May 22nd, 2013 |
One of the best parts of my job is getting to work with clients year after year, creating fun celebrations for their children’s birthdays. One of my favorite Houston clients asked me to create a girly picnic themed collection for Olivia’s 3rd birthday (remember her darling Barnyard theme party last year?), and we just love how [...]
January 30th, 2013 |
While scouring the web for inspiration for my sister’s recent baby shower, I slowly became obsessed with sequin linens. An emerging trend in the events industry, we’re seeing them used for weddings, dessert tables and in my case, for showers. Done in neutral colors, they are extremely sophisticated and add a touch of luxe glamour to [...]
October 15th, 2012 |
The entertaining industry has pretty much occupied my mind for the last 3 years. Definitely before, but especially since I started The Party Dress blog in 2009. I have always a fan of pretty things (I started collecting pieces of china as a teenager), and always the one to throw up my hand to host a [...]
September 4th, 2012 |
It is with GREAT excitement today that I share with you not only the latest issue of The Party Dress Magazine, but also announce the addition of the iPad APP! Now offering you, our readers, three convenient ways to enjoy this issue:
buy the printed copy | download the iPad app | read [...]
July 19th, 2012 |
With BBQ’s being our go-to summer entertainment, it’s fun to spice things up and change your “theme” now and again. Hosting a large group for a special occassion? Put a Southern spin on your event with classic, charming details. Seersucker stripes, a colorful traditional paisley, and some delicious food.
One of my favorite elements to this party [...]
June 11th, 2012 |
Summertime is the perfect opportunity to get creative when it comes to entertaining. Whether you are gathering adults for a cocktail party or having familes over for a bbq, spin your party in a different direction by adding a theme. One of my favorites is “Cocktails & Croquet.” A favorite summer past-time, croquet is a simple [...]
March 22nd, 2012 |
Let the Spring 2012 runway looks inspire your next party. Today I am showcasing one of the two themes that were featured in the Spring 2012 issue of The Party Dress Magazine.
Take your favorite Spring look and let it inspire! This J.Crew ensemble is simple, sophisticated and classic….with a little whimsical on the side!
Focus on [...]
January 24th, 2012 |
Last week I shared with you how to entertain in style, keeping in mind the 2012 entertaining trends. And this week, it is all about being chic & loving parties!
One of the very first things you decide on when planning a party is the colors. Recently, the colors we see in fashion have transferred into the home [...]
September 13th, 2011 |
One of my favorite articles in the latest issue of TPD Magazine is the Sunflower Soiree. With summer quickly vanishing and a lot to celebrate, my family gathered friends and family to celebrate the end of the season, an upcoming wedding and my mother’s 60th birthday in style with a “Sunflower Soiree”. With crisp black and white patterns, [...]
September 12th, 2011 |
It is with great excitement that I introduce you to the third edition of The Party Dress Magazine. Each issue is a true labor of love – with articles from amazingly talented contributors – so it’s a true thrill to see the final product. This edition of the magazine is full of delightful parties, simple ideas [...]