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Editor’s Note: Feeling Fall

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 […]

An Elevated Aesthetic

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 […]

Change Makers: Dr. Keith LeBlanc

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 […]

Registy of Charitable Events: September – December

September 8 Soiree De Lumiere Benefits: Lighthouse Louisiana Tickets: $250.00 (Single Ticket) Location: Arnaud’s Restaurant 813 Bienville St. Contact: 504-899-4501, lighthouselouisiana.org/give September 10 MSWIT Biennial Fashion Fundraiser Luncheon Benefits: Mid South Women in Tourism Tickets: $65 Location: 2601 Severn Ave. Contact: mswit.com/fashion-fundraiser.html September 12 A Blind Taste Benefits: WRBH Tickets: Sold out Location: 4238 Magazine […]

Red Tie Affair

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 […]

Hancock Whitney Zoo-To-Do

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 […]

Black & Gold Gala

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 […]

SNAPSHOTS

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 […]

125th Anniversary Celebration

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 Evening 2022

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

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 […]

Shop Talk

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 shoptalk@myneworleans.com. Meet Penn Penn larocci is a born and raised New Orleanian. After graduating from Tulane University, she lived in NYC […]

Around Town: Sweet 16

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 […]

What’s Hot: Sports + Spirits

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 […]

With This Ring: Bernon-Miller

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 […]

Arts Calendar: September

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 […]

Future’s So Bright

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.

The Cozy Edit

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 […]

Education

Explore our list of local schools and upcoming open houses to choose the right path for your child.

Fall Fashion

As wearing white is put on hiatus and layers come out of the closet, explore our Fall Fashion guide to gain some insight into the latest seasonal trends.

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM