Wedding

With This Ring: Olson – Burton

Virginia Catherine Olson, like many 21st-century women looking to meet someone, downloaded the dating app Bumble. The app matched her with Jeffrey Harris Burton Jr., and the two arranged to meet at Delachaise for drinks. Catherine noticed Jeff’s welcoming smile…

Real Weddings: Charleston-Thomas

Bride: Reagan Charleston / Groom: Reece Thomas / Wedding Date: Dec. 9, 2018 Ceremony/Reception: New Orleans Board of Trade Wedding Designer: Wink Design & Events Photographer: Mateo & Company Caterer: Pigeon Caterers Prep location: St. James Hotel Hair Stylist: Amber…

Real Weddings: Beneville & Lindsley

Bride: Danielle Beneville / Groom: Noah Lindsley / Wedding Date: June 28, 2019 Ceremony and Reception location: Marché Coordinator: Stephanie Baker with Marché Gown: Bridal Boutique by MaeMe / Bridesmaids’ dresses: David’s Bridal / Men’s Attire: Jos A. Banks Bride’s…

Real Weddings: Beitler-Sullivan

Bride: Julie Beitler / Groom: Tom Sullivan / Wedding Date: Oct. 11, 2019 Ceremony and Reception location: The Gallery (Tomas Bistro) Coordinator: New Orleans Wedding Planning Gown: Berta Florist: Florist Herbivore Floral Designs Caterer: Tomas Bistro / Cake: Ice cream…

Lagniappe: Enter the Dream

Local artist and designer for Anthropologie, Rebecca Rebouché, is known for her allegorical paintings of the natural world. Now, her emotive and naturalistic style graces the bottle of her new perfume, Exotic Memory. Born from a dream, the artwork and…

Check It Twice

10-12 Months To Go __ You’re engaged! Make sure you celebrate with your fiancé, friends and family. __ Nail down the basics. Where are you getting married? Who’s paying for what? What is your budget? How many guests will be…

Globe Trotting

You’ve said your vows —now what? It’s time to launch your new life with a memory-packed vacation. But, where to go? The options can overwhelm, especially if you want a trip as unique as your wedding. That’s why we’ve scoured…

Details: Getting There

Don’t stress about how you’re going to make it to your wedding. With so many options for couples in New Orleans — whether you want to make it to your ceremony by land, air or sea — you can arrive…

Details: In Focus

Photography is one of the most important aspects of your wedding, since the photos will remain long after the Big Day. So finding the best photographer to suit your needs is paramount. Here, three local wedding photographers offer their tips…

Details: Modern History

Due to the magnitude and impact World War II had on the world, it’s no wonder that the National World War II Museum in downtown New Orleans has quickly become touted as one of the best museums in the world.…

Details: There's No Place Like Roam

Lately you’ve noticed that some of your most fun group dining outings are at food halls. The perfect compromise for the picky eater, the adventurous foodie and the steadfast dieter, the variety and range that the concept provides has so…

Details: Bachelorette Bonuses

Your bestie has gone bridal and you have landed the gig as maid of honor. Your goal is to create a bachelorette and shower experience that will have the other members of the bride tribe instagramming and hashtagging until they…

Details: Late Night Snacks

You can’t stop talking about how much you want everyone on the dance floor at your reception. You’ve booked a top-notch band and made sure there’s plenty of space for your cousin to do his bring-the-house-down breakdance sequence. How to…

With This Ring: Reily – Yancey

New Orleans native Karen Kristie Reily had just moved back home from New York and was enjoying spending quality time with her friends. Richard Hunter Yancey V, who had been living in New Orleans since college, was also spending a…

With This Ring: Ordemann–Smith

We have all been asked to help a friend move, but rarely does it lead to romance. Luckily that’s exactly what happened when Kelly Elizabeth Ordemann was helping her friend pack up and move out of town. As often happens,…

With This Ring: Smith – Korengold

In 2011, New Orleans native Kathryn Vinsant Smith attended a Halloween party at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, dressed as the Tin Man. She introduced herself to William McKendree Korengold, who was dressed as a member of the Blue Man…