Sometimes what’s old is new again. At this year’s June Holiday & Home Expo at the Dallas Market Center, two items that had drifted into the background as casual living replaced formality, were hinting at a comeback. They are both for used for entertaining, and both are on the key-item watch list for the coming 18 months:
Charger plates: Two’s Company reinvented them in wood veneer, capitalizing on a natural story that continues to resonate for home décor, while giving them an eco-casual sensibility.
Cocktail napkins: Designer Kate Herch, of August Moon, says her embroidered cocktail napkins are for those who want a special hostess gift. Sales are building.