If you dream of being A host who throws picture
perfect parties, take a tip from DeJuan Stroud, planner of elegant weddings, celeb events and movie premieres.
By DeJuan Stroud | Rizzoli; $50
Here, he offers suggestions for 17 celebrations (from a Venetian-inspired birthday dinner to a gracious garden luncheon) — featuring eye-catching tabletops (like the one above) and how-to instructions for floral projects sure to impress. There’s also an introduction by Dorothea and Jon Bon Jovi attesting to the joys of working with Stroud and hailing his rise from humble beginnings as a New Jersey florist.
Last modified: September 29, 2017