Plan the Ultimate Late Summer Gathering with These Must-Have Pieces from Martha's Collections

These essentials from our founder's collections make entertaining during the shoulder season so simple.

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Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, but that doesn't mean you have to stop entertaining after the long weekend. Continue to soak up the last of the warm weather by enjoying a cookout with family and friends. Make your last BBQ of the season even better by stocking up on the cookware, wine, and entertaining essentials that take any party from good to great. Here, the must-have Martha products that help you do just.

martha stewart collection cast iron dutch oven
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Cast-iron cookware pulls double-duty, first helping you prepare your meal, then helping you serve it stylishly. Martha's enameled cast-iron Dutch ovens go seamlessly from oven to table, which means you can serve your sides in the same dishes they were prepared in. And if your grill tools are looking that a little worse for wear, know that Martha has plenty of options for you on that front, too.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Cast-Iron Dutch Oven, $199.99,; Martha Stewart Collection Enameled Cast-Iron Grill Pan, $109.99,

martha stewart wineco selection arranged on table with flowers
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An end of summer celebration isn't complete without some delicious libations. Stock up on your favorite wines from Martha Stewart Wine Co. and pour glasses (or make wine-based cocktails) for your guests to enjoy. A vintage cooler not only keeps your drinks frosty, but it also adds to your space's overall ambience.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Wine Co. Mixed Wine Packs, from $70,

martha stewart bbq spices and sauces box
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End the summer on a sweet and savory note with Martha's BBQ basket, complete with all the rubs, sauces, and seasonings you'll need to create a delectable meal.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart BBQ Box, $72.99,

martha stewart 5-piece hobnail glass pitcher set

While this drinkware set is sure to make your late summer celebration more elevated, we love that you can use the pieces for year-round entertaining. The hobnail design is subtle yet interesting, making it perfect for casual get-togethers or fancier affairs.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Five-Piece Hobnail Glass Pitcher Set, $29.98,

martha stewart perry street round fire pit

Summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean outdoor entertaining has to end. Shop Martha's fire pits and outdoor furniture so that you can use your open-air living air on those cooler fall nights.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Perry Street Round Fire Pit, $768.99,

martha stewart faux bois planters

While it's best to bring your outdoor planters in during the colder months, they can still adorn your porch, patio, or yard throughout fall. These textural faux bois planters blend seamlessly with any design.

Shop Now: Martha Stewart Faux Bois Planters, from $39.99,

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