Display your wedding dessert in style on one of these sleek cake stands.

By Rachel Sylvester
July 10, 2019
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Marie Antoinette's line, "Let them eat cake" likely wasn't intended for wedding guests, but no expression is better suited for hungry partygoers than the queen's famed quote. The wedding cake is arguably the most anticipated detail of any and every celebration, and it's a tasty expense most couples spend an average of $528 on, according to The Knot 2018 Real Weddings Study.

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With so many wedding cake flavors, styles, and toppings to choose from, it's only fair to showcase your long-awaited custom confection by displaying it loud and proud in the center of your reception. Before cake-craving guests snag a slice of your wedding dessert, display it on a designated cake table using one of these chic cake stand options. From personalized gold pedestals to modern marble finds, these heirloom-worthy cake stands support confections of all sizes.


Gold Metal Cake Stand

Add a hint of glam to your dessert display with a gilded cake stand that's as chic as it is durable. Designed to withstand up to 100 pounds of weight, this stand is strong enough to support even the heftiest of tiered cakes.

To buy: $35; amalfidecor.com.


Fillable Acrylic Cake Stand

Customize this acrylic cake stand to fit your wedding day design by filling it with everything from candy to glitter. The base boasts enough room to house virtually any knick-knack of your choosing, whether it be balloons, blooms, or confetti.

To buy: $100; bhldn.com.


Gold and White Marble Cake Stand

Crafted from marble and gold-plated aluminum, this modern cake stand features gilded legs for just a hint of added glamour.

To buy: $55; onekingslane.com.


Flour Shop Rainbow Cake Stand

Inspired by the colorful confections of Manhattan's Flour Shop, this rainbow-rimmed cake stand adds a playful pop of color to any dessert spread.

To buy: $60; williams-sonoma.com.


Anthropologie Alma Cake Stand

Available in white, lilac, and a dreamy Hawaiian blue, this delicate glass cake stand comes in two sizes to accommodate an array of confections, large or small.

To buy: from $18; anthropologie.com.


Geometric Wood Cake Stand

If your reception aesthetic is decidedly more rustic, opt for this minimalist cake stand made from angular acacia wood.

To buy: $98; bhldn.com.


Classic Glass Cake Stand

Display everything from cakes and pies to handheld pastries on this classic pressed glass cake stand, which comes with a protective dome for an additional cost.

To buy: from $50; potterybarn.com.