Thanksgiving, a time to eat our feelings and fight with cousins from Wisconsin, is about to be upon us. If you’re hosting people, you’re going to need some things — and maybe some things that aren’t from Party City. Here, the napkins, salad plates, and marbled table runners that will make your Citarella-bought stuffing a little more presentable. (And for some more ideas for tackling Thanksgiving prep, click here.)
For setting the mood
A minimalist candleholder to bring a touch of Scandinavian style to your table.
For setting the table
A handsome cutting board that’s perfect for serving cheese and crackers or carving turkey (Boos is a favorite home-goods brand of our Resident Cool Guy Chris Black).
If you’re not into gingham, this set of rustic, striped dish towels could double as napkins if you’re going for a cozy farmhouse aesthetic.
If you’re looking for stylish napkins that are easier to clean up, take it from Strategist senior editor Anthony Rotunno, who recently wrote about the “museum-quality” napkins from Caspari that he found at Wegman’s. (For something more minimal, we also recommend Tonne Goodman’s favorite cocktail napkins.)
If you prefer a set of disposable napkins that’s more obviously on theme.
A minimalist napkin holder to go with your maximalist cocktail napkins.
Mackenzie-Childs is known for its inventory of eclectic home goods; this checked platter brings something playful to your tablescape.
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