This fall, designers, notably Prada and Kenzo, eschewed the floral, abstract and animal prints that have been dominating fashion for several seasons in favor of geometric motifs. Reminiscent of the mod mid-to-late 1960s, they also brought to mind living room upholstery. How to wear this trend without looking like a couch? — Janet Bennett Kelly
There’s something refreshingly simple and clean-cut about this plate with intersecting lines. Use it as a base, and layer other more complicated prints on it for increased tabletop interest. $16 at www.globaltable.com.Global Table
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.