Colin Cowie packed this stylish cocktail reception with lots of bold color and dazzling details.

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"Ribbons on the toasting flutes add romance and whimsy," says Cowie. Both the bows and the sparkling wine coordinate with the reception's color palette.

Cheers! Wine, Rosa Regale Banfi Vintners. "Mara" flutes, $12.95 each, Crate and Barrel. Ribbon, Hanah Silk, Artemis Inc. Square white tray, $23.50, Pearl River.