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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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When Jane Scott and Philip Hodges moved back to New Orleans from her home state of Kentucky, it was both a homecoming and the beginning of a new chapter. With both of their children, Nalty and Talley, grown and off at school, it seemed natural to renest in the city where it all began. The co… Read more

Family traditions, religious holidays, and the sharing of meals and treats are what make December the most magical month of the year. Everything just feels all the more festive and it's easy to embrace the spirit of the season. Gathering around a table set with sparkling silver, heirloom chi… Read more

What was once an annex of the Soule Business College in the Garden District is now a stunning family home that truly shines at the holidays. The two-story brick structure was built in 1923 and originally housed the typing and stenographer departments of the trade school. Pam Dongieux renovat… Read more

It's no secret that New Orleans loves Halloween. As the most haunted city in the country, it's no surprise that residents do their part to keep the spirit alive with incredible displays throughout the month. While most add a few pumpkins and skeletons to their lawn or porch, others take it t… Read more

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Juggling work, family, and self-care isn't for the faint of heart. Maureen Stevens, an interior designer and stylist, says she's still mastering the art. Stevens splits her time between New Orleans and Austin, and is actively working on her 150-year-old Marigny home in between client project… Read more

We're officially in the season of Scorpio. This zodiac sign is loyal, hardworking, and passionate, while being magnetic and utterly charming. They're all about authenticity and are extremely intuitive a.k.a. do not hide anything from your Scorpio friend! To celebrate the start of their seaso… Read more

When artists Nancy Rhett and Garland Robinette’s daughter, Charley, went off to college, the couple decided it was time to downsize. They wanted to remain near Audubon Park, a place they consider to be their spiritual center, but they also wanted a smaller, low maintenance footprint and enou… Read more

When KiKi and Mike Nixon bought their home in 2000, they could see great potential in both the neighborhood, Treme, and the old Victorian house. Although the house, built in 1905, had been converted along the way into four apartments, glimpses of its original elegance enticed the couple to e… Read more

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Autumn is filled with festive gatherings⁠—football parties, friendsgivings, and the bountiful feast of Thanksgiving. Setting a table for family and friends is the best way to celebrate the season. Fall tablescapes inspired by a woodland palette of deep copper, burnt umber, and rich greens de… Read more