French Themed Bridal Shower


by Lydia Ellison

A few weeks ago I co-hosted a bridal shower for a dear friend along with her sister Nicole. We were fortunate to hold the shower at Kiki de Montparnasse, a fantastic Los Angeles party location. Take a walk through the event and see for yourself…

guest book

Guests were greeted by a trio of mirrors and a polaroid guests book

Kiki courtyard

they entered the courtyard strung with French cafe lights

drink tubs

helped themselves to a drink of lemonade, rose wine or champagne

bellini bar

added peach puree and St. Germain liqueur to their champagne cocktails

kiki food table

nibbled on a simple spread of French inspired sweet and savory platters

crudite with tapenade

crudite with olive tapenade

french macaroons

French macarons from Paulette in assorted flavors and colors

gruyere cheese straws

and gruyere cheese straws. Rustic chic purple flowers by Sandra!

kiki tub

The mood of the party was set by Kiki’s romantic and whimsical decor outside in the courtyard

kiki store

and inside the shop.

gold hand cuffs


11 Comments on French Themed Bridal Shower

  1. Halie
    July 22, 2010 at 11:02 am (12 years ago)

    Oooh la la! Glad you shared the pictures! Was wondering what this chic party looked like after your teaser!

  2. applesandonions
    July 22, 2010 at 11:29 am (12 years ago)

    ha ha thanks Halie! Thank you for always reading and commenting.

  3. Almanzo
    July 22, 2010 at 12:22 pm (12 years ago)

    Bon c’est sûr que ça a tout de suite plus de gueule!

  4. Buck
    July 22, 2010 at 12:23 pm (12 years ago)


  5. Jane Ellison
    July 22, 2010 at 5:35 pm (12 years ago)

    Fresh and inspiring ideas!

  6. Greg
    July 23, 2010 at 10:41 pm (12 years ago)

    Fantastic Lydia, wish I was there!

  7. Harman
    August 19, 2010 at 12:52 pm (12 years ago)

    my sister and lyd did an amazing job. so chic. thanks ladies!

  8. Mary Sullivan
    January 20, 2012 at 11:18 am (11 years ago)

    Thanks Lydia for your Christmas gift,
    Parisian Chic, a syle guide by
    Ines de la Fressange. I am inspired.

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