Update 6/5/2016: The mystery of the sweater has been solved! The photos of the full outfit are posted here: http://lissieandlilly.blogspot.com/2016/06/mysterious-sweater-solved-new-winter.html
Over the past week or so, a standalone white sweater appeared on eBay with the American Girl logo. I did not know then and I still don't know now if this will be part of a greater outfit, or if it is a single piece. I also do not know which line it is for (my guess is Truly Me), or when it will be released.
We were fortunate enough one of our lovely readers picked up the outfit and took a few photos for us of the sweater modeled on her #26 doll to share here.
*Please do not repost/copy/claim the photos without written permission.*
Original eBay Photos:
Front, showing AG logo on sleeve.
Collector's Photos on Doll:
Beautiful Truly Me #26! ^_^ The sweater is so flattering on her!
A small silver plate is sewn onto the sleeve of the left arm, indicating it is indeed and American Girl item.
Your eyes are not deceiving you. That is indeed Santa fur on the front of the sweater. XD (I call it that because it looks like the white fluff that trims Santa hats and costumes). I've never seen this on an actual human sweater so I could just be out of the loop. It looks very strange to me. Strange but cozy. The fur is only on the front, not the back.
Both the reader who sent the photos to me and I are stumped as to when this outfit could be released. It is clearly a cold weather/winter themed sweater, but we've already had the winter release. It could either come out with the GOTY release on January 1st, 2016 (since a small selection of Truly Me items are released then as well for Valentine's day), but I can't really see it being part of the February release with the spring outfits. My best guess right now is it could be a potential Purchase-with-Purchase after the current in store Santa Dress & Blue Snowflake Dress PWP sell out. Does anyone else have an idea?
Link to original eBay auction: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Doll-Clothes-for-American-girl-18-inch-Beautiful-white-sweater-/201451746397?hash=item2ee775b45d%3Ag%3AIQ8AAOSwAYtWJMtP&nma=true&si=JdSacWdsnludJxTb6uO8xWNJ%252B7M%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
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