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New Orleans Bride Summer 2015

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Here Comes the Bridesmaid

You’re her right-hand gal ‘til she gets her left-hand ring, so make these 5 ‘vows’ to the bride-to-be

Go Modern

Two suites with uber-sleek, modern flair

Gifting Your Gals

A sweet bag of treats for your maids

Adventures by the Month

A guide to best places for your honeymoon, summer through winter

Cream of the Crop

Écru, cream, ivory and beige bring classic flair to your nuptials

Land, Air and Sea

Getting to your wedding festivities and staging the getaway with style and panache

Timeless Sophistication

Stylish wedding trends that make the photographs even more stunning — and seriously fun

Local Licks

New Orleans’ wedding singers make beautiful, funky and fun music for every aspect of your Big Day

Glam It Up!

Marry metallics with fabrics and finery for him, her and home

Places and Spaces

Renovations, expansions and new venues provide something for every Big Easy wedding

Chock Full ‘O Chic

The Chicory’s expansion offers couples new New Orleans flavor with historic industrial edge

From the Editor

Not all brides are like New Orleans brides. I was struck by this notion recently while second-lining on a blissfully cool evening en route to a friend’s wedding reception. The happy couple had just declared their “I Dos” and along with the rest of the bridal party, family and friends, I shimmied to the sounds […]

Pulling Up to the Station

From bourbon bars to crepe carts, local weddings are embracing the food and beverage station trend

Finely Finished

Flavor, texture and embellishment combine to create exquisite confections


Diamonds (and pearls) are still a girl’s best friend

Dress Your Tresses

Don’t leave your locks to the last minute

Knockout Nudes

Neutral shades radiate understated glamour. Add gilt in the form of golden and bejeweled hair accessories for goddess-like flair.

Elegant Restraint

Hit refresh, formally speaking, with snowy gowns and white dinner jackets adding to the mix of classic pastel gowns and solid dark tuxedos.

Crowning Glories

Four Fabulous Updos for your I Do’s


10 products that won’t succumb to even the most sweltering temps

Put Your Best Face Forward

Expert advice for wedding makeup that beats the heat

Sole Mate

A guide to finding the shoe that fits

Posture Primer

Quick fixes to look long and lean on your Big Day

Scent of a Woman

Three fab fragrances that’ll linger in the heart and mind of your spouse

Best Guests

The tricky business of allowing, bringing and being plus-ones

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