Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
You stopped using the word "pre-party" years ago, and getting ready for an evening out no longer involves tequila shots or wriggling into a "going out" dress…but that doesn't mean you're too old to turn party prepping into an event unto itself.
Those of us who've graduated to top shelf liquor and shoes too nice to spill on, are operating on a whole different schedule — one that involves good friends, nice booze, and a little foresight now that you know how to go hard without going crazy. Ahead, we've delineated eight party-prep tips that'll take you from PJs to primped just like that.
Designed by Isabelle Rancier
UPDATE: With the exciting news of Taylor Swift becoming a godmother to Jaime King's baby, we've got celebrity godparents on our mind. Ahead, 20 surprising celeb pairings. This story was originally published on July 2, 2014:
Imagine if your yearly Thanksgiving gathering included the usual cast of characters — plus read
In the realm of weddings, there are plenty of amazing resources for brides. But what about the bridal party attendants? They are instrumental in making the big day one filled with friendship and love, but they often receive minimal guidance. Maids of honor, you've come to the right place: I'm excited to share my tips with read