Elise was in all of her glory in 1959. She was available in both pink and the more expected soft white for both a bride and bridesmaid. Pink was all the rage from cars, prom dresses, swimming pools and appliances. Vogue magazine was all about "think pink". So, here you - Madame Alexander in all her design glory. She also made liberal use of pleated fabrics for both of these dolls. Taken for granted now, pleated commercial fabrics were the development of new technology at the time, and this was cutting edge doll making.