Top 10 Emerging Party Trends Of 2014

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We haven’t even hit the half year mark in 2014 and already some new party trends in decor, food and spirits are stating to take hold.  Below, see 10 we think would be fun to try!

1. Shibori : Japanese style of tie-die takes over Chevron and may be the new Ikat.
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image source: http://www.pinterest.com/gabberts/2014-trend-shibori/

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2. Family Style as opposed to the plated dinner

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image source:  marthastewartweddings.com

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3. Black Tie Is Back for everything from weddings to cocktail parties.

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image source: http://favourbrook.com/blog/2011/11/08/the-best-dinner-jackets-partywear-for-men/

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4. Marquee Signs are hot for large and small events

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image source: http://ohhappyday.com/2012/11/mini-marquee-sign-with-lights/

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5. The Mashed-up Menu featuring  cronuts (croissant meets donut), cragels (croissant meets bagel) Flatiza’s  (flatbread pizza’s) are all the rage.

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image source: cragel – http://www.pinterest.com/pin/391250286349848902/

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6. Build your own bruschetta table and a host of other options like taco, baked potato, hot dog and more are “in” as a way to make serving food more interactive.

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image source: http://thekittchen.com/2013/09/23/build-your-own-bruschetta/

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7. The Intimate Dinner Party is making a comeback as a time-out from the over-exposed, plugged in world brought on by social media.

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image source and tips for a small dinner party The Kitchn: http://www.thekitchn.com/5-tips-for-throwing-a-dinner-party-in-a-small-apartment-gatherings-from-the-kitchn-189589

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8. 90’s parties are hot.  Think hip hop, break dancing, temporary tattoos, neon, grunge, and crop tops.

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image source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/555209460281787900/

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9. Farm To Shaker and Bourbon Tastings are are what’s in in the world of spirits.

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image source: http://www.derbymuseum.org/derby_central/?p=491

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10.  Canapes and finger foods topple the small plate and tapas trend.
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image source: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/brie-tartlets-with-caramelized-balsamic-onion-marmalade

 

 

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