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New Orleans Bride Winter 2017

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Bountiful Baubles

Diamonds and pearls to polish off your Big Day look

Easy Does It

Vintage inspired dresses, classic jewelry and natural beauty combined with an effortless, laid-back approach create the perfect blend of romance and elegance.

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


Real Weddings


10 Essential makeup products to beat the heat

Prep Work

Heat-proof skin for a flawless glow on your Big Day

Good to the Last Bite

Fab after-party food to keep your guests fed and fueled for the night

Sweet Farewell

Artisanal honey makes goodbye a little sweeter

Big Easy Bonding

Staycation in New Orleans before heading out on the honeymoon

Great Escapes

High and low honeymoon options for every couple

Exit Strategy

Getaway cars, trolleys and carriages to carry you away in style

Get into the Groove

Great audio and killer bands are the keys to getting people on the dance floor

Straight Shooters

Tips from the pros choosing your photographer

Historic Charm

Wedding venues and places to prep steeped in history and beauty

Big Day Benevolence

White Hall Plantation offers southern-style charm with a side of charitable giving

Bridal Resources

to help you with all your wedding planning needs

Belly Up

Four hot cocktail trends for wedding receptions

Gather Round the Table

Family-style service at your reception

Sweet Simplicity

Three delectable, minimalist cakes

Let Them Eat Cake!

A lavish Marie Antoinette-inspired wedding day set at Stella Plantation, fit for a queen


Invitation suites to suit every couple

Stay Golden

Gilded gifts for your maids or yourself

Classically Beautiful

Bridal hair that stands the test of time


High-tech workouts and apps that fast-track you to fitness

What Lies Beneath

How to buy your critical undergarments

Guests and Dress

When to bring a plus one and dress codes for every type of wedding

Minis and Multiples

Travel-sized versions of the best beauty products to keep you glam from the aisle to the isles

From the Editor

Some lovebirds opt for simplicity, whereas others adore the concept of more is more. The good news is neither is wrong and it’s entirely up to the couple, their personality, preferences and budget to decide how minimal or maximal they want to go on their Big Day. In this issue, we’re celebrating the less is […]

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