We all know the phrase…“Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite…” I have to admit, along with thousands of other teenage, 20’s and 30’s girls, Gossip Girl is programmed into my DVR every Monday night. After watching this week’s last episode with Nate’s birthday, this brainstormed an incredible idea in my head…why not host your own Gossip Girl party! Perfect for sweet 16’s, 21st birthdays or adult birthday parties. I did some research and found that other girls also had the same ideas and compiled a pretty good collection of ideas and suggestions to create your own Gossip Girl party.
Invite your closest friends to the party and ask them each to dress up as a different Gossip Girl character like Jenny, Serena, Blair, Nate, Chuck, Dan, etc. Choose the character that best matches who your friend looks like or assign complete opposites to see how they pull it off. Ask your friends to come in character, (dress/personality/tricks). Host your party in a hotel room or hall with couture or classy decorations like candles, chandeliers, glasses, flowers. Ask everyone to dress semi-formal or formal as if they are attending a gala or charity ball like the characters so often attend. You can even host Jenny’s fashion show mid-event.
Want to make the party just a little more fun? Mix things up by telling one of your friends that in addition to the character they were given, they are also Gossip Girl. Give them one piece of gossip to spread across the entire party and in the end, make it a game to see where the gossip originated from.
For food/drinks, serve up your favorite daiquiris, pina coladas or cosmos if you’re of age. Create mock-tails if you’re underage. Have a cake made in the birthday girl’s favorite colors…something ornate and ‘Serena’ oriented. Serve finger foods and other hors d’oeuvres.
When sending out your invitations be sure to choose one that matches your Gossip Girl favorite character’s style. Choose one with the city of New York behind it, a fashioned theme invite or one with cocktails galore. Remember to showcase your inner Gossip Girl…
xo xo .. Gossip Girl