STYLING: Marie Elizabeth Oliver
PHOTOGRAPHY: Theresa King Cassagne
MODELS: Lauren Shipp, Ibrahim Nofal, Darby Miles and Brianna Hunter
HAIR AND MAKEUP: Kelly Snesrud
TREND WATCH: Megan Romer
THANK YOU TO: Intercontinental New Orleans Hotel


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Viktor&Rolf Mariage deep v-neck gown and Elizabeth Bower white flower earrings from Le Jour Couture
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Ike Behar Sebastian navy tuxedo from Squires Formalwear; Original Penguin Micah solid tie from Nordstrom Rack
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From left to right: Kenneth Cole Lenox light grey tuxedo and waterfall romance bowtie from Squires Formalwear; Essense of Australia (Style: D2548) layered lace gown from Sposa Bella; Alexis Bittar oversized teardrop earrings from Kiki
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Viktor&Rolf Mariage jumpsuit, Justin Alexander white moto jacket, Lasting Memories gold hairpiece all from Le Jour Couture
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Michael Kors Aruba tan notch lapel tuxedo with trim fit pants and waterfall romance tie from Squires Formalwear 
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From left to right: Jenny Yoo Corinne bridesmaid dress in petal from Bella Bridesmaids; Baublebar drop earrings; Adrianna Papell (Style: 40112) beaded bridesmaid gown from Bella Bridesmaids
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TREND WATCH
Accessories are very in:
While brides are toning back the sparkle elsewhere, Lake Charles hairstylist Jade Jouett Kingham is seeing some serious love for hair-bling. “Sparkly clips, cute little bobby pins with flowers or beads attached, tiny flowers…” These all work particularly well tucked into long waves or a piecey updo.
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Jenny Yoo Drew bridesmaid dress in blush from Bella Bridesmaids; Alexis Bittar crystal and malachite tassel necklace from Kiki
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From left to right: Ike Behar Warren black tuxedo with black vest and trim fit pants from Squires Formalwear; Le Jour private collection off-shoulder gown, Lasting Memories drop earrings, Malis-Henderson headband all from Le Jour Couture; custom magnolia diamond engagement ring by Dianna Rae Jewelry
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From left to right: Jenny Yoo Tatum bridesmaid dress in blush and Jenny Yoo Ellis bridesmaid dress in emerald both from Bella Bridesmaids; emerald tassel earrings from J.Crew