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Gorgeous Gatherings

Designing Unforgettable Weddings and Luxurious Celebrations
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Alison Hotchkiss ; Elizabeth Graves ; Norman + Blake
Filled with inspiration for your next party, this stunning lookbook combines beautiful imagery of celebrations around the world with practical advice for designing your own unforgettable events.Travel from the coast of Japan to the ...
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Filled with inspiration for your next party, this stunning lookbook combines beautiful imagery of celebrations around the world with practical advice for designing your own unforgettable events.

Travel from the coast of Japan to the beaches of Mexico, from New York City to the Utah desert, and discover how a professional planner designs exquisite celebrations inspired by the world’s most stunning destinations. In these pages, Alison Hotchkiss—named best wedding planner by Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Goop, and widely recognized in the event industry as a creative luminaryreveals the process of choosing the color palette, flowers, paper goods, textiles, menus, music, and other travel-inspired details to create memorable parties with a sense of place.
 
Helpful tips and how-tos for designing bespoke weddings and events are woven throughout, such as:
  • Making a mood board
  • Constructing a floral chandelier
  • Choosing your first dance song
  • Dealing with inclement weather
  • Crafting a sweet send-off gift
  • And so much more

Brimming with breathtaking photos and insightful guidance, Gorgeous Gatherings is essential inspiration for brides and hostesses and a blissful armchair escape to faraway places and fabulous soirees.

RENOWNED AUTHOR: Alison Hotchkiss is one of the world's most talented and renowned wedding and event planners. Her co-writer, Elizabeth Graves, is the editor-in-chief of Martha Stewart Living and the former editor-in-chief of Martha Stewart Weddings. They've distilled their combined decades of experience into this stunning guide, ensuring it's packed with beautiful details and essential party-planning wisdom.

ASPIRATIONAL AND INSPIRATIONAL IDEAS: Jaw-dropping photography makes this a fun-to-flip-through lookbook, but the pages are also filled with practical advice and achievable how-tos for replicating aspects of these amazing events at home. Gorgeous Gatherings makes table design and entertaining feel fun and inspiring to hostesses, décor enthusiasts, flower lovers, brides, and anyone who wants to elevate their gatherings.
 
BEAUTIFUL TO GIFT AND DISPLAY: A gorgeous event planning book with a textured cover and tip-on photo, this makes a lovely gift for a hostess or bride-to-be who will enjoy getting lost in all the alluring images. With tons of flower photos and tablescaping tips, it also makes a lovely gift alongside a vase, set of coupe glasses, or beautiful table linen. Display this stunning book on a coffee table next to Arranging Things, Call It Home, and Natural Tables.

PARTIES AND WEDDINGS: This book offers advice for planning weddings, anniversary parties, birthday celebrations, garden parties, showers, and fetes for any special occasion.

Perfect for:
  • Brides, mothers of brides, engaged couples
  • Shoppers looking for an engagement or housewarming gift
  • Hosts, hostesses, and anyone who likes to entertain
  • Readers of Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, and The Knot
  • Fans of Pacific Natural, Gathering: Setting the Natural Table, Live Beautiful, Platters and Boards, and Call It Home
Format: Hardcover
Publication Date: 10/22/2024
ISBN: 9781797228952

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