PartySlate’s Top Events of January 2019

(Left to right) Photography: The Wedding Artists Co., Garrett Richardson Photography, Christina Zen Photography

by the PartySlate Team

Every month, event planners, photographers, designers, venues, and more upload hundreds of events to PartySlate. And every month, our office fills with oohs and aahs as our team discovers our favorites. Why keep all that dreamy inspiration to ourselves?

New year, new ideas, new inspirations — new events. PartySlate’s event professionals started 2019 on a high note sharing a beautiful combination of weddings, corporate events, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, dinner parties and more. Scroll through to view our top 10 favorite events uploaded in January. In no particular order.

“Ombré is a décor trend that’s clearly here to stay, and this dinner party shows why. Loose florals, gorgeous linens, fabric chairs — every element of this event was ombré perfection. An outdoor cocktail hour helped bring guests together before the sit-down meal, but sitting at the table also allowed for great conversation thanks to the low yet elegant centerpieces. I just wish I’d been invited!” — Lauren, Director of Marketing


photography: The Wedding Artists Co. | planner: 42 North | floral: Lillibet | furniture: Patina | paper: Paperweight Ink | table top: borrowed BLU | gifts: Vessel Brooklyn

“It’s hard to improve upon Mother Nature’s design, but Ovando has done it. A dreamy installation of bright flowers seems to defy gravity and ensures that every eye is on the ceremonial area. The floral circle and arches on the table continue the vivid fantasy at the reception. I love every chic, colorful detail.”  — Pamela, Editor


photography: Mathias Muheim | venue: Rockleigh Country Club | planner: Premini Events | rentals: Indo Events & Party Rental Ltd. | design: Ovando Design and Production

“This viewing party was certainly red carpet worthy. I’m in awe of the subtle details that make such a huge impact — from the luxe gold furniture trimming to the draped ceiling that tied everything together. This affair is proof that the balloon trend is definitely still in style, with the sea of hovering metallic balloons in the center of the room stealing the show.” — Amanda, Marketing Coordinator


photography: Heather Kincaid | design & production: JOWY Productions | florals: Marks Garden | décor: Mr. Foam & Scenic, Revelry Event Designers, Studio D Décor | lighting: Images By Lighting | linens: Wildflower Linen & La Tavola Fine Linen | rentals: Theoni Collection & Bright Event Rentals

“I am swooning over this elegant and rustic wedding ceremony, which pairs so well with the breathtaking backdrop. The wooden benches and “circle of love” archway made out of luscious blooms set the tone for an incredible celebration ahead. The reception, held under an oversized white tent, featured custom monogrammed bars and glistening gold dining chairs. I especially love the communal tables and ceiling installations which guests got to enjoy all evening long on the dance floor.” — Marlee, Director of Customer Success


photography: Jaicee Morgan | venue: Camp Hale Weddings | planner & florals: Bello & Blue Events | design and production: Pink Monkey Solutions

“It’s only fitting that Becca Tilley’s blog launched at the one and only Bachelor Mansion. As if the stunning Malibu views weren’t enough to swoon over, guests were greeted by a floral-filled living wall and a pool filled with roses. Obviously, so on brand. I love how elegant the space looked with blush and gold tones and luxe furniture placed throughout, allowing guests to catch up on all things #bachelornation. Oh, and by guests, I mean other Bachelor stars, including Jojo Fletcher and her fiancé Jordan Rodgers, Ashley Iaconetti, and Amanda Stanton. Still waiting for my invite.” — Jenna, Client Success Manager


photography: Garrett Richardson Photography | coordination & design: ACE Experiences | linens: La Tavola Fine Linen | signage: Delovely Details | florals: The Bouqs Company | rentals: Pretty Vintage Rentals; A Rental Connection; Fancy Tables | Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen

“Nothing says fairytale like candlelight. I could not be more obsessed with this event and the beautiful transition from day to night. The greenery combined with the seaside are like a breath of fresh air — almost as if you could smell the pine and sea spray while gazing at the gorgeous images. Then, as the sun sets, the lit candles and illuminated lanterns would make just about anyone feel like a princess. Note to self: must attend a wedding this beautiful in my lifetime.” — Kim Preis, Sales Account Executive


photography: Christina Zen Photography | venue: Misquamicut Club | planner & design: Simeral & Co. | florals: Marc Hall Design | lighting & décor: Suzanne B. Lowell Lighting Design

“This event perfectly manifests today’s intersection of high fashion and street fashion, with interactive elements offering an approachable, yet sophisticated vibe. I love all of the fun photo ops. Oh, and the appearance of Derrick Rose may have also attracted me to this particular event.” — Nicole Deberry, Marketing Manager


photography: fig Photo | venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago | client: Hermès | caterer: Calihan Catering

“By far one of the most epic Bar Mitzvah parties I have ever laid my eyes on. Every detail of this party was completely decked out — from clubby furniture, to cosmic bowling lanes, and custom Supreme-style logo décor. If that weren’t enough, guests were gifted their very own custom Nike sneakers. What could top that?” — Lindsey, Customer Success


photography: Domino Arts Photography | venue: Basement at The Miami Beach Edition | design: Gilded Group Décor | planner: Chris Weinberg Events

“Soft, subtle, and perfectly sweet, this blush baby shower was a beautiful celebration for the mother-to-be. The light-filled Brooklyn Botanic Gardens was transformed into a whimsical wonderland with these green turf chargers, arching centerpieces, log and lantern décor, and butterflies galore. A floral-framed swing offered the perfect photo op for guests, the mom-to-be, and her adorable baby bump.” — Claire, Content Marketing Manager


photography: Love and Light Photographs | venue: Brooklyn Botanic Garden | planner: LLG Events | design, décor & floral: Design House Decor

“This Malibu vineyard is simply unreal! With a venue this breathtaking, you don’t need a ton of décor. Selfies during the sunset at this beautiful vineyard should be enough of a party favor for any guest. I can’t get over the perfect minimalist rustic flowers with greenery at this outdoor wedding and reception. The clever mix of benches and chairs also offered a unique way to squeeze in those few extra guests. Pure Southern California perfection!” — Chhavi, Director of Product


photography: Birds of A Feather | venue: Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards | planner: Couture Events | florals: The Little Branch

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