Did you ever beg your mother to let you set the table?
Well I will let you in on a secret - Marie, the owner & creative director of A La Table did.
Marie has had a passion for tableware and beautifully set tabletops for as long as she can remember. She says:
It’s part of why I decided to launch A La Table – it was a great excuse to spend hours playing with tableware.. The other reasons are a little more altruistic. I love to host at home, we have a big group of friends and a large family and welcome them in our home regularly. But when the groups got a little too large, I found it hard to find the right amount of stuff to be able to host everyone in style without spending a ton of money on gear that just takes up room in my cupboards and that I only use a few times a year.
I’ve sadly resorted to using paper plates and plastic cups a few too many times and I just don’t love the impact that has on our environment. Plus, I always stressed about finding everything I needed when time was always so short.
These are the inspirations behind Marie's decision to start A La Table, a curated tabletop rental business. Marie's mission is to take away the cost and hassle of buying and storing tableware that you only use on rare occasions. A La Table gives you the option to choose one of their styled tableware sets which contain every thing you need to set the perfect table, or to hire their products individually and mix & match them for some extra creativity.
I fell in LOVE with the beautiful products as soon as I saw them at our photoshoot. From marbled ceramic entree plates, to brass and bamboo servers, matte black cutlery & European linen textiles, the products are all of the highest quality. As Marie says "Sure it’s a tableware hire company that focuses on making things look good, but it’s also a company that’s dedicated to helping you look after the people you care about most. From family Sunday dinner roasts, Christmas lunches, romantic dinners, long tables celebrating birthdays with loved ones or baby and bridal showers, you can find the perfect combination to match your unique vibe and style. The possibilities are endless.
It was so obvious during our photoshoot for A La Table, that Marie is completely passionate about her business and has a creative styling flare to match. Her attention to the smallest detail matches mine (which by the way was amazing to work with) & we had an incredibly chilled and fun shoot, capturing lots of really stylish images.
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