Material Girl

The Fall Entertaining Guide
Darcy Jones on

T’is the season of supperware! Or so I am declaring… Dinning, decorating and entertaining this fall is undoubtably all about materials. New flavors, ingredients, colors, and textures have made their way to the table, and as the material-girl-of-grub, The Supper Model couldn’t be more thrilled!

From the first bite of a crisp apple to that last slurp of a silky soup, the dishes of fall are designed to brighten our senses. So when it comes to setting the perfect scene for your next autumnal evening, think of texturing up your table

Compliment a homemade pumpkin soup, with warm copper bowls. Slow cooked short-ribs should be showcased on shinny rich-toned placemats, and serve champagne in candy colored glasses. And leave your guests reaching to steel a fresh fruit from your centerpiece…

My Top 5 Fall Entertaining Must-Haves!
1. Candied Glass
The colors of a September sunset or an October sky are somehow captured in this elegant glass set. Whether it’s wine or water, the candy colored carafe will make any cocktail hour a total treat.
Candied Color Glassware Set by Esque Studio, From $420 on

2. Steel

Alessi has made the “Harmonic” basket for the truly modern household. 
Harmonic Basket by Alessi, from $130 at
Perfect as a centerpiece on the kitchen island or dinning room table. Serve bread rolls straight from the oven in it, or fill it with your favorite fresh apples. My, an apple a day never felt or looked so good…

3. Mirrors

Stick vintage ornaments or fallen leaves to these CB2 mirror dotted garlands or simply hang them on picture hooks from your window frame to create a fall storm or wintery scene. Or glue wrapped candy to each disk for a holiday party treat. Simple yet stunning, and best of all: stunning affordable.
Mirror Garland by CB2 from $3.95 at
4.  Copper
Copper is the new silver. Chic and glamorous, yet durable and long lasting. Use these hammered copper chargers to give any tablescape that warm rich glow. Copper and candlelight make the perfect match for any tablescape this season.

Hammer Copper Charger by Simon Pearce from $100 on


5. Vinyl

These Mod inspired placemats add spunk to any supper. They come in all different color combinations and go from lunch to dinner like a must-have dress goes from day to night so “c’mon get happy…”

Double Sided Vinyl Placemats and coasters by Lisa Perry, from $25 on
And if you’re looking to spice up the season with more great entertaining pieces, check out my ever-growing list for Fall Entertaining Finds on
Because friends don’t let friends shop or dare I say EAT alone!
Fall Entertaining Must Haves
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