Proclamation by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to celebrate November 17th, 2013 as Madame Alexander Day in NYC

Nov 15, 2013, 17:04 ET from The Madame Alexander Doll Company

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the 90th anniversary of The Madame Alexander Doll Company, Mayor Bloomberg has proclaimed Sunday, November 17th as Madame Alexander Day in New York City in recognition of its significant contributions to the community designing beautiful dolls in New York City since 1923.

"We are honored by this wonderful Proclamation from Mayor Bloomberg. This is where we began, and the city plays such a large role in the history of The Madame Alexander Doll Company. We are thrilled to celebrate our special 90th anniversary this weekend with the city of New York at the opening of our first ever holiday shop at the Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair. For 90 years, Madame Alexander dolls have brought joy to children and collectors of all ages across the boroughs, especially during holiday and gift giving season. It is a delight to share our love of dolls with our hometown." - Gale Jarvis, President The Madame Alexander Doll Company

Since the company's inception, Madame Beatrice Alexander, a talented, entrepreneurial, New York woman with a vision to engage a child's imagination thru doll play, has inspired girls of all ages, across the generations, to have fun, to grow, to learn, to imagine – to play with dolls.

The Madame Alexander Doll Company upholds that vision today and encourages girls of all ages to enjoy a lifetime of fun delighting fans with baby, fashion, play and limited edition doll collections that are beautifully designed, age-appropriate products of quality and craftsmanship. The company's doll expertise enjoys licensee partnerships with some of literatures best know classics including Disney®, Wizard of Oz®, Gone with the Wind®, Fancy Nancy®, Pinkalicious®, Angelina Ballerina®.  The Madame Alexander Doll Company is an affiliate of Kahn Lucas, a 4th generation young girls apparel company.

About Kahn Lucas - Since 1889, Kahn Lucas is a 4th generation family-owned and operated company with a proud 123-year heritage of "always age-appropriate" SM design fashions that let little girls look like little girls. The company's mission is simple:  dress and live beautifully. Backed by a commitment to family-friendly design, quality, safety, value, and customer service, Kahn Lucas is distributed both domestically and internationally at all levels of retail. Kahn Lucas welcomed The Madame Alexander Doll Company brands to the family in 2012. To learn more, visit and

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