Gift Grapevine reviews: Fashion Plates… they’re back!


I was given a Fashion Plates Design Set, Expansion Set and Travel Set by MJM Australia to review. This is not a paid review. All opinions in this post are my own. Want to know what I thought? Read on and watch my review video!

Everything old is new again. Do you remember Fashion Plates? The stylish mix and match drawing set of the late 1970s and 1980s that let you play fashion designer? If you know exactly what I’m talking about then you’ll be excited to discover that Fashion Plates are back!

I was lucky to play with some of the new sets and they are as much fun as I remembered. I used to love the set my cousin owned. It was pink and the fashions were oh so stylish. It was the 1980s after all!

The new sets may feature updated styles and outfits however kids will have just as much fun creating their own fashionable designs.

Check out my short review video below to see how it all works…



Fashion Plates make a fantastic gift for kids aged 6 and over who love drawing and creating. Big kids will get as much of a kick out of playing with them too. I’m proof of that!

Fashion Plates arrive in Australia in time for the festive season and will be available from Toyworld stores, Newslink outlets and Dymocks Sydney.

Do you remember Fashion Plates?

Which retro toy would you love to see re-released?


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