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I also spruced up a plain white wall with circular wall decals I found online. To add a glamorous touch, I moved a mirror from the bedroom into the living room and placed it on top of our coffee table to display party food. After the party, gather all of the leftover items to be donated to charity (we’re donating to Dress for Success, an amazing organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life).
For cocktails, a sprightly punch is convivial and also makes for easy serving, as guests can help themselves (to ensure for happy guests). If you’ll be snapping photos at your party (and who isn’t these days to share on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest? For the first hour of the party, encourage guests to browse and try on items while they enjoy their drinks and nibbles. Here are two delicious cocktail recipes to serve at your clothing swap party: Pink Cherry Lemonade 2 Parts Raspberry Lemonade 2 Parts Club Soda 1 Part Skinnygirl White Cherry Vodka 1 Part Lime Juice 1 Part Lemon Juice Serve cold over ice with a lime wedge Merry Cherry Peach Punch 1 Part Skinnygirl White Cherry Vodka 2 Parts Skinnygirl White Peach Margarita 3 Parts Grapefruit Soda 1 Part Lime Juice Serve cold over ice & garnish with a cherry Art direction styling by Kelly Lee for Kelly Golightly Photography by Fred Baby13 This post is brought to you in collaboration with © 2013 Skinnygirl Cocktails, Deerfield, IL; Avg.
Check out the party pics below along with 10 Tips For Hosting a Clothing Swap Party of your own and two recipes for delicious cocktails to serve at your fabulous clothing swap party! Be sure to include at least two guests who are about the same size/body type so that everyone has at least one person to swap with. That way there is minimal set-up involved upon their arrival and you can enjoy each other’s company versus spending the party hanging items.
5-10 pieces), or keep it more casual and open-ended. Garment racks and hangers allow for easy hanging of items as your guests arrive, which can be purchased online or at your local home goods store.
I encouraged guests to bring as little or as much as they desired and noted that all items that didn’t find a home that day would be donated to Dress for Success. Or, get creative and drape items on hooks and over doorways.
Do keep spare hangers on hand for those who are unable to bring their items on hangers ().
You can also include if you’d like guests to bring only spring/summer or fall/winter attire and the number of items you’d like for them to bring (i.e. Take inspiration from your favorite boutique, as the clothing and accessories will act as the majority of your party décor.