Life Is A Party: Tara Guérard Pop Up Shop

Mar 6 2014

by The Southern Coterie


February 19, 2014 – Charleston, SC – Charleston, SC and New York, NY-based event designer, author and tastemaker Tara Guérard will host a pop up shop in her hometown of Charleston, SC.

From March 6 through 9, Tara will transform a 3,000 square foot space on King Street into a lifestyle store full of entertaining essentials curated or created by the designer. Discover some of her favorite things as she offers a glimpse into a stylish world of all things entertaining with the “Life is a Party” shop. Renowned for refined events that are infused with her distinctive brand of southern hospitality, Tara will illustrate the art of entertaining in style as she showcases tables dressed in custom textiles and set with hand- picked tabletop accents, along with expertly decorated vignettes mixing color, pattern and texture. Guests can expect to find an inspired assortment of objects for celebrating at home – from interior furnishings and tabletop pieces to custom linens and home décor items. Her attention to detail extends to a new line of printed paper products. On-site monogramming will be available for select goods. Additionally, Tara will welcome local food personalities for book signings and tastings over the weekend. For event schedule click here.

About Tara Guérard: Recognized as one of the nation’s leading tastemakers, Tara Guérard has earned a widespread reputation for her ability to create spectacular settings celebrating life’s most anticipated occasions. With a core business in event design, Tara has expanded her brand to include furniture design for Frank and Lane, commercial interior design and custom invitation suites and printed pieces through The Lettered Olive. A noted style expert, Tara has been featured in Food & Wine, InStyle, Southern Living, Traditional Home, Town & Country Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings and on The Martha Stewart Show, The Nate Berkus Show and the Style Network, among other media outlets. Tara’s two books, Southern Weddings: New Looks from the Old South and Weddings by Tara Guérard have further established her as an authority on gracious entertaining. Tara lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband, Russell, their sons, Aiken and Myers, daughter Lila and Springer Spaniel.

Visit & to experience her work first hand.

The “Life is a Party” shop will open its doors on March 6th through March 9th to coincide with the Charleston Wine + Food Festival at 420 King Street in downtown Charleston (two blocks north of the Festival at Marion Square). Open 10 am until 6 pm daily. Follow @TaraGuerard on twitter and instagram for up-to-the-minute event details.


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