This past weekend we had the wonderful opportunity to teach a class on easy entertaining for Mother’s Day at the Williams Sonoma in Palo Alto. In planning for this class, we knew that we wanted to offer the attendees planning tips that were easy to follow, a menu that allowed for the host to spend [...]
Taking a little break from wedding season to share a fun carnival themed birthday party at The Upper Crust, New York. It was a colorful party that included whimsical animal centerpieces, a personalized concession stand and lots of kid friendly entertainment. Enjoy!
In Chinese culture, a baby’s first month (or fourth month in this case!) birthday is a cause for a celebration. Proud parents introduce their latest addition to friends and family by holding a Red Egg and Ginger Party. The symbolism behind the name is that eggs have long been a symbol of life changes and [...]
A San Francisco native, founder and owner of Coquette Events, Andrea Lee thought her passion was in retail until she experienced firsthand what it was like to be a wedding planner. Her coolness under pressure, attention to detail and ability to handle others emotions left her no choice but to dive right into the industry. [...]
Coquette Events recently became a hand selected Blu Bungalow vendor! We were thrilled to sit down with Hazel Bourget, owner and founder of Blu Bungalow to help introduce you to Blu Bungalow.
What is Blu Bungalow?
Blu Bungalow is an event planning studio that offers party and event planners a place to work together with brides to [...]
Now that you’ve got the flowers for Mom, wake her up on Mother’s Day to the sweet smell of homemade pancakes.
All Moms want some time to sleep in, relax and enjoy time with their family so why not let her snooze a bit and make her breakfast? With a few simple ingredients that you likely [...]
Most mothers tend to put their needs aside on a daily basis and give and give to their children and husbands. This Sunday is Mother’s Day – a very special day when we can give back to the mom’s in our lives and let them know how special they are to us.
So this week on [...]
I’m busy preparing for an engagement shoot with one of my fun loving couples and feeling so inspired. To my delight, they have decided to make the most of their time with our skilled photographer, Jamie Grenough, and we will be styling a full on photoshoot. I’m thrilled to be working with charming pieces from [...]
As I’ve been in the midst of a home decorating project, I’ve been feeling very inspired by chevron prints. It’s is an easy way to add a graphic punch to just about anything.
Easy and comfy maxi dress and a graphic bubble dress, both by Ella Moss
Delightful dishes from Etsy
A preppy graphic cake paired with [...]
A lot has been happening in my Coquettish world. The big news is that I’ve relocated to San Francisco to start a family. Yes, I’m 34 weeks preggers with a baby girl and my darling cousin, Corinne, just threw me the best baby shower a girl could ask for! She was even nice enough to [...]