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MICHAEL & GWYNETH
PREPARE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

12—05—13
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When it comes to all things fun and chic, Michael Kors and Gwyneth Paltrow are the ultimate style-setters—and the holidays are no exception. In addition to collaborating on an exclusive clothing and accessories collection for goop (Paltrow’s lifestyle site), the designer and goop editor-in-chief teamed up in Los Angeles to style a festive and fashionable soirée. Here are some top tips on how to master the art of the holiday party.

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A few of his favorite tunes to get the party started:

 

1.    Baby, It’s Cold Outside, Al Hirt and Ann-Margret

2.    All I Want for Christmas Is You, Mariah Carey

3.    Santa Baby, Eartha Kitt

4.    Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Michael Bublé

5.    Last Christmas, Glee

6.    Bette Midler (with Johnny Mathis) Winter Wonderland/ Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

7.    The Christmas Song, Nat King Cole

8.    White Christmas, Frank Sinatra

9.    Christmas Lights, Coldplay

10. ‘Zat You Santa Claus, Louis Armstrong

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Preparation:

1. In a mixer, combine the butter and confectioner’s sugar until it forms a cream.

2. Add the flour, vanilla and egg yolk. Blend well and chill.

3. Roll the dough into small balls and place onto a cookie sheet about one inch apart. Dip your thumb into the center to create an indent (Bea uses a thimble to avoid the nails). Place a small amount of jelly in the indentation. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes. Viola!

 

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Preparation:

1. Shake the ingredients with ice in a shaker for about 3-5 seconds (you don’t want too much of the ice to melt into the drink).

2. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

3. Grate nutmeg over the top.

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From flirty, feathered frocks to high-shine suiting, Michael shows you what to wear this time of year. 

 

Shot By - Video: SPREADhouse
SET DESIGN & DECORATIONS: Stephanie Schur
ALL FLORALS BY: Botany Flowers
Location - Los Angeles, CA
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