A dull dinner table? Never! Our picks will add a dash of elegance to any soiree.
ICE ICE BABY
Inspired by the shape of champagne bubbles, this silver-plated ice bucket from Christofles new cocktail collection will keep your prized pour cold and in style. $1,150. Christofle, 9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour;
DINNER PARTY DARLINGS
Set a playful tone at your table with Jonathan Adlers Brass Mr. & Mrs. Muse place card holders. $98 for a set of four. Jonathan Adler, 4040 NE Second Avenue, Design District; 305-576-0200; jonathanadler.com.
Produced by Venini, these bottles are made of fused bands of separate colored Murano glass, creating a single luminous vessel. Decant white wine or fill with water for a striking accent to your dinner table. Small, $1,600. Medium, $1,780. Large, $2,890. Luminaire, 2331 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables; 305-448-7367; luminaire.com.
Prolific designer Kelly Wearstlers rose quartz wine stopper is so
gorgeous, you may find yourself opening extra bottles just to put it to use. $175. Violetas Home Design, 223A Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-381-0711; violetashomedesign.com.
Organic and natural is how cookbook author and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi describes her new Wildflower dinnerware, inspired by her global travels and love of nature, and produced by Prima Design. $18. Bloomingdale's, Aventura Mall, 19555 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura; 305-792-1000; bloomingdales.com.
These embroidered napkins, by Kim Seybert, evoke the beauty and colors of life under the sea. $60 each. Threadcount, 125 NE 40th Street, Design District; 305-576-5500; tcmiami.com.
COFFEE OR TEA?
Understated elegance has always been Giorgio Armanis forte. This ivory enamel porcelain set is lightly gilded with a simple gold stripe. Teacups and saucers, $310; teapot, $1,514. Armani Casa Miami, 10 NE 39th Street; 305-573-4331; armanicasa.com.
This gold fork by Versace Home is part of a stunning set that features the iconic Medusa medallion that was the famed fashion houses emblem. $1,700 for a five-piece place setting. Versace Home Miami, 19 NE 38th Street, Design District; 305-573-5200; vhmiami.com.