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There are dinner parties...and then there are dinner parties. We're talking table decorations of epic proportions — think towering hot-air-balloon centerpieces and real moss tablecloths. Of course, it's no surprise that the annual Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala benefit, hosted by Veranda magazine last Wednesday in NYC, definitely took haute dining to a new level. The event featured 45 "High Society"-themed tables decorated by interior designers — and the final productions were as over the top as you can imagine.
And while we don't all aspire to create five-foot tall peacock feather centerpieces for our own rooftop barbecues, we did chat with the designers on their must dos and don'ts for creating the perfect soirée — no matter your budget.
We've reached that point in summer where our hair has launched a full-fledged rebellion against us. Frizz halos, tinted green tips, dried-out texture, you name it — our mane has felt the stress of the season, and it is not happy. But, we're still a ways off from Labor Day, so it's time to get on the stick and get your read
Look. We're not big fans of milestones around here. There's no one thing you have to have done by 25, and no universal sign that you are an Officially Certified Grown-Up Person. We all bloom at different times and in different ways. But.
We all have a few of those friends — those suspiciously wizened 22-year-olds who read