The art and allure of elegant entertaining, from VERANDA. From a festive al fresco gathering to a fun pool party to an extravaganza in an exotic locale, Veranda's stunning new book shows you how to give your guests the time of their lives. It's the ultimate inspirational guide to throwing a sophisticated and stylish soir e, big or small, inside or out. You'll find imaginative ideas for creating alluring ambiance, choosing an eye-catching centerpiece, selecting just the right appetizers and cocktails, and achieving that elusive "X-Factor" that makes your event stand out. Veranda Elegant Entertaining provides the perfect juxtaposition of engaging advice and gorgeous photographs to plan your own celebration--no matter whether it's a brunch, afternoon tea, Sunday supper, benefit gala, or any special occasion at all
About the Author
Clinton Smith is the Editor in Chief of Veranda, the celebrated interiors and lifestyle magazine. He is an award-winning journalist who has been covering the fields of interior design, style, architecture, travel, and other luxury lifestyle topics for almost two decades. During his time at Veranda, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017, the magazine has become the ultimate sourcebook for those on a quest for the very best.