What To Wear When Throwing a Party, Courtesy of Hostess Danielle Rollins

Danielle Rollins is the ultimate party girl. The Dallas-born author of Soireé: Entertaining with Style plays hostess for a living, teaching others how to dazzle while throwing garden parties, black tie dinners, and girls’ nights in. Each 75-degree day that sneaks into the cold week makes me absolutely desperate to gather some friends and pour all the cocktails that pop up on my Pinterest feed. Luckily, Danielle gladly gave us some further inspiration for throwing a couple weekend soirees. On her list: “Bloodies & Brunch” and “Mexican, Margaritas, and Mamacitas” with outfits to match. Take a look at her favorite party accoutrements.

Danielle Rollins Bloodies and Brunch
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Madewell Skinn Skinny cropped jeans in Mist, $115/Madewell
J. Crew “Liberty” paisley peasant blouse, $188/J. Crew
K. Jacques “Papyrus” ankle-strap sandals, $320/Neiman Marcus
Chan Luu lapis lazuli earrings, $170/Net-a-Porter
Murano tumblers in cobalt blue, $14.79/Target
“Rayna” paisley duvet cover, $129/Pottery Barn*

[Editor's note: Using a duvet cover as a table cloth is a brilliant tip.]

“I love anything with Liberty print, K. Jacques are one of the best shoe investments you can make because they are comfortable, chic, and get better with age, and I am OBSESSED with Madewell jeans!”

Danielle Rollins Mexican fiesta
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Altuzarra “Melody” embroidered silk top, $1,495/Net-A-Porter
J. Crew “Toothpick” stretch jean in white, $115/J. Crew
Valentino “Rockstud” ankle-wrap sandals, $975/Neiman Marcus
Ippolita 18-karat yellow gold and mother of pearl earrings, $2,9995/Saks Fifth Avenue
Sferra “Festival” custom tablecloths, table runners, and napkins, $23 to $225/Sferra.com

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