When it comes to entertaining, there are few decorations that create as magical of an ambience as string lights. These twinkling strands (also known as fairy lights) bring the starry night sky right down into your soirée, and provide the perfect amount of illumination. There’s a reason these things are on almost every home décor and party planning Pinterest board—they’re easy, reusable, and beautiful. However, you want to be sure to choose lights that will keep your party looking sophisticated and ethereal, and not like a college dorm room. We’ve collected some of our favorite, most stylish string lights below.