Every Oscar Dress Ever Worn + Easy Last-Minute Oscar Party Ideas

Audrey Hepburn's Oscar dress + see every Oscar dress ever worn

I’ve been so caught up in the dazzling whirlwind of Poolside Reunion — the reunion photo of Poolside Gossip by Slim Aarons that Fred Baby and I shot and that was featured in The New York Times yesterday and then went viral (did you see it on Town & Country’s Instagram today?) — that I nearly forgot The Oscars are on Sunday. Quel beast!

If, like me, you are in need of a little inspiration, I hope you enjoy these last-minute Oscar party ideas below + seeing every Oscar dress ever worn.

 

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Use top hats as wall decor.

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Honeydew Melon Swan Ice Cubes

honeydew melon swan ice cubes | kelly golightly

I love a good punch bowl. Not only does serving drinks via this vixen of a vessel add vintage flair, but it also allows you not to get stuck playing bartender all party long. Win-win! To jazz up my punch bowl, I like to add swan-shaped ice cubes crafted with a swan cookie cutter and honeydew melon. Making swan cubes couldn’t be easier. Here’s how:  Continue reading

How To Set a Punchy Christmas Table + A Merry Mocktail Recipe

how to set a punchy christmas table (that swan punch bowl!!!) | kelly golightly

Are you beginning to think about your Christmas dinner table? Me neither. But that’s because my Mom is making her delicious Christmas dinner so I’ll happily be taking a back seat and focusing my efforts on eating all off the mashed potatoes. BUT, if I were hosting Christmas dinner this year, I’d want a little inspiration. I have some Christmas dinner table ideas for you below + a Christmas mocktail recipe. Enjoy!  Continue reading

10 Vintage-Modern Christmas Decorating Ideas

palm springs gingerbread house

Clearly I’m inspired by Palm Springs and eras past and my decorating style is best described as vintage-modern. So today I’d like to share 10 genius vintage-modern Christmas decorating ideas I’ve come across that have knocked my socks off, plus a few favorites from Christmases past that I’ve had fun creating. Enjoy! Continue reading