Pure Picks: Aerin Lauder

The founder and creative director of AERIN and style and design director of Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv shares her must-haves for a stunning summer tablescape.
“Summertime entertaining is my favorite,” says Aerin Lauder. “I love taking a layered approach when creating a tablescape, mixing newer pieces from the AERIN brand with family heirlooms and vintage finds from my travels. Fresh flowers from my garden are the best finishing touch.”
“This new dinnerware collection was inspired by my own garden on Long Island. I love the floral detailing that can be mixed and matched with other pieces.” AERIN Garden Bouquet salad plates, set of four, $100, williams-sonoma.com
“Gingham is a summertime staple. Mixing and matching different colors and textures makes a tablescape look complete.” AERIN gingham napkins, set of four, $50, williams-sonoma.com
“The hand-painted details on pieces from Carolina Irving & Daughters bring personality to every tablescape.” Anna espresso cup, set of four, $60, ci-daughters.com
“I have always loved Cabana and its artisanal, colorful designs. This ice bucket is great for outdoor entertaining.” Glazed ice bucket, $240, cabanamagazine.com
“I love a candlelit glow, especially when dining outdoors. These colorful candles from Summerill & Bishop are essentials.” Pair of colored church candles in Atlantic green, $10, summerillandbishop.com
“The Confetti tumblers add the perfect touch of color and whimsy to summertime entertaining.” AERIN Confetti tumblers, set of four, $80, williams-sonoma.com