Prince William and Kate get wedding dolls

Dolls modelled on Britain's Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge on their wedding day are pictured at Hamleys toy store in central London, on August 18, 2011. The pair of dolls will retail at GBP99.95 (approx 115 euros/164 USD) AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images) BEN STANSALL

Dolls modelled on Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, on their wedding day are pictured at Hamleys toy store in London, on Aug. 18, 2011.
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(CBS) First came wedding bells, now Prince William and Kate have their own wedding dolls.

London-based toy company Arklu has made replicas of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their wedding day.

Pictures: Prince William and Kate
Pictures: Kate's wedding dress
Special section: The royal wedding

The Kate doll is dressed in a wedding gown resembling the Alexander McQueen gown that the duchess wore down the aisle. She also sports a tiara, drop earrings and veil, and has a bridal bouquet.

The doll wears an engagement ring with an amethyst stone surrounded by 24 brilliant-cut cubic zirconias (the real-life Duchess of Cambridge's ring has a sapphire surrounded by diamonds), and also wears a gold-colored wedding band. The crystal-embellished heels were designed by British shoe designer Aruna Seth.

The William doll wears a replica of the prince's Irish Guards uniform, complete with forage cap, blue garter sash with the Wings of the Royal Air Force, the Garter Star and the Golden Jubilee Medal.

The dolls were unveiled at London's Hamleys toy store last week, and are available at Arklu's website, as well as major toy retailers. For every unit sold, Arklu says it will donate a portion to charity.

Royal-watchers and doll collectors alike can collect either the Princess Catherine Doll or the Royal Wedding Doll box set, which includes both the duchess and William. They retail for about $80 and $160, respectively.

Arklu also created an additional doll of the former Kate Middleton, wearing the blue Issa dress she donned when the couple announced their engagement last year.

Tell us: What do you think of the royal wedding dolls?

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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