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New Orleans Bride Showcase January 11, 2012

Join New Orleans Bride for its 2012 Bridal Showcase at Hilton Riverside, New Orleans located at the end of Poydras Street at the River on Wednesday, January 11th, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Visit with numerous bridal vendors, register for great give-a-ways and spend an elegant evening planning your special day.   For […]

December Bridal Specials

  A Royal Coach Limousine 22201 MCH Rd Mandeville, LA 70471 985-875-0723 info@myroyalcoach.com www.MyRoyalCoach.com ***Call Today to book your Holiday transportation. Christmas or New Years Eve***  (Just imagine, as a bride or a groom, arriving at your wedding venue in a comfortable, stylish, luxurious limousine, town car or even a Rolls Royce.  If you have […]

Old. New. Blue. Opens Uptown

Old. New. Blue. has opened on Magazine Street providing wedding consultation services, nuptial necessities and bridal accessories ranging from cake pulls to lingerie.  Jane Glade and her daughter, Marylyn Rigby opened Old.New.Blue. as a way to help couples express the experiences most important to them and make available gifts from five major religions and a […]

2012 Bridal Showcase

2012 New Orleans Bride Event of the Year - Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

Luxe Locations

Hold your wedding reception, engagement party or cocktail party at any of these lovely local settings.

Love Blossoms

Bright colors are a staple for summer weddings. Using vibrant hues for the big day, brides can personalize bouquetsand boutonnières with exotic flowers to match their own taste. Here are nine local takes on summer’s best blossom arrangements. 

Bridal Resource Directory

          BRIDAL CONSULTANTS The Bride’s Lounge504-301-0316thebrideslounge.com Weddings by Janie Glade504-875-1718weddingsbyjanieglade.com …………………………………………….BANKING Fidelity Homestead800-220-2497fidelityhomestead.com …………………………………………….CAKE/PASTRIES BITTERSWEET CONFECTIONS504-484-0780bittersweetconfections.com MELISSA’S FINE PASTRIES504-472-8572melissasfinepastries.comSwiss Confectionery504-522-7788swisscakes.net…………………………………………….CATERING catering d’orleans504-427-7751cateringdorleans.com …………………………………………….FLOWERS carrollton flowers504-866-9614carrolltonflowermarket.com Grow With Us Florist504-837-9449growithus.com FABULOUS FLOWERS504-909-0253fabulousflowers.us NOLA Flora504-891-3333nolaflorashop.com PREFECT PRESENTATIONS504-522-7442perfectpresentationsflorals.com THE PLANT GALLERY504-488-8887 or 800-545-2499theplantgallery.com …………………………………………….GIFTS/REGISTRY ADVANTAGE BRIDAL310-371-2060advantagebridal.com Auraluz Children’s and Linens504-888-3313auraluzlinensgifts.comJudy at the Rink504-891-7018judyattherink.com ORIENT EXPRESSED504-899-3060orientexpressed.com Party Cup Express504-835-5465partycupexpress.com Slumber Parties […]

Lovely Locations

Find the ideal setting for your wedding close to home.

Fancy a Feast?

Five of the city’s best catering services fit for a bride.

Let them Eat Cake

Whether your preference is traditional or playful, New Orleans has many options to fit your event.

Lay on the Luck

Lucky bamboo and the luckiest of insects – the ladybug – showcase diamond jewelry that any bride would feel blessed to wear.

Seriously, It's Your Day

By the time you read this, my fiancé and I (and our families) will be less than 300 days from our wedding. I know that seems like a long time but, as any soon-to-be-married person can tell you, no amount of time seems like enough. As engaged couples hear again and again: Don’t stress about […]

Come as you Are

Whether you prefer traditional and classic or bright and colorful, the perfect wedding invitation embodies both the couple and the ceremony. Here are some examples from local stationers that run the gamut from understated to eclectic.

From the Heart

These gift ideas are great ways to say “thank you.”

Take

The exquisite packaging, which can be coordinated with your wedding colors, eludes to the tasty temptation within: a medium white chocolate fleur-de-lis in all its decadent glory from Southern Candymakers (334 Decatur St., (800) 344-9773 or 523-5544, southerncandymakers.com). But don’t stop there – visit Southern Candymakers online or in person to view all of their […]

Cross It Off

7 "To-Dos" before your “I Dos”

Ask Dee Lane

All of your wedding etiquette questions answered – no matter how awkward.

Capturing the Moment

Chad Dyle of Dyle Films

Documenting the Big Day

Celeste Mackenroth Dream Catcher Photography and video

Beauty: Polish

Two of the biggest decisions a bride will make are hair and makeup styles. She will want to exude glamour and beauty but still look like herself, finding the balance between natural and dramatic. For hairstyles, Kelly McDonald from Get Polished (1920 Magazine St., 301-0316) says that “elegance is always key. Soft golden highlights and […]

Beauty: Prep

With the big day approaching, there are so many things on the bride’s mind: the dress, the flowers, the first song, the ceremony – but you can’t forget to put yourself first. From brightening up your smile to getting rid of pesky facial hair, here are some helpful and easy ways to “prep” and look […]

Beauty: Pamper

Every bride wants to feel like a pampered princess on her big day, but the weeks leading up to the wedding are also an important time to wind down, de-stress and enjoy. Plus, the benefits of pampering are not only for mood; the skin and body will also be grateful for the treat. These insider […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM