C&G selects the best and the brightest pieces for creating stunning tablescapes this season
Everything looks better in basic black … and white (with a touch of red) <1> Small Wonder Indian Temple dip bowl, three bowls with tray, $90, from Diane von Furstenberg, dvf.com. <2> Black Out Geneva 8-inch cake stand in matte black, $36, the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy’s, macys.com. <3> Old Flame Bryce medium antiqued candleholder, $11.95, from Crate & Barrel,1200 Post Rd., Westport, 203-222-9500, crateandbarrel.com. <4> Optical Allusion Mosaic salad plate in black, $20, by Jasper Conran at Wedgwood, na.wwrd.com. <5> Up to Snuff Zanzibar bone candle snuffer, $21, through Lillian August, 32 Knight St., Norwalk, 203-847-3314, lillianaugust.com. <6> Right on Red Pacifique vase in ruby, $1,500, from Baccarat, 238 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, 203-618-0900, baccarat.com. <7> Home Plate Stoneware charger in the Country Estate pattern, $89, from Juliska, 465 Canal St., Stamford, 203-316-0212, juliska.com. <8> Crystal Clear Divine crystal bowl, $120, from Orrefors, orrefors.us. <9> Perfect Pairing Saint Louis Grand Lieu wine goblet in slate/flannel gray, $240, through Lux, Bond & Green, 46 LaSalle Rd., West Hartford, 860-521-3015, lbgreen.com. <10> Light and Sweet New Wave caffé cup, $13.50, from Villeroy & Boch, villeroy-boch.com. <11> Your Serve High-gloss wood cocktail table with twin trays, $1,700, through Lillian August.
Just say no to the tame table … take a walk on the wild side instead <1> Trunk Show Cherry burl bowl (17-inch) by Spencer Peterman, $525, through Hoagland’s, 175 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, 203-869-2127, hoaglands.com. <2> Smooth as Glass Granada recycled glasses, $6.95 each, from Crate & Barrel, 1200 Post Rd., Westport, 203-222-9500, crateandbarrel.com. <3> Go for a Run Vista 90-inch table runner in graphite, $29.95, from Crate & Barrel. <4> Fabulous Foliage Dinner and salad plates by Anna Weatherley in the Green Leaf pattern, $330 and $294, through Lux, Bond & Green, 46 LaSalle Rd., West Hartford, 860-521-3015, lbgreen.com. <5> Points of Light Quartz votive holder, $95, through Dovecote, 56 Post Rd. East, Westport, 203-222-7500, dovecote-westport.com. <6> Glazed Over Large ceramic antique pot, $168, through Bungalow Antiques & Decorations, 4 Sconset Square, Westport, 203-227-4406. <7> Walk the Plank Great elm board, $178, through Bungalow. <8> Drink Up Delicate horn cup, $25, through Dovecote. <9> Eat Dessert First Reindeer dessert plate, set of four $25, from West Elm, westelm.com. <10> Caned Goods Fork and spoon with bamboo handles, five-piece place setting, $155, from Juliska, 465 Canal St., Stamford, 203-316-0212, juliska.com. <11> Under Score Tava round charger, $18, from Pottery Barn, potterybarn.com. <12> Really Rustic Casual dinner and salad plates in the Scavo pattern, $7.95 and $6.95, from Crate & Barrel. <13> Neat Trick Zebra stripe napkin in brown, set of four, $24, from Bungalow. <14> It’s a Wrap Bronze finish napkin ring, $5.50, from Pottery Barn. <15> Eat Your Greens Salad servers with asparagus handles, $130, from Vagabond House, vagabondhouse.com. <16> Take a Shot Ekke soapstone shot glasses, set of four $40, from Teroforma, teroforma.com. <17> Bowled Over Antique shagreen bowl, $485, through Olley Court, 418 Main St., Ridgefield, 203-438-1270, olleycourt.com. <18> Rough and Ready Hungarian grain sacks used as table runners, $45 each, through Lillian August, 32 Knight St., Norwalk, 203-847-3314, lillianaugust.com.
Why settle for so-so silver … when you can go for the gold? <1> Sunrise Service Soleil Levant dinner and salad plates (in chocolat) by Bernadaud, $75, $72.50, through Lux, Bond & Green, 46 LaSalle Rd., West Hartford, 860-521-3015, lbgreen.com. <2> Cheers Fern Champagne flute by William Yeoward, $270, through Lux, Bond & Green. <3> Cover Story Handmade, 100 percent linen tablecloth with gold thread, $1,630, through Home Boutique of Greenwich, 14 Lewis St., Greenwich, 203-869-2550, homeboutique.com. <4> A Different Stripe Palio medium vase with gold (and silver) stripes, $184, by Michael Wainwright, michaelwainwright.com. <5> (and 10) Branching Out Wine and water glasses with gold-finished, twig-style stems, $24, $25, through Lillian August, 32 Knight St., Norwalk, 203-847-3314, lillianaugust.com. <6> In Full Flower Enameled accent plate, $20, from Olley Court, 418 Main St., Ridgefield, 203-438-1270, olleycourt.com. <7> Flight of Fancy Gold Aves dinner plate by Royal Crown Derby, $180, through Lux, Bond & Green. <8> Side Dish Gold-rimmed oval porcelain bowl, $80, at Macy’s, macys.com. <9> (and 15) Mideast Flavor Hummus set with platter and bowl in amalfi coral, $238, by Michael Wainwright. <11> Belgian Delicacy Imported, hand-embroidered napkin with gold thread, $76, through Home Boutique of Greenwich. <12> Hold On Beaded napkin ring, $18, through Home Boutique of Greenwich.
<13> (and 17) Artful Accents Tumbler and small square plate, $115, $170, in the Mosaique au 24 pattern, from Hermès, hermes.com. <14> Bumps in the Night Antiqued gold hobnail votive, $8, holder through Lillian August. <16> Plait for the Plate Placemat made of gold Lurex thread, $72, through Home Boutique of Greenwich. <18> (and 19) Circular Reasoning Gold finish, $7.50, and mother-of-pearl, $6, napkin rings, at Macy’s. <20> Skin Tight Croco Loco Grande leather in clay (to the trade) by Edelman Leather, 860-350-9600, edelmanleather.com.