Fashion Editor: Tracee Dundas Make-up: Celeste Louapre for Make Me Up Hair: Ashley White for Albert Brown Salon ModelS: SueEllen Soto from Victor’s International, Rachel Cannata and Chris Howard Shot on Location at Destrehan Plantation Regal BeautyIvory beaded, lace appliqué gown with cap sleeves and keyhole back and empire waist with silk ribbon, netted tulle, […]
From the first rose petal that slips through her tiny fingers to fall beneath the feet of a walking bride, a little girl dreams of her wedding and thinks on this rhyme: “Something old, something new, Something borrowed, something blue, And a silver sixpence in her shoe.” To carry these items brings luck, with “something […]
Enchanted eveningPink roses, magenta Gerber daisies and orange Enchantment lily bouquet by Kori’s Floral, 701 David Drive, Metairie, 818-2644. Roses are redRed rose bouquet by The Plant Gallery, 9401 Airline Highway, 488-8887. Lovely lily grassDusty miller and lily grass greens, purple flowering kale and white hypericum bouquet by Dunn & Sonnier, 2138 Magazine St., 524-3235. […]
"I wanted something a little different,” says Francesca Valles, a New Orleans bride-to-be who hails from California. She’s showing her ring to two of her bridesmaids as they try on dresses at Pearl’s Place in Metairie. She proudly holds out her left hand, which is decorated with her antique-cut sapphire and diamond engagement ring, and […]
So, you’ve got the ring, you’ve got the guy and now comes the wedding. Everyone is going to be looking at you. But not just you – the most beautiful version of you. The perfect dress, the perfect hair and the perfect shoes all can make you the most beautiful bride on your wedding day. […]
There are many other documents that are much more prevalent and can be more important than a matrimonial agreement. A properly drafted Last Will and Testament is important for everyone, married or not. Many couples believe that since they have little in assets at the start of the marriage, they will not need a Will. […]
Marriage is about many things. Many hopeless romantics get lost in the fantasy and splendor of it all. But some forget, marriage also involves the merging and protection of assets, being able to protect your money and having to share it with another person who might be hiding his or her own financial woes. There […]
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Fashion Editor: Tracee Dundas Make-up: Celeste Louapre for Make Me Up Hair: Ashley White for Albert Brown Salon ModelS: SueEllen Soto from Victor’s International, Rachel Cannata and Chris Howard
Shot on Location at Destrehan Plantation
Regal Beauty Ivory beaded, lace appliqué gown with cap sleeves and keyhole back and empire waist with silk ribbon, netted tulle, point d’Esprit and chapel length train by Pronovias from Bustles and Bows Bridal. Vintage yellow gold globe; Amethyst bead necklace with earrings; all from Waldhorn & Adler Antiques. 18 K white gold, oval, three-stone diamond ring with pavé shoulders from Adler’s Jeweler’s. Green hydrangea and white rose bouquet from The Plant Gallery.
When the Slipper Fits Ivory, strapless, A-line gown with beaded chantilly lace overlay and scallop neckline with hand-embroidered designs and crystal bodice and empire waist with satin sash and scalloped semi-chapel train by Casablanca from Bridal Manor. Vintage 18 K yellow gold and diamond cascading earrings; Golden South Sea pearl necklace with yellow gold clasp; both from Adler’s Jewelers. 14 K yellow gold and diamond antique bangle bracelet; Bezel-set 14 K yellow gold and white diamond golden pearl ring; both from Waldhorn & Adler Antique. green cymbidium orchid bouquet and hair wreath from The Plant Gallery.
Moment of Repose Ivory, French chantilly lace gown on silk organza with eye-lashing at bust and hem and taupe silk sash with Swarovski crystal antique-like brooch from Yvonne Lafleur. Semiprecious teardrop yellow gold and pavé diamond earrings; Multicolor pastel pearl, with scattered multicolor sapphire, necklace; 18 K white gold, oval, three-stone diamond ring with pavé shoulders; all from Adler’s Jewelers. Green hydrangea and white rose bouquet from The Plant Gallery.
Mystical Presences Silver, strapless, taffeta gown with peek-a-boo netting and beaded bolero jacket by Teri Jon from Elizabeth’s Boutique. Tahitian pearl necklace with white gold and diamond rondells with white gold and scattered diamond clasp and matching earrings; 18 K white gold, oval, three-stone diamond ring with pavé shoulders; all from Adler’s Jewelers. 18 K white gold, diamond and Amethyst antique cocktail ring from Waldhorn & Adler Antiques. Silver Swarovski crystal beaded antique-like cocktail purse from Saint Germain.
Two Princesses Ivory silk dupioni trumpet gown with shirred empire bust and asymmetrical cut with lace appliqués and ruched bodice by St. Patrick from Bustles and Bows Bridal. Ivory cascading veil from Albert Brown Salon. 18 K yellow gold and moonstone earrings with matching necklace; Platinum and diamond tennis bracelet; Platinum princess-cut diamond solitaire with micropavé diamond band; all from Adler’s Jewelers. White voile fabric with ecru lace and embroidery from Auraluz Children.
Fleeting Moment Soft white, silk chiffon, strapless, ethereal A-line gown with ruched bodice and front draping with silk charmeuse midriff at Empire waistline accented with Swarovski crystals and a chapel train by Mon Cheri from Bustles and Bows Bridal. Trafara antique hair brooch from Albert Brown Salon. 18 K white gold and pavé diamond, oval hoop earrings; 18 K white gold and diamond choker necklace; Platinum and diamond tennis bracelet; Platinum princess-cut diamond solitaire with micropavé diamond band; all from Adler’s Jewelers. Traditional black tuxedo with ivory ruffle poet shirt from John’s Tuxedo’s.