H
  • Updated

The color blue, long associated with feelings of faith and serenity, creates a sense of calm — something we could all use more of these days. Cobalt, sapphire, and indigo symbolize trust and loyalty, and the colors of the sky and ocean remind us of limitless possibilities. Blue, a confident … Read more

Mark your calendars for New Orleans Auction Galleries' Interiors auction taking place Saturday, August 29. Starting at 10 a.m., over 600 unique pieces of furniture, artwork, jewelry, and more will be available for bidding. Bids can be submitted online or over the phone, and a live online bid… Read more

Children see the world very differently than we do. They infuse wonder, imagination, and a little bit of magic into everything they do. An enchanting bedroom, intentionally planned with plenty of open floor space for creative playtime, encourages budding artists and tiny adventurers to while… Read more

According to artist and designer Ellen Macomber, her son's light filled bedroom is the reason she bought her Central City house. "Previous owners installed the windows which were from a cabin in North Carolina. I stood at the window and looked into the backyard and knew that this was the hou… Read more

When artist Natalie Erwin, originally from Fort Worth, Texas, was ready to decorate her daughters' bedroom in their new home in New Orleans, she turned to Madre, an interior design firm from Dallas. She and her husband were renovating a large-scale house on St. Charles Avenue, so working wit… Read more

In a light-filled cottage in Gentilly near the lake, interior designer Casi St. Julian has created a charming nursery for the arrival of her first child, Oliver. As owners of Eclectic Home, an award-winning home furnishings shop and design firm, she and her mother Penny Francis are well-vers… Read more

Explore the world of Hunt Slonem right here in New Orleans. From August 14-31, the artist's Hop Up Shop will be at Hazelnut and feature his famous bunnies, birds, and more on fashion accessories and home goods. Think scarves, pillows, coasters, masks, and more! Read more

"Like New Orleans, Bevolo Gas and Electric Lights is steeped in history and tradition." Adore's 2019 feature on the iconic New Orleans business still rings true, especially as Bevolo celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Founded in 1945, Bevolo has continued to deliver its old-world cra… Read more

  • Updated

Between quarantining and the heat, we're spending a lot more time at home. Make your abode a little homier by adding some new leafy plants to the areas you spend the most time in. FAIT Nola, a local one-stop plant shop, is hosting a summer sale on Saturday, July 18. The sale will include a l… Read more

  • Updated

In an Uptown cottage near Audubon Park, interior designer Melissa Rufty created a gem of a pied-à-terre for out-of-town clients planning to spend more time in the city since becoming recent empty nesters. She previously worked with the couple on their permanent residence, so she had their tr… Read more

Independence Day is coming! On the Fourth of July, stars and stripes are always welcome, as are the many hues of red, white, and blue. Get in the festive spirit with chic separates, dazzling dresses, and beautiful summery homewares. Below, 41 patriotic pieces to consider for the holiday weekend! Read more

Sheltering in place brought out the inner mixologist in more than a few of us. With time to try new recipes and to linger over cocktails, enjoying bar quality drinks at home quickly boomed. Of course, presentation is a big part of the experience. With Zoom happy hours, four corner porch part… Read more

  • Updated

After a season spent inside, we are embracing the surrounding flora and fauna more than ever before. From jazzing up your home with garden-inspired accessories to entertaining al fresco in a new flowery frock, this Summer already encompasses the very best parts of Spring. Read more

It's officially time to celebrate Cancers! It's easy to toast a sign that is nurturing, sensitive, and extra loving, plus insanely loyal. This water sign loves art, being surrounded by loved ones, and home-based activities. Make this birthday extra special with a gift that truly speaks to hi… Read more

New Orleans has its fair share of eccentric quirks. It's only fitting that the city would be filled with historic homes in hues across the spectrum. On Friday, June 12, the Preservation Resource Center is hosting a one-hour webinar all about interior and exterior paint. During "Beyond the Wa… Read more

Can't handle the New Orleans heat? Make a stateside dream vacation a reality with Heritage Auctions' latest luxury real estate auction in Truckee, California. The custom Lake Tahoe property is secluded and the perfect year-round mountain getaway, with easy access to Reno, Nevada. Read more

While this Summer is sure to be different than those of the past, there are still events across New Orleans to look forward to. From days dedicated to nonprofits to movie nights to luxury real estate auctions, these virtual events taking place this June are worth noting.  Read more

For those who aren’t familiar with the auction world, images of eBay or an estates sale might register. Be sure to add luxury real estate to that vision as extraordinary homes around the country are available via auction. Heritage Auctions, the largest collectibles auctioneer and third large… Read more

  • Updated

Summer is here and so is Gemini season! This Zodiac sign is known for being adaptable, outgoing, and curious. Celebrate this intelligent and intuitive air sign with a gift straight from New Orleans! Upgrade her wardrobe with fun new clothes and accessories, or treat her home to a new piece o… Read more

New Orleans is filled with notable architecture. Many of its buildings were designed by Henry Howard, a 19th-century architect known for his blending of European and American designs. Some of his contributions to the city include the Pontalba buildings on Jackson Square, the Robert H. Short … Read more

Need a new quarantine activity? Join us in gushing over this restored Donaldsville estate that is everything you would imagine from a classic antebellum manor. The 9,827 square foot property (and its 10.5 acres), originally designed in the Greek Revival style by Henry Howard, can be yours on… Read more

  • Updated

While you're quarantining (good job!) for the foreseeable future, you might as well get comfortable. Your home, which for some has turned into an office and a school, should be calming, functional, and the perfect refuge. Grace Kaynor, a designer and the owner of Sotre (3933 Magazine Street)… Read more

  • Updated

Miss shopping on Magazine Street and Metairie Road? While shops and boutiques are closed due to COVID-19, many are offering local delivery, free shipping, and discounts during this difficult time. Whether you're shopping for the present or the future, our New Orleans shops are well-stocked a… Read more

We’ve found ourselves craving a vacation this Spring and it seems like everyone agrees. Runways were stamped with flora and fauna inspired by lush islands and forests, and home décor trends leaned towards all things tropical. Paradise is certainly found in this season’s exotic and lively style.  Read more

  • Updated

With Spring on its way, all we can think about are the festivals, crawfish, and enjoyable weather. Another thing we're looking forward to? Giving our homes a fresh start with a long overdue cleaning session. While a seasonal clean can sometimes feel daunting, Victoria Tran, the owner and org… Read more

Save the date: New Orleans Auctions Gallery is hosting an online interiors auction! On Friday, March 13, over 600 luxurious home items—with a selection of jewelry—will be auctioned starting at 10 a.m. Curious about the selection? While you can browse the catalog here, we've listed our 17 fav… Read more

The traditional Mardi Gras colors were established in 1872 by the Rex organization in honor of their very first parade. We’ve been parading with these colors ever since! From Twelfth Night to Fat Tuesday, celebratory carnival colors unify the city in the most festive of ways. Whether in fash… Read more

  • Updated

Hilary Beane, a jewelry designer from Los Angeles, has called New Orleans home for the past two years. Specializing in handcrafted jewelry, the designer is particularly passionate for pearls—Tahitian, South Sea, and specialty Freshwaters—and can create pieces in an array of metals and stones. Read more

Goodbye Sagittarius season! Capricorn season has begun and it's time to celebrate your ambitious, practical, disciplined, and sensitive pal. This Earth sign is persistent, yet realistic and they love material possessions (who doesn't!?). Make them feel extra special this year with a gift tha… Read more

If January had a buzzword, it would be resolution. While they tend to be broken and forgotten within weeks (you can blame Mardi Gras), one habit we’re hoping to keep up with is organization. Tasks like clearing clutter at home and finally getting a handle on our schedules top the list. While… Read more

Cocktails for KID smART is one of my favorite fundraising events of the year. Yes, the party is always swell, but what sets it apart for me is the positive energy in the room. You can feel it. The guests are so committed to KID smART’s mission of bringing art-based learning to public school … Read more

We're one week away from Christmas! If you're still in the midst of buying gifts (or haven't even started), Wednesday's after-hours shopping event should help. Local retailers Sosusu and Dunn and Sonnier are staying open past their usual closing times to accommodate locals.  Read more

Win the holidays this year with your favorite home chef or baker. KitchenAid mixers, which are already a highly requested gift, can now be customized and tailored to your liking. Every aspect from the color to the bowl to the attachments can be selected, as well as special engraving on the t… Read more