11 Essentials You Need for Your First Adult Dinner Party
Every gal can benefit from a night of kicking back with her besties. But instead of planning a swanky dinner out for your next girls’ night, why not show the ladies some love by hosting your very first adult dinner party? Of course, you’ll need a killer menu, a signature cocktail, and decor that will knock their socks off! Good thing you can rely on the 11 must-have accessories below for maximum fabulousness.
Add a sleek, contemporary look to your tablescape with clean white plates drizzled with caramel-colored accents. The neutral palette will make matching your flatware a breeze.
Serve up the vino in a decanter that screams *adulting pro.* Pour wine around 25 to 30 minutes before your guests arrive to let it breathe to perfection.
These quirky numbers are a great way to add a pop of color to your party decor, while keeping the water rings off your furniture.
Metallic flatware? Yes, please! These golden beauties will not only add a little sparkle to your dinnerware, but they’ll go with everything.
A classic, wooden salad bowl is a great accent for everyday meals or an easygoing summertime dinner party.
Keep things simple and chic with leather napkin rings that’ll tie off your table-top look with minimalist style.
Serve up a post-dinner pick-me-up with a bright, retro French press. Serving coffee has never looked so summertime-ready.
Put a fresh twist on your signature recipes by grinding up fresh spices. Not only will your guests be totes impressed with your culinary skills, but this mortar and pestle will make a great addition to any kitchen decor.
Fab glassware is a must-have for a swanky cocktail hour. Plus, we’re pretty sure boozy beverages taste even better in these Italian-style gems.
We know you’re already an expert mixologist — so why not update your cocktail shaker to match your skills.
Forget your basic salt and pepper shakers for your next soiree — nothing says fancy AF like rose gold grinders. Plus, freshly ground pepper will elevate your noms even more.