Entertaining in Style

One of the most fun things about being newlyweds is hosting dinner parties for family and friends. We scoped out Westchester stores to bring you exciting ideas for table settings in three different styles, from casual to formal. Get ready to impress your guests!



HIGH STYLE

 

  

 

(Above left) Nautilus shell pitcher with sterling silver accents $495, handmade in Colombia, South America, by Galena, available at Bloomingdale’s, White Plains, (914) 684-6200. (Above right) Ostrich shell creamer $420, and sugar (with tongs), with sterling silver accents $370, handmade in Colombia by Galena, available at Bloomingdale’s. Roman Antique Platinum serving bowl $175, by Annieglass, available at Bloomingdale’s, White Plains. Shagreen (stingray) covered salad servers $165, by Asiaphile, available at Lot 84. Pewter pedestal cake stand $235, by Vagabond, available at Small Joys. (Below) Dune service plate $256; Perles dinner plate $49; Athena accent salad plate $87. Athena accent service plate $173; Milo dinner plate $80; and Dune accent salad plate $63, all by Bernadaud, available at Bloomingdale’s, White Plains. Kawali crystal red wine glass, water goblet, and Champagne flute $73 each, all by Christofle, available at Bloomingdale’s, White Plains. Neva tablecloth $265, by Le Jacquard, available at Small Joys, Bedford Village, (914) 234-9738. Crosshaven placemat and napkin, in Ocean, by Waterford, discontinued; Dragonfly napkin ring with gray beads and pearls $20 each by Kim Seybert, available at Neiman Marcus, White Plains, (914) 989-4908. Large mother of pearl shell and spoon $185, by Frances Stoia, available at Lot 84, Mount Kisco, (914) 244-8535. Calissa five-piece place setting $105, by Christofle, available in limited quantities at Bloomingdale’s, White Plains. Salt cellars of white mother-of-pearl shell with sterling-silver accents $150 per pair, by Philmore, available at Lot 84, Mount Kisco. Flowers and candlesticks from Forever in Bloom, Mount Kisco (914) 241-1963. Table, restored cherry 1890s drop leaf $2,500, provided by Melita’s Home Furnishings, Ossining, (914) 923-0351.

 

 

NATURALLY CASUAL

 

 

Essentials dinner plate $4.95, Gingko leaf plate $9.95; Frequency green placemat $7.95; Piazza napkin $3.95, and three-ring napkin ring $3.50, all available at Crate & Barrel, White Plains, (914) 682-0900. Medium footed snack bowl in pea soup $46, by Barbara Eigen, available at Fairground Attraction, Mount Kisco, (914) 241-4433. Twist five-piece place setting $36.95, Callaway highball $10.95, Linden double cup $5.95, and Mirabelle tablecloth $74.95, all available at Crate & Barrel, White Plains. Blue and green porcelain wheel-thrown Tripod dish $30, from Loren Maron Ceramics, Ossining, (914) 772-8585. Flowers, votives, and vases from Forever in Bloom, Mount Kisco, (914) 241-1963. Table provided by Melita’s Home Furnishings, Ossining, (914) 923-0351.

 

MAD FOR MODERN

 

 

Black-and-white, wheel-thrown altered porcelain dinner plate $55, salad plate $40, and bowl $35, available from Loren Maron Ceramics, Ossining, (914) 772-8585. Red lacquered wood bead placemat $70, white linen napkin trimmed in black raffia $25, and coral napkin ring $95 for a set of four, all available at Neiman Marcus, White Plains, (914) 989-4908. Lotus salt-and-pepper set $70, by Roost, available at Lot 84, Mount Kisco, (914) 244-8535; black-and-white, wheel-thrown porcelain pitcher $52, and serving bowl $55, with red-and-black edge, by Loren Maron Ceramics. Geneva salad servers $52 per set, by Simon Pearce, available at Holbrook Cottage, Briarcliff Manor, (914) 944-0734. Eva crystal wine glass $40, and Tilt crystal double old fashioned, $130 for four, by Nambe, available at Bloomingdale’s, White Plains, (914) 684-6200. Twirl five-piece place setting $48.95, available at Crate & Barrel, White Plains, (914) 682-0900. Satin band pearl white tablecloth by Calvin Klein $72, available at Bloomingdale’s. Black horn bowl $60, by Roost, available at Small Joys, Bedford Village, (914) 234-9738. Naturally shed water buffalo horn bowl (small) $30, and metal spoons $9 (black) and $8 (aged gold), all by Roost, available at Lot 84, Mount Kisco. Flowers by Forever in Bloom, Mount Kisco, (914) 241-1963. Table provided by Melita’s Home Furnishings, Ossining, (914) 923-0351.