A proud local native, Andy Myer is the editor of St. Charles Avenue magazine and style editor for New Orleans Magazine, Homes & Lifestyles and Bride. For 20 years, Andy has worked with a range of businesses in the media and communications field in lifestyle, food, travel, tourism, education, public affairs and technology. She began her career as an editor for Metropolitan Home Magazine and has contributed to several other publications, including Atlanta Magazine, The Atlantan and multiple Renaissance Publishing publications. Additionally, she acted as PR director for Biltmore in Asheville, N.C. and communications director for The National WWII Museum, where she led media relations efforts and served as spokesperson. Andy currently lives Uptown with her young daughter and is often found out and about scouting new businesses, enjoying a meal or a favorite local band. You can reach Andy at 504-830-7227 or email@example.com.
This fabulous look screams “the party’s started.” Shot at the picturesque Virgin Hotel, Corey Lynn Calter’s silk Roses Pants paired with a festive top and accessories will take you from celebratory gatherings to the streets in supreme style. Head to Saint Claude Social Club for more special finds, Saint Claude Social Club, saintclaudesocialclub.com.
Ellen Macomber’s headdresses have become a local Mardi Gras favorite. The talented artist’s eye-catching ski appliques with hand-dyed fringe are a take-along accessory that may be added to any outfit for instant flair and can also be displayed as a wall hanging. Available through Ellen Macomber, ellenmacomber.com.
Handmade in England, Corita Roses’ whimsical clutches are made from colorful, original designs printed on cotton velvet with silk lining. Perfect as a handbag, makeup bag or insert for a larger tote and available in a range of styles at West London Boutique, westlondonboutique.com.
Designed exclusively for The Historic New Orleans Collection, this understated flambeaux lapel pin is a lovely nod to Carnival. Named for the torch and the torchbearers of Mardi Gras, the tradition of carrying of a cross-like torch to light the route dates back to the first Comus parade in 1857. Available through The Shop at The Collection, shophnoc.com.
An uplifting COVID-19 silver lining, the house float tradition must carry on. Celebratory paper carnival flowers brought joy throughout the city last year. Each is signed by the artist and comes with a d-ring hook for easy hanging. Available in an assortment of colors and sizes at Home Malone, homemalonenola.com.