Throwback Thursday – Spa Day

Dolls need a little pampering, too, you know! Today we are taking a quick look back at some of the spa related items from American Girl that are now retired.

Natalie’s doll April is modeling the Bubble Robe set from 2004. It came with the robe, slippers, headband, and an accessories pouch which I could not track down for the photo. This is still one of my favorite sets and the blue looks gorgeous on April.

From Olivia – It looks like my dolls are enjoying a spa day! Selah is resting in the retired pink spa chair, while the stylist, Crystal, is reaching toward the retired Hairstyle Center caddy. Crystal sports McKenna’s meet outfit dress, a pair of Springfield tights, and Mia’s meet outfit shoes, while Selah wears the Raspberry glasses, McKenna’s meet outfit shoes, the Easy Breezy shorts, and the shirt belonging to the Coconut Fun outfit.

From Madelon –  a closer look at the Styling Center from 2007.

From Hannah K. –  Here is Mia Modeling the Cozy Star Robe from 2008. It came with a blue satin ribbon headband, but I couldn’t find it for the picture. This is a very pretty robe! The blue 
slippers make the outfit complete.

If you have any photos of retired AG Spa items, you can still send them in.

The theme for next week’s Throwback Thursday are RETIRED AMERICAN GIRL Girl of Today/Just Like Me/MyAG MEET OUTFITS. Send in photos of your retired American Girl meet outfits – if you have meet outfit accessories, those are good, too! Please save me time by resizing your images to 540 pixels wide first and put THROWBACK MEET in the subject line of your email to me at


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  1. Lindsey says:


  2. Maddy says:

    I love the Bubble Robe set!

  3. Aubrey says:

    Char can i upload it threw instagram??

  4. AGInParadise says:

    I love all the robes that AG has ever sold! I wish they could sell a dark purple one with multi-colored stars on it so it could match mine! Lol. I’m so happy the theme is meet outfits! I have a couple of meet outfits!

  5. Char says:

    Tag it @dolldiaries and let me know it is there and I will go get it.

  6. misspiggy=awesome says:

    Hi everyone!!!
    Aww, everyone’s dollies look adorable!!!!! April is so cute. I only need $13.00 until… SAIGEY-BOO!!!!!!! I have the I Like Your Style, Star Hoodie, and Real Me outfits. The Real Me outfit looks cute on Lanie! Also, Char, I know I’ve said this a zillion and one times, but if you have a blue Cheeburger Cheeburger car, can you see how the AG minis fit? Thanks! I have a rain day ‘cuz the streets are flooded. DOLLY STUFF AHOY!!!!
    peace, love, llamas,

  7. Juliet XD says:

    i havent been into AG long enoufh, and i haven’t ever purchased an outfit from them……

    Ok, i have a ? ; i have a younger cousin turing 2 or 3 this may, and i want to start her adventure with dolls, does anyone have a baby doll for less than $30? THANKS

  8. Juliet XD says:

    oh and for next week, is it just MAG’s or historicals too?

  9. Alyssa says:

    So they can be doll,of the year retired outfits?

  10. Char says:

    Go look at the Adora baby doll I posted on Tuesday.

  11. Char says:

    Juliet – no historicals or GOTY’s – just the My AG line

  12. Char says:

    Not girl of the year – My AG retired outfits

  13. Alyssa says:

    Also,we’re did u get the background for the first picture?

  14. Char says:

    It is from – it reverses for the stage background. It is one of my favorites!

  15. Alyssa says:


  16. Sierra says:

    cute outfits! April looks great and Olivia’s dolls look like they’re having fun! I was going to send in a pic of the cozy star robe – thankfully Hannah K. did! Madeleon, do you like the styling center? Was it worth the money?
    Ohh… I’ll have to send in my pics for next week!

  17. Vivienne says:

    Char- Do the outfits have to be meet outfits or is it just My American Girl Doll Outfits in general? Thanks!

  18. Silence says:


    I awarded you an award! Please go check it out there!

    Thanks so much!

  19. Megan!!!!!! says:

    Ooh Char!! i want that polka-dot robe!!!!!! How much you want for it!?!?!

  20. Char says:

    Megan – go look for it on eBay – I bet you can find it reasonably priced.

  21. Char says:

    They have to be MyAG Meet outfits. I’m sure we will have duplicates but it will be fun to see the different outfits on different dolls.

  22. skylar!!!;) says:


  23. Elly says:

    Yay! I have sevaral of those!

  24. Bailey13 says:

    Are you allowed to do retired historical clothing because I have a retired Kit outfit.

  25. AB says:

    Wow i have 3

  26. Bailey13 says:

    Sorry! I just saw that it said only MAG!

  27. Bailey13 says:

    One last thing! (Lets Hope!!)

    Do any of you have the Healthy Smile Set because I just ordered it and I want to know if it is good quality. And do any of you know if the American Girl Doll Hotel is still avalibale? All the photo’s were adorable I loved the one byHannah K.

  28. Bailey13 says:

    Sorry! Can I do a McKenna Meet Outfit?

  29. Char says:

    Nope – we will feature McKenna’s collection later

  30. A very dotty Ava says:

    Cute,I love how April looks in the robe!

  31. Nina says:

    I have one JLY but three meet outfits! I’ll send pics!

  32. Julia says:

    I always love Throwback Thursday! Everyone’s photos were great! I can’t wait to send in a photo for next weeks throwback Thursday!

  33. Tony says:

    April looks so cute in her the Bubble Robe! All the photos are great! thanks for sharing! : )

    I have a retired JLY #7 doll, but I can’t figure out what I did with her outfit! I hope I can find it before next Thursday.

  34. Bailey13 says:

    Tony- Where did you get the chair mini Elisabeth was sitting on in you Sunday Showcase?

  35. sabrina says:


  36. Tony says:

    Bailey – I found the little lounge chair for mini Elizabeth on eBay.

  37. sabrina says:

    Luv all of them! By the way, if any of you guys are wondering what all the meet outfits looked liked through the years, you can easily find it on Wikipedia.

  38. Tara Lynn says:

    love the robes

  39. Alyssa says:

    Char can I send in a photo story? Since I’m away it would probably have to be on Sunday. Which I know I’s the same day as the showcase so posting it on Monday could work to. Thanks!

  40. Makenzie says:

    I love the AG bath tubs!

  41. Breck says:

    April looks so adorable in the bubble robe! I’m going to send in a picture for next week’s Throwback Thursday…

  42. Mimi says:

    Sweet! I have the I Like Your Style meet outfit, the headband+shirt from the Star Hoodie outfit, and the Real Me Outfit. Hopefully I’ll be able to send photos of all three! :)

  43. Emily says:

    Nice! : )