10 Chic Entertaining Ideas for an Outdoor Party

Editor’s note: Jess Levin, founder of wedding planning site Carats & Cake, shares her best advice for planning an outdoor event, be it your big day or end-of-summer fête with close friends.

With summer entertaining season in full swing, Carats & Cake founder Jess Levin goes directly to the event experts to share a few of the best outdoor entertaining ideas. Whether your style is trendy and modern or classic and traditional, consider these design concepts when planning your next outdoor celebration.