But First…Palm Beach

CZ Guest in Palm Beach by Slim Aarons

Before we set sail to the Caribbean, we’ll be jetting off to Palm Beach for a few days, a destination that excites me because of Slim Aarons  — who snapped the above photo of CZ Guest in Palm Beach — and Jonathan Adler — who just redesigned the EAU Palm Beach, where we’ll be staying, thanks to JetBlue Getaways. We’ve never been to Palm Beach, so if you have any tips for me, please let me know in the comments.

And be sure to follow along on Instagram (I’m @kellygolightly) for trip updates!

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.


top hats as wall decor; top hats as oscar party decor; creative oscar party decor

Use top hats as wall decor.

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NYT: Poolside Gossip Reunion

Slim Aarons Poolside Gossip 45 Years Later | photo by Kelly Golightly + Fred Moser for the NYT

You may have noticed a little something in the New York Times today. And by little, I mean epic. Welcome, NYT readers!

Poolside Gossip by Slim Aarons | Kelly Golightly

I’ve always said it was my life goal to live in a Slim Aarons photo — I just can’t believe it actually happened. Yes, that’s me in the top photo above, serendipitously strolling by the pool, photographed by Fred Baby.

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