Author: Kelly Massicot

Making History

New Orleans-style nuptials as unique as the city at the storied New Orleans Athletic Club

Bridal Buzz: Wedding Gown Trunk Shows

  The new year has started, and the first trunk shows of the year have been scheduled. This weekend, fashion designers are bringing their best collections to boutiques in and around the city and you won’t want to miss out. …

Wildlife Wonderment, Part 7: Puma Patrol

  For months, we’ve been highlighting different locations across the globe  that bring a little adventure into into a couple’s honeymoon. New Orleans Bride Magazine travel editor Becca Hensley has compiled a list that takes readers from cruising around the depths of the Amazon forest…

Calendar: Carnival Time

GREATER NOLA Sunday, Jan. 6 Krewe of Joan of Arc. 6 p.m. French Quarter. New Orleans. Phunny Phorty Fhellows. 7 p.m. Uptown. New Orleans. Saturday, Feb. 9 Krewe of Chewbacchus. 7 p.m. Marigny. New Orleans. Saturday, Feb. 16 Krewe Bohème.…

The Best of 2018: Top 10

We've dedicated the last week of 2018 to taking a look back at our favorite and most popular blogs of the year. The restaurant Gris-Gris' "Location Spotlight" topped the list as our most read of 2018, while the question of…

Locations: Making History

The New Orleans Athletic Club has been a New Orleans staple since 1872 and is the third oldest athletic club in the country. Typically, one would not think of an athletic club as the most romantic spot to say, “I…

The Best of 2018: Our Top Picks

  As the year winds down, we've been looking at some of the best blog posts of 2018. The first was our most popular blog – a "Location Spotlight" on the restaurant Gris-Gris – and yesterday highlighted the best "Wediquette…

Caterer’s Choice: Roquefort Gougerés

  Holiday cooking for family or friends can be stressful. Especially, if the stakes are higher and it’s a wedding-related holiday fête. For this month’s Caterer’s Choice, Chef Bryan Clark – executive chef at Joel Catering – has offered up…

Wildlife Wonderment, Part 6: Yellowstone Yearnings

  Our "Wildlife Wonderment" series has us making virtual visits all around the world - from China to the Amazon. But, that doesn't mean you can't have a wild adventure right here in the U.S. Included in New Orleans Bride…

Get Lit

Gemstone-inspired Kendra Scott candles great for gifting

Wildlife Wonderment, Part 5: Tiger Terrain

For the past few months, we’ve been highlighting New Orleans Bride Magazine travel editor Becca Hensley’s travel picks to put a little bit of the wild into your honeymoon. From visiting adorable pandas in China, to taking it down under…

Color Match: Living Coral

Last week, we reported on the announcement of Pantone Color Institute’s 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral.  The vibrant hue was picked, according to the Pantone announcement, to represent the fusion of modern life, “Living Coral is a nurturing…

Shine Bright

How diamonds became the most popular engagement ring choice

Bridal Buzz: Bridal boutique openings and more

  This week has been an eventful one for bridal stores. Recently, Town & Country Bridal (1514 St. Charles Ave.) announced the Dec. 11 opening of its sister store Linen Jolie Bridal in Metairie. At the time of this posting,…

Caterer's Choice: Holiday Wedding Charcuterie Board

  This month, Chef Bryan Clark – executive chef of Joel Catering – is helping readers ace those holiday bridal showers, engagement parties or even rehearsal dinners this season.  "Considering it’s my passion, it’s hard to admit that some people…

Real Wedding: Carnes - Moore

Kelly Carnes and Ryan Moore had never been to New Orleans. But, when deciding on the perfect place to elope in April, they were drawn to the Crescent City.  “Neither of us had been there before,” said Carnes. “We knew…

Location Spotlight: Gris-Gris

When starting a new business, it’s a no-brainer to want to put all the positive vibes you can into your company. That’s exactly what Chef Eric Cook was thinking when planning his latest venture, at 1800 Magazine St. The intimate,…

Real Wedding: A Philanthropic “I Do”

  There are few things in this world cuter than a puppy ­– or a ferret or a kitten. Carley Self and Chris Sercovich so much in this concept, that they decided to get married surrounded by all of the…