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Evergreen Velvet Dress.

The Evergreen Velvet Dress (also known as Molly's Christmas Dress) was introduced to Molly's Collection in 1986 and retired in 2013 with Molly's archival. It is associated with the book Molly's Surprise. Retail cost was $22 and later increased to $24 and $28.


Hunter green velvet dress with white buttons down the front. Short sleeves and a full skirt. Collar and sleeve cuffs trimmed with cream lace. Velcros up the back.

Hair Ribbons[]

Two cream-colored hair bows.

Dress Like Your Doll[]


The Classic Velvet Dress with black Mary Janes.

The matching children's outfit was available:

  • Classic Velvet Dress: $95.
  • Mary Janes (White, Black, and Red): $34 and later $31[1]

It was released in 1987 and was phased out around 2000.

Dress has a sash in the back. It also came with a row of white buttons on the chest before the doll dress had them.



Special Edition mini doll.

  • The original release of the dress did not have white buttons on the front; this was changed in 1994.
  • A special edition mini doll of Molly wearing the Evergreen Velvet Dress and an abridged copy of Molly's Surprise was released in 2011 to celebrate American Girl's 25th anniversary.

See Also[]


  1. These were also advertised for children's matching Samantha and Kirsten outfits, particularly the white ones for the Lacy Pinafore and Rosebud Circlet and the Saint Lucia Gown.