Trending Now: Gold Serving Essentials for Holiday Entertaining

All that glitters may not be gold, but all that’s gold really stands out when you’re entertaining for the holidays. Gold is really in for home décor and fashion, and the holidays are a perfect time to indulge in some glamorous gold servingware.

These gorgeous trays, bowls, glasses and plates are not only perfect for serving up delicious drinks and treats, but also add a bit of trendy decor to complement your Christmas tree, lights and trinkets. 

Even better, these serving essentials are chic enough to be used year-round, even after the holiday excitement as winds down. Display your cocktail shaker and glasses out on a bar cart or countertop for an added pop of metallic décor, or reuse your serving trays to hold candles and other baubles.

I seriously can't get enough gold for home décor (especially for the holidays!) so take a look at our golden favorites, and treat yo’ self this Christmas.  


  • Gold Mirrored Serving Tray

    I'm so obsessed with this gold serving tray from World Market. It's perfect for displaying cocktail glasses, as a centerpiece or for serving up drinks and snacks. Our own Paula Biggs featured this tray for her Sophisticated New Year's Eve party centerpiece, and it really made the tablescape pop. And it's just $29.99. Need I say more?

  • Novo Acrylic Folding Table

    Acrylic, lucite -- whatever you call it, it's a classic mid-century modern staple that's back in style, and I can't get enough. This folding snack table from CB2 can be uses as an extra bar cart for libations, a serving station for food and snacks or an extra table for guests in small spaces. The possibilities are endless. After the holidays, use it as a trendy side table.

  • Gold Serving Bowls

    You can't serve snacks without serving bowls, and this set of white and gold nesting bowls from Dwell Studio add the perfect touch of glam for your chips, dip, salad or sides.

  • Chevron High Ball Glasses

    Is it just me, or do cocktails taste better from a high ball glass? These gorgeous glasses from C. Wonder are pretty all on their own as a display, but would look glamorous filled with a holiday cocktail. With a chic chevron print and pop of gold, what's not to love?

  • Gold Cocktail Glasses

    For your whisky-drinking guests, these shorter cocktail glasses from West Elm come in more stylish prints. We love the idea of mixing and matching modern patterns in this set.

  • Cocktail Shaker

    As any good hostess knows, mixing up cocktails is one of the most important (and fun!) parts of holiday entertaining. Instead of a boring old cocktail shaker, grab this sleek shaker by Joseph Altuzarra, found on Amazon.

  • Matte Gold Serving Utensils

    If you're planning on serving up salads, sides and some cake for the holidays, these gold serving utensils from School House are the perfect way to add a touch of glam to your tablescape.

  • Gold Three-Tiered Serving Platter

    Everyone loves desserts around the holidays, but I personally think they look so much better when displayed on a nice tiered serving platter. This silver and gold striped platter from Overstock.com is a chic way to show off your cookies, cupcakes and holiday candy.

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