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Best Dressed

  Weddings, like people, come in all different shapes, sizes and personalities. A wedding reflects the best aspects of a couple. It shows their personalities while conveying style and an energy felt by all those who share in their experience.…

Avoid Big Day Blunders

  We've offered many tips and things to remember on your actual Big Day. But it's always important to highlight things to remember before you get to the wedding day to avoid wedding blunders. Make sure to put your best…

Get “COOL”

  Though the city of New Orleans has put bars and restaurants under more restrictions due to the rise in cases of COVID-19, New Orleans & Co – formerly the New Orleans CVB – is going ahead with its annual…

Calamari, Climbs, and Cliffs: A Croatian Peregrination

  At this time, Croatia, a Mediterranean country renowned for its emerald islands and cobalt-colored waters, a honeymooner’s dream, has begun welcoming visitors from all parts of the world – including the United States. (Please note: all travelers must bring…

A Bridal Shower "Sprinkle"

  Inspiration can come from anywhere. Something a friend says, something you see on TV – even the smallest of signs can spark a creative idea or design. This recently happened while discussing a baby shower for a woman who…

Reception Reinvention

How is COVID-19 reshaping reception food and beverage trends? In this month’s WWLTV/WUPL New Orleans Bride Magazinesegment, editor Melanie Warner Spencer offers a sneak peek of the summer/autumn issue’s coverage of new reception food and beverage trends born of the pandemic.…

Let’s Have A Picnic

  For months, the coronavirus has caused cancelations, postponements, massive changes and, in some cases, ruined wedding plans for couples. Venue, restaurant and bar closures and restrictions on attendees at gatherings are among some of the limitations mandated by state…

Greek Hospitality: Do it Your Way

  Greece, like New Orleans, relies on tourism and with the coronavirus effecting industry, jobs and businesses all over the world, no travel destination has been spared. Last month, Greece opened its borders to international travelers, but is seeing an…

Getting Personal

  New Orleans may have an unusual way of living. As Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and myneworleans.com contributor Chris Rose once put it, “We drink at funerals. We talk too much and laugh too loud and live too large, and,…

Changes Trending

  This year has thrown a wrench in many wedding events and celebrations with cancellations, reschedules and to-be-announced becoming the rule, rather than the exception. Bachelor and bachelorette parties have also been affected, with many destination locations closed to travelers…

Bubbles on Tap

  Last week, we reported on what the new restrictions announced by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell mean for weddings and events in the Big Easy. It’s important to adhere to the state mandates and…

In a Phase

  On March 13, like many, we turned our computers off at the close of business not realizing we wouldn’t head back to our offices for months, some never returning due to furloughs (on the downside) or newly embraced remote…

Say, “I Do”

  To write a wedding-related blog five times a week, as well as produce a semi-annual bridal magazine, you can imagine we are a little obsessed with weddings. So, when Netflix announced the release of a new series all about…

The Road Is Life: Turn your car into a honeymoon

  A few times a month, New Orleans Bride Magazine travel editor Becca Hensley is offering “Let Them Eat Cake” readers a chance to escape with glamourous trips everywhere from Africa to Colorado. Though the world is still dealing with…

Be Our Wedding Guest

The coronavirus pandemic is still a cloud over the wedding industry, as we all try to navigate rising numbers and ever-changing rules in regards to events and social distancing. One thing that can occupy your time while playing the waiting…

Wedded to Change

  The past half-decade has proven eventful for the wedding industry, which for centuries was steeped in seemingly unmovable traditions. Today, June 26, 2015, marks the landmark decision five years ago, by the Supreme Court which ruled 5-4 that the…

A Cool Drink

  A lot of events in New Orleans revolve around drinking and revelry. But when the summer months hit, besides a cold beer, sometimes certain alcohols just aren’t what you want to reach for while celebrating. It’s also nice, when…

Wediquette Wedesday: COVID-Era Wedding Etiquette Roundup

  With so many couples continuing to navigate Zoom gatherings, postponements, cancellations, micro- or tiny-weddings and everything else creating etiquette questions and quandaries, here’s a roundup of Wediquette Wednesdays on the subject.   Click through the list for tips and…

The Natural Facelift For Brides

  In the Winter 2019 issue of New Orleans Bride Magazine, beauty editor Mirella Cameran wrote of FaceGym – a UK-based beauty brand that opened their only American store in New York City. FaceGym offers clients a non-invasive facial that…