With a fashion label just as chic as her Tribeca home, designer Lela Rose knows how to entertain in style. So, we asked her to share a few of her dress picks and hosting tips for the season ahead. Just read up, then send out those invites – because after this, you’ll be looking for any excuse to throw a party.

Lela Rose Dress and Decor Tips

On Hosting a Tasteful Luncheon:
 “Try fruits or veggies on the table instead of flowers. Then tie it together with a specialty drink that matches your dress.”

On Throwing a Designer Dinner Party:
“Mix glamorous and natural elements on the table and bring that same vibe to your outfit.”

Our Lela Rose Boutique opens Wednesday, April 9, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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