Have you met Kimmidolls before? They are little dolls, all with their own name and their own meaning. Here in Australia they are an enormous trend! Maybe, because the're made in Australia... ;)
But actually they are based on the Japanese Kokeshi dolls.
"The original Kokeshi dolls are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. The body has a floral design painted in red, black, and sometimes yellow, and covered with a layer of wax. One characteristic of kokeshi dolls is their lack of arms or legs".
I do not completely understand the whole Kimmidoll hype. But I do think this new 'junior' collection looks very cute. And these will make my nieces very happy I presume!
Meet Mia and Sooki:
Have the Kimmidolls already made it overseas I wonder? Or are these the first two 'immigrants'?