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Sharp Dressed Man

  Attention husbands, brothers, and boyfriends! It may seem like your daily outfit selection is but an arbitrary, unimportant decision, but choosing what to wear every day has meaning and sometimes unintended consequences. In his bestselling book, "Blink," Malcolm Gladwell…

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Patricia Brinson

Patricia Brinson has had a long career as an interior designer, but the secret to her success has more to do with a term usually reserved for the world of journalism: editing. “Editing is one of the biggest things about…

Finishing Touches: Nailing It

There’s enough to worry about on New Year’s Eve without having to find a last-minute appointment when you break a nail trying to get those tiny buckles on your heels closed. Enter the…

Philanthropic Faces: Cristiane Maria Rosales Fajardo

After Hurricane Katrina, Cristiane Maria Rosales Fajardo jumped into the recovery, connecting anyone affected by the storm, as well as the influx of workers to help in relief efforts, with much-needed services when she was at the Vietnamese American Young…

Raising the Bar on Fitness

If you’re one of the many people considering a health reboot during the new year but you’re feeling uninspired by seasonally discounted gym memberships and promises of a new you using tired, old methods, you may want to dive a…

Editor's Note

A Note from Bev – Cocktails, Fresh Starts & Follow Ups  We are so excited to feature “Cocktails for KID smART” for our January cover! Thanks so much to our cover models: Event Chairs Krystal Hardy-Allen, Norman Barnum and Jeanette Weiland; Graham…

What's Hot: Beauty

Tension will melt away with the drape of a warmed or cooled neck wrap therapy pack from Slow North. Home Malone, 629 N. Carrollton Ave., 504-324-8352; 4610 Magazine St., 504-766-6148; HomeMaloneNola.com  Agent Nateur “h o l i ( w a…

New Orleans Botanical Garden’s “Magic in the Moonlight”

An elegant evening of al fresco dining in the Botanical Garden brought patrons together to enjoy fine dining and dancing for an after-hours soiree marking a quarter-century milestone of the New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation. The décor, described as “simple,…

JPAS’ Leading Ladies Guild’s “Promenade Luncheon”

Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s Leading Ladies Guild hosted its “Promenade Luncheon” on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Metairie Country Club. The theme “Queen for a Day,” patterned after the 1950s TV show, encouraged attendees to wear tiaras and featured…

Changemakers: Kendall Winindger, Deborah Peters & Diana Fisher

When Diana Fisher faced a cancer diagnosis five years ago, she sought out alternative therapies in addition to Western medicine treatments. But driving all over for mental health, reiki and acupuncture treatments proved inconvenient. So at a fortuitous lunch three…

Looking Back: Token Trouble

  While the state luxury tax was 2%, New Orleans enacted a city tax as well, so New Orleanians faced a total 4% tax. This city tax was to be a temporary, stopgap motion to bring the city out of…

St. Charles Avenue’s Registry of Charitable Events

A new year brings new celebrations! Please note that we’ve done all we can to make certain that the information herein is correct as of December 10, though details are subject to change. Additionally, should the event take place as…

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana’s “Excelencia Gala”

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and the amazing contributions of exceptional leaders with the “Excelencia Gala.” Originally planned with a September date to celebrate the September Independence Day of nine Latin American countries, Hurricane…

Arts Calendar: January

January Now Through 23  Prospect.5 – Yesterday We Said Tomorrow, Citywide, Prospectneworleans.org 1-2  Celebration In The Oaks, New Orleans City Park, 1 Palm Drive, 504-482-4888, Neworleanscitypark.com 7-8  The Band Of Brothers 20th Anniversary Reunion, National Wwii Museum, 945 Magazine St., 504-528-1944,…

Beauregard-Keyes House’s “Soirée in the Vieux Carré”

Supporters of the historic Beauregard-Keyes House were treated to a French Quarter fête with music and mingling in the restored courtyard and garden. For 75 years of stewardship and architectural services, Beauregard-Keyes House extends a special thanks to Koch &…

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Sylvain Society Co-Chair Amanda Credeur and Event Chair Cree Merriman-Jourdain are pictured at the “Big Wig Ball 2021” at Artmazing Gallery in July. Hosted by the Sylvain Society, “Big Wig Ball”…

With This Ring: Stall – Falconer

On a cold night in New York City, Lindsay Lane Stall, her mother and some friends went to their favorite bar, Spotted Pig. As luck would have it, Peter George Falconer, who had recently moved to NYC, was there with…

What to Wear

Krystal's white Khaite top and Jil Sander velvet pants are available at Weinsteinʼs. See three more ready-to-wear styles you can find locally. Silky Silhouette This flared long sleeved Dorothee Schumacher dress in muted green hugs the body providing a beautiful…

Celebrating Edna Colton’s 100th Birthday

If anyone has had the honor of knowing the fabulous Edna Douglas Colton, born September 19, 1921, they know that she’s known for her love of fun, family and dancing, and that’s just what her family celebrated on her 100th…

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