Tablescapes: London

Setting the table is like setting the stage for an evening. Done right, a well-set table can create an intimate, warm atmosphere – the perfect backdrop for coming together with family and friends this holiday season. Our Art Director, Eleonora Valle, lends her expertise to setting a table for a Christmas get-together in Paris, London and Rome.

It’s classic and clean, with a few traditional touches giving the table some character.

To achieve this look: You can be playful as you like with this setting – but remember to include traditional Christmas elements such as holly and ivy, red and white baubles and Christmas crackers. Use a white tablecloth, cutlery, candle holders and glassware with a touch of silver. Crockery with different traditional patterns can be combined as long as they are the same colour.

To present your mulled wine, choose a large bowl that contrasts the colour of the oranges. The glasses can be displayed on a mirror tray (this can be taken from your wall) with some mini-wreaths made from foliage. A clear cake stand is the perfect way to showcase your Christmas pudding. To top it off, add a bowl of whole walnuts and hazelnuts and a nutcracker – and don’t forget the mince pies.

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