Loathe as we may be to admit it, the colder months make us more inclined to stay in. But just because fall's upon us is no reason to accept a season's worth of boring dinners at home. Whether you're dining solo, or hosting a fun party, presentation is key to a successful meal — starting with the foundation. For our autumn Setting The Table series, we're giving you ten of our top picks for affordable and stylish ways to upgrade your tabletop. First up: plates.

From a witty typographic side plate to statement-making octagonal marble pieces and works by Picasso, here are ten attractive new models that are almost too good-looking to eat off.