Halloween-Ready Dinnerware and Table Linens That You Can Use Throughout Fall
There's something so comforting about decorating your home for the fall season—it's similar to sipping a hot cup of spiced cider or pulling on a cozy sweater. Sprucing up your tablescape elevates your space, but it also just makes you feel good. Last year, we weren't able to fully celebrate Halloween because of the pandemic; since we can (more safely) gather in our homes again, there's even more reason to decorate thoroughly. One of the best ways to do so is with festive dinnerware and linens.
Here's the thing: "Halloween-themed" doesn't have to mean covered in cobwebs and jack-o-lanterns. Instead, get the most mileage out of your fall décor by creating an elegant, elevated tablescape that will work from September through November. The bottom line? A Halloween table doesn't have to be kitschy. Ahead, the most beautiful tableware and linens that look lovely throughout the entire autumn season.
Matte Black Dinnerware
This 16-piece stoneware set comes with four dinner plates, salad plates, bowls, and mugs. The matte black looks perfectly chic for Halloween and beyond.
Shop Now: Open Kitchen by Williams Sonoma 16-Piece Matte Dinnerware Set, $120, williams-sonoma.com.
Matte Black Utensils
If you love the look of the matte black dinnerware, consider this utensil set. Swapping out traditional pewter iterations for black forks, spoons, and knives is an easy and modern way to get your table ready for the holiday—and season at large.
Shop Now: Bastwe 40-Piece Black Silverware Set, $37, amazon.com.
Matte Gray Dinner Plates
Matte finishes have a more "gothic" appeal to them than glossier ones, and this set of matte gray plates is a perfect pick if you prefer an alternative to black.
Shop Now: Williams Sonoma "Terre" Dinner Plates, $56 for four, williams-sonoma.com.
Golden Plaid Tablecloth
Place a pumpkin centerpiece on top of this plaid tablecloth for a seasonal tablescape that you can get plenty of mileage out of. Add a few black candles during Halloween and swap them out for some foliage in November.
Shop Now: Heather Taylor Home Goldenrod Plaid Tablecloth, $186-$258, heathertaylorhome.com.
Fringed Table Runner
A fringed linen table runner, like this one, has a rustic feel that adds warmth to any tablescape. We love the earthy green hue, but the gold colorway would work just as well during autumn.
Shop Now: Williams Sonoma Fringed Table Runner, $70, williams-sonoma.com.
Black Cotton Napkins
These black cotton napkins are affordable and look so stylish when paired with a gold napkin ring.
Shop Now: Crate & Barrel "Fete" Black Cloth Napkins, $28 for eight, crateandbarrel.com.
This charcoal-and-black placemat set (an elevated take on orange and black), seen middle, is made from polyurethane leather, and comes with a dual-sided placemat and coaster so you can swap out your table's color scheme for extra versatility.
Shop Now: Tableware PU Leather Placemat Set, $18, fintdesigns.com.