Prête à Fête: Our Guide To Throwing A Chic Soiree

From the guest list to the clean up, planning the perfect birthday party is such a task. The next time you're putting together a casual celebration for yourself at home, or a big blow-out affair for a friend, this directory of New York's best will have you sans stress and ready to blow out those candles.

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