#LoveTheExperience with Zola Today marks the start of #LoveTheExperience, the week long spotlight on our favorite experiences offered on Zola! From monthly food subscriptions to massages to a gym membership, there’s something for everyone to love. Be sure to follow along on Instagram @zolaregistry for MAJOR giveaways you don’t want to miss!
Photo by Nina & Wes Photography Are you a proud Zola Couple? We are looking for couples across the US to become Zola Ambassadors! Our goal is to have newlyweds (that’s you!) to share your newlywed wisdom with recently engaged couples and help spread the Zola love.
When it comes to planning a wedding, ease is absolutely everything. That’s why we’re so excited to announce our new integration with Squarespace! With a single click, you can now add Zola to your Squarespace wedding website. Register for gifts, experiences, and funds all on a beautifully designed site and mobile app. See how it works below:
This past weekend, we invited our #ZolaBrides and their entourage to the Zola Townhouse for a pampering holiday registry event! Moms, sisters, and bridesmaids alike gathered to shop and sip on bellinis, while getting beauty touch-ups by Glamsquad and massages by Zeel (both available on Zola). Check out scenes from the super suave soirée below:
Photo by ETSchindler Photography Last week, we celebrated the exciting launch of Crafthouse by Fortessa, the new line of modern barware made in collaboration with World Champion Bartender, Charles Joly! For the gift that keeps on giving, Charles concocted two custom holiday cocktail creations for you to try at home. He also included the barware to go with it, so go on and give it whirl. Let us know how it goes! Custom Cocktail Recipes by Charles Joly You’ll Need: A Mixing Glass, Jigger, Bar Spoon, Julep Strainer, Coupe Cocktail Glass, and Ice Bucket with Ice Scoop. Prep: Pour prosecco into coupe cocktail glass. In the mixing glass, combine absinthe, sloe gin, lemon and simple syrus – stir with bar spoon to combine. Transfer mixture to the boston shaker and shake with ice. Strain slowly with the hawthorne strainer into the coupe glass containing the prosecco. Top the cocktail with a few dashes of Peychaud’s Bitters to finish. Garnish drink with a manicured twist (use the Crafthouse by Fortessa channel knife). You’ll Need: A Mixing Glass, Bar Spoon, Boston Shaker, …
Meet the lovely Heidi & Frank. This #ZolaCouple had a wedding that was fit for the big screen! In fact, their wedding theme was inspired by the Wes Anderson film Grand Budapest Hotel. We think they nailed it. What do you think? When they aren’t busy being a power couple, Heidi is a wedding & lifestyle photographer, and together they own a wedding venue in New York called Takk House. Read on to hear their love story – it’s one for the books!
Let’s be real – dressing up your bar cart is half the fun when registering! If you are a cocktail-loving couple that loves to entertain, you’ll want to continue reading… Fortessa, one of our favorite Zola Brands, has just launched a new line of sleek and modern barware, Crafthouse by Fortessa, made in collaboration with World Champion Bartender, Charles Joly (pictured above). Aspiring home bartenders and professionals alike can get inspired to create their own crafts affordably and in style!
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it’s time to roll out your pants with the elastic waistband and get ready for marathon eating (and drinking) through January! ‘Tis the season, right? Whether you’re hosting or guesting this year, here’s an easy Thanksgiving recipe that will be sure to impress the crowd! It’s tasty, seasonal and completely Instagram-worthy. #BestThanksgivingEver
The hottest registry decor this season are gifts that incorporate geodes, crystals, and natural minerals. These items are colorful, fun, and add a more organic feel to any home. Geodes in particular are very popular, because they are durable and can stand up to wear and tear, even though they look quite delicate and fragile. Adding in a jewel toned color, or a natural element, provides balance among other more modern, stark pieces and will make your newlywed home pop long after the honeymoon!
Meet our latest #ZolaCouple, Maria and Charlie. We’ve all seen the movies where two strangers meet and fall in love on vacation, but for this lovely couple, it was their reality! The two decided to have a destination wedding back where it all began in the lively and vibrant country of Panama. Check out their Q&A below, along with photos from the event. How did you meet? I (Charlie) took a trip to Panama and quite simply fell in love! Maria was home visiting for Christmas when we first met, and we dated across the country (NYC to California) for the first year while Maria finished her masters at Stanford. Fortunately, she was able to find a job here in New York afterwards, and the rest, as they say, is history. How did he propose? He proposed at the Central Park Conservatory Gardens in early June. There were supposed to be 10,000 tulips surrounding the main fountain, but they ripped them out literally the day before! It was still beautiful, and he had strangers help tie balloons around the hedgerows. Oh, …