Summer 2015

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Dress Your Tresses

Don’t leave your locks to the last minute

Put Your Best Face Forward

Expert advice for wedding makeup that beats the heat

Here Comes the Bridesmaid

You’re her right-hand gal ‘til she gets her left-hand ring, so make these 5 ‘vows’ to the bride-to-be

Elegant Restraint

Hit refresh, formally speaking, with snowy gowns and white dinner jackets adding to the mix of classic pastel gowns and solid dark tuxedos.

Land, Air and Sea

Getting to your wedding festivities and staging the getaway with style and panache

Go Modern

Two suites with uber-sleek, modern flair

Timeless Sophistication

Stylish wedding trends that make the photographs even more stunning — and seriously fun

Local Licks

New Orleans’ wedding singers make beautiful, funky and fun music for every aspect of your Big Day


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Knockout Nudes

Neutral shades radiate understated glamour. Add gilt in the form of golden and bejeweled hair accessories for goddess-like flair.

Glam It Up!

Marry metallics with fabrics and finery for him, her and home

Adventures by the Month

A guide to best places for your honeymoon, summer through winter

Places and Spaces

Renovations, expansions and new venues provide something for every Big Easy wedding

Gifting Your Gals

A sweet bag of treats for your maids


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Scent of a Woman

Three fab fragrances that’ll linger in the heart and mind of your spouse

Finely Finished

Flavor, texture and embellishment combine to create exquisite confections


10 products that won’t succumb to even the most sweltering temps

Pulling Up to the Station

From bourbon bars to crepe carts, local weddings are embracing the food and beverage station trend


Diamonds (and pearls) are still a girl’s best friend

Crowning Glories

Four Fabulous Updos for your I Do’s

Best Guests

The tricky business of allowing, bringing and being plus-ones

Chock Full ‘O Chic

The Chicory’s expansion offers couples new New Orleans flavor with historic industrial edge

From the Editor

Sole Mate

A guide to finding the shoe that fits

Posture Primer

Quick fixes to look long and lean on your Big Day

Cream of the Crop

Écru, cream, ivory and beige bring classic flair to your nuptials


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