239 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"This volume explores twenty-five of Stark's elaborate-yet-economical events--and a majority of private celebrations--with over 200 color photographs and lively, witty short texts that outline how or where he found the inspiration for each event's theme"-- Provided by publisher.
Trifles make perfection and perfection is no trifle -- So you want to have a party... -- A method to the madness -- Create an original -- So inviting -- Resolve to solve -- Easy does it -- Party to the people -- Tame the beast -- A big time under the big top -- Parties as theater -- The big picture -- Classic themes tell powerful stories -- Ingenuity in the house -- If the site fits -- Something new under the sun -- Hit me baby (one more time) -- The soul of the party -- When the party lasts all season long.
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