New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - Summer 2015


Nautical Chic (Thames & Hudson Ltd., $40.00) For centuries, the appeal of nautical dress has cut a sartorial swathe. But how did the iconic blue-and-white fisherman’s top and yellow peacoat make the leap from uniform into fashionable dress? In her…

Casi Francis

The great 20th-century French couturiere Jeanne Lanvin is crediting with proclaiming that “art and fashion are one.” It’s a credo that readily applies to the work of Casi Francis. As a full-time interior designer, Francis works with her mother, interior…

Savoring Summer

A salad featuring corn fresh off the cob and Gulf shrimp make a satisfying summer dish.

Art of Darkness

Designer Amanda deLeon's works are influenced by death, funerals and nightmares.

Outdoor Accessories

Pump up pool and patio season with exotic tabletop lanterns, hand-woven baskets and distinctive acrylic serve ware.

Smoking Hot

Grilling Tips, Summer Recipes & Cocktails from chef Adolfo Garcia

Backyard Living

There are at least one or two hard freezes every winter in New Orleans, followed by days and days of spring rainstorms with lots of wind and sometimes hail. As spring segues into summer, a major citywide cleanup by homeowners…