Queer Eye for a Great Buy
Thom Filicia—the decorating whiz who can turn a Dumpster into a sleek bachelor pad—reveals the power of accessorizing.
Thom Filicia's favorite alternatives to matching china
"Choosing china is like furnishing your living room," says Thom Filicia. "You don't want everything the same. Rather than one complete set, it's fun to have pieces from three sets that work well together."

Shown here:

Glassware: tumblers, storage jars, and wine glasses

Porcelain: espresso cups and saucers; dinnerware cups and saucers

Stoneware: mugs, bowls, and salad plates

Earthenware: dinner plates, serving bowls, salad plates, and fruit bowl