Author: Tara McLellan

Flowers: An Arranged Marriage

Call it a European-style invasion. This fall, Britain and France are influencing more than just fashion runways. Wedding flowers are also taking their cues from overseas with intricate bindings, details and unusual combinations of color and flora. According to special-events…

Entertaining Possibilities

'Tis the season to pull out the formalwear and fancy table settings for holiday entertaining. Whether hosting an intimate cocktail party for friends, serving family the very best with a formal sit-down dinner, or welcoming both family and friends for…

A map to the statrs of Magazine Street

Whether you shop it all in a one-day marathon ramble or spread it out over a long weekend, we’ve found the must-go-to destinations for a Magazine Street shopping tour. Our tour starts at the edge of Audubon Park and takes…

Roamin’ Holiday

New Orleanians have the best of almost everything right here at home. Let’s face it, who can top our unique mix of cultures, cuisine, music, architecture and laissez-faire, bohemian and resilient spirit? But, New Orleanians also know that to really…

Feathering the Nest

New home accessories are most certainly not crying fowl. From pretty and classic to mod and abstract, designs that include our fine-feathered friends are gracing the chicest interiors, from lofts in the Warehouse district to Uptown parlors to a beautifully…

Kelly Guidry

The sound of a buzzing chainsaw   may make you think back to those post-storm days with sweaty men felling hurricane-damaged trees, but one south Louisiana artist may have you appreciating that sound in a new way. To Kelly Guidry—and his…

Karoline Schleh

Artist Karoline Schleh is a detail-oriented person, but not in the way that you might think. For Schleh, her work is all in the details. “Most of my subject matter is either autobiographical or about the small details we often…

Where the Wild Things Are...

What’s hot in stores may take you on two very different trips into the wild. Whether you’re looking for camping gear for a hike in the piney woods or campy gear for a day in the French Quarter, this fall’s…

Fringe Benefits

From Velvety Soft Chenilles to shimmering metallics, to delicious chocolate browns to fun bubble-gum pink, what’s hot in curtain accessories and trims are playful patterns, shimmering details and surprising color combinations.Chocolate: the New NeutralIn keeping with the sweets trend, chocolate…

TRENDWATCH: An Artistic Revival

Like a shimmering, multicolored phoenix rising from the ashes, the arts scene in New Orleans is alive with spirited craftsmen and women producing one-of-a-kind creations that dazzle the eye and the spirit. From the Bywater Art Market to RHINO Contemporary…

The perfect plan

Putting a wedding together requires a steady heart and a steady head. The phone is ringing off the hook. Your maid of honor just found out she’s expecting and is due on your wedding day. You need to schedule alterations,…

Jewelry

Two words to describe this luxurious creation by Adler’s: fabulous color. Glowing apple-green tsavorite, bright poppy-pink sapphires and brilliant star-white diamonds set in an 18 kt. yellow gold crescent-shaped necklace is almost as much a delight to behold as it…