A vintage themed party!
A selection of all you need for creating a vintage themed party! Mar 12
Mad Men: Don Draper's playlist includes Misery by Barrett Strong and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by the Platters What you listen to says a lot about what kind of person you are: just look at the interest generated by Barack Obama's iPod playlist . The same logic applies to TV shows – and no show has more taste than Mad Men .
Parties are always a blast, but the sure way to make your party even more of a hit is to give it a theme. One theme that seems to be popular is the 1940s.
Last week, while the snow fell wildly in New York, we turned back the clocks inside and celebrated Christmas like we imagined some might have decades ago. Inspired by a few of my recent vintage cookbook acquisitions and the season finale of Mad Men, I decided to throw a Christmas party that takes place just after the show left us: in December 1963.
Here's a fun question from Kristin. She writes: I'm hosting a book club meeting for 10 at my teeny-tiny apartment and since we're reading a novel that takes place in 1955, I thought I'd whip up a bunch of 50's-era dishes.
Ingredients: Some '60s furniture and clothing, cigarettes, booze Preparation: Buy a vintage suit or dress, drink too much, practice your sexism