Trending At The Governors Ball

For film and Hollywood fans, the Oscar’s are a big night to get excited about! We love watching as well as dreaming about what it would be like to attend the Academy Awards, or even win an Oscar of our own. For event planners, the Governors Ball is a dream to us as well! With a guest list of over 1,500 people, it is the original Academy Awards after-party for all of the winners, nominees, and participants. Here are some of the trends from this year’s ultra glamorous and exclusive Governors Ball.

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{1} Old & New: With more then 50 different dishes being served at the party, Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck described his choices for The Governor’s Ball menu as incorporating ideas from the past and the future.  He discussed the famous chicken pot pie staple dish that has been served at every Ball in the past, and is continued to be served every year! He also created tastes of the future with a raspberry & champagne sorbet that was made with liquid nitrogen.

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{2} Historical Inspiration: Not just the food had tastes of Old Hollywood, but that was a major theme at the party this year as well. The event producer, Cheryl Cecchetto, created a vintage glamour theme with incorporating images, decor and trends of Old Hollywood, including photos from classic movie stars of days past that have been in the Hollywood archives until now!

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{3} Jewel Tones: For this year, the design team decided to add  jewel tones to the space, which they explained is very different from what they have done in the past. The Ball was covered in burgundy and gold, which are colors that are also symbolic of Hollywood itself, and opposite of their normal light color palette, they chose florals with deep reds, purples and oranges.

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{4} Unique Tables & Centerpieces: The design team chose to go with many different styles of tables, which is a unique look for any party. They had round, square, short, tall, etc.! And with over 150 centerpieces created for the event, each one is different and made to be it’s own work of art.

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{5} Whiskey & Wine: While we are sure that each celebrity has their go-to cocktail for parties, the Governor’s Ball mixologists had a theme this year, which was Whiskey and Wine. As an ode to the past, the had a “Johnny Walker Whiskey” cocktail, with many speciality and reserve whiskies ready for the occasion. For those who prefer wine, they served a red and a white wine that are both made exclusively for the Academy Awards.

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