September 1, 2009

A Magical Masquerade

Instead of having a regular costume party this Halloween, consider hosting a masquerade ball inspired by Phantom of the Opera. With touches of candlelight and the mystique of masks, this event is sure to feel both glamorous and maybe even a bit magical.

A Magical Masquerade

  • Require that guests wear a mask to the party or provide a selection for them to choose from -- Etsy Seller FlairDesigns
  • Be sure to hang a grand chandelier within your party space and have music from the Phantom of the Opera soundtrack playing in the background -- Neiman Marcus
  • Decorate each table and buffet with a variety of candles from taper to votive -- Events by Heather Ham (Heather has a ton of great phantom wedding ideas!)
  • Red roses are a must for a true phantom party -- The Knot
  • This pearl corsage gown by Redux Charles Chang is a little bit gothic, yet ultimately quite glamorous -- Berdorf Goodman
* Phantom mask photo via Winter Masquerade ball