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Real Wedding: Gross-Ehrhardt

  Bride: Katelyn Gross / Groom: Ryan Ehrhardt Date of the wedding: May 12, 2018 Ceremony location: Immaculate Conception Jesuit Church / Reception location: New Orleans Board of Trade Gown: Stella York from Town and Country Bridal / Bridesmaids’ dresses: After Six from…

Dance the Night Away

  When planning a wonderful wedding day, one of the most important considerations is music. A great reception is accompanied by great music. So it’s best to think ahead about what music option is best for you and your guests.…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 4: Marriage and Mexico

  Following trips to Switzerland, Arizona and Italy - we continue our headlining tour around the world with a stop at Casa Velas in the tropical Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. This all inclusive resort has everything a couple could need: steps…

Bubble Tap Will Have You Belly Up to the Bubbly

  Your Big Day presents countless opportunities to plan big and little surprises for your guests. It’s those moments that make an unforgettable day even more memorable. Delight your guests during the cocktail or wedding reception or perhaps the after…

Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress

What’s on trend in wedding gowns? What if you have your own style and preferences? New Orleans Bride Magazine editor Melanie Warner Spencer gives WWLTV/WUPL’s “Great Day Louisiana,” the scoop on the latest trends in bridal gowns and a sneak peek of the latest issue.

Heat Wave

Keep your makeup on point even on the hottest, most humid days with heat-defying solutions.   Join us on June 26 for the New Orleans Bride Bridal Show! Click here for additional information and to purchase tickets.    Post was originally published in…

Color Theory

  For those looking to make a bold statement or just really pull their wedding look together, color is everything. Color can create a story and all overall vibe to any party or event, so it’s important to show your…

Signature Cocktail Recipes

  In New Orleans, a party is not a party without two essential things: the food and the cocktails. Signature cocktails made a huge wave in the wedding scene, but have recently died down due to,what we believe to be…

Time is on Your Side

  Losing weight before your wedding has become as expected as wearing a special dress in some shade of white, but this might be the first mistake that brides make according to trainer and co-owner of Simply Fit, Hudson Ellis.…

The Couple's Shower

  Everyone knows parties and celebrations are sprinkled all throughout the months leading up to the wedding day. Engagement parties, bachelor and bachelorette festivities, rehearsal dinners and the bridal shower all make the list and summer months creates a festive…

Classic Crescent City Cuisine

  As a couple, you are New Orleans through and through. What better way to celebrate your admiration for the city that speaks the same love language as you than through elegantly classic and traditional cuisine that is so inextricably…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 3: Mountains and Movie Stars

  Watches, chocolate and honeymoons? Switzerland has long been a dream vacation spot for old Hollywood stars such as Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn. In the third installment of “Headlining Honeymoons” travel editor Becca Hensley takes us to Badrutt’s Palace…

The Great Outdoors

Some couples dream of an outdoor wedding and New Orleans has no shortage of locations. In this month’s New Orleans Bride WWLTV/WUPL “Morning Show,” segment, editor Melanie Warner Spencer offers a sneak peek of five fabulous outdoor locations around the city…

Glitter Everywhere

  For some brides the idea of introducing the current trend of glittery makeup into a bridal look, might fill them with horror as they imagine themselves sporting a ‘70s glam rock look more appropriate for Studio 54 than their…

Bridal Brunches

  The enchanting Crescent City is a dream destination for a bride to celebrate her engagement with her nearest and dearest. Even the champagne corks seem to fly higher here. When selecting a perfect spot to toast your bridal bliss,…

Mixing It Up

  The award-winning, New Orleans-based El Guapo Bitters entered the cocktail scene in 2014 with its line of bitters, syrups and mixers. The company says on its website that each product is made with locally-sourced ingredients traceable to the farm…

Fanciful Florals

  Heavyweight cotton stock invitation, letter-pressed with charcoal ink and accented with a Chinoiserie bird and bamboo envelope liner, scriptura.com. A heavy bright white vellum stock with a shimmer belly band, featuring a colorful floral accent, gemprinting.com. Flat-printed invitation suite featuring calligraphy…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 2: A Boy Bander’s Delight

  Our new honeymoon series “Headlining Honeymoons” began last week with a trip to Scottsdale, Arizona and a hotel whose celebrity guests included Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner. This week, we’re “Bringing Sexy Back” with a peak into Borgo Egnazia…

Real Wedding: Songy-Bozeman

Bride: Lorilei Songy Groom: William Steven Bozeman, Jr.Date: Dec.9, 2017Get Ready and Ceremony location: Ritz CarltonWedding planner: Lulu Alexander, Weddings by LuluFlorist: Erin SteenInvitations: Scriptura Programs: Basic InviteHair Stylist: Marsha Leyva Makeup Artist: Angelle BourgeoisBride’s Dress: Essence of Australia from…

Put Your Best Foot Forward

  From Cinderella to Carrie Bradshaw (à la HBO’s hit “Sex and the City”) a good shoe can really take you places - whether in love or a fabulous party. A good pair of shoes might easily lift up your spirits,…

Melt-Proof

New Orleans brides face high temps and humidity most of the year, but products with high-tech ingredients can guarantee they will look cool and flawless all day. Here’s a round up of the some of the best:   Cargo’s Water…

Wine and Dash

Like a match made in heaven, the New Orleans food scene, from local fare to fine dining, pairs exquisitely with our cocktail and wine culture. But you don’t have to pay hundreds of dollars to get an elevated experience. Enter…

Southern Comfort

Just as you want the first glance everyone has of you in your wedding gown to be a knockout moment, you want the same to be said of the first bites your guests are greeted with at your reception. To…