Created in Paris, bask in the otherworldly glow of a dome shell light made out of Japanese washi paper. SWADOH, swadoh.com. A handmade palm leaf fan is perfectly fit for foyer decor or for stashing in your suitcase to bring your own breeze. B. Viz Design, 3506 Magazine St., 504-913-4111, bvizdesign.com. Can a scent transport […]
On December 22, 2021, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bright White invited guests to celebrate their daughter Elinor “Ellie” Pitot White at their Old Metairie home. Special family vacations around the world inspired the theme for the evening – “Club Elle.” Late family members “Jane White, Tita and Popsie” were there in spirit and included in […]
On Thursday, December 23, 2021, six debutantes who have been friends for years celebrated together at a party hosted by their parents at The Civic Theatre, New Orleans’ oldest theater. The theme, “Girls of a Feather,” focused on the flock’s lasting friendships with a spotlight on New Orleans art, music and entertainment, as all parents […]
The Golden Gala, sponsored by Banner Ford Banner Chevrolet, was a fabulous day in the New Orleans Botanical Garden dedicated to honoring the success and longevity of Boys Hope Girls Hope (BHGH). The 41-year-old local nonprofit helps youth from disadvantaged backgrounds rise up and strive for more within a safe, supportive and academic-focused household. The […]
Founded in the late 1880s, the Jefferson City Buzzards are the oldest Carnival marching club in New Orleans. The all-male club was founded by brothers Lee, Sidney, and Wilbur Simpson along with William Markel. As a loosely formed group of merrymakers guided only by their rules of mirth and pleasure, they called themselves the Muddy […]
A Note from Andy – Hope, support & celebration It’s March, and that means we’ve survived Carnival season and are gearing up for the next. This time in New Orleans comes with a (short) slow-down and recovery in preparation for a busy catch-up season for our town’s philanthropic events. The weather lends itself to more outdoor festivities, […]
In the spirit of brunch Criollo Restaurant in the Monteleone Hotel offers brunch every Saturday and Sunday with $39 per bottle offerings of Taittinger Champagne to complement the restaurant’s contemporary New Orleans brunch menu. All-day parking for $5 is part of the package, too.
Prospect.5 Co-Artistic Director Naima J. Keith poses with artist Eric-Paul Riege and Co-Artistic Director Diana Nawi at the Contemporary Arts Center during the Prospect.5 opening reception in October. Prospect Executive Director Nick Stillman, artist Anastasia Pelias, and gallerist Jonathan Ferrara enjoy an evening of art, music, and dancing, at the Prospect.5 opening reception held at […]
Inspired by French Provencial iron daybeds, Doorman’s latest stunner is what dreams are made of. Designed by Alex Geriner and handcrafted in New Orleans, it’s quite simply the perfect spot to curl up with a favorite tome or drift off to sleep on a breezy springtime afternoon. Available through Doorman, 504-408-1616, doormandesigns.com.
On December 30, 2021, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Merrit Lane III invited friends and family for dinner and dancing at Antoine’s in celebration of their daughter Isabel “Izzy” Susan Lane for a festive Fab Four tribute. The family’s love for the Beatles was reflected throughout with the evening’s theme “Come Together.” A vibrant, pop-art-inspired covered […]
If everybody’s working for the weekend, then brunch is our reward. The scene at New Orleans’ restaurants suggests that brunch is a meal best served with festive libations and consumed between peals of laughter. It was 1955 when the Brennan family opened Brennan’s Restaurant, a temple of French-Creole cuisine on Royal Street in the French […]
The Louisiana Children’s Museum celebrated 35 years of play with their 23rd gala, auction and raffle, which took place in the lush outdoor gardens and interactive landscapes of their City Park home. The courtyard was draped with white catenary lights and Air Star Crystal lights illuminating the outdoor landscapes. The Museum’s atrium glistened with firefly […]
Viewers learned about how the Ochsner Cancer Institute changes and saves lives every day during the ninth annual Moonlight and Miracles Gala, presented by Gayle and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation. The virtual gala, filmed on November 5, brought Gulf South supporters together on November 7 via a local broadcast aired on Fox8 and affiliate channels […]
Age: 60 Education: Bachelor of Arts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Master of Social Work, Yeshiva University; Ph.D., Tulane School of Social Work Nonprofit: Kingsley House Position: CEO Serendipity shined on Boston native Keith Liederman when in 1994, his wife, Luanne LeBlanc, was offered a job in New Orleans. LeBlanc is from Golden Meadow and it […]
Odyssey 2021 presented by IBERIABANK | First Horizon brought arts patrons together at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) to raise critically important funds that support NOMA’s internationally-recognized exhibitions and educational programs. The entire museum was open for guests to wander and explore, with musical performances taking place between the Great Hall and the […]
In 2015, Aqua Stovall founded the Special Education Leader Fellowship (SELF) as an incubated program within charter school network Firstline Schools. Stovall’s goal was straightforward: address the issues in special education that she encountered as both an educator and a student. Helping current students have a more inclusive and beneficial education is the whole idea. […]
Two New Orleans Women-Owned Businesses Bring the Power to the Bart Cart Commander’s Palace cocktail mavens, Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan, have joined forces with Christa Cotton, CEO of El Guapo Bitters to create a line of cocktail mixers that make entertaining a breeze—just combine one part mixer with one part alcohol, shake and […]
Missing the Mad Hatters luncheon? We love a hat for so many events. With Easter, Mother’s Day and wedding season around the corner, we feel inspired to top all of our spring outfits off with the perfect piece from Maria Etkind. Maria Etkind Millinery is a custom millinery studio in New Orleans, Louisiana. Maria creates […]
The word “luxury” gets a lot of use in the hotel and auto industries, so it’s no wonder it conjures silky-smooth bedding, plush robes, sparkling champagne, and a day at the spa for some or, for others, high-end leather interiors, impeccable audio, and a supremely quiet engine that can accelerate or stop on a dime. […]
Renaissance Publishing, through its predecessor company, launched St. Charles Avenue in November 1995 aided by the advice and leadership of Beverly Church and Terri Havens. Avenue was created as the voice of the area’s nonprofit and philanthropic community. Over the past 25+ years we have developed into the definitive social magazine in New Orleans. For […]
Officially the Carnival season begins the 12th night after Christmas when a King Cake, with a baby doll or bean, is presented to guests at everything from a backyard party to a grand ball. The recipient of the doll or bean was the king or queen of the evening and, in my home, that king […]
The Judah Touro Society Award is given annually to a community member who has made a significant contribution to the welfare of Touro Infirmary. This year, the award was given to Fr. Doug Brougher, who has served as the Touro chaplain for more than 35 years. Fr. Doug’s dedication to Touro and its patients is […]
When Christopher Baron Wall planned his proposal to Kelly Kristine Waltemath in October 2020, he knew how important her family and their second home in Florida were to her. Therefore, it seemed only natural to lure her onto the family’s yacht in Sandestin by telling her that he had been roped in to being the […]
Your guide to the dining, entertainment, lifestyle, culture and people of New Orleans from the trusted editors of New Orleans Magazine, New Orleans Home, New Orleans Bride, and St. Charles Avenue.
Created in Paris, bask in the otherworldly glow of a dome shell light made out of Japanese washi paper. SWADOH, swadoh.com.
A handmade palm leaf fan is perfectly fit for foyer decor or for stashing in your suitcase to bring your own breeze. B. Viz Design, 3506 Magazine St., 504-913-4111, bvizdesign.com.
Can a scent transport you to the coastal towns of southern Italy? Find out through the notes of citrus, sea salt and volcanic ash of the Saint Enzo candle. Available locally at ByGeorge inside the Hotel Saint Vincent, 1507 Magazine St., 504-350-2450, saintvincentnola.comand Merchant House, 1152 Camp St., 504-233-2240, merchanthouse.co.
Imagine making a splash in sparkling vacation waters with a linen divers tip towel, hand-embroidered in Vietnam. Maisonette Shop, 2727 Prytania St., Ste. 13, 504-437-1850, maisonetteshop.com.
While flipping through travel books, rest your coffee or cocktail stylishly atop a fringed raffia straw coaster, handmade in Madagascar. Available in a set of 4 or 6 in terracotta and natural or in black and natural. Inside ZELE, 2841 Magazine St., 985-923-9103, soavastore.com.
Bring about a moment of Mediterranean charm with an Ibiza pendant shade, crafted from raffia woven over a black iron frame. Sunday Shop, 2025 Magazine St., 504-342-2087, sundayshop.co.
Have a divinely restful moment outside or indoors while lounging in the Indo daybed, handcrafted from bent cane and reed in the Philippines. Eclectic Home, 8211 Oak St., 504-866-6654, eclectichome.net.
Take a visual journey to Italy in Robert Malmberg’s ancient romance-inspired ‘Postcards from Rome’ wallpaper. Available locally at Spruce, 2043 Magazine St., 504-265-0946, sprucenola.com.
Because your feline friends fantasize about far off places too, give them an in-home getaway in a woven pet hut made of elephant grass from Ghana. 35x20” Perch, 2844 Magazine St., 504-899-2122, perch-home.com.
From the Tapis Amis rug collection, experience the call of the wild with a hand-tufted, 100% New Zealand wool throw produced in India. Merchant House, 1152 Camp St., 504-233-2240, merchanthouse.co.
Where better to destination dream than in a sleeping swing? The Nozumu hanging chair is crafted with all-weather rope and resin cord to allow for both indoor and outdoor enjoyment. Villa Vici, 4112 Magazine St., 504-899-2931, villavici.com.
Integrate a feeling of wandering whimsy with a woven fringed stool that opens up as a surprise basket or planter option. Sotre, 3933 Magazine St., 711 O’Keefe Ave., 504-304-9475, sotrecollection.com.