MANH December 2011 : Page 112
‘TIS THE SEASON TO ENTERTAIN Marc Wilson offers helpful hints to celebrate the holiday season at home. THE TABLE CREATE A TABLESCAPE THAT SPEAKS TO YOUR PERSONAL STYLE AND TASTE BY COORDINATING ELEMENTS YOU LOVE. Don’t be afraid to use your dinner table. By using black mirror plexi running the length of the table and black crushed shimmer cloth as an underlay, your dazzle factor begins. Accented with simple ﬂatware and modern stemware, WHITE RECTANGULAR PLATES add a fresh twist to the traditional round china normally used. HEM-STITCHED NAPKINS always feel Designer and event planning expert, MARC WILSON , opened his Long Island City studio to show Manhattan , whether you live in an industrial penthouse or crowded luxury residence, holiday home entertaining is possible. classically elegant. By alternating blackberries and black callas in the handkerchief fold, guests are welcomed with a touch of whimsy and traditional glimmer.