New Orleans Bride - Summer 2015

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…

Best Guests

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

Scent of a Woman

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


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

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.

Knockout Nudes

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


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

Finely Finished

Flavor, texture and embellishment combine to create exquisite confections

Go Modern

Two suites with uber-sleek, modern flair

Chock Full ‘O Chic

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

Places and Spaces

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

Glam It Up!

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

Local Licks

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

Land, Air and Sea

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

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