The Best Glassware For Soirees
For when you want to host your very own Happy Hour at home, it’s time to get out the glassware or why not, buy a whole new set. Whether you’re serving up gin, margaritas, or Champagne here’s some serveware inspiration.
By Felicity Carter
The Best Glassware For Soirees
Absolutely divine glasses brought to you by The Vintage List, this set of six Champagne saucers are hand-blown and hand-engraved with tiny little stars all over to bring a retro vibe to your bubbles. They’re crafted from fine lead-free crystal, and hurrah, they’re dishwasher safe.
We all love a bit of Soho Home, and their glassware ranges tap into various aesthetics, and so, cue their country chic line which they use in their Soho Farmhouse restaurants. This set of four cocktail glasses are made from recycled glass, and as they’re handblown the process creates organic bubbles within the glass, so each one is unique and offers a rustic appeal.
A set of six classic tumblers, these are an everyday must-have. Featuring a contemporary design, these 500ml capacity tumblers are part of a wider Modena range, meaning that very conveniently, you can build a suite of glassware that is all in keeping.
JJ Martin launched La DoubleJ in 2015 and not only does she offer gorgeous clothing, her homeware line is elegant and playful too. This collection of eight wine glasses are in collaboration with historic Venetian glassmakers, Salviati, La DoubleJ’s and are in a rainbow colour spectrum to reflect the label’s vibrant aesthetic. The pieces are handcrafted in Italy from Murano glass, and feature a ridged fluted bowl and slender stems for maximum elegance.
Homeware label Les-Ottomans by Bertrando Di Renzo is influenced by his years of jet setting travels, and this set of four Ikat-print green wine glasses highlight his love for traditional Indonesian textiles. They’re crafted in Istanbul to fluted silhouettes complemented by luxe gilded rims.
Calling all Margarita lovers, these glasses are for you. A thoroughly classic design from Darlington Crystal, it’s the only way to serve up a Margarita (or even a sorbet).
Made by artisans from Lobmeyr’s signature muslin glass, this set of sweet pink Garden of Paradise crystal tumblers are shaped to the their Alpha silhouette and are hand painted in colourful enamels with depictions of parrots resting in fruit trees. Let the quality craftsmanship speak for themselves.
The Australian brand, Ladelle has been making stylish dining and kitchenware for over 30 years so they know their servewear. This classic martini silhouette features a gilded rim and comes in the fun, soft peachy pink colourway. They’re also available in clear and navy to suit your look.
Portmeirion is famous for its pottery and glassware, and these glasses have been designed in their studios in Stoke on Trent, especially for gin. With a decorative swirl detailing, this duo also makes a great gift for gin lovers. Shop them in a pink crystal colourway too.
A true statement piece, this bon bon coupe glass from Copenhagen-based artist, Helle Mardahl is totally influenced by, you’ve guessed it, the designer’s love of sweets and traditional British afternoon tea. This beauty is crafted in Denmark from mouth-blown glass to give that unique shape, complete with a sweetie-esq pale blue sphere on the top.
And don’t forget a trusty cocktail shaker for all these drinks, this silver plated one from Arthur Price will add some regency to the occasion.