Après Ski 50th Birthday
May 19, 2020 | food hall + haul, in the studio with loretta, interior alchemy, the fun piece, venue this way

We had so much fun planning this theme Après Ski 50th Birthday.

When my client, Amy, reached out about planning her husband's 50th birthday bash we chatted up various themes before Amy suggested 80's Après Ski.  An ideal theme for this couple who shared a love to ski and the best of the 80's.

And so, away we go.....

The first part of the planning process is to secure the venue. As Amy preferred to remain in her neighborhood, we scheduled several site visits in Tribeca. 

Estancia 460 is the ideal venue. The venue offers outdoor space, an open floor plan and plenty of charm!

This super fun invitation was designed by our most talented graphic artist, Krista Design Studio

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We converted Estancia's outdoor patio area into a winter seating nook. Added a heat lamp for guests to hang out and chill during the party.

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Our team hit up  vintage haunts for ski props & accessories to sit at the entrance of the "lodge". In collaboration with Flower Girl, NYC we set a wintery feel with fake snow, greens & twinkle lights.

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Who remembers the paper trail map??  Guests reminisced  

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WALL ART:

The team at Mod Creative sourced the vintage maps and fabricated these large scale boards.  80's inspired bandanas imprinted with invite logo hung from a vintage ski.

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D.J. Theory played the best of the 80's as guests hit up the dance floor in full 80's ski gear.

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We commissioned commercial video editor and freelance creative, Michael Luciano to produce a  VIDEO LOOP of the greatest 80's ski clips.  Michael created a brilliant compilation of clips from movies, extreme sports, olympics and television commercials. Estancia features two plasma screens, Michael handled the syncing and production of the video. Guests absolutely loved the loop as it played throughout the festivities.

 

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It would not be the 80's at an Après Ski party with out a keg and a heat lamp warm pretzel.

Guests nibbled on Sigmunds Pretzels and sipped from red solo cups| let's keep it real, 80's!

 

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And here they are our hosts.....and birthday boy!

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We served warm boozy drinks along with the classic keg.

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Happy Birthday PETE!! 

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"It was such a fun and special night.  Perfectly executed!   Thank you Loretta!" Amy Kazanoff

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