Let your leaves loose in Phillis McCulloch 's crackled ginkgo mug ($35, Clay Design , 170 Brunswick, 416-964-3330).
Mr. Noodles need not apply for a swanky spot in Royal Crown Derby 's Surrey Posey print cup and saucer ($105, William Ashley , 55 Bloor West, 416-964-2900).
Proud tea toters can display Janet Macpherson 's artful ceramic cup when it's not in service ($45, Gardiner Museum Shop , 60 McCaul, 416-586-8080).
Red Tea Box owners Mun and Han Wong have shut up shop and jetted to Southeast Asia on their annual ceramic hunt. They'll return with earthy pieces like this Aukao Aunam tumbler and reopen February 1 ($20, 696 Queen West, 416-203-8882).
The oversized saucer that sits under ASA 's mod taupe cup has ample room for a stack of your fave dunking biscuits ($7.50/cup and $15/saucer, Fluid Living , 55 Mill, Building #8, 416-850-4266).