"I always celebrate New Year’s Eve by hosting a party with friends and family. I like to plan something fun for a group of people whom I care about, without inducing a ton of stress on myself. Candy, sweets, and yummy cocktails are at the top of everyone’s guilty pleasure list. So, why not treat yourself and your friends to a night of never-look-back bliss by throwing a party themed around them? Without further ado, click through for my tips on how you can turn your New Year’s Eve celebration into a chic and easy 'Cocktails & Candy Party.' Or, come up with your own hot topic, and use my dollops of advice to customize your fete!"
Photography by Tierney Gearon