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Throwing A Kickass Labor Day Party? Check This First

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    Well, time’s almost up, people. It’s August now, which unfortunately means our days of short shorts, fun in the sun, and ridiculous amounts of barbecued food are numbered. Cue the sobbing — we’re just not ready to say goodbye, summer! But, if we must, we figure the only way to properly bid adieu is with a kickass Labor Day party. One that includes all of the above and then some.

    So, hurry up, send out that mass text, and prepare to host the summer bash to (literally) end all summer bashes. Ahead, we’ve got the tools you need to make it one to remember 'til next year.

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    The Dress To Impress

    You may be the star of the show, but the last thing you want is to be adjusting your dress all night — especially if you plan on walking around, greeting your guests, and restocking snacks. A flowy shift- or midi-dress is a great way to combine both comfort and fashion.

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    The Slip-On Shoe

    There's a reason these babies are having a moment — slip-ons are the easiest summer shoe ever. Slide 'em on before you go outside to barbecue, then slide 'em off when you're chilling on the couch. Bonus: They go with everything.

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    The Table Topper

    It's all about the presentation! Even if you're just serving chips and dip, make sure the setup is nice with a patterned tablecloth or runner.