8 Cigar Bar Stations to Channel Mary-Kate Olsen’s “Bowls of Cigarettes” Wedding Detail Beautifully


Mary-Kate Olsen married her French banker beau Olivier Sarkozy in a private Manhattan residence this past weekend. The only wedding decor detail revealed thus far is that the couple had “bowls and bowls filled with cigarettes,” according to a Page Six source. While we’re not advocating cigarette smoking, the couple is known for their habit (he’s French, she’s in fashion, to each their own) and it’s very them to have this detail on their special day. And judging by the fashion maven’s attention to detail, we’re imagining less Marlboro and more crystal ash trays, vintage matchboxes and elegant cigarette holders. And while we have yet to see this, er, unique wedding detail before, we have seen gorgeously styled cigar stations, complete with hand-rolled stogies, vintage glassware and delicious cocktails that will have even those of us who don’t light up interested in providing this experience for the guests.

They made the cigar station a complete experience by creating a masculine vignette using mirrors, bottles of liquor and styled placement of cigars and accessories. Photo from Modern and Masculine Boardwalk Empire-Inspired Shoot | Design by A Day to Remember | Photosby Edward Lai Photography

This gentlemanly engagement party (love that idea!) offered an expert hand-roller. | via Something Turquoise | photos by Reese Moore Weddings | event planning and design by Fabulous Fete | Cigar station by Cigar Row

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I love the light, airy feel of this cigar bar featuring a palette that matches the cigar box. | via Burnett’s Boards | photo by White Rabbit Studios | event planning and design by Kathleen Bernal Events

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Swooning over the vintage vibe this holder has to it! | via Style Me Pretty | photo by Raquel Sergio Photography | event planning and design by Kimberly Hensley Events

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A cigar station with a touch of whimsy keeps it from being overly masculine, as seen in this Alice In Wonderland-inspired shoot. | via Marry Me Tampa Bay | Photo by Carrie Wildes Photography | Rentals from Tufted Vintage Rentals

The cigars from this floral cigar station were almost too perfect to touch with customized cigar bands and match books. | via The Perfect Palette | photos by Canon Candids Photo | event planning and design by McPherson Events & Design

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The wooden bottle crate makes the design of this patriotic cigar station beautifully organized. | via Style Me Pretty | photo by Aster & Olive Photography | event design Molly Taylor Designs | rentals by Borrow Rentals

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Style a cigar station with vintage cigar boxes, pretty trays and boxes of flavorful stogies. And those letters? An easy DIY project using paper mache letters from Michael’s ($3.50 each) and spray paint! | via Style Me Pretty | photo by Kelly Stonelake Photography | Design by Going Lovely Event Design

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