The First Day Outfit as seen on what appears to be Just Like You 20.

The First Day Outfit was the second meet outfit in the American Girl of Today line. It replaced the Mix and Match Outfit in 1996 and was later replaced by the Red Vinyl Jumper Outfit in 1998.


The outfit was available for purchase separately for $20, excluding the shoes.


Yellow fleece jacket. Purple cuffs and pink collar. Teal pocket on the left side of the jacket. Four functional black buttons. American Girl Today logo on left cuff. Unlined. Pinked at edges.


Striped mock-turtleneck shirt. Short sleeves. Stripes of hot pink, yellow, purple, teal, and black. Velcros up the back.


Black thick knit velour leggings.


Teal ankle socks.


Black velvet flats. Ribbon top edge binding. Exactly the same as those that came with the Mix and Match Outfit.


Magenta underpants with serged edges and white elastic waistband and white bow. Exactly the same as those that came with the Mix and Match Outfit.

Ponytail Holder

Striped elastic ponytail holder. Same material print as shirt.

Mini Grin Pins

Ten mini Grin Pins.



The First Day Accessories.

These accessories were available for purchase separately for $20 or bundled with the doll for a discounted price.


Black velvet bucket hat. Front pinned up with with attached yellow and pink fleece bow. Center of bow has three sewn beads of blue, purple, and pink.


Miniature magazine of the January/February 1996 edition of American Girl Magazine.


Black pleather wallet purse. Thin shoulder strap. Snap closure. Purple lining. Internal pockets for bills, library card, and lunch tickets. Resembles purse from Mix and Match Accessories.


Silver ball-chain necklace with AGoT girl logo pendant.


3 miniature $1 notes. Carried from Mix and Match Accessories.

Library Card

Yellow paper library card. Text:

Pleasantville Public Library
Name: ______________________
Present this card each time you borrow materials.
100 First Street
Pleasantville, USA

Carried from Mix and Match Accessories.

Lunch Tickets

Three blue paper lunch tickets. Text:

(Weekly Ticket)
Name: _______________________

Attached to the main ticket are two small tear-off tickets with the words "School Lunch" and "#123705" on each ticket.

Carried from Mix and Match Accessories.

Dress Like Your Doll

The girl's outfit was available:

  • Jacket: $30
  • Shirt (came in striped or AG rainbow print): $18
  • Overalls (in place of leggings): $36
  • Skirt (also in place of leggings): $24
  • Hat: $15

Meet Outfits for American Girl of Today, Just Like You, My American Girl, and Truly Me Dolls
1995: Mix and Match Outfit1996: First Day Outfit1998: Red Vinyl Jumper Outfit
2000: Urban Outfit2002: Go Anywhere Outfit2004: Ready for Fun Outfit
2006: I Like Your Style Outfit2008: Star Hoodie Outfit2010: Real Me Outfit
2012: True Spirit Outfit2015: Lilac Dress2017: Truly Me Outfit
2018: Truly Me Boy's Outfit2020: Sparkle and Shine Outfit2020: Casual and Cool Outfit
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