July 2019

Home for the Holidays:
Dress Up Your Party Table Settings for Holiday Entertaining

By Eve Robinson

The holiday season is rife with images of ribboned gifts, reindeer-led sleighs, and friends and relatives in their holiday finest. And with the holiday season comes holiday entertaining at home: cocktail parties for colleagues, family dinners, New Year’s Eve blowouts for your 100 nearest and dearest. No matter the gathering, these stylish holiday table setting ideas will set the stage for your holiday entertaining and all year-round.

Start with Elegant Table Settings: Fine China Plates
Create a statement on your holiday table with these elaborate dining plates. From the Emperor’s Garden collection by Sieger by Furstenberg, these plates flaunt festive colors and hand-gilded motifs that will set the tone for a lively holiday party or gathering.
Buy Sieger by Furstenberg Emperor’s Garden 5-Piece Place Setting, $555, at michaelcfina.com

Dress Up the Table: Chic Placemats
Set the stage for your holiday table settings with sophisticated linens. These placemats come in an array of color combinations, including white with coral trim; are machine-washable; and require no ironing. So, they’re sure to last for holiday seasons to come. Coordinating napkins are available, too.
Buy Home, James! Lily Pond Coral Ribbon on White Placemats, $64 (set of 4), at homejameseasthampton.com

More Holiday Table Décor: Metallic Napkin Holders
Bring charm and whimsy to your holiday table with these napkin rings. Soft strands of brass “twine” add just the right amount of the metallic trend, and these rings will complement any napkins.
Buy Kelly Wearstler for Sferra Napkin Rings, $102 (set of 2), at linealuxe.com

Sparkle Plenty for Holiday Entertainment: Colorful Glasses
Glam-up your glasses with these gold Twisted Tumblers from Nouvel Studios. If gold doesn’t raise your spirits, you can enjoy your party cocktails in the red, gray, or aqua glasses, too.
Buy Nouvel Studio Twisted Tumblers, $24 each, at barneys.com

Add a Holiday Table Centerpiece: Candlesticks
Add E.R. Butler & Company’s Ted Muehling candlesticks to your table centerpiece for all of your holiday entertaining. Combining 3 basic shapes, Muehling’s candlesticks come in 19 different designs. Available in oxidized bronze, Sterling silver plate, or gold, these candlesticks are sure to brighten up your party decór.
Buy Ted Muehling Collection Bronze, Silver, and Gold Candlesticks, $144–$1,210, at erbutler.com

Win a Basket of Fashion & Beauty Goodies!
’Tis the season to give, and we want to give you a basket of fashion & beauty goodies filled with some of our favorite products! To enter to win, tell us what is at the top of your holiday wish list and why. For contest details and to enter for a chance to win, click here.

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Eve Robinson, Living Contributing Editor
After studying art history at Vassar College, Eve joined the ranks at Ralph Lauren. Unfulfilled by the world of houndstooth and plaid, she pursued a career in interior design, completing the Interior Design program at Parsons the New School . . . Read more

Buy Ted Muehling Collection Bronze, Silver, and Gold Candlesticks, $144-$1,210

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Buy Ted Muehling Collection Bronze, Silver, and Gold Candlesticks, $144–$1,210, at erbutler.com

  • Candlesticks available in 19 different designs
  • Choose from oxidized bronze, Sterling silver plate, or gold
  • Buy a single candlestick, a pair, or mix and match styles in any quantity

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Home for the Holidays: Dress Up Your Party Table Settings for Holiday Entertaining
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Buy Nouvel Studio Twisted Tumblers, $24

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Buy Nouvel Studio Twisted Tumblers, $24 each, at barneys.com

  • 5” tall, gold-colored tumbler
  • Holds 10 oz.
  • Designed by Michael Kramer
  • Also available in red, gray, or aqua

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Home for the Holidays: Dress Up Your Party Table Settings for Holiday Entertaining
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Buy Kelly Wearstler for Sferra Collection Twine Napkin Rings, $102

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Buy Kelly Wearstler for Sferra Collection Twine Napkin Rings, $102 (set of 2), at linealuxe.com

  • Intertwined brass strands
  • Rings complement any napkins and any home décor style

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Home for the Holidays: Dress Up Your Party Table Settings for Holiday Entertaining
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Buy Home, James! Lily Pond Coral Ribbon on White Placemat, $64

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Buy Home, James! Lily Pond Coral Ribbon on White Placemat, $64 (set of 4), at homejameseasthampton.com

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine-washable
  • 15” x 20”
  • Other color combinations available

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Home for the Holidays: Dress Up Your Party Table Settings for Holiday Entertaining
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Buy Sieger by Furstenberg Emperor’s Garden 5-Piece Plate Setting, $555

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Buy Sieger by Furstenberg Emperor’s Garden 5-Piece Place Setting, $555, at michaelcfina.com

  • Porcelain
  • Chinese imagery with hand-glided motifs

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Home for the Holidays: Dress Up Your Party Table Settings for Holiday Entertaining
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