“It’s not hard,” you say, to find the perfect drinking glass for water and daily refreshment at home. But it's harder than you think to find one that suits your style and can stand up to the rigors of daily life.
Whether it’s a French café vibe or a minimal Scandi lagom sensibility you’re looking to create in your home, getting it right will push these essentials into service and look fabulous whilst they do so.
Here are our top 5 to choose from:
1. Duralex Picardi 250ml tumbler set/6, $12, Peter’s of Kensington
Café classic and oh-so-chic, these stackable beauties are the original and the best. Made in France by Duralex who have been doing their thing since 1939, they’re made from tempered glass so will go the distance. Also available in 360ml if size is an issue.
2. Ikea 365+ 20cl glass, set/6, $4.99, Ikea
Simple, stylish and durable, these stackable tumblers are made from tempered glass so will withstand hot drinks and go from cordial to cocktails in a snap. A bargain indeed.
3. Aino Aalto 220ml tumbler in Light Blue set/2, $19.96, Iittala
Stackable and sexy, the elegant design of this pair of pretty blue vessels belies their sturdy design and construction. Iittala has been making glasses for over 80 years and their designs have stood the test of time and tide. In fact, any choice in their range is a good one.
4. Pastis tumblers set/4 530ml, $22.80, Freedom
These sleek, streamlined crystalline tumblers are made in Slovakia and bring just a little extra elegance to your everyday table.
5. 'Honey' 370ml tumbler, $8.95, Wheel and Barrow
The sweet honeycomb design in these Italian-made glasses adds grip and more than a little everyday quality and style.
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