Instead of waiters using hand-held trays to serve drinks, opt for a chic bar trolley for a touch of Mad Men-style cool. Your guests will feel like they've stepped back in time!

Catherine Gratwicke

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Bar trolley £359, www.westelm.co.uk. Tall decanter, £270, and smaller decanter, £250, www.waterford.co.uk. Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque, £160, and Perrier-Jouët Limited Edition Cuvée Belle Epoque Rosé 2005, £248, www.harveynichols.com. Crystal wine glasses, £105 for two; crystal tumbler, £125 for two; crystal champagne coupe, £300 for two, and crystal bowl, £170, www.waterford.co.uk. Cocktail napkins, from £33.50 for 100, www.foilednapkins.co.uk. Purple glass bottle, £17.50, www.indiajane.co.uk. Glass bottle, £8.95, www.dotcomgiftshop.com. Black devore glass, £30 for two, and martini glass, £40 for four, www.lsa-international.com. Cocktail package, from £30 a head, www.partyingredients.co.uk. Canvas backdrop, from £220, www.onwarddisplay.com

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As seen in the March/April 2015 issue of Brides