What Color Plates Should I Use at my Party?

What Color Plates Should I Use at my Party?

With seemingly endless options of plate designs, colors, and shapes on the market, it can feel impossible to pick the right one for your event. In this blog post, we’ve compiled a list of our top-selling designs to help you decide which is best for the occasion. At Select Settings, we offer disposable plates in the following styles:

Whether you’re planning a wedding, themed party, or casual event, we’ve got you covered!

Gold and White Plastic Plates

Nothing livens up a special occasion like a classic gold and white theme. Bold and timeless, a touch of gold brings energy and festivity to any celebration. In fact, our gold and white plastic plates are our all-time best sellers, for several reasons:

1. Gold evokes feelings of luxury and sophistication. The color gold has historically symbolized wealth and prosperity, which is why it tends to be a central theme in movies like the Great Gatsby. With our gold and white plates, you can add a touch of refinement to your event without needing to splurge on expensive décor.

2. Gold is timeless and will never go out of style. From the roaring 20’s to the colorful 80’s and beyond, gold has remained a staple color in every stylist’s book and goes especially well with party décor.

3. Gold accents can be dressed up or down to match the vibe of your event. Whether you’re planning a casual or formal event, you really can’t go wrong with our gold-rim plates, which will frame your food perfectly without being overpowering.

Silver and White Plastic Plates

If you’re looking for a similarly elegant color scheme with a more muted tone, the silver and white combination is the way to go. Classic yet trendy, silver exudes an air of sophistication and modernity. If you already own stainless steel silverware, our silver and white plates will complement them perfectly so that you don’t have to buy brand new flatware for your event. But we also offer matching flatware and silver rim cups if you’d prefer that option!

If you’re looking for a classy, timeless, and effortlessly modern design, check out our range of gold and silver rim plates, napkins, utensils, and cups. We even offer all-inclusive dinnerware sets for your convenience.

Alternatively, if you’re a creative party planner looking to make your food stand out, we have the perfect options for you! Our white, black, and pink solid-color plates will add a modern, vibrant touch to your table.

White Plastic Plates

If you’re an artist in the kitchen, our white plastic plates will serve as the perfect canvas for your culinary creations. Simple yet refined, our white plastic plates will showcase your food in exactly the way you intended. You’ll have the freedom to go crazy with tablecloth designs, decorations, and other accessories – our white plates will match any color scheme. Whether you’re planning a casual gathering or a formal event, it’s impossible to go wrong with our white disposable plates! If you're looking for a more eco-friendly option, we even offer white plates made from bagasse, a 100% biodegradable byproduct of sugarcane. With our compostable plates, your event can be both stylish and eco-friendly without sacrificing affordability!

Black Plastic Plates

If your guests are foodies, considering opting for our black square plastic plates instead. Every painting looks better with a dark frame, and your food is no different. As the saying goes, “you eat with your eyes first!” These black plates will make your food look more vibrant and appetizing, creating a powerful visual contrast. Meanwhile, the pointed corners of these square plates draw attention away from any asymmetries or irregularities in the food. These plates are a great choice for weddings or business events, where the appearance of the food is just as important as the flavor.

Pink Plastic Plates

If you’re looking for something a bit more fun and colorful than white or black, check out our pink plastic plates! These are perfect for baby showers, bachelorette parties, or events supporting breast cancer awareness, where the color pink has extra special meaning. From Valentine’s Day parties to Sweet 16 events, these pink plates will ensure that your party has a cohesive color scheme all the way down to the tableware. With pink being the color of romance and beauty, what’s not to love about it?

Square Plastic Plates

If you’re looking to give your party a bit of an edge, our square plates are the perfect choice. Their clean lines and sophisticated style will add a modern flair to your event without distracting your guests from the food on their plates. Square plates have become increasingly popular everywhere from home events to large-scale weddings because they offer a unique yet subtle alternative to traditional round plates. If you’re trying to modernize your party without sacrificing elegance,, look no further than our selection of square plates in white, black, pink, and compostable styles.

With such a wide variety of colors and styles to choose from, you really can't go wrong with any of our disposable plate options. If you're looking to complement your new plates with matching cutlery, napkins, and cups, check out our dinnerware sets. In the meantime, enjoy planning the rest your event - we've got your dishes covered!

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