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25 Summer Hosting Hacks From Our Favorite Designers

Put Your Guests First
“The menu and vibe should be thoughtfully curated to make your guests feel comfortable," advises Wearstler. "That includes everything from coming up with a seasonal cocktail to nailing the perfect lighting."

"I love easy, elevated bar accessories and trays. Bottle stops are so simple, yet add so much spirit to a spread. You can throw the most beautiful party in the world, but your guests will always remember how you made them feel.”