EMPERIS©, based in the heart of England, was founded in 2010 by avid collectors, William and Marcus, spurred on by their love of all things to do with dolls and doll collecting. in starting the development of their doll they hoped to bring something fresh and new to the world of dolls and doll fashions. EMPERIS© love to push their creative boundaries to bring the highest of standards to the fashion doll world.
Their ethic was always to have their doll completely designed, sculpted and manufactured in the United Kingdom. They had a very slow start, with many bridges to cross. Finding the right sculptors and casters took a long time and the cost almost broke them. At one time, their home of Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, was the home to many world-famous pottery makers. Great names such as Wedgwood, Spode, Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, Beswick, and Royal Stafford, to name but a few. Finding the right people would have been a simple task, but today this proves almost impossible. With each failure, they talked about taking production to China. However, with a little tenacity, and meeting the right people, they developed into the brand they are today.
Looking to the future they want to move forward with vigour and vitality. EMPERIS© now have three doll lines: 16-inch male and female dolls, and now a 12-inch female doll line, The Legacy. They also have a few new lines coming later this year and in the first quarter of 2020. More details will come nearer the time.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our collectors and fans for their continued support. –William & Marcus, EMPERIS©