How She Hosts: Caitlin Fisher

"How She Hosts": a Q&A series with women who inspire us

Caitlin Fisher is a tastemaker with a refined aesthetic and affinity for all things classic. With a former career in the fashion industry, Caitlin delights in sharing her latest discoveries. In 2009 as a passion project, Caitlin started editing her lifestyle blog, Daily Cup of Couture, which served as her ever evolving inspiration board for over 12 years. Today, she has created her website - Curated by Caitlin Fisher - as a destination to continue to showcase her thoughtfully curated selection of fashion, beauty, interiors and lifestyle with the hopes to DELIGHT & INSPIRE!

Caitlin resides in California with her husband Patrick and three young children, Beau, Grace and Henry.

How do you like to entertain? What is the vibe (where, feeling, how)? Truth be told, I am much better at setting the table than cooking the food. If you come over for dinner you will likely be eating take-out on fine china. But, I think the true beauty of entertaining is in the high low mix. Effortlessly elegant is the vibe I am always striving for. I adore entertaining in my newly redesigned dining room (done by the wonderfully talented Becky Nielsen) and I have been known to even serve McDonalds fries on silver trays paired with fine champagne. Fancy yet FUN! 

What are you serving? Take out on china ;) 

What are you sipping? My two favorite drinks are bellinis and espresso martinis - I love offering them to guests as fun cocktail options you don’t find everywhere. Bellinis for morning or afternoon and espresso martinis for evening.  

What are you wearing? A dress barefoot. 

What are you listening to? Nancy Meyers Kitchen Spotify playlist. Nothing better. 

How do you make your guests feel special? How do you make them feel at home? I always feel the more at ease you are as a host, the more it makes your guest feels at home. 

If you are hosting a dinner, what is your go-to centerpiece? Gorgeous flowers, always. Truly my favorite part of any tablescape. 

How do you end a celebration? Hopefully, with a dance party! 

What is your favorite Half Past Seven product to entertain with? Our upcoming collab cocktail napkins, of course! Particularly the “This or That” Set for evening. Stay tuned!

Let’s play this or that…

  • Charger OR Placemat: Charger
  • Stemmed OR Stem-less: Stemmed 
  • Red OR White: White
  • Tablecloth OR Bare: Tablecloth
  • Votives OR Taper Candle: Tapers 
  • Formal OR Informal: BOTH - beauty in the mix! 

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  • This will be fun and ever so classy!

    Pamela A BEDELL on

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