Throwing a party isn’t exactly this new thing that all of the cool kids are doing; however, it’s been going on for so long that some party throwing ideas and tips are a little outdated now. Do you want to throw an awesome, memorable party that your guests talk about for a long time, or a party that will simply blend in with the rest of them? The former, of course!

To help you plan and prepare for the best party ever, here are the only party throwing tips you’ll ever need:

Make Each And Every Guest Feel Welcome ASAP

It’s important to make each and every guest feel welcome at your party ASAP. It doesn’t matter whether you’re at a house or at a huge venue, you should go out of your way to make sure you welcome them. You can have signs too, so they know that they’re at the right place, and are aware of where they can put their bags, coats, and go to the toilet.

Get Organized Well In Advance

Make sure you don’t plan a party a few days before the event is due to go down. You need to get organized well in advance so that when the time comes, you know you have everything you need and you can relax and enjoy the party too!

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Have An Activity To Bring Guests Together

Make sure you have an activity fairly early on that can help to bring your guests together, this could be a toast, or a game like cards against humanity, for instance. Something like this could make a great conversation starter and help your guests to have an even better time.


Spice Up Your Guest List

Why not spice up your guest list by inviting a circus of people? Make sure you invite people from all walks of life with different jobs and disciplines so you have a really interesting mix!


Decide On Your Mood With Music

Your music is one of the most important things to your party, as it can totally change the mood. Do you want the party to be upbeat? With people dancing all night? Then you need to make sure you have plenty of upbeat songs. If you want a more relaxed event, make sure your music reflects that. You could even hire a DJ or a band if your budget allows.


Stylish Transport Makes All The Difference

Stylish transport will make all the difference to your party. Imagine your guest’s faces when you show up in a limo? Or imagine how pleased the most important people will be when they arrive in one? Stylish transport can set the tone right off the bat. You can look at sites like to get more info on this kind of thing. If you want everybody in high spirits, it could be a great idea.


Give It A Special Meaning

Ozzy Osbourne had chocolate bats and a punch he used to drink when he was younger at his 50th party. Make sure this one has a special meaning of some kind too!


What do you think of these party throwing tips?


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What’s one of the biggest evenings of the year? New Year’s Eve, of course! I know, I know, we haven’t even gotten to Thanksgiving yet, but seriously — New Year’s is the night to get your style on. After all, it’ll be your first look for 2016. Whether you want to go glamazon or classically couture — or both depending on how your night plays out— you know Rent The Runway will have the perfect dress for your party plans.

Don’t drop the ball. Reserve your New Year’s Eve dress now before someone else does!

I’m totally drooling over some of their New Year’s Eve styles. I’m tempted to rent them all and pull a Kim Kardashian and wear all three at different times during the night!

Badgley Mischka Eyes of Gold Dress

Parker Hanging Beads Dress

Shoshanna Otherworldly Sheath

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Want to get the styles that stole the show at the Emmy’s last Sunday? Look no further than Rent the Runway.

Their glamourous selection of styles will make you feel like you’re ready to walk down the red carpet and deliver your acceptance speech for the “Best Dressed” award.

Whether you want all-over shimmer like Kerry Washington and Claire Danes, bold cutouts like Amy Poehler and Taraji P. Henson, or an over-the-shoulder silhouette like Lady Gaga and Taylor Schilling, Rent the Runway has literally got you covered. Here are a few red carpet trends to try this fall:

Badgley Mischka Champagne Fizz Gown

Jay Godfrey Clear View Gown

Donna Morgan Berry Bacall Gown

I had the great opportunity to go backstage at the Delponzo s/s 16 show thanks to Essie

Here are the runway trends that will be big come spring!


Pastels have always been a spring staple but now they are back in a big way

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Glitter was prominent on both eyelids and nails ( Courtesy of essie) Just make sure to have the right products afterwards!


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To complement  the colorful collection, essie created a coral half-moon nail  using tart deco and matte about you on the hands. To complete the overall look, she used one coat of limo-scene on the toes.

Get the Look (Hands):
1. Apply fist base base coat to clean, filed nails.

2. Next, apply tart deco in a semi circle at the base of the nail.

3. Once dry, apply matte about you.

Get the Look (Feet):
1. Apply first base base coat to clean, filed nails.

2. Next, apply one coat of limo-scene.

3. Follow with good to go top coat.







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