Stardoll.com, a Stockholm, Sweden-based children's site, has raised a Series B round of funding from Google-backer Sequoia and its original investor, Index Ventures, after little more than two years of operation and relative obscurity.
The site lets you play dress-up with celebrities from Madonna to Brad Pitt, swapping out their clothes, shoes and accessories. Here, singer and "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul in a tailored look.
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