The Fashionable Foodie

For the one on your list who simply can’t resist dotting their home with beautifully curated pieces and splashes of colour.


1. Take a Bow

Prim, pretty and totally Upper West Side, this dainty glass bowl ties up any decor loose ends.

Kate Spade New York Grace Avenue Large Crystal Bowl. $65. Available at The Bay. 

2. Serves You Right

Gold accessories are all the rage. Add a touch of glamour to the table with this covetable set.

Doma Serving Set, US $128. Available at Anthropologie.

3. Spice Girl

Add a pinch of pretty to the pantry with spice jars crowned by coloured tops.

Chalkboard Spice Jar. US $12. Available at Anthropologie.

4. Whisky a Go-Go

Deck out the bar cart Mad Men-style with these sophisticated glass bottles that can also be monogrammed.

Vintage Whiskey Bottle. $32. Available at West Elm

5. Cocktail Hour

These linen hemstitched cocktail napkins are a throwback to more elegant times, when blotting one’s lipstick just so was the kind of signature move only the most glamourous ones could pull off.

Hemstitched Cocktail Napkins. $46. Available at Williams-Sonoma. 

6. Style Coaster

These shimmery coasters go with just about any colour palette and are even better when paired with a chilled bottle of bubbly.

Glitter Coasters, set of 4. $35. Available at Chapters. 

7. Ain’t It Dwell

The iconic fish scale motif gets re-imagined in this DwellStudio tray that boasts hand screen-printed glass framed by lacquered wood.

DwellStudio Scallop Square wood tray. US $98. Available at Zinc Door.

8. Party Favours

These appetizer dishes come in a rainbow of sherbet-bright colours and look fantastic when filled with spiced nuts, dips or even candy.

Lunares Appetizer Bowls Set. $190. Available at ShopBop.

9. Hi, Tea

There’s nothing dusty about this tea set. The so-chic-it-hurts cup and saucer collection by celebrated British artist Damien Hirst features six of his most recognizable artworks and is decidedly grown up.

Damien Hirst: Mixed Anamorphic Cup And Saucer Set. US $125. Available at MoMA Store. 

10. Nice Mug

The iconic pattern on this Jonathan Adler mug has a bold and retro vibe that serves as the visual kick in the pants we need some mornings.

Jonathan Adler Carnaby Vertabrae Mug, US $18. Available at Zinc Door.