The Best Timeless White Plates, for Every Single Style
These white dinnerware sets will never go out of style.
A classic white dinnerware set is a must-have in every kitchen. These are the dinner plates you pull out for a casual weeknight meal, and also the ones you reach for on holidays and accent with festive napkins and a colorful tablecloth. They're so versatile, they go from pizza night to elegant dinner date and look equally at-home in both scenarios. The key is to pick a white plate that can stand the test of time, yet still suits your personal style. By avoiding too-trendy accents and of-the-moment colors, these become timeless pieces you'll keep for years to come. Check out some of our favorite white dinner plates, below, all guaranteed to age gracefully.
1 For a Decorative Touch
If you want a white dinner plate with a little extra flair, opt for this bone china set with a delicate pearl rim. This is the fail-proof way to set an elegant table, whether it's Christmas or a typical Tuesday.
To buy: $97, crateandbarrel.com.
2 For a Sleek, Modern Aesthetic
Inspired by 1920's Bauhaus design, this stacking white dinnerware set fits together perfectly, creating a seamless look on open shelving.
To buy: From $3.50 per piece, CB2.com.
4 For a Handmade, Organic Look
Calling all fans of handmade pottery: these gorgeous dinner plates with organic edges bring an artist's touch to your tabletop. Pair these plates with linen napkins and placemats for a natural look.
To buy: $132 for 3-piece dinnerware set, TagliaferroCeramics.etsy.com.
5 For a Traditional Tabletop
Searching for a white dinnerware set that's guaranteed to never go out of style, even in 50 years? This rimmed white plate will always have a place at your family's table.
To buy: From $6 per piece, potterybarn.com.