Opulent metallics is the big table-top trend this year, in rich tones of gold, silver and copper. House of Fraser has Biba beaded charger plates, £18, and Shibori dinnerware (both above), Living by Christiane Lemieux, from £10.
Dobbies is offering gold confetti champagne flutes, £3.99, and metallic tealight holders, £4.99; while Joanna Wood has a stunning resin gold leaf plate, £12.50, for a showstopping centrepiece.
Next Home has a silver-embellished decadence dinner set, £45 for 12 pieces.
If you’re feeling crafty, run up a tablecloth from Ikea’s Vinter red/white folk pattern cotton, £5 a metre, or buy readymade in white/grey, £16 (145cm x 320cm).