On the afternoon we stopped by CryoEmpire to talk with cofounder Dasha Varshavski, a cluster of silver mylar balloon letters were floating in the spacious lounge where clients relax after being treated. Turns out, the letters spelled out FROZEN and were left over from the party that CryoEmpire had just hosted for cast members of the Disney musical on Broadway, which officially opened this month.
Located just blocks away from Bryant Park, CryoEmpire is a state-of-the-art rejuvenation center that combines anti-aging services with the latest technology to tailor services that focus on beauty, performance, and recovery. As Dasha showed us around and explained the various equipment and procedures, we could really sense that a lot of thought was put into creating a welcoming and tranquil space. The interior is painted in airy shades of blue and white illuminated by crystal chandeliers with elegant decor. “Everyone who comes here says they never want to leave. That means a lot, because we really wanted to create a unique and beautiful environment that provides an escape from the city.” We couldn’t help but think how fantastic it would be to have a bridal shower here! Read More
Wedding season is just around the corner. And if you’re a best friend, mother, or sister of a bride-to-be, there’s a good chance you’re in the midst of organizing a bridal shower. The pre-nuptial soiree is a great way for everyone to get together, enjoy good food and cocktails, and shake off any jitters before the big event. As with all wedding-related parties, thanking friends for coming with a small token of appreciation is good etiquette. It doesn’t have to be expensive and fancy. In fact, a thoughtful gift you make yourself will do just fine. In need of a little inspiration? Here are ten DIY bridal shower favor ideas your guests will love. Read More
One of the great things about throwing a bridal shower in New York City is that you’re not confined to cramming all your girlfriends in a tiny apartment. You have options like taking the party to one of the city’s amazing restaurants for dinner and cocktails. This not only takes the stress of decorating and organizing food and drinks off your shoulders, but everyone will have good reason to finally get together for a fun night out on the town to celebrate the bride-to-be as she takes one step closer to walking down the aisle.
Whether you want to wine and dine over a full course meal or share small plates around the table, here are the best restaurants in NYC to host a bridal shower dinner. Read More
Your bachelorette party can be the perfect chance for a wild night of drinks and debauchery, but maybe you want to spend some more intimate time with your closest friends, sharing a unique experience you might not otherwise get to do together. Here are a handful of ideas for NYC bachelorette spaces to inspire you and your leading ladies.
Moonshine Spa at Le Parker Meridien
Where better to unwind with your best friends than at the spa, getting pampered from head to toe and relaxing all your wedding worries. One of our favorite venues, Le Parker Meridien in Hell’s Kitchen, features an entire floor devoted to rejuvenation and relaxation, including a dry bar, manicures/pedicures, full-service lash and brow and to top it all off, the gorgeous speakeasy-style Moonshine Spa for luxurious massages and facials. Read More