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Look, red SOLO cups are great, in their way. They’re also obvious and, for many people, are associated with things like frat parties, or Toby Keith, or Kim Zolciak-Biermann. But sometimes events call for disposable cups and when that call comes in, there are a whole bunch of better options to suit your disposable drinkware needs.

Glitter Plastic Cups

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Glitter is such fun at a party, until there’s glitter all over your home. But, these glitter cups let you bring some glitter to the, um, party without the mess. The 9 oz. tumblers come in a set of 100. But there are OPTIONS!


Do you need flutes rather than tumblers? They have flutes! Looking to grab some matching plates? They have matching plates! Do you prefer silver glitter to gold glitter? THEY HAVE GOT SILVER GLITTER!

Rose Gold Rimmed Tumblers

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Perhaps glitter is too jejune for you. Not to worry, this set of 14 oz. tumblers is a bit more sophisticated — the only adornment is a tasteful rose gold band around the rim of the otherwise clear heavy duty plastic cup. 9 oz. and 12 oz. sizes are also available!

Rainbow/Holo Tumblers

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Maybe you read that whole spiel about tasteful drinkware and were like, “Oh hell no bring on the STATEMENT DRINKWARE!”

Here is the statement drinkware.

The manufacturer description calls these “rainbow” but I think “holographic” is a better description of these 10 oz. wide-mouthed tumblers. Also “awesome.” Awesome is another good description.

Diamond Pattern Disposable Champagne Flutes

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Back in the land of tasteful disposable drinkware, we have this set of 12 clear champagne flutes with a diamond pattern adorning the base and stem. Where these flutes really shine is in the construction: Unlike the traditional disposable champagne flutes, which have a separate stem that somehow never stays on the glass, these come in a single piece so they won’t fall apart while you’re busy getting your bubbly on.

Stemless Wine Glasses and Champagne Flutes

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I’m not gonna lie: These, like, blew my mind when I saw them, to the extent that a disposable cup can blow someone’s mind. And here’s why … these things look GOOD. Like, they look incredibly close to the spendy Riedel stemless glasses they’re designed to look like. This set comes with 20 of each style, but you can also buy just the flutes or just the wine glasses if your party needs call for one or the other.