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6 Rules for a Successful Dinner Party
Learn the hard-earned rules for hosting a lively, gracious dinner party from Julia Reed, the consummate New Orleans hostess and critically-acclaimed author.
Six Rules for Seating
"When I got married, I had no problem with the commitment, the dress, or the guest list," says Julia Reed. "The issue was how to properly seat a group of people, who ranged in age from 8 to 80, at our rehearsal dinner. During my seating trauma, I consulted Vogue's Book of Etiquette. Here are my six rules for stress-free seating at any occasion."