The end of summer and beginning of fall brings a renewed pep to the step of New Orleanians. School schedules return and college students are once again filling establishments. The slow pace of summer is replaced with busy streets and packed schedules. Speaking of, it’s time to turn on your internal alarm not only for […]
Suits are de rigueur for a well dressed woman’s closet. The menswear-inspired fabrics and oversized sweater in this ensemble help lend a more relaxed hand to the overall look. QL2 Suit, Savette Bag, Weinstein’s, weinsteinsinc.com; KASH Sweater, Sosusu Boutique, sosusuboutique.com; Loeffler Randall Shoes, pilot and powell, pilotandpowell.com Off Duty An off the shoulder dress in […]
By offering free sunscreen to the public at parks, festivals, and many more locations, the Stop & Block team hopes to help people in New Orleans enjoy the city’s outdoor events safely. Dr. Keith LeBlanc, medical director, and Jaime Zwiener, director of sales and revenue, spoke with Avenue about their unique company. Their sunscreen-dispensing kiosks […]
Ochsner Health’s annual Red Tie Affair, presented by Lemoine, raised more than $260,000 for the patients and programs of the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. Christopher White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP, system chairman for cardiovascular disease and director of John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, was awarded the John L. Ochsner Heart […]
The 2022 Zoo-To-Do gathered 3,500 supporters to celebrate Audubon’s conservation efforts for pollinators. In the fall of 2022, the Zoo’s Tropical Bird House will reopen and renovations to Audubon Aquarium and Insectarium will soon bring new exhibits. Sponsors and Patron Partygoers enjoyed specialty cocktails and cuisine and access to the Butterfly Bar, Hancock Whitney Watering […]
The Black & Gold Gala brought together more than 700 members of the Jefferson Parish business community for a one-of-a-kind experience. Proceeds benefit the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce in accomplishing its mission to encourage business growth, provide resources and enhance partnerships to support a thriving community. Ochsner Health served as the presenting sponsor. The extravagant […]
Michael Gulotta, Maggie Scales, Sue Zemanick Michael Whelan, Emily Whalen, Melanie Loomis, Mickey Loomis Bryan Burkey, Leslie Castay, Mariska Morse, Michael Morse Harvest at Home When: March 16 Where: Hosted by Frances & Calvin Fayard, Jr. What: Second Harvest Food Bank hosted the annual Harvest at Home with beautiful decor, music, specialty beverages and delicious […]
The GNO NCJW section celebrated its 125th anniversary of service with a gala attended by 175 members and supporters. The event, “Looking Back and Leading Forward with a Salute to Angel Ball,” highlighted the organization’s Angel Balls in addition to its services and programs, including FOX 8 Defenders and scholarships. The event began with a […]
Edible Schoolyard New Orleans welcomed 500 friends and supporters to a party in the beautiful school garden at Samuel J. Green Charter School. A signature program of FirstLine schools, Edible Schoolyard 2022 is a charter school management organization that operates four open-admissions public schools in New Orleans with a mission to teach children to make […]
Whitney Wilkinson cares a lot about what you think, and not just because she’s a social worker. Wilkinson said she made the decision to jump into the interior design world after she had her children, and she said she feels her design work is just another way to help people feel better. After getting her […]
Look for this and more every Wednesday in the St. Charles Avenue newsletter and catch Shop Talk live every Friday on our Instagram @stcharlesavenuemag at lunchtime! What local finds should we feature next? Email email@example.com. Meet Penn Penn larocci is a born and raised New Orleanian. After graduating from Tulane University, she lived in NYC […]
This legendary party returns! DJ Soul Sister’s 16th Annual Birthday Jam is Sept. 9 at Tipitina’s, where it first started. This year’s theme — Two Step Throwback Edition — will be R&B, funk and soul homage featuring Switch, the birthday girl, DJ Captain Charles and Papa Smurf, who is the night’s emcee. And, of course […]
If the Crescent City had signature colors, they’d certainly be black and gold. Set yourself up for a successful season with gameday garb and glassware that will step up your style from home to Superdome. Score compliments at every turn in The Sinner, a men’s blazer that’s hand-painted with a metallic gold and bronze […]
Knowing that they had a common passion for real estate, mutual friends of Ashley Kaye Bernon and Kyle Leon Miller decided to set them up on a blind date. The two met at the Bristol in Boston and quickly connected. Their relationship proved that the best things come in twos: each had two children; they […]
1-5 Southern Decadence Bourbon Street 2-3 COLORS by Laveau Contraire Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., 504-528-3805, cacno.org 4 YALA Baby Artsplay! Presented by the Helis Foundation Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., 504-539-9650, ogdenmuseum.org 6 UB40 with The Original Wailers & Maxi Priest Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504-525-1052, saengernola.com 9 New […]
The High Frequency frames by local sunglasses designer and maker Moxlox are crafted from lightweight, yet durable, titanium. A floating brow bar sits high above the nose for added comfort. With lenses in a two-tone gradient material, these shades offer 100% UVA/B protection. Available at Moxlox, moxlox.com.
Though September in the Crescent City doesn’t necessarily arrive with a chill in the air, it does come with visions of cozier calendar days ahead. Embrace the seasonal mood by surrounding yourself with autumnal-inspired accessories that make you want to stroll and snuggle in style. Bask in the comforting glow of a cashmere and warm […]
The end of summer and beginning of fall brings a renewed pep to the step of New Orleanians. School schedules return and college students are once again filling establishments. The slow pace of summer is replaced with busy streets and packed schedules. Speaking of, it’s time to turn on your internal alarm not only for the wake-up call, but school zones and street cameras!
It’s football season, and we’ve got you covered with a curated selection of black and gold gear for all of you Who Dats in What’s Hot. Because, as we well know, black and gold is always in season.
Our September fall fashion feature highlights a mix of stunning, transitional looks that will take you from day to night, worn by Dr. Suma Maddox. In this issue we also bring you autumn’s coziest accessories on our Fashion page.
Mark your calendars now and reference our Registry of Charitable events on page 42. This calendar was to date at the time we went to press, but these events are always subject to change. We will continue to update online, so be sure to check stcharlesavenue.com as the season progresses.
For this month’s Change Makers, we spoke with Dr. Keith LeBlanc, medical director, and Jamie Zwiener, director of sales and revenue, with Stop & Block. The organization is making great strides in helping locals enjoy outdoor events safely, by offering free sunscreen through kiosks at parks, festivals and more.
Check out this month’s Eat + Drink for a fabulous Tropical Fruit Composition from Chef Myisha “Maya” Mastersson, and don’t miss all of the great local news in Around Town.
We hope you’re enjoying Avenue’s new look and content. More is on the way. Stay tuned andrelish the change of seasons.
Andy Myer, Editor
On the Cover
Surgeon, wife and mom of three Suma Maddox, MD, showcases the best of fall fashion. Following med school at LSU and residency at Brown (where she met her husband, physician Michael Maddox), Suma made the move back to New Orleans. Board-certified and working as a surgeon for Oschner for four years, Suma returned to LSU for additional training and is soon to earn her second board certification in plastic surgery.
A champion for breast cancer research and surgical reconstruction, Suma is a member of CALA/Breastoration. The organization's upcoming Fleur de Bra fundraiser is in December.
Suma's office is located at Hedgewood Plastic Surgery, 2427 St. Charles Ave., 504-895-7642, hedgewodplasticsurgery.com.
Wearing a sheer ombré dress by Thierry Mugler, find Suma in more of fall fashion's finest looks in "An Elevated Aesthetic" on page 24.