In addition to a flawless dinner party menu, a quality dining set is key to ensure your friends stay happy when you’re entertaining. (Psst! Now is the time to ditch that folding set!) If you’re in the market for top-notch furniture, scroll through to shop six mix-and-match picks to get you through the season ahead.
Best Modern: If you’re looking for a choice that’ll match your contemporary aesthetic, then this Brook Dining Chair ($61) and Cassius Trestle Dining Room Table ($529.99) duo will be right up your alley. Why We Love It: Minimalist, sleek, easy to clean.
Best Formal: Looking to impress your friends? Go with this elegant MOD Armaya Velvet Dining Chair ($249) and Meridian Furniture Cameron Dining Table ($752) ensemble. Why We Love It: Gold accents, luxe velvet finishing, marble tabletop.
Best Small Space: Calling all small space dwellers! Just because you’re short on square-footage, doesn’t mean you should go without a decent setup. Combine the Velvet Dining Chair ($213.99) and World Market Leilani Tulip Dining Table ($349) for a seamless fit in your pint-sized place. Why We Love It: Compact, elegant details, stylish.
Best Glass: Get ready to create a dreamy, high-end eating area. The vibe of the Milton Dining Chair ($259.99) and Miami Dining Table ($840) will work wonders for your dining room. Why We Love It: Seats eight, trendy see-through design.
Best Large Capacity: When everyone RSVPs yes, plan for a full house with this Mustang Dining Chair ($297) and Loudon Dining Table ($877) set. You’ll have room for all of your nearest and dearest. Why We Love It: Seats 12, durable, can be resized.