New Orleans Bride - Winter 2012

He asked to Marry YOU!

   I normally write about Southern traditions, but today’s blog is about something very non-traditional; dramatically changing your appearance for the day of your wedding.  The desire to lose weight before walking down the aisle is a topic for discussion…

Randy to the Rescue: TLC's Ultimage Bridal Event

If you’re a bride-to-be and have access to TLC, chances are you’re a fan of Randy Fenoli. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps “Say Yes to the Dress” does. Star of the TLC hit series, Randy Fenoli helps…

Wedding Specials

Check out theses great Bridal Specials from the New Orleans Area! Olivier Couture Bridal Boutique 1901 Highway 190 Suite 24 Mandeville, LA  70448 Phone: 985-674-7906 info@oliviercouture.com www.oliviercouture.com Hayley Paige Wedding Gown Trunk Show at Olivier Couture on Friday, September 14th…

Perfect Presentation

The radiant luster of pearls and the shimmering sparkle of diamonds reflect the luxurious extravagance of our New Orleans bride.

Dine: Nibbles Needed

Try though they might, wedding parties cannot subsist on cake and champagne alone – and we don’t recommend it in any case.

Sparkle: Wrap It Up, I'll Take It

A jewelry box holds a world of possibilities; peek into more than 16 filled with gorgeous pieces at local purveyors and choose your favorite. Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to find your favorite wrapped up for you soon.

Make a List and Check It Twice

1. Ten to 12 months before your wedding date, visit and book your ceremony and reception locations before they become unavailable. 2. Figure out who is paying for what and start planning a budget 10 to 12 months before the…

Shine: Merry Maids

Designer styles in a variety of lengths and countless shades complement the fashionable bride and her maids

Luxe Locations

Hold your wedding reception, engagement party or cocktail party at any of these lovely local settings.

Bridal Resource Directory

            BRIDAL CONSULTANTS Graceful Event Productions 504-723-2906 graceful-events.com   One Stop Events (504) 669-5141 onestopeventshop@yahoo.com   Plan B Weddings/Events 504-684-4484 planbweddings.com   Weddings by Anthony Lala 504-908-4804 weddingsbyanthonylala.com   Weddings by Janie Glade 504-875-1718 weddingsbyjanieglade.com…

Real Weddings Intro

There are many ways to showcase a wedding, but none takes the breath away more than pages of beautiful photos. On the next several pages you’ll find photographs that display the most romantic, innovative and personalized local weddings. Turn this…

Bloom: Spring has Sprung

Vibrant hues bring warmth to a wedding taking place in even the coldest of months. Blending oranges, yellows and reds with delicate feathers and greenery are among this year’s spring bouquet and boutonniere trends. Here are nine locally designed arrangements.

Take: Gifts for Guests

In addition to the wonderful memories you’ve created at your wedding, make sure you leave a good taste in your guests’ mouths. Old. New. Blue (6117 Magazine St., 655-0863, OldNewBlueShop.com) offers a variety of wedding services, including consultations, nuptial necessities…

Advise: Etiquette

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

Beauty: Prep

A bride-to-be has tons of projects, large and small, to consider. There is the ceremony, the reception, the dress, the food and, of course, the style and décor of it all. But feeling like your best, most put-together self tops…