Dish Drama!

posted 3 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Plate options
    Mikasa Antique White : (41 votes)
    73 %
    Sur La Table Bistro Collection : (15 votes)
    27 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @kittymama426:  White does go with everything! I voted for the Mikasa because it has more visual interest.

    I have Portmeiron and it clashes with everything. My dinner parties are always ruined!!! Bah-ha-ha. No… I just do the reverse. Everything besides my dinnerware is solid or complimentary.

    I don’t think you can go wrong with either of your options!

    Post # 4
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    689 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Legare Waring House

    Honestly, the Sur La Table set is a little drab. White is great, I totally agree.

    Maybe the opposite of helpful, but depending on where you’re registering, Macy’s has an entire “White Dinnerware” section. Might give you some ideas 🙂

    Post # 5
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    1747 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Agree with @LilRhodyGem:  the Mikasa plates are far more interesting to look at and I think would serve to dress up a table quite nicely. 

    For what it’s worth, I registered for Sur La Table for my wedding and most people had ZERO idea of what it was. I eventually shut down the registry and put similar items up on our Crate and Barrel registry instead!

    Post # 6
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    839 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I guess I’m boring because I voted for the Sur La Table set. I like the simplicity of it.

    But I think the Mikasa set sounds like it’s more “you.” It’s quite pretty, and I think it’d be a great choice. 

    Post # 7
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    4641 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @ImmaBee:  I like the Sur La Table one too! I prefer simple, clean lines.

    Post # 8
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    5432 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

    I think the Mikasa set is a lot prettier and can be dressed up a lot better than the SLT set (: I really love the Mikasa set.

    Post # 9
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    2419 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    @ImmaBee:  Me too!

    I think because it is so simple you can mix in any of the plates you have collected and it isn’t going to clash.

    Post # 10
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    6964 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2015

    I’m another vote for Mikasa. Its more visually interesting and therefore I think it will pair well with Anthro stuff. The SLT set looks like what you’d see at any run of the mill cafe. 

    Post # 11
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    2562 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I feel like the Mikasa fits the bill for everything you wanted your dishes to do!

    The SLT dishes might feel a bit blah for more formal entertaining… there’s only so much dressing up that you can do on a basic white plate (this is coming from captain minimalist-plain-white-plate lover!)

    PLUS, with the Mikasa items you will be able to match accesories to it better – even if it’s not from the same collection: if it’s slightly ornate and white no one will question it.

    AND I feel like the Mikasa plates would be adorable as a mix-and-match with random Anthropologie and vintage plates!

    Post # 13
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    407 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    We have the Mikasa Antique White set and we love it. It works great for both casual and more formal occasions. 

     

     

     

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