My Kind of Oscar Party

oscar party

The Oscars are next Sunday and while normal human beings don’t generally think about them a week in advance, this girl certainly does!

Specifically, I was thinking about all of the gorgeous blog posts that usually float around right about now giving us inspiration for magnificent Oscar parties. There are cutesy, themed hors d’oeuvres, elaborate tablescapes and fancy dress codes. At first they seem so gorgeous and glamorous that I tell myself I’m totally throwing one next year. I love a good tablescape.

But then I think about it. I don’t want to have to entertain a house full of people while I’m trying to ooooh and aaaaah and iiiiick at the red carpet lineup. In fact, I want total silence so I can give this very important task my full attention (well, aside from the occasional Twitter update and snarky text message).
Oscar party

Xhilaration fleece pullover, $19.99 / heart clip, $10 / Threshold sherpa throw, $19.99 / chocolate chip coconut popcorn via Family Fresh Cooking / UGG Dakota slipper, $99.95 / Xhilaration knit pajama pant, $12.99

No, no. My idea of the perfect Oscar party is what you see above. Forget the heels and elaborate updos. I’ll stick with fuzzy slippers and a top knot. To make myself feel a little extra festive, I’ll throw a sparkly clip into my messy hair.

I don’t need a well thought out lineup of bite-sized foods that force me to mingle when I’m really trying to listen for an acceptance speech that makes me cry. Chocolate coconut popcorn sounds pretty close to heaven to me and I wouldn’t even have to leave my couch to shovel more of it into my face.

This, right here, is Oscar night perfection.

Are you an elaborate party person or would you rather have a lazy Oscar party like mine?

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  1. LOVE IT! My pj and snack line up are pretty close to these but I want that throw and I especially want those slippers!! 🙂

  2. yay for the oscars – i can’t wait for this weekend!! Love this outfit – and the sparkly hair adornment is the perfect little cherry on top 🙂

  3. I’m usually disappointed that I wasted so much time on such a boring 4 hours but I am an awards show junkie too and prefer to watch at home (by myself since Leo could care less). Totally with you on the comfy duds! Enjoy it.

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