The 10 Best Glasses for Impressing Potential In-Laws and Others

Editors' pick: Originally published Nov. 11.

The fateful night has arrived. You're to entertain your significant other's parents at your apartment before spending an evening out together.

Slightly impressed with yourself, you manage to carefully arrange bargain cheese and crackers on a ceramic platter you didn't even know you had. A little cilantro makes it fancy, right?

With that much anticipated (dreaded) knock just moments away, you come to a stomach-lurching realization. In your rush to get your potential in-laws favorite liquors, you neglected the fact that you have nothing to pour them into.

Before you drink bourbon from a paper cup, take the time to pick up some proper glassware. You can look like you know how to "properly'" drink without properly emptying your bank account.

Luigi Bormioli Crescendo Martini Glasses (4)

 

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