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Lush Loungewear

  Ever since Lululemon changed women’s fashion and culture back in the mid-2000s, “soft clothes," more specifically black exercise pants, have become suitable for almost any occasion. I’m certainly guilty of donning them in more situations than I care to…

Giving The Gift Of Food

  Last year we didn’t receive the homemade English muffins our neighbors usually bake and deliver to us for the holidays. They have generously been gifting us with these scratch-made muffins for almost 20 years now and, not to be…

The Shop at The Collection Revives Popular Holiday Market

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Saturday, Dec. 18, THNOC’s renowned museum store, The Shop at The Collection, will revive its popular local shopping experience, the Holiday Market, a program that began several years ago but was disrupted by the…

The Talented Jewelry Designers of Louisiana

  After about my 5th year living in Manhattan, it dawned on me: there's nothing inherently better or brighter about the people who live in New York City. This was a myth I created in childhood. This seed was planted…

Piety Holiday Market Saturday, December 11

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Jingle, jingle, jingle! Here comes Mr. Bingle! Find something for everyone on your list at Piety's annual Holiday Market, where you'll find a vast selection of local art, crafts, natural beauty products, vintage &…

French Quarter Fashion

  The next time you’re wandering the French Quarter post Arnaud’s or Galatoire’s lunch, do yourself a favor and squeeze in some shopping. As locals, we tend to avoid tourist areas and assume that every retail store past Canal Street…

Pillow Talk – The Best Jeans for Your Age and Budget

  Back in the mid-90s, when the weather became cool enough to break out my jeans, my dear friend Ashley had a tried-and-true technique to finding the ultimate comfort and fit. Instructions below (*not at all patent pending*):  Slip on…

Looks Like Team Spirit

  Team spirit is everywhere during the fall season. Whether it’s for a high school, club, college or our beloved New Orleans Saints, we're all rooting for something or someone. You know what team I’m really rooting for right now?…

A Little Shop Talk

  Let’s talk about fall shopping. On one hand, it’s 90 degrees outside, we’re still grappling with COVID-19 and Hurricane Ida and those old cotton/linen “soft clothes” seem like a cozy respite from it all. On the other hand, schools…

Local Designers Collaborate for Zero-Waste Jewelry Line

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Local New Orleans businesses, Passion Lilie and Beatrix Bell, are excited to announce their collaboration on a limited-edition, zero-waste jewelry line. Katie Schmidt, designer and founder of the sustainable clothing brand Passion Lilie, collaborated…

Uptown Living

From the streetcars that roll down St. Charles Avenue and the allure of Audubon Park to the influence of nearby universities and shop-lined Magazine Street, Uptown New Orleans has its own personality and charm. The businesses of Uptown help define…

Museum Worthy

100% of the profits from each black or grey “It’s About New Orleans” Charity tee go to Feed The Second Line, an organization committed to providing local musicians and culture bearers food, love and wages. Now that’s a shirt anyone…

Magazine Street

  Magazine Street is well known for being a shopping destination, but the thoroughfare also offers a wider variety of experiences that begin near Canal Street and extend all the way to Audubon Park. From school children learning French and…

What’s Hot in Home Décor

Just as your personal style changes with the seasons, so should the ensemble of pieces in your home. Consider incorporating eclectic design elements with texture, embellishments and playful pops that delight to spruce up your space.   1. Not your…

Valentine’s Day

1. Pack your most kissable lipstick in a leather crossbody clutch in blush. FeBe Clothing, 474 Metairie Road, 83505250, FeBeClothing.com 2. Imagine opening a little black box with a sparkling rose gold spike ring tucked inside. Porter Lyons, 631 Toulouse…

Valentine’s Day Jewelry

From top left to right: Sterling silver petal and fresh water pearl ring from Symmetry Jewelers  & Designers. Signature Scottie necklace in gold; signature Naomi ring in gold and irridescent Drusy; nail polish in Champagne Irridescent all from Kendra Scott.…

2018 Bridal Resource Directory

CATERING & FOOD SERVICES Antoine’s 713 St. Louis St., New Orleans 504-581-4422 Antoines.com   Arnaud’s 813 Bienville Ave., New Orleans 504-523-5433 ArnaudsRestaurant.com   Ralph Brennan Catering & Events 112 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie 504-539-5511 RalphBrennanCatering.com   CLOTHING (BRIDE, BRIDESMAID, MOTHER…

Carnival Style

A selection of parade attire and accessories we love right now