New Orleans Bride - Summer-Fall 2016

From The Editor

The majority of a couple’s wedding budget is spent on the venue, with the second biggest expense being the food and drink ­— especially in New Orleans. With that in mind, we’ve expanded our offerings on the subject in our…

Max Factor

Beauty innovations that will keep you looking good from engagement to honeymoon

Clean Beauty

Eco beauty has never been more affordable or effective

Something Blue

A pop of color and sass adds personality to your wedding day ensemble

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

Lacroix-Doyle

Bride: Carrie Lacroix Groom: Matthew Doyle Date: Oct. 10, 2015 Ceremony: Immaculate Conception Jesuit Church Reception: New Orleans Country Club Coordinator: Evie Hunnicutt, Sapphire Events Gown: Carolina Herrera, Ultimate Bride Chicago Bridesmaids Dresses: Alfred Sung, Nordstrom Men’s Attire: Durand’s Tuxedo…

Naturally Sweet

Simply delicious cakes embellished with fresh florals add natural beauty to your nuptials

Dressed Rehearsal

Miniatures of your Southern fried favorites for the cocktail reception or passed hors d’oeuvres

Acing It

New Ace Hotel has cool to spare and is the perfect place for pre- wedding primping

Luxe Locales

Hotels, halls, plantations and other places for everything from the rehearsal to the reception

Snap Chat

How to ensure you get the wedding photography of your dreams

Pump Up The Volume

Brides getting hitched in New Orleans — a city known for its music — will want to devote some extra time into planning the perfect soundtrack. This doesn’t have to be high-pressure and is probably one of the most fun…

Enchanted

As cupid casts his spell on you and your betrothed, visions of gorgeous gowns dance in the forest's shadows