AccessoriesApril 1, 2013

Fine China.

Holidays always remind me that I totally wimped out on registering for china for my wedding. I mean, I have some nice china, it’s just SOOOOO plain and boring. Pretty, but nothing that feels truly special. I wish I had gone with my gut and registered for the colorful, lovely china that had captured my heart when I walked the aisles with a scan gun and a diamond on my finger. I played it safe, and as I get older I find that playing it safe is NO FUN.

I recently came across this vintage Christian Dior malachite pattern called Gaudron on Replacements, Ltd and love it. Malachite is just the best.

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This Etoiles by Bernadaud pattern was the one I fell in love with when engaged.  But in 2004 gold wasn’t popular so I thought platinum was better. #regrets

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I still love Constance by Bernadaud, the “Charlotte York Pattern” and one a few of my friends have. So classic. So lovely. Would love this one now.

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This mint green and gold Oasis by Haviland pattern is so fresh and pretty and still fiercely on trend! It would look fabulous mixed with another pattern!

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Speaking of mixing, how about this combination of Laque De Chine Pistachio and Juliska’s Country Estate, which I adore.

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Or Hermes Chain D’ancre mixed with Jasper Conran’s Chinoiserie Green?

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What did you register for? Do you still love it? What would you pick if you could do it over again?

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