Striped + CheckeredJune 29, 2012
With the 4th of July around the corner, seersucker just seems suitable for this time of year (lots of white & blue!) To get you inspired, here are a few ways to get in the seersucker style. Happy Weekend!
RefreshJune 27, 2012
When the sun is beating down and you are craving a refreshing cocktail to quench your thirst, why not resort to something unique and creative? After all, these cocktails will get your taste buds tingling, something your iced beer can’t do!
1 cup of fresh raspberries or frozen
4 bottles of corona (12oz) beer, chilled
1 container frozen raspberry lemonade concentrate, thawed or pink lemonade
1/2 cup good quality vodka
Garnish: lemon slices, or raspberries
5 cups cubed seedless watermelon (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 large English cucumber, peeled and cut into chunks
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from 2 limes)
2 tablespoons honey
2/3 cup vodka
Garnish: cucumber slices
Featured in Washingtonian Bride & Groom, Nicole & Alex of MODweddingJune 22, 2012
A special thank you to our dear friends at Washingtonian Bride and Groom for considering Nicole & Alex’s wedding in this new hot summer issue, that hit stands on Friday! Be sure to get your copy today!
Nicole & Alex, wedding pros themselves, were some of the kindest clients EVOKE has worked with. Adding to this delight was their eye for detail and sophistication that helped form the perfect team while planning their modern, elegant affair at the Four Seasons this past October. While their wedding was small and extremely family oriented, they took pride in making each of their guests’ experience one they will never forget. They exchanged vows in their elegant ceremony room, which sparkled in vibrant candlelight and was surrounded by white, sophisticated décor. Guests walked out of the ceremony room where they were greeted with “Sparkling Three Ways”, a one-of-a-kind blend of Prosecco, sparkling Rosé and sparkling Shiraz. As it turned out, their experience was just beginning. Guests continued walking into the stunning reception area where four long tables flanked the perimeter of the room and focused on a riser in the center, where the harpist strummed enchanting melodies during the regal five-course dinner. EVOKE then revealed the surprise element of the reception by peeling back a wall of drapery, which led to the “after party”, a chic, modern lounge fashioned adjacent to the dinning area. Unquestionably enjoying themselves, guests danced the night away until their midnight snack of flavored popcorn was served with personalized tags and purple Chinese takeout boxes.
The Team: Florist: EDGE Floral, Décor: Avista Events, Invitations: ModWedding, Calligraphy: Arney Walker Calligraphy, Menu Cards: Sidelines by Mickey Brodey, Lighting: John Farr Lighting, Venue: Four Seasons, Washington, DC, Photographer: Erin Lassahn, Videographer: Thomas Bowen Films & Entertainment: NYX Live