Monday, 18 February 2013
I don't usually get excited about Royal Doulton. It brings mack memories of those porcelain lady figurines. They were really strange. And frankly, more than a little bit creepy en masse. But then I spotted the Royal Doulton Fable collection, and I have to say that I'm impressed. And a little surprised.
Turns out that RD can do a brilliant take on the current folklore trend without losing their classic style. A lot of the pieces are sold out on the main website, but with a bit of searching I've found them elsewhere. You can buy the mug and plate sets from Kaleidescope, with prices starting at £20.
This Fable tree platter can be snapped up for £22. It needs pasta piled high on it.
The garland collection is in the sale over at Kings and Queens - you can pick up pieces for as little as a fiver. Brilliant.
You can buy the Fable mugs individually from John Lewis for £7. This mug is so adorable. It's a really beautiful collection and an unexpected one from a company I've long associated with the Argos catalogue and sitting on the floor in my gran's living room when I was six.