyelashes. Both dolls come with JemStar earrings, are dressed in a complete costume with shoes, accessories and each has her own doll stand. For adult collectors ages 14 and up.


While I am sure this will make Jem fans really happy, and also give the chance to those who missed the first Jem and Jerrica dolls to get one now, I have one simple question: why not use the quick switch system and make one doll with two different heads able to switch to achieve each different look? Wasn't that the reason the system was invented in the first place?


**Please note that the photos are of prototype dolls and subject to changes and modifications. Dolls are sold together as a set. Available from  Integrity Toys dealers.

Along with the giftset, two stage accessory packs were made available to order as well. These will be available from IT Direct only. Each set comes with a band-themed bomber jacket, which pays homage to the special offer jacket that was available with the original line, a rockin' guitar case, three glittery guitar straps, color variations of some of the most requested musical instruments of the series, including Stormer's bright yellow keytar, Kimber's bright pink stand-up keyboard and various other accessories that will both amaze and delight die hard fans! Accessory sets only, no dolls included. For adult collectors ages 14 and up only.

Item # 14054
The Holograms Stage Essentials
The JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ Collection
IT Direct 2013 Online Exclusive
Adult Collectible Limited Edition of 500 Accessory Packs
Suggested Retail Price: $75.00
SPECIAL W CLUB MEMBER ONLY PRICE: $65.00 UNTIL MONDAY DECEMBER 2nd, 2013!
Estimated Ship Date: March 2014


The Holograms set includes: 1 White satin bomber jacket with the JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS logo on the back, Kimber's synthesizer, Aja's special on-stage guitar, 1 Guitar case, 1 Amp (made of cardboard, assembly required, instructions included), 2 Power cables, 1 Picture of Emmet Benton, 2 Music sheets, 3 Glittery guitar straps (silver, blue and hot pink), Instruction sheet, Certificate of authenticity.


**Dolls not included, some minor assembly required (instructions are included). For adult collectors ages 14 and up only.

Item # 14055
The Misfits Stage Essentials
The JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ Collection
IT Direct 2013 Online Exclusive
Adult Collectible Limited Edition of 500 Accessory Packs
Suggested Retail Price: $75.00
SPECIAL W CLUB MEMBER ONLY PRICE: $65.00 UNTIL MONDAY, DECEMBER 2nd, 2013!
Estimated Ship Date: March 2014


Bonus: this set includes special cardboard accessories based on the episode "In Search of the Stolen Album", in which Pizzazz steals The Hologram's master tapes and sends Jem and her friends on a wild treasure hunt to retrieve them! The Misfits set includes: 1 Black "pleather" jacket with "The Misfits" logo on the back, 1 Guitar case, Stormer's signature keytar, Roxy's alternate guitar, 1 Amp (made of cardboard, assembly required, instructions included), 2 Power cables, 4 Ransom notes, 1 Music sheet, 1 Master tape reel, 1 Master tape reel box, 3 Glittery guitar straps (gold, green and black), Instruction sheet, Certificate of Authenticity.


**Dolls not included, some minor assembly required (instructions are included). For adult collectors ages 14 and up only.  
JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS and all related characters are a trademark of HASBRO and are used under license. ©2013 HASBRO All rights reserved. **All photos and information contained herein is copyrighted Integrity Toys, Inc. and Intercap Merchant Partners, LLC 2013 and may not be reprinted or disseminated without express written permission.**

Glitter 'N Gold: The San Diego Comic Con Hasbro/Integrity Jem exclusives!

For the Jem and the Holograms fans, the San Diego Comic Convention surely is a high point as it is the place where exclusives are to be presented - and sold! So it is no surprise that Integrity Toys and Hasbro announced the dolls that will be available there. The original  Glitter 'N Gold was designed to be the bold new look of the second wave Jem and the Holograms collection originally released in 1987. So let's see how the new dolls following in those footsteps look! One is a Comic-Con exclusive and one is an IT-Direct exclusive. Read on!

Item #14044
Glitter 'N Gold Jem/Jerrica Benton™ Doll
The JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ Collection
2013 SDCC HASBRO Shop Exclusive
Suggested Retail Price: $140.00 US
Estimated Ship Date: July 2013


This fully articulated 12-inch fashion doll features hand-applied eyelashes and pink and golden blond accented rooted hair, styled in Jem's signature look. As a tribute to the original doll from 1986, this themed mini gift set includes two complete looks:


The gift set includes the Jem doll, two outfits, two pairs of shoes, Jemstar earrings, the Glitter 'N Gold Award (with removable gold album), a new wireless microphone accessory, a limited edition Glitter 'N Gold vaccu-chrome plated doll display stand and exclusive certificate of authenticity.


Please note that the Wave 1 Jerrica Benton doll is not included and they used her as a model in the photo above to show off the second dress included in this set.

How to get it: The doll will be available for purchase in person only, directly from HASBRO at booth #3329 during Comic-Con International San Diego the weekend of July 18-21, 2013. Any remaining quantities will be available on-line after the show from the HASBRO Toy Shop. PLEASE NOTE: This doll is a HASBRO exclusive product and Integrity Toys will not have any quantities available for sale. The entire production run of this doll will be handled by HASBRO.


Doll specifications:
Body Type: Jem™
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: Japan Tone
Hair Color: Layered, Duo-Toned Blond and Pink
Facial Screen: Brand New, with Side Glancing Eyes
Eyelashes: Yes, Hand Applied
Package Dimensions: Approximately 9.5" X 15" X 3"

Let's see how the new packaging looks (lots of gold!):


Item #14045
Glitter 'n Gold Rio Pacheco™
The JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS™ Collection
IT Direct Online Exclusive
Suggested Retail Price: $119.00 US + shipping and handling (based on your location)
Estimated Ship Date: July 2013


This fully articulated 12.5-inch fashion figure features dark purple fully rooted, middle parted hair styled in Rio's 80's" look. As a tribute to the original doll from 1986, RIO PACHECO's outfit comes complete with a golden jacket, white pants, a long sleeve shirt, bow tie, shoes and socks. Rio also sports an exclusive gold watch and comes complete with a miniature gold record, a rose for Jem and champagne! It also includes a limited edition Glitter 'N Gold vaccu-chrome plated doll display stand and exclusive certificate of authenticity. For adult collectors ages 14 &up. 


How to get the doll: This doll will be available on-line directly from Integrity Toys via the IT Direct shop starting Wednesday July 17th, 2013 at Noon EDT. The purchase of this doll will be open to the general public, however, W Club members will be given a special 24 hour priority pre-order window starting Tuesday July 16th, 2013 at Noon EDT. This product will be offered on the Integrity Toys site on a first-come, first-served basis and will be available until quantities last only. This product will be on-hand and ready to ship approximately the week of July 22nd. Payment plus shipping will be required in full and will be due at ordering time.


Doll Specifications:
Body Type: FR Homme
Quick Switch Feature: No
Skin Tone: Latino
Hair Color: Middle Part, Dark Purple
Facial Screen: Side Glancing Eyes
Eyelashes: No
Package Dimensions: Approximately 9.5" X 15" X 3"


Please note that the photos are of prototype dolls and subject to changes and modifications. Also note that the dolls are all sold separately.All photos and information contained herein is copyrighted Integrity Toys, Inc. and Intercap Merchant Partners, LLC 2013 and may not be reprinted or disseminated without express written permission.