Classic, cosmopolitan style requires just one thing: sophisticated taste. Here, our editors have picked some of their favorite classic pieces featured in the pages of our magazine throughout the years. If you're a classic bride, feel free to use these products as inspiration when creating your own registry list.
"A good starting point for mixing patterns is color," says Marina Birch, event planner and owner of Chicago's Birch Design Studio. "Garland Moss" dinner and bread-and-butter plates, the Martha Stewart Collection with Wedgwood; "Signature Collection" salad plate, Pickard.
Our associate editor, Britni Wood, collects copper cookware, and she just happens to own this particular piece. "It's such a joy to cook with copper, and the acorn detailing is the most darling addition to my kitchen," says Britni. Ruffoni hammered copper sauce pot, williams-sonoma.com.
Most flatware patterns include standard serving utensils, often sold together in sets. With some patterns, you can also choose specialized items such as sugar spoons and ladles. If you can't get everything you want in your main pattern, choose serving utensils in a complementary design. Register for extras, and you'll never run short at a dinner party. These items are from Oneida's "Chateau" pattern and can be bought individually or in sets.
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