Photographed by Greg Miles Fashion Editor: Tracee Dundas Make-up & Hair: Glenn Mosley Models: Aisha Drake and Brandon Bailey from ABOUTFACES MTM Shot at: Algiers Point Library Special Thanks to Seale Patterson
Pick-up artist Gray and black plaid sleeveless empire dress with tulle trim neckline and hem from Total Woman; Red tights from Saks; Black stretch suede ankle boots from Saint Germain; Red Prada glasses from Optique Optical; Stack rings from Sabai Jewelers. ON HIM: Navy suit with green pinstripes, Khaki button front shirt and tie, all from Kunflama Boutique; Prada glasses from Optique Optical.
Study hall Block print, baby doll dress with scoop neck, puff sleeves and detachable satin bow belt (used here as headband), chocolate opaque tights, both from Saks; Ivory wide belt, brown python ballerina flats, both from Mirabella; Large gold hoop earrings, gold bangle bracelets, both from Sabai Jewelers; Black patent leather tote bag from Perlis. ON HIM: Camel, zip front pullover cashmere sweater, over off-white and camel stripe button front shirt, both from Perlis; Prada glasses from Optique Optical.
Brainy beauty Red kimono sleeve sweater from Kunflama Boutique; Royal blue satin button front shirt and striped knee-high socks, both from Perlis; Black leather quilted and chain belt from Total Woman; Black velvet cuff shorts from The Red Carpet; Black suede Mary Jane shoes from Saint Germain. ON HIM: Gray pinstripe slacks, burgundy floral bow tie and gold stripe suspenders, all from Perlis; Khaki button front shirt from Kunflama Boutique; Calvin Klein glasses from Optique Optical.
Scholarly sophistication Ivory two-piece set – long sleeve cardigan sweater with large gold trim buttons and quilted skirt – Black stretch turtleneck, both from Total Woman; Gold hoop earrings, bangles, cuff bracelet, ring, all from Sabai Jewelers; Double strand necklace, Patent leather headband, both from Perlis; Ivory opaque textured tights from Saks.
As the Louisiana Carnival’s biggest parade, which starts in New Orleans' Mid-City neighborhood and heads through the Central Business District toward the Superdome, the magic happens on the floats, in the streets and beyond.