The Breville VKJ864 Colour Collection Kettle is a slim and compact stainless steel modern kettle which adds a flair to the kitchen. It features a vibrant red exterior, black plastic accents and a stainless steel spout. Together with the soft red interior illumination when boiling, this kettle truly earns its place as a kitchen centrepiece.
As well as a contemporary design, the Colour Collection Kettle is packed with features. There's a 360 degree base, a rapid boil heating element and a water gauge, to name a few. The kettle is fairly standard is this regard.
Trading in over 70 countries, Breville have established themselves firmly in the high quality small home appliance market. As well as kettles, they also sell toasters, bread makers, blenders, and more recently, coffee machines. They're a well known and trustworthy brand.
Let's jump into the technical details:
The kettle has a push button which opens the hinged lid at a near 90 degree angle. The push button is located on the handle so that your thumb can easily press it whilst you're holding the kettle. This results in the kettle being easy to fill. The lid is pictured below:
The 360 degree base which comes with the kettle is convenient for both left and right handed users. The base also has integrated cord storage underneath, and non-slip feet for extra security.
Overall, the Breville Colour Collection Kettle is a stylish and practical kettle. The soft red illumination really brings the whole thing together, and is further enhanced by the black details. We recommend this kettle, and our final rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.