West Elm's Christmas collection has launched – these are the most beautiful buys to shop right now

West Elm are renowned for their stylish homeware, so it will come as no surprise that their holiday shop is filled with plenty of elegant seasonal decor – take a look at our favorite finds

West Elm's Christmas collection. Decorated staircase, decorated dining table, decorated living room.
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In our opinion, it's never too early to start thinking about Christmas, and West Elm's Christmas collection has definitely got us feeling festive.

From gorgeous seasonal tableware to traditional wreaths, garlands, and stockings, no matter the theme or style of your Christmas decor ideas, West Elm's Christmas collection definitely has something for everyone.

To help you start off your holiday shopping in style, we've rounded up our favorite pieces from the West Elm holiday shop. Whether you're simply looking for some beautiful inspiration to get you in holiday spirit, or are on the hunt for some special festive gifts, explore our favorite finds from the West Elm's Christmas collection below.

It's time to start shopping for the Holidays with West Elm's Christmas collection

West Elm has an extensive offering of seasonal decor this year, so to make things a little easier for you, we've organized our best buys into six simple categories. From tree ornaments and decorative accents to stockings, wreaths and garlands, these are our product highlights.

Tree ornaments and decorations

West Elm Christmas collection, Christmas tree ornament

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It seems Christmas ornament ideas and Christmas tree themes become bigger and better each year, and many of our favorite retailers have definitely stepped up their game when it comes to more creative and unique ornaments. 

Our favorite ornament designs from West Elm highlight a wonderful mix of both understated, and elegant ornaments, with a playful collection of fun, novelty designs, so no matter which style you prefer, there will be an ornament to suit.

Decorative accents

West Elm Christmas collection, decorative Christmas accents

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Christmas is the best time to embrace fun, festive decor all over the home, so as well as plenty of decorated Christmas trees, you will also need a whole host of decorative accents to spread festive cheer throughout your space. 

From striking candleholders to cozy cushion covers and golden mushroom ornaments (yes, you have read that right), these decorations are perfect for use for Christmas mantel decor,  Christmas window decor, Christmas table decor, and, pretty much, for adorning any other surface in the home.


West Elm Christmas collection, faux Christmas tree

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As beautiful and traditional as real Christmas trees are, sometimes they are simply not the most practical option for Christmas tree ideas in the modern home. Luckily, there are so many wonderful faux styles to shop from. Included in our highlights, are trees that can spruce up both the inside and outside of your space for the holidays.


West Elm Christmas collection, stockings

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Stockings do not have to be kept away until Christmas Eve, they make for wonderful decorations on a mantel or staircase in the lead-up to Christmas too. We love that our stocking selections from West Elm have the option of being personalized, making them feel even more special and unique. 

Dinnerware and table accessories

West Elm Christmas collection, Christmas tableware and accessories

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For many of us, the festive season is centered around hosting and entertaining with friends and family, and creating a stand-out festive tablescape through stylish tableware and table accessories will only help to make your space feel more special and stylish for the season – and, of course, it will definitely impress your guests.

Wreaths and garlands

West Elm Christmas collection, wreaths & garlands

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From Christmas wreath ideas to Christmas garlands and Christmas plants and flowers, traditional Christmas decor often pays homage to the beauty of the natural world, and the winter flowers and foliage that can be found in the changing of the seasons. 

If you're looking for some wonderfully realistic faux foliage, then our wreath and garland picks below not only look beautiful, but they can stand the test of time year after year, too.


What is trending for Christmas 2023?

Along with the traditional colors of Christmas (you can never go wrong with a red, gold and green scheme) many of our favorite retailers are launching collections that focus on the use of grounding, natural materials, earthy color palettes and cozy, tactile textures. 

From wooden tree ornaments to styling your space with plenty of real and faux foliage and winter flowers, celebrating the beauty of the outdoors through stylish seasonal decor is guaranteed to create an elegant scheme.

This year has also seen the rise of the dopamine decor trend, which focuses on a joyful use of color and an uplifting clashing of styles, so expect to see plenty of fun seasonal decor that embraces bold bright colors, unusual shapes and eye-catching patterns and prints. 

As well as their beautiful Christmas collection, West Elm also has fabulous ranges of Halloween and Thanksgiving decor. We explore some of our favorite finds in our dedicated West Elm Halloween collection and West Elm Thanksgiving collection round-up features.

Zara Stacey
Managing Editor

Zara is the Managing Editor at Homes & Gardens. She joined the brand in February 2022 as an Interiors Content Editor, specializing in writing content on interior color trends, decorating ideas and design inspiration. After studying English Literature at University, she worked as an Ecommerce Website Editor, Content Writer and Buying Intern at multiple independent businesses within the luxury retail and lifestyle sectors. She enjoys nothing more than discovering new trends, brands and products, whether that be in fashion, interior design or lifestyle.