As a kid growing up in London, I remember many a visit to little old ladies houses and seeing their china cabinet with a collection of ‘royal commemorative plates’. There was Charles and Diana, their portraits in bold primary colours, with dates and banners and coat of arms all over. It was the height of tackiness and the pride of many a home.
But in today’s society the commemorative plate is hitting up a new market. Forget your nan, these plates are hipster friendly to say the least. Starting with the modern monarchs -Will’s and Kate, KK Outlet has created a collection of plates that double as serious art and national pride. I have no shame in saying I want. I really, really want.
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