1 April 2008
I recently spotted a great new range of collectible dolls at the newsagent under the Kimmidoll brand. The website reveals that they have been created to resemble the beautiful Kokeshi dolls that are common gifts in Japan. There are 18 dolls in the range currently, and each represents a real life value, like 'generosity', 'friendship', 'wisdom', etc. At the $19.95 price point, they are not quite the quality of the Kokeshi doll I own, but they are a great design, and a collection would not look out of place in a baby's room, teenager's pad, graphic designer's work desk or cool household living room. There are also a wide range of homewares, stationary, bags and cards featuring Kimmidoll designs that are aimed squarely at the schoolkids set. I secretly want the whole collection!