When entertaining, my starting point is the table. The spark of inspiration might be an alluring set of plates, such as Alberto Pinto’s charming orchid series, or flowers in my garden that have captured my imagination.
Aerin Lauders guide to entertaining draws on family tradition interwoven with her own contemporary vision. This lavishly illustrated book features Aerins approach to hosting milestone and holiday events, from a spring floral dinner to a lobster-roll picnic on a boat. Organized by season, it includes chapters on stylish family and friends, such as a homage to Estée Lauder and her legendary soirées.