Drinking Buddies: 6 Perfect Cocktail Glass and Napkin Combos

Pair cute cocktail napkins with your favorite sip, then clink glasses and enjoy!
by Andrea Fowler
Our favorite cocktail glasses with napkins to match

Whether you're mixing up cocktails with friends or relaxing with your favorite postwork beverage, adding a fun cocktail napkin to the mix makes the whole experience feel more indulgent. Pick your favorite pair and get sipping!

  1. 1. Cosmic Chic

    Zodiac cocktail napkins and tispy glassware

    If your horoscope is telling you to loosen up and have some happy hour fun, you should embrace it. Don't argue with the planets. Mix up a couple drinks in these gravity-defying highball or old-fashioned glasses for the total cosmic experience.

    Your Cocktail: A classic sip, but with a modern twist—go for a peach collins.

    Kim Seybert Zodiac cocktail napkins, $82 for 12, KimSeybert.com; Rocks Barware double old-fashioned glasses, $28 for 4, highball glasses, $32 for 4, ZGallerie.com

  2. 2. Punny Humor

    Whiskey wedge glass and Austin Morgan cocktail napkin

    Whiskey with a side of humor? Make ours a double. Especially when there's an ingenious ice mold involved that's designed to melt slower than your average cubes. Aka you won't ever have to drink watered-down—or warm—whiskey again.

    Your Cocktail: Whiskey neat. Why mess with a classic?

    August Morgan on the rocks cocktail napkins, $36 for 4, AugustMorgan.com; Crate & Barrel whiskey wedge glass, $18, CrateandBarrel.com

  3. 5. Cultural Style

    Margarita glass and cacti cocktail napkins

    Two-toned glass makes this classic margarita vessel even more festive. And since it's handcrafted and blown in Mexico, you know you're getting the real deal. Throw a little salt on the rim, garnish with a lime and direct yourself to the nearest porch or rooftop to enjoy a classic margarita in style.

    Your Cocktail: If the glass and cocktail napkin had a baby, it'd be the prickly pear frozen margarita.

    Crate & Barrel Del Mar margarita glass, $10, CrateandBarrel.com; White Elephant Designs Cactus cocktail napkins, $32 for 4, TheWhiteElephantDesigns.com

  4. 4. Modern Class

    Champagne flutes and Kate Spade cocktail napkins

    Add some contemporary glassware to your classic flute collection. Not only is this shape totally captivating, but the double-wall design has an insulating effect, which keeps champagne colder for longer. Serve up some bubbly with these charming napkins for an extra-special toast.

    Your Cocktail: Champagne calls for sophistication, which calls for cashmere cocktails.

    MoMA Inside Out champagne glasses, $70, MoMAStore.org; Kate Spade New York Small Talk cocktail napkins, $20 for 4, BedBathandBeyond.com

  5. 5. Trendsetting

    Copper martini glasses and pineapple cocktail napkins

    Pineapples are a symbol of hospitality, making these linens a sweet addition to post-dinner party cocktails with friends or family. Paired with on-trend copper martini glasses, this duo will skyrocket your hostess reputation.

    Your Cocktail: Round out the fruity theme with a midsummer martini.

    Lettermade Pineapple cocktail napkins, $64 for 4, ShopLettermade.com; Mark and Graham copper martini glasses, $89 for 2, MarkandGraham.com

  6. 6. Sophisticated Sipping

    B By Brandie glassware and Oscar de la Renta cocktail napkins

    Inspired by style icon Jackie Kennedy, this sleek and fabulous wine glass can be flipped upside-down to accommodate any martini craving. Pair this fabulous glass alongside an equally fashionable napkin for one showstopping presentation.

    Your Cocktail: Put a little spin on your favorite white wine with a white peach sangria.

    B By Brandie Jackie Wine/Martini combo glass, $64 for 2, BByBrandie.com; Oscar de la Renta Gardenia cocktail napkins, $75 for 4, OscardelaRenta.com

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