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Planning a bachelorette party can be difficult. Balancing everybody’s expectations is a tricky task and finding unique spots that aren’t already packed with other bachelorette parties only adds to that stress. Whether you’re from New Orleans and want to get away from the tourists or you’re f… Read more

As much as technology has changed the way people correspond, the handwritten thank you note has managed to stick around. Sallie Jones, co-owner of Scriptura, says that the purpose of the note is to express gratitude for some act of thoughtfulness. "Take the time to share with someone by writ… Read more

The Scriptura experience is everything a bride dreams it will be. Steeped in old-world elegance and versed in modern etiquette, the designers at this award-winning studio create distinctive invitations that truly reflect each couple's love story. Your wedding stationary- save the dates, repl… Read more

When Ellie Romair walked down the aisle of Holy Name of Jesus Church last May, she was the fourth generation in her family to do so. For her marriage to Alexander Alford, there was never any doubt about where the ceremony would take place. "My great grandparents, grandparents, and parents we… Read more

When shopping for a wedding dress, a bride is looking for something that gives her the "this is it" feeling. She wants to feel comfortable, confident, beautiful, and sexy on her big day. The key is finding a dress for your body type, one that fits like a glove, and then letting the trends of… Read more

When selecting items for your wedding registry, you'll be advised to be practical. Dishware, cutlery, and pots and pans are all traditional choices that will serve your home and family well over the years. But classic doesn't need to be boring! Skip the boring glasses for goblets in every sh… 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

New Orleans is one of the most desirable places to tie the knot. Stunning ballrooms, romantic courtyards, and historic venues mixed with Southern charm and a lively culture consistently place America's favorite city at the top of the list. Whether you desire an intimate space or something cl… Read more

Wedding cake is the centerpiece of any reception and as such plays a starring role. With a desire to make the day more personal and interactive, brides are gravitating towards stunning cake tables with multiple layers of scrumptious goodness, or to one masterpiece that fully realizes the new… Read more

Most brides know the importance of hiring seasoned professionals when it comes to avoiding wedding day snafus. But the best photographers, caterers, and event planners don't just ensure that everything runs smoothly—their work elevates the event, making it a work of art that truly reflects y… Read more

From bouquets and boutonnieres to arches and arbors, wedding flowers have a presence powerful enough to rival that of the most distinguished guests. And just like any strong personality, flowers can set a mood. Here are three unique styles to consider for your big day. Read more

New Orleans consistently ranks among the top U.S. locations for destination weddings—and that's not just because it has the patina of a romantic European city. "Being from the South, we like our traditions, and people from out of town love to see them because they are so uniquely New Orleans… Read more

Carol McDonald and Ryan O'Connor met at Tulane Law School. Carol has an enduring reverence for history and bygone eras, so there was never any doubt about where they would get married. New Orleans, steeped in centuries of tradition, was the perfect choice for the couple who now make this uni… Read more

You've said yes to the dress, but what about the shoes, earrings, and purse? Wedding day accessories are often an afterthought, but these 14 items make the case to plan ahead. From classic belts and jewels to sparkly "something blue" shoes, your bridal look can't help but be elevated.  Read more