Saturday, December 7, 2013

Golden Entertaining Guide

The holidays are a perfect reason to put on that gorgeous cocktail dress and throw a party!  This year, I'm dreaming of throwing a gilded party, sparing no expense for myself and my loved ones, shimmering into the New Year.  

1.  Light millions of candles with the AERIN Round Match Striker, doubles as a handsome paper weight.  $190

2.  Warm your guests with Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve.  This limited edition whiskey comes in a gorgeous, shiny gold bottle, and is filled with a delicious whiskey that has flavors of citrus, apricot, creamy honey, black pepper, and a touch of smoke.  $74

3.  It's going to be a fun night - you need KRE-AT Beauty 24 Karat Gold Falsies, obviously.  $295

4.  Protect your furniture and wow your guests with these gorgeous Kiel Mead Solid Brass Coasters backed with black leather.  $60 for 2

5.  Deck out your gent in a Gold Tie.  $100

6.  Gold touches to finish his look - lucky is the guy who gets these vintage Cartier Gold Panther Cufflinks with shimmering emerald eyes.  $8500

7.  Vintage cocktail baubles with a sense of humor: a painted red devil pops out of this 14 karat gold cocktail shaker charm.  $200

8.  There's nothing better to get a party started than a glass of bubbly!  Go all out with the Ace of Spades Armand de Brignac Champagne.  $225

9.  Shimmer all night long in L'Wren Scott silk and gold sequined dress.  $2000

10.  Red Lips are a must - Lipstick Queen Velvet Rope $50

11.  Keep your booze where you need it most: on your arm!  Golden Flask Bangle by Cynthia Rowley. $225 

12.  Good guests bring gilded treats.  Vosges White Chocolate Krug Truffles topped with gold leaf flakes.  $29

13.  Dance the night away in Kate Spade Rose Gold Pumps.  $328

14.  Shake up cocktails in style - Gold Shaker from Cocktail Kingdom.  $79

15.  Cast brass bottle opener by Fort Standard  $80

16.  Gold Japanese Cocktail Jigger  $18

17.  Gold Hawthorne Strainer  $20

18.  Gold Trident Cocktail Spoon  $40

19.  Gold Rimmed Cocktail Coupes  $42 for 6

20.  For those with no limits to luxury - Rare and "surreal" first class Oscietra Iranian Golden Almas Caviar  $450 for 10 oz.

21.  Serve gorgeous sweet treats on pretty gilded cake stands.  $96

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