By Clara Ogden
May 26, 2009

Christian Lacroix, who finds inspiration for haute couture looks on his global travels, has set his sights on the dining room table. Modeled after images from his childhood encyclopedias, the designer's six-plate Limoges porcelain accent set (877/728-4556; sets from $375) interprets cultures and styles from six continents through whimsical sketches of women wearing "traditional" frocks.