Tabletop: Match Game



show your stripes

Marc Jacobs’s brand-new collection for Waterford brings the designer-for-hire trend onto the table. Named “David” for a friend of Jacobs’s, these elegant yet bold formal pieces come with canary, scarlet, or ocean-colored stripes and lend themselves beautifully to mixing and matching. MACY’S Mikasa’s Zena flatware streamlines the look. J. F. HENRY



be a busy bee

Villeroy & Boch’s “Audun Ferme” china includes interchangeable patterns that communicate Old World charm in a very modern color palette; Vera Wang’s “Grosgrain” flatware for Wedgwood is equally classic and charming. A crystal charger by Nachtmann provides an elegant frame. MACY’S Bold, black-patterned linens by Compliments are both modern and nostalgic. LIBERTY 123


get in shape

The cool colors and offbeat architecture of Juliska’s earthy dinnerware give them a casual ease. Fern-patterned wine glasses by Mariposa and Arte Italica’s adorable name-card holder evoke down-home comfort. LIBERTY 123 Calvin Klein’s Asian-inspired linens bring the outdoors in, while Vera Wang’s “Lariat” place settings for Wedgwood are shapely and timeless. MACY’S


go for the gold

The muted nautical theme of Raynaud’s gold-trimmed “Conde” fine china dinner plate sets the stage for the coral-colored dessert dish from the “Cristobal” collection. A cup and saucer from Versace’s “Primavera” collection for Rosenthal tops them off. PORCELAIN GALLERY Linens by Waterford and Lauren by Ralph Lauren dress the table.