New Orleans Bride - Summer 2011

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,…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ask Dee Lane

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

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…

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.

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. 

Lay on the Luck

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

Let them Eat Cake

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

Fancy a Feast?

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

Bridal Resource Directory

     BRIDAL CONSULTANTSThe Bride’s Lounge504-301-0316thebrideslounge.comWeddings by Janie Glade504-875-1718weddingsbyjanieglade.com....................................................BANKINGFidelity Homestead800-220-2497fidelityhomestead.com....................................................CAKE/PASTRIESBITTERSWEET CONFECTIONS504-484-0780bittersweetconfections.com MELISSA’S FINE PASTRIES504-472-8572melissasfinepastries.comSwiss Confectionery504-522-7788swisscakes.net....................................................CATERINGcatering d’orleans504-427-7751cateringdorleans.com....................................................FLOWERScarrollton flowers504-866-9614carrolltonflowermarket.com Grow With Us Florist504-837-9449growithus.comFABULOUS FLOWERS504-909-0253fabulousflowers.us NOLA Flora504-891-3333nolaflorashop.com PREFECT PRESENTATIONS504-522-7442perfectpresentationsflorals.comTHE PLANT GALLERY504-488-8887 or 800-545-2499theplantgallery.com....................................................GIFTS/REGISTRYADVANTAGE BRIDAL310-371-2060advantagebridal.com Auraluz Children’s and Linens504-888-3313auraluzlinensgifts.comJudy at the Rink504-891-7018judyattherink.comORIENT EXPRESSED504-899-3060orientexpressed.com Party Cup Express504-835-5465partycupexpress.comSlumber Parties by Vanessa504-296-0887SlumberPartiesByNess.com ....................................................HONEYMOON/TRAVELTOWN AND COUNTRY TRAVEL504-838-8702townandcountrytravelmycaribbeantravel.com ....................................................INVITATIONSBetty…