New Orleans Bride - Summer 2018

Sweet Seraphim

Historic Tremé home doubles as exclusive and decadent wedding and events space

Southern Comfort

Take your hors d’oeuvres to the next level with elevated takes on Southern classics

High Impact

Makeup that works covers, protects, works double-duty and stays put

Real Weddings | Schexnayder-Laiche

Bride: Emily Schexnayder Groom: Robert Laiche Jr. Date: July 14, 2017 Ceremony Location: St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church Reception Location: Magnolia Plantation Gown and Bridesmaids: The Bridal Boutique by Mae Me Men’s attire: Johns Tuxedos Rings: Ramsey’s Diamond Jewelers…

Real Weddings | O’Brien-Hyde

Bride: Maegan O’Brien  Groom: Henry Arthur Hyde III Date: February 24, 2018 Ceremony and Reception: Maison Lafitte Coordinator: Elizabeth Burkhardt Events Gown: Wedding Belles Bridesmaids: Bella Bridesmaids Groomsmen: Tuxedos to Geaux Rings: Anton’s Fine Jewelry Florist: Lakevue Florist, Jan Hunter…

Real Weddings | Hull-Kohn

Bride: Kristen Hull Groom: Michael Kohn Date: May 23, 2014 Ceremony and Reception Location: Race + Religious Coordinator: Elyse Jennings Gown: Jenny Packham at Everthine Bridal Boutique Bridesmaids: J. Crew Groomsmen: John Varvatos Rings: De Beers Florist: Kim Starr Wise…

Real Weddings | Frilot-Crosby

Bride: Caroline Frilot Groom: Tac Crosby Date: May 16, 2015 Ceremony and Reception Location: New Orleans Country Club Planner: Ruby and Pearl by Sapphire Events Florist: Mitch’s Flowers Caterer: New Orleans Country Club Cake: Royal Cakery Photographer: Sarah Becker Photography…

FROM THE EDITOR

  There is something quintessentially New Orleans about a classically-styled wedding. With a ceremony set in one of the city’s countless historic churches, a second line to or during the cocktail reception and a big party in a hall with…

Real Weddings | Breland-Rome

Bride: Camille Breland Groom: Gregory Rome Date: March 16, 2018 Ceremony: Rayne United Methodist Church Reception: Pavilion of the Two Sisters at City Park Coordinator: David Naron, Oxford Floral Gown: 2-piece (Watters top, Town & Country skirt), Town & Country…

Acts of Grace

Late invitations, distant friendships and last-minute elopements

Bridal Bliss

Relax, restore and rejuvenate at these top New Orleans spas.

Getting There

A handy guide to New Orleans’ many options to get you and your guests to and from the wedding

Elevated Elegance

Tradition trumps the sheer and sensual with an emphasis on pared-down dresses and frothy ball gowns that reflect romance, femininity and tenderness.

Get Lit

Gemstone-inspired Kendra Scott candles great for gifting

Check It Twice

There’s a lot that goes into wedding planning, so don’t feel bad if you’re having a hard time keeping track of it all. Use our handy checklist to stay organized