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Chic Summer Dinner Parties Start with These 14 New Tabletop Buys

best new summer tabletop items and home décor essentials for luxury dinner parties all season long, including glassware and serving pieces.

Chic summer dinner parties start with new tabletop buys for the season. With summer in full swing, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of 14 of the best new summer tabletop items and home décor essentials for luxury dinner parties all season long, including glassware and serving pieces.

new tabletop essentials for Summer 2022 dinner parties

It’s no surprise that gathering together with friends is on our minds. It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy – at least compared to the last couple of years.

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Whether you’re having people over for July 4th, guests at your weekend home or are hosting a sophisticated backyard affair, chances are you’ll be planning a gorgeous tablescape or place buffet table for the occasion. Perhaps you may be in need of a few new tabletop items to make your setup more gracious and lively? If that’s the case then this list is for you.

best new summer tabletop items and home décor essentials for luxury dinner parties all season long, including glassware and serving pieces.

best new summer tabletop items and home décor essentials for luxury dinner parties all season long, including glassware and serving pieces.

From illuminating hurricanes to hand painted designer dessert plates and boho tablecloths ready for dreamy treats, we’ve rounded up 14 cheerful tabletop pieces that are perfect for your next summer celebration. Even better? They all make wonderful host and hostess gifts and excellent wedding presents too.

best new tabletop and home décor essentials for summer dinner parties this year

1. byon oyster serving plate

Serving oysters? You’ll need Byon’s classic dolomite Oyster Serving Plate ($80) to help present this briney bivalve.

best tabletop items essentials Summer

BUY NOW – $80.

2. joanna buchanan crochet placemats

Think the crochet trend is just for bags and bikinis? Add some dimension to your tablescape with Joanna Buchanan’s dreamy boho Crochet Placemats ($228).

best tabletop items essentials Summer

BUY NOW – $228.

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3. giambattista valli home porcelain dessert plates

Let them eat cake on these darling hand painted floral Giambattista Valli Home Porcelain Dessert Plates ($1,025).

best tabletop items essentials Summer

BUY NOW – $1,025.

4. dôen tablecloth

Set the scene with a tasteful table linen. California cool girl brand Dôen launched a line of dreamy bohemian Tablecloths ($378) meant for a summery soiree.

best tabletop items essentials Summer

BUY NOW – $378.

5. vietri rainbow amber wine glass

Integrate a little playful elegance into your summer glassware with drinkware like Vietri’s Rainbow Amber Wine Glasses ($15).

best tabletop items essentials Summer

BUY NOW – $15.

6. mosser glass bathing beauty dish

This Mosser Glass Bathing Beauty Dish ($40) can be used for candies, condiments, pistachios or any other little snacks you want to put out with a little seasonal flair.

BUY NOW – $40.

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7. cece barfield home small soleil woven vase

Fill this CeCe Barfield Home Small Soleil Woven Vase ($88) with a fresh seasonal arrangement.

BUY NOW – $88.

8. les-ottomans mushroom dinner plate

We think these Hand-Painted Ceramic Mushroom Dinner Plate ($145) from Les-Ottomans would be perfect at your next garden party.

BUY NOW – $145.

9. blomus bottle cooler

This tasteful Blomus Easy Double Walled Bottle Cooler ($47) will keep your wine chilled to the perfect temperature.

BUY NOW – $47.

10. tarhong gingham bbq plate set

Tarhong’s shatterproof Gingham Melamine BBQ Plate Set ($50) has backyard barbeque written all over it.

BUY NOW – $50.

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11. mario luca giusti roberta pitcher

Whether it’s water, lemonade, ice tea or something a little stronger, you’re going to need Mario Luca Giusti’s Acrylic Roberta Pitcher ($115) to serve your icy cold beverage in.

BUY NOW – $115.

12. two’s company hurricanes

There’s nothing better than a late summer evening conversing with good friends. Be prepared with some elegant lighting like these sleek Hurricanes with a Glass Liner ($330) from Two’s Company.

BUY NOW – $330.

13. johanna ortiz hojarasca breadbasket

Keep your baked goods fresh with summer serving pieces like this vintage inspired Navy Blue Hojarasca Breadbasket ($195) by Johanna Ortiz.

BUY NOW – $195.

14. sir-madam whale wood board

Transform your charcuterie board into something a little more summery with this whimsical sir/madam Little Whale Wood Board ($90) made from oak.

BUY NOW – $90.

new tabletop essentials Summer dinner parties

That’s our take on the best new summer tabletop items and home décor essentials for luxury dinner parties all season long, including glassware and serving pieces.. It’s everything you need to get your party on. Just don’t forget the music!

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This article contains affiliate links to products independently selected by our editors. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, Dandelion Chandelier receives a commission for qualifying purchases made through these links. 

Jillian Tangen is the Head of Research at Dandelion Chandelier and a former Senior Research Analyst at McKinsey & Co and Analyst at Shearman & Sterling. She is an avid fan of Nordic design, having owned an independent lifestyle store and sales agency focused on emerging Scandinavian design. Jillian lives in New York and is married with three young children. She loves cross-country skiing, the New York Rangers, reading, travel and discovering new brands.

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