Pick the Right Christmas China
Pair with: candy canes set at each place setting for a fun treat that echoes the plate’s striped design.
Pair with: classic red and green accents and simple white paperwhites for a refined yet festive feel.
Pair with: red plaid table linens and your grandmother’s silver. Take tradition and run with it!
Pair with: gold or brass flatware and amber-hued glasses for a luxe look.
Pair with: red and pink accents for a bright and quirky color scheme and a centerpiece of red berries to carry on the berry motif.
Pair with: your crystal stemware and crisply pressed white linen napkins for a timeless look.
Pair with: other metallic tones like mercury glass and simple gold chargers to keep the look glitzy but under wraps.
Pair with: natural, woven chargers and linen napkins in chocolate for a casual look you can use any night of the week.
Pair with: a white soup tureen filled with fresh holly from the yard for a lush centerpiece.
Pair with: simple white accessories and clear glassware for a modern, minimalist feel. Scatter votives around the table for a romantic glow.
Aegean Gold Charger: $250, by L’Objet, available from Neiman Marcus; neimanmarcus.com or 1-888-888-4757.
Avignon Charger: $72 for set of four, in Red, from Williams-Sonoma Home; wshome.com or 1-888-922-4108.
Caterer’s 12-piece Charger Set: $59, in Champagne, from Pottery Barn; 1-888-779-5176.
Gold Band Service Plate: $220, by Royal Crown Derby, available from Bromberg’s; brombergs.com or (205) 871-3276.