If you celebrate Christmas, forgoing a tree simply isn't an option. However, having a Douglas fir in the middle of your living room might present any number of problems, from finding needles absolutely everywhere to pets (and maybe children?) trying to eat it. Not to take a way from the holiday spirit, but that just doesn't sound appealing. Thankfully, we've found some great modern alternatives to the classic Christmas tree that contemporary design lovers will adore.
These architecturally stunning trees range from grand metal structures to feather tabletop wonders, but none skimp on the Christmas trees that are big on festivity but without the hassle.. Here are 27 modern
This fiber optic modern Christmas tree casts red, green, blue, pink, amber and purple lights all around the room.
A full-size feather tree is a dazzling and elegant Christmas decoration.
With these wire trees, you can get a dose of traditional Christmas tree green without the clean-up.
$350, Neiman Marcus
This millennial pink tree with gold dusting just might become your new favorite decoration.
Set this glowing modern Christmas tree by your window for the neighborhood to enjoy.
For nostalgic vibes, think of this as the (far more chic) version of the Charlie Brown tree.
With their etched green swirls, these sculptural spiral trees are an understated touch for holiday mantles and centerpieces.
An A-frame tree is the perfect solution if you're tight on space but big on holiday cheer.
$99.90, Crate & Barrel
These teal Christmas trees are so cute, you'll want to plant a forest of them throughout your house.
These bundled wool trees prove there's no such thing as too cozy — especially during the holidays.
$29.97 for three, World Market
For the lazy decorator, this modern Christmas tree comes pre-adorned with perfect amount of matte silver ornaments.
No need to dress this modern Christmas tree. It's a knock-out all on its own.
$995, Jay Strongwater
You could get away with leaving this gilded modern Christmas tree up all year long. It's that chic.
Go trendy and incorporate today's favorite metallic into your holiday decor with these copper Christmas trees.
$19, West Elm
These fabulous feather trees will make you never want to go back to a traditional spruce again.
$95 for three, Houzz
Get the same festive glow of fairy lights with this perfect modern Christmas tree alternative, which boasts sparkling LED lights.
$32, Pier 1
A sculptural wooden tree is a great match for your rustic cabin decor this holiday season.
These tricolored paper Christmas trees are a simple but stylish tabletop decoration.
$19-$49, West Elm
Keep it minimal with these all-white birch logs affixed with faux candlelight for that charming holiday glow.
$60, Pier 1
Swap a traditional tree for a fun installation, like this wooden slat tree made up of red, green, and yellow tiers.
$42, AHA Life
Glass pentalogue chandelier crystals, white ornaments and an illuminating uplight make for a stunning modern Christmas tree display.
Ombre sparkles are exactly what this holiday season called for.
No matter how filled your space is, there is always room for a modern Christmas tree mobile.
$58, AHA Life
Trade traditional green for sparkle. Besides, what's Christmas without some shimmer?
This dreamy, sophisticated tree lights up and comes with crystal ornaments.
While the holidays can sometimes be over-the-top, nothing's wrong with a bit of simplicity.
This modern tree appears to be straight from a winter wonderland with glistening lights that look like snow.