These stunning summer pitchers are a must-have at your next outdoor soirée. Serve up cool, refreshing beverages from stylish spouts and marvel at the light, airy neutrals that can accompany any party in the garden, on the rooftop, or at a lovely summer table anywhere.
Although known for their classic dark Courtly Check, MacKenzie-Childs offers a lighter version of their famous pattern, perfect for pouring lemonade on a beautiful day. The Parchment Check Enamel pitcher can also double as a flower vase, giving it extra points for versatility! $74. 20 W. 57th Street; 212-570-6050; mackenzie-childs.com
Get earthy with this rustic, crackled Terre Brut pitcher from Astier de Villatte. Originally molded from black terracotta, then treated with a soft white glaze to complement the warm outer tone, the Terre Brut pitcher is a guaranteed one-of-a-kind and simply elegant addition to your collection. $195. ABC Carpet & Home, 888 North Broadway; 212-473-3000; abchome.com
This commanding ceramic vase easily doubles as a serving pitcher. It can surely serve a crowd, coming in at 11 inches high, with a sturdy, yet delicately curved handle. Hand signed by Swedish ceramic designer Gunnar Nylund, this piece has a rich Danish history, making it a fashionable, functional conversation starter. $900. Gunnar Nylund from VN Vintage & Modern at 1stdibs.com, 1stdibs, The New York Design Center; 200 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor; nydc.com
Sleek. Modern. Radiant. Designed by Henning Koppel, this Georg Jensen pitcher brings your entertainment game to the next level. The Koppel design, featuring polished stainless steel, will shine against the backdrop of a sun-soaked summer and its lithe curves give the piece a romantic quality. $550. Barneys New York, 660 Madison Avenue; 212-826-8900; barneys.com
Made right in Brooklyn by Anthony Cioe, this hand-blown crystal vase/pitcher features a perfectly balanced pop of color with an eye-catching metallic gold coating. This Ciovere Metallo piece will have your guests fawning over its robust red interior and iridescent outer sheen while you ease through entertaining as the host with the most. $300. ABC Carpet & Home, 888 Broadway; 212-473-3000; abchome.com