After you have thought of all the things to consider when shopping for new dinnerware – like getting the right size for your cupboards, shelves, and dishwasher; whether you want to get a closed stock or an open one so you can customize and easily replace broken pieces; and whether you want to buy enough pieces for a big dinner party or just enough pieces for everyday use of the family – the next step is where to buy them. Below are a few suggestions.
Bed Bath and Beyond
They have quite a number of pieces that combines grace and simplicity but still inexpensive open stock collections to choose from. You can start with Everyday White® by Fitz and Floyd® Rim Dinnerware, which is exclusive to Bed Bath and Beyond. If you are ready to splurge, they also have an extensive selection of fine china dinnerware sets.
If you are ready to spend more money than usual there is plenty to choose from. You can choose from their collection of sublime pieces made of vitrified porcelain, glazed stoneware, melamine, stainless steel, and handmade ceramics. Some pieces are even fun and artsy.
If you want inexpensive but still interesting pieces that you can mix and match, this is the best place to go to. Their collection offers variety of patterns, colors, and style to suit your taste. They have a few basic white sets in stock.
Just like IKEA, Crate&Barrel has plenty of practical pieces to choose from. From elegant and classic pieces to interesting, and bold colorful ones from both sets and open stock categories, there are a wealth of selections available to suit your style.
If you are working on a tight budget, this is where you should go. If you are going for mixing and matching patterns, and colors but don’t mind some outdated pieces, this is the place. They offer a lot of cheap options, even a 45-piece dinnerware set at $49.99!
It’s a surprise but bhere is plenty of casual dinnerwares to choose from, in vibrant colors too, at $1.00 apiece!
Among the places mentioned here, they have, by far, the most number of colors, designs, and materials to choose from. From floral to farm animal designs, even prints that kids would love. They have plenty of classical white pieces too.
If you have the luxury, take your time in choosing. Have fun, look for sales. Buy simple, white pieces that you can match with bold colors and patterns.
The list above are stores where you can buy generally anything related to home matters. But you can also purchase from a company dedicated in making dinnerware like SPlate and the like.