These white dinnerware sets will never go out of style.

By Katie Holdefehr
Updated July 11, 2019
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White Dinnerware Year and Day, plates and bowls on open shelving
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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.

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Best White Dinnerware, Crate & Barrel
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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

Best white dinnerware, CB2
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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

White dinner plates from Year & Day
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3 For a Trendy Set

The new "it" dinnerware company, Year & Day is taking over our Instagram feeds, and even popping up in Mandy Moore's stunning kitchen. But don't worry: this trendy set is also minimal and timeless, so it won't look dated in five years. 

To bu: $52 for 4, yearandday.com

White organic handmade pottery dinnerware
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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

Best white dinnerware from Pottery Barn
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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