How to recreate the style of your favorite American Girl doll


The renaissance of the American Girl doll is upon us.

Over the past two months, the internet has garnered an abundance of viral American Girl memes.

Each meme poked fun at the current state of our world while featuring at least one of the iconic dolls.

TikTok even jumped on board, leading the charge with the hashtag #AmericanGirl.

A look at the hashtag – which has over a billion views – reveals American Girl’s dollhouse collections, jokes about puberty book ‘The Care and Keeping of You’ and get-the-moment style inspiration -look.

So, of course, we had to bring you the best fashion pieces to recreate the style of your favorite American Girl doll. And what better time to lock in some new clothes like back to school?

Whether Josefina is your girlfriend or Kit is your BFF, we’ve got the perfect American Girl-inspired outfits for BTS.

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1. Gatsby Linen Cloche Hat with Lace, $18

1900s style hat

Put on that hat and head out on the town. Kit would brag about the range of colors, as it would compliment her blonde bob perfectly.

2. SheIn Floral Print Collar Dress$21

Shein Floral Dress

Featuring puff sleeves and a delicate floral pattern, this 1930s-inspired dress screams Kit. Just put it on and feel like the smart doll itself.

3. Sam Edelman Michaela Mary Jane Apartment$75-$130

pink babies

We have never seen such a cute pair of shoes. The classic silhouette will never go out of style, while the gold hardware makes it a real eye-catcher.

American girl Josefina
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1. Mott and Bow Slim Fit Marcy T-Shirt$35

White shirt
Mott and Bow

This is perhaps one of the most comfortable white t-shirts, and it fits perfectly into your Josefina wardrobe.

2. Free People One Ravenna Convertible Maxi Skirt$128

red sketch
free people

This maxi skirt features gorgeous embellishments, an exaggerated top, and fabric that’s full of movement. But it gets better – pull the skirt to turn it into a dress.

3. Malibu Monroe Blowfish Sandal, $37, original price: $45

Puffer fish sandal
puffer fish

Slip your feet into the ultimate Josefina sandals. These Blowfish Malibu finds feature a chunky sole, wide straps and superior comfort.

julie american girl
american girl

1. Cider colored floral crochet top$20

Crochet top

It doesn’t get more 70s than that. This crochet top from Cider is absolutely one of Julie’s favorites, and we’d bet it’s even in her wardrobe right now.

2. American Eagle Ne(x)t Level super high-rise flared jeans, $30, original price: $60

bell bottoms
american eagle

A good pair of flare jeans is all you (and Julie) need. These American Eagle flares are super stretchy, sit high on the waist and provide ultimate support.

Birkenstock Sandal

The double strap design, deep wine leather and decorative buckle details are too good to pass up. Best of all, it pairs perfectly with the other partings listed.

Rebecca american girl
american girl

1. Caroline Constas Dina short dress$257, original price: $395

Pink polka dot dress

Whether you are going to a picnic or a girls night out, this dress is for you. The soft blush color and white polka dots are sure to get more than a few compliments.

2. Kate Spade Darcy Small Satchel$139, original price: $359

Kate Spade bag
Kate Spade

This Kate Spade satchel is not only ideal for dressing up as the one and only Samantha, but also ideal for storing all your things and more.

3. Madewell The Freya Lugsole Mary Jane Platform$158

black babies

Rebecca’s soft, feminine look is enhanced with chunky Mary Janes platforms. They’re a little edgy and a whole lot of cute.

addy american girl
american girl

1. J.Crew Puff Sleeve Smocked Waist Midi Dress$133, original price: $148

blue dress

Crafted from cotton and adorned with smocked details, this lightweight summer dress is second to none. We don’t know about you, but we’re pretty sure Addy would be thrilled with this choice.

2. Free People Wildfire Kantha Cotton Tote Bag$138

Patchwork bag
free people

Free People elevates the classic soft tote bag with a beautiful patchwork design. Other details include a spacious interior and fringe accents.

3. Lauren Ralph Lauren Everly Riding Boot$195

Brown riding boots

Unleash effortless sophistication with this find from Lauren Ralph Lauren. Look forward to a leather upper, round toe and interior zip closure.

Rebecca american girl
american girl

Ann Taylor fringed tweed cardigan jacket$90, original price: $179

Purple tweed jacket
Anne Taylor

You’ll never want to take this Ann Taylor cardigan off again, because it’s as comfortable as it looks. In addition, we can’t get enough of the fringed details, the V-neck and the long sleeves.

Halara Everyday 2-in-1 Pleated Golf Skirt with Side Pocket$35, original price: $50

Violet pleated skirt

Dress this golf skirt up with a tweed jacket (like the one above) or dress it down with a classic white tee. The choice is yours!

PS PETITE SIMONE Shoulder Bag, $26, original price: $31

purple bag

Complete your look with this mini shoulder bag. Rebecca would be especially proud of the soft purple hue.

Molly doll
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John Galt Navy Riley Sweater Vest$28

Sweater vest

Preppy, make yourself comfortable. This John Galt sweater vest combines everything you love: a v-neck, an argyle print and a sleeveless design.

Wilson Midtown Tennis Skirt$68

Blue tennis skirt

Everyone loves a good tennis skirt, and that includes Molly. This Wilson find has inner shorts and a perfect silhouette.

Spencer Double Zip Dome Shoulder Bag$134, original price: $134, original price: $198

Red handbag
Kate Spade

A Molly-inspired outfit wouldn’t be complete without her signature red satchel. This Kate Spade option epitomizes the vibrant hue and shape.

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