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From the beach to the pool to the flight that gets you there, we can always find a reason to start a new book. With novels being released weekly, it can be hard to decide which hardcover to dive into on your precious time off. We've rounded up 4 new releases to consider downloading or taking… Read more

Memorial Day weekend means two things: major sales and summer has kicked off. Most commemorate the holiday and long weekend with a party, where the grill is dusted off and white clothing is formally accepted again. Behind every picture-perfect Memorial Day gathering, is a knowing hostess. Th… Read more

Outdoor entertaining lends itself naturally to a relaxed aesthetic that conjures up memories of unhurried summer evenings with family and friends. In a lush, private Uptown garden, Jeanette and Doug Slakey entertain in just that way. Cocktails while kids swim, laid back family gatherings and… Read more

For flower lovers, foodies, and off-the-beaten-path travelers, Florists To The Field, written by Christian Owens, is the book of the season. Preeminent floral designers Greg Campbell and Erick New, known for their nature-chic boutique, Garden District, in Memphis, visited their favorite spec… Read more

Beatriz Ball, New Orleans designer and owner of the award-winning pewterware tabletop and home accessories company that bears her name, started her business in 1991 in the outskirts of Mexico City. Her innovative designs, handmade by skilled artisans in an especially lustrous alloy of mixed … Read more

Gone are the days of loading up on a single, pricey china, silver and crystal pattern all at once and sticking with tabletop settings that are set in stone. Imagine doing that with your wardrobe: No change of accessories, no mixing and matching, and no jumping on board with a frivolous trend… Read more

On a beautiful tree lined corner on Magazine Street in the Garden District, Studio Amanda Talley looks at first glance like one of those super chic art galleries often found on Newbury Street in Boston or Sloane Street in London. But mixed in with all the posh signage on the front door, is a… Read more