Month: February 2015

Wedding Planning at Your Fingertips: $3000 Sweepstakes

Let’s face it – planning one of the most blissful days of your life can be downright stressful and overwhelming. On top of choosing a caterer, flowers, a dress, and that perfect first song to dance to, you have to pick a venue, register for gifts, decide on bridesmaids dresses, etc. Now that’s a daunting checklist.  Lucky for you, we’ve partnered with two of our favorite tech-forward friends – Weddington Way and Thumbtack – to make planning your wedding a breeze. So, sit back, take a deep breath, and learn how the three of us combined will make the process Read More

5 Ways To Spend Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! How are you spending today? While red roses and chocolate might immediately come to mind, we thought up some alternative ideas for you to consider doing with your special someone. Dinner at a restaurant is a classic that we’ll always love, but for those seeking something unexpected, here are some fresh dates ideas you both will love: 1. Spa Day Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to get pampered together – most spas offer holiday specials for couples! 2. Couples Cook-Off Take a cooking class together at a culinary school or take a crack at a new recipe from the comfort Read More

Friday Faves: Valentine’s Day Edition

We’ve got the Valentine’s Day spirit in full force here at Zola, so we thought we’d use this edition of Friday Faves to round up some of our favorite sweet treats and moments. Enjoy! Chocolate For All Occasions  Ginger Snap Crusted Chocolate Mousse Tarts, Salted Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes, No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars… the list goes on and on. Who needs Valentine’s Day to indulge in these chocolatey treats – we’ll be enjoying them all year long. See more on Bell’Alimento. 14 Ways To Be Romantic #1: “Say I love you with actions.” Camille Styles is helping us get into the Valentine’s Read More

5 Smart Ideas For Your Wedding Bar

What makes a wedding memorable (and sometimes overwhelming to plan) are the little details that speak to who you two are. So, we’ve brought in the experts to share their tips on planning one of the most fun parts – the wedding bar! Read up on Wedding Party’s advice on how to make the drinks at your wedding just as special as the big day itself. 5 Smart & Creative Ideas to Elevate Your Wedding Bar You’ve been planning for your wedding day for months, and after you’ve walked down the aisle and said your “I Dos”, the most important part of your big Read More

Forget What Saturday Is?

Forget what Saturday is? Well, you New Yorkers are in luck because Zola is here to save the day! Introducing Cupid-On-Demand. We’ve curated a limited selection of Valentine’s Day gifts from our favorite places in NYC and are offering delivery on Friday and Saturday (in NYC only). Keep scrolling to find out what you can order. The Goods Ranging from traditional gifts like flower arrangements, chocolates, and dinner reservations to more exotic ones like an intimate painting kit and adult twister game, find something for your sweetheart just in time.   Pictured: 1. Pretty In Pink Bouquet from Peartree Flowers 2. Quality Meats Reservation for Read More

A Tactical Guide to Valentine’s Day

Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day can be overwhelming and intimidating. If Pat Benatar is right and love is a battlefield, then it pays to be prepared. So, we’ve heeded the call and asked our go-to guy Joshua David Stein, renowned restaurant critic, radio host, and news director, to create the “Tactical Guide to Valentine’s Day.” Read up for your own good below! V-14 Days: Tactical Decisions It is time now to discuss the objective of your Valentine’s Day campaign. Step one, as Sun Tzu wrote, is know thine enemy. The same goes in love as in war. Establish the basics: Does your partner Read More

#ZolaLoveStory Official Rules

INSTAGRAM/TWITTER CONTEST RULES ZOLA Instagram/Twitter Giveaway OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. 1. SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Giveaway is Zola, 394 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10013. 2. GIVEAWAY PERIOD; ENTRY METHODS: The Zola Instagram/Twitter Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) begins on February 9, 2015 at 12pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends at 11:59pm EST on February 14, 2015 (the “Giveaway Period”). The Zola computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway. During the Giveaway Period, entrants must do all of the following: 1) Post a photo on Instagram or Twitter of what love means Read More

New Arrivals on Zola

New Arrivals On Zola

New week, new arrivals. We thought we’d highlight some new home items from our favorite brands this Monday. Get inspired below! Coyuchi Coyuchi brings the inherent beauty of natural materials into your home, designing all its products with reverence for the planet – using only natural fibers, sourcing materials carefully, and processing them minimally. Inspired by traditional textiles, this brand creates unique, contemporary designs that suit modern living. Its textiles are rustic yet elegant, substantial and soft – with the most pure fibers and quality construction for texture and hand feel that you’ll enjoy for years to come. Some of our Read More

Friday Faves

With Valentine’s Day a week away, and love on everyone’s mind, there’s no better time than a roundup of our favorite posts for Friday Faves. From wedding details we love to the perfect cocktail for the 14th, get inspired for Valentine’s Day, your special day, or even a cozy date night in below! It’s All In The Details    The little things are what count. We loved the details from this Swedish wedding featured on Style Me Pretty. New Ways To Eat Nutella Nutella. Enough said. You’ll easily go through many a jar with these three mouthwatering recipes (Nutella Caramel Popcorn With Bacon and Hazelnut Read More

12 Golden Rules of Decluttering

With the winter chill in the air, our routine has been to come home, kick off our boots, toss our bags on the floor, and plop right down on the couch the second we walk through the door. The result? Ultimate coziness but total clutter – i.e. stuff everywhere. So, we thought we’d turn to our friends at POPSUGAR to get their golden rules of decluttering your home and keeping it clean. Has your place been looking a little . . . clogged up lately? Well, it may be time to do a little cleaning up! However, if you’ve been following these rules below, you Read More