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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.
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