Look sharp with this selection of sleek utensils, from retro to ultra-modern.

1 Villeroy & Boch "Ella" partially gold plated 24-piece set, $565.

2 Pottery Barn "Tivoli" five-piece place setting, $69.

3 West Elm gold five-piece place setting, $49.

4 Pigott's Store brown faux bamboo place setting, $52.

5 Ikea "Mogen" 24-piece set, $29.99.

6 David Mellor "Minimal" five-piece place setting, $147, from Hub Furniture.

7 Georg Jensen "Pyramide" 24-piece set, $680.

8 Vintage steak knife box of six, $85, from The Bay Tree.

9 Wilkie Brothers "Linea" 58-piece set, $399, from Peters of Kensington.

10 Graff Studio "Sunao" 10-piece set, $99, from Ginkgo Leaf.

11 David Mellor "Hoffmann" six-piece place setting, $240, from Hub Furniture.

12 Pigott's Store honey faux bamboo place setting, $40.

13 Laguiole black horn steak knife set of six, $620, from The Bay Tree.

14 Sabre tortoise cocktail fork, $25, and dessert knife, $35, from The Country Trader.

15 Georg Jensen "Mitra Matte" 24-piece set, $595.

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