My eyes almost popped out of their sockets when I saw this gorgeous collection of porcelains from French luxury maison Hermès. Featuring lush foliage and exotic animals, the aptly named, Carnets d'Equateur, is a thing of sheer beauty.
With the porcelain service this covetable, you might just drool over the plates, not the food.
For more on the naturalist and painter Robert Dallet, a longtime collaborator of the house:
OMG. That tea caddy!
What wonderful gifts these would make . . .
'til next time!