Entertaining Basics :: Dinner En Blanc

So excited for next week's Dinner En Blanc, the countdown has officially begun.  If you're planning on being a part of this stunning soiree, here's a little inspiration on what to bring next week.  With all the traveling and logistics, it's easy to feel overwhelmed, but we've put together a little list of essentials.  And do get you in the mood, check out this lovely Diner En Blanc documentary.  If you aren't going, not to worry, you could easily recreate an all white soiree for your next summer evening dinner party. 

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{1.} First and foremost, let's not forget the bubbly, champagne flutes, & bucket
{2.} Set the table with lovely white linen, beautiful dinner plates and napkin rings
{3.} Add to the romance with hydrangeas and candle light.
{4.} Go for fancy details with this stunning parasol and this seasons hottest trend the floral crown.
{5.} You can't forget dessert like these lovely rose cupcakes.
{6.} Finally bring something handy to carry your goods, like this handmade picnic basket, as you'll be walking all over downtown Chicago to get to the final location.
{7.} Other items to consider: food (unless you're getting a catered basket), sparklers, cutlery, napkins, etc.