Acadiana Weddings - Annual 2018

Note de l’editeur

Perhaps you’re the type of couple who has been daydreaming about and planning your wedding since shortly after the first date. You know exactly how the event will unfold, right down to tiny Tobasco bottle favors commemorating a romantic afternoon…

Big Day Digs

From charming refurbished barns and elegant Victorian houses to chic contemporary art spaces, south Louisiana has an astounding variety of wedding and reception venues from which to choose. While it ultimately comes down to your personal style and budget, you…

Burning Love (and Calories)

Does the mere thought of wedding dress shopping have you reaching for your dusty pair of sneakers? If so, you’re not alone. According to WeddingWire’s 2018 Newlywed report 31 percent of brides started a new exercise trend or diet in…

Bon Appetit!

South Louisiana and food — what’s one without the other? It’s our favorite part of every event, meeting and get-together of any kind, and at weddings — we really throw down. Because we have such a robust local food tradition,…

All Time Glow

1: Skinceuticals Eye Balm Ideal for the drier and more delicate eye area.   2: Jane Iredale Lip drink lip balm Quenches dry lips and protects them through hydration in four natural shades. 3: Glowbiotics MD Calm After the Storm…

Raising the Bar

One thing you can count on if you’re planning a wedding in Acadiana: your guests will likely appreciate any bar that starts with the word “open.” Though it’s not worth losing sleep over clever drink name puns or finding a…

Make Me Up

SEALED WITH A KISS While there are still plenty of Louisiana brides who love a striking lip — think bright red or deep burgundy — and always will, especially for nighttime weddings, Bevlaqua sees more requests for “nude, but better”…

Rest and Relaxation

The planning, primping and picture posing is done and you are officially newlyweds. Relaxation and lazy days on the beach are a quick flight away or — depending on where you are in Acadiana —about a six-hour drive. The Henderson…

True Romance

In the flow This year’s wedding hair, says stylist Nina Weaver of The Loft Salon in Lafayette, is all about romance, romance, romance. Tight, structured updos have largely disappeared from her bridal clients’ wishlists, which instead favor a loose, flowy…

Tie One On

Bold primary colors weave together in this gorgeous and graphic silk tie from F. Camalo The classic flask is adorned with a small spherical representation of the Acadian flag from Caroline & Co. Caroline & Co. 113 Arnould Blvd., Lafayette,…

Isn’t it Suite?

A blend of modern and classic with metallic gold text and platinum envelopes, this suite pairs well with the classic use of Crane’s "Lettra" white cardstock and the southern traditional monogram. The geometric design elements carried throughout the ensemble signal…

Grow Closer

1: Rose Off-white roses lend a classic antiquity. The white rose is known as the bridal rose and symbolizes purity and true love. 2: Camellia Petals in deep colors and soft tones are sultry and romantic. Dramatic mauve takes shape…

Stay Golden

For a more intimate wedding, consider a one-tier fondant cake, with edible glitter. Top it with fresh or silk florals or edible gumpaste flowers. Piece of Cake 507 Kaliste Saloom, Road H, Lafayette 337-565-2753  |  pieceofcakelafayette.com This full fondant design…

Heart of Gold

1: Address book This stylish, hardcover address book keeps invitation destinations organized and wrapped safely in millennial pink and gold details. Caroline & Co. 2: Body oil A soft floral body oil elevates self-care in a delicate, subtle way that…

Garden Party

Styled by Marie Elizabeth Oliver • Photographed by Theresa Cassagne • Hair and Makeup by Kelly Snesrud Models: Ella Clark and Aaron Broussard • Location: University of Louisiana Alumni House Viktor&Rolf Mariage embroidery patchwork dress with detachable skirt from Le…

Pink White & Blue

Styled by Marie Elizabeth Oliver · Photographed by Theresa Cassagne Hair and Makeup by Kelly Snesrud · Model Samantha Williams Lauren K yellow gold opal necklace and earrings from Kiki; Rose gold round opal ring from Dianna Rae Jewelry White…