With all the thought and planning that goes into creating the perfect cocktail at home, equally important is what goes under it. It can be nearly devastating to lift up your glass and find a wet mark on your brand new coffee table. Adding a coaster can save you the trouble of having to fix the damage or replace the item all together. Plus, coasters can make you seem like you have your life in order, even if you don't. From stainless steel options to more artsy, woven designs, here are the best coasters on the market right now.
Adding color to a monochrome apartment doesn't have to be hard. Small details, like these pastel coasters, are the perfect way to spice things up.
If you're after a coaster that will work with everything in your apartment, consider this glass square set. Plus, they come with their own stackable case so you won't lose one.
These wooden coasters maintain a bit of polish, thanks to a metallic gold trim.
What better way to celebrate your neighborhood than with tiny customized details all around your apartment? This set will add a more personal touch to your space.
This fun set of four is guaranteed to be a conversation starter when you have guests over.
If your friends are all drinking something different, get them coasters to match.
Like all good things, summer must come to an end. When it does, pick up a set of these coasters.
These delicate coasters look fragile, but they're actually made out of iron so they won't break after a few uses. The bright pattern will add some color to even the smallest of apartments.
If you're obsessed with rose-gold right now, this set of four is the perfect addition to your new place. It's also big enough to hold your favorite candle, if that's more your speed.
Not able to get to the Museum of Modern Art this season? Each of the coasters in this set features a sketch by an artist featured in the museum.
You might have heard of collecting mugs or magnets from your travels, but these coasters are a lot more chic.
If you're not sure what to get your parents as a gift, consider buying them something that makes you look good, too. Plus, they're way less expensive than the actual Fornasetti plates.
These were designed to hold a bottle of wine, so you don't have to worry about those staining your table, either. Plus, they're a unique vintage find that you won't see anywhere else.
A coaster set can be an unexpected — and much needed — gift. These cost less than $50 but look far more expensive.
Agate coasters are everywhere right now, but this bright pink hue stands out.
If you're looking for something elegant and subdued, this brass pick should do the trick. Their shape makes them so different from any other on the market, but they're still subdued.
Feeling some hometown pride if you're far away? These coasters come detailed with every one of the 50 states, so they're perfect the perfect reminder of where you came from.
This quirky black and white set is under $20 and gets to you with the magic of Prime shipping, so you can't go wrong.
Joanna Buchanan has become known for her homewares, from coasters to placemats to napkins. These adorable hand-woven bee coasters are no different.
This set was practically designed for those people who love every single item to be in it's proper place. They look super cute joined together or on their own.
This neutral-colored quartz will go with any silverware you choose. Plus, the glittery metallic trim adds a touch of edge.
Who said simple can't be beautiful? These thin gold coasters won't take up too much space on your table but they'll still make an understated statement.
If you have a ton of people coming over, coasters are the easiest way to make sure none of your furniture gets ruined. Each guest can have their own individual vinyl, so no one's drinks will get stolen.
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