10 Best Midcentury Modern Christmas Decor 2022: Shop Our Picks

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Midcentury modern is a popular design style, that first emerged in Europe and eventually in the U.S. after World War II. 80 years later, the minimalist look that took the design community by storm still reigns. In fact, it’s permeated into nearly every facet of the house—from exterior architecture to small decor. The latest much-welcomed infiltration? The holidays. That’s right, midcentury modern Christmas decor is here in all the right ways.

Since the very nature of midcentury modern is understated and pared-back, it’s impossible for Christmas decor with a 1950s-inspired edge to look tacky or kitschy. If anything, the midcentury modern era was all about minimalism and organic materials. Our picks may be from big retailers you know, while others are from small-batch brands that could be new to you, but regardless, you’ll certainly spice up your home this holiday season with a midcentury decoration or several.

No, you may not be able to find Gio Ponti ornaments or Arne Jacobsen nativity scenes, but we’ve done some digging and rounded up the coolest midcentury-inspired decorations. From a collection of miniature solid wood pine trees to tree toppers that echo the iconic Starburst chandeliers of the 1960s, the midcentury modern Christmas decor available this year is making us want to decorate early. And with December right around the corner, there’s hardly a reason to wait. If you’re feeling festive, scroll through our top picks of the most stylish midcentury modern-inspired decorations.

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Best Reinterpretation

West Elm

Stacked Wood Trees

Best Tree Topper

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Glitter Gold 3D Star Tree Topper

Most Natural


Pure Beeswax Candles

Most Customizable


Linen Christmas Stockings

Most Charming

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Alpine White Ceramic Christmas House

Best Accessory


LED Tree Cloche

Best Ornaments

Cody Foster

Velvet Holiday Baubles (Set of 6)

Best Advent Calendar

Global Goods Partners

Handmade Holiday Felt Advent Calendars

Best Wreath


Faux Trailing Wreath

Best Designer

Man Ray

Chess Set

When was midcentury modern?

Though the hard dates are up for debate, the midcentury modern era generally covers the two decades that followed World War II.

What are characteristics of mid-century modern?

The characteristics of midcentury modern are often clean lines, curved corners, organic materials, and earthy-inspired palettes. Minimalism is also a key in midcentury modern styles.

Like many design lovers, we have a soft spot for all things midcentury modern, so when it comes to decorating our homes with pieces inspired by the movement, we made sure to pick the best of the best.

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