Here’s What You Need for a Festive New Year’s Fete — Big, Small or Virtual!

Cantaro N.1 Vase, $150, at Paloma & Co. (photo courtesy of Fernanda Varela)

WHILE THE OMICRON variant threatens to ruin or, at the very least, change Houstonians’ plans for celebrating the new year, ringing in 2022 doesn’t have to be boring. Local décor and gift shops have everything necessary for a festive and stylish fete, however big or small! Go bold with a colorful palette, or take a neutral route and bring the outdoors in. Hostess gifts might include a curved-bottom ice bucket from Coolin’ Curve; insert your favorite bottle of bubbly into the container without fighting to get the bottle to the bottom of the ice. Cheers!


Wine and beverage ice bucket, $40, by Coolin Curve

Cornice napkin, gold, $38, at The Avenue

Aerin Gabriel votive set, $150, at Longoria Collection

Baccarat Vega Flutissimo, set of two, $490, at Léránt

Cantaro N.1 Vase, $150, at Paloma & Co. (photo courtesy of Fernanda Varela)

Bye 2021 New Years Party Crown, $15, at Emerson Sloan

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