The food is purchased, the meal is planned and the guests are invited— everything is ready to go for your Thanksgiving celebrations. But how is your dinnerware looking? If it’s boring, basic or just ‘blah,’ consider taking it up a notch with some retro dinnerware.
This stuff is high-quality, stylish and practical. Your signature roasted turkey will look even more amazing served upon a Mid Mod platter, and your vintage casserole dish will be the talk of the table. So, check out 7 of our retro dinnerware favorites below.
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This ’70s enameled cast iron casserole dish was made in Belgium by Descoware. It’s the perfect size to fill up with a small side and its bold color makes it a stylish addition to your Thanksgiving table.
Vintage Pyrex is all the rage, so it’s only fitting that we add a few of our Mid Mod favorites. From 1966, these two casserole dishes feature the Autumn Floral pattern. We love the subtle retro vibe these timeless dishes give off.
These unique pastel sauce dishes make even the most mundane of Thanksgiving foods (looking at you, gravy) a bit more exciting. Made in the 1960s by Norway’s Stavangerflint, snag these guys up before they’re gone.
Cups + Glasses
Fun and vintage-inspired, these Dots and Dashes glasses from Smilow Design are durable and microwave and dishwasher dafe! They’re the perfect vessel to fill with some festive punch.
Dots and Dashes Glasses, $28 for 2
With a space-age inspired design, one could say these 1950s teacups and saucers from Franciscan China have an *otherworldly* feel to them. Either way, they’ll make your post-Thanksgiving pie-and-coffee all the more Mid Mod.
We love how elegant these salad plates are— the subtle star design and silver trim really makes them stand out. The plates were made in the 1950s by Homer Laughlin, and they’re perfect for the minimalist modernist.
Mix-and-match not your style? Go all in with this vintage 48 piece set from Max Schonfeld Pottery with service for 6. It’s decorated with the Sierra pattern, and includes cups, saucers, bowls and plates.
Most of our retro dinnerware selections have limited availability, so if you want one (and we know you do), hurry up and buy it! And of course, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest for more Mid Century Modern inspiration!