The nautical plates from Anthropologie are playful and gender neutral, and definitely a conversation starter.
Medical Grade Tapered Design Conforms to Arch Plate for Comfort Fit. Dome Shaped Bouncing Impact for Comfortable Walking & Pain Relief. Absorbs shocks, stabilizes foot in neutral position (body balancer). Prevent Progressive Flat Foot and Pronation (Inner Rolling of Foot). Use to support arch and control undesired motion aligning heels and ankles. Can be easily affixed into any footwear in use & ideal for all foot types. Easy to clean, doesn’t absorb odor, long lasting.
Call me cheap, but Corelle is awesome. Not only is it break/chip resistant, it also doesn't fade. It's relatively cheap, it fits better than most plates in your cabinet, AND it comes in neutral colors so you can use both for everyday and holiday use.