Luxebook August 2022

and lounge areas. I personally love the traditional Bakhoor. A few fresh blooms placed in rustic accents sprinkled down the table eliminate the need for fancy floral arrangements.” A personal touch Go the extra mile to make your guests feel special. Yes, personalisation is the ultimation form of luxury table setting moods. Personalized gifts for guests, curating dishes that keep their taste preference in mind or maybe a thank you note for having them join you, are some things that can spruce up the mood. One can employ gift trays that double as place cards and party favours. Personalized place cards illustrate your zeal into thinking about a seating arrangement for your guests. Because ultimately, dining is a holistic experience, and it’s the smaller details that truly make you savour your meal! leaves and ripe fruit placed in shallow marble bowls can add a simple yet outstanding look,” says Sekhri. Khetan on the other hand, suggests floral arrangements for the table, these include both fresh and artificial arrangements. “I usually prefer local florists. However, due to a lack of access to varieties of fresh flowers, I prefer woody architectural bouquets which make for fantastic decor that lasts.” Candle ware Candles are another popular element that adds style and elegance to the table. Candle stands, candelabra, and votives seamlessly integrate in most table settings and lift up the tableware. Additionally, tiered stands are a great way to incorporate decor into your food setting as well.Whether they are metallic or made of China, they are multipurpose and can really be useful in decorating. And finally, vases, which are pretty much an absolute must-have. Glassware is great as it is easy to incorporate no matter what set-up you have. It blends well with both an Indian and a western set up. Cushions Comfort and style go hand-in-hand, and cushions are the ultimate interior accessory. Not only do they look fabulous wherever placed, but they are also the perfect finishing touch but also infuse warmth and colour to any space. Calming shades, subtle patterns and light fabrics are your ticket to effortlessly chic sofa styling this season. A fully coordinated cushion display, plumped up designs by forming a V-shape at the top and sides, creates an enchanting designer-approved look. A hint of green Continuing the trend of brining the outdoors in, Khetan suggests adds a touch of greenery to the space. “You’ve got Mother Nature to add most of the colour to your tablescapes. A few fresh spring blooms placed in rustic accents sprinkled down the table eliminate the need for fancy floral arrangements. To elevate the look, leave a printed menu and a touch of greenery to mark each place setting.” Fragrance Adding to the list of must-haves, Khetan focuses on fragrance as a luxury. “Before an event, try choosing a single scent to place about in entryways, powder rooms, Molleni Ceramics Mi Casa Collective 66| L U X E B O O K | A U G U S T 2 0 2 2 A U G U S T 2 0 2 2 | L U X E B O O K | 67

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