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There are two ways to handle the impending heat: leave New Orleans for a cooler locale or double down and embrace it. Summer's arrival usually ends any voluntary outdoor time, but in the spirit of accepting our city's most hot and humid season, we're making the time outside more enjoyable by… Read more

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It's no wonder we're crushing on all things pink. We're looking for some fun and feel like celebrating! It's the "invite me to something" color and the happiest hue in home decor. In a range of shades from peony to bubblegum to electric, pink delivers the joy. Bring this punchy color home fo… Read more

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The iconic palm print connotes the glamorous life — nice weather, vacation vibes, and all the tropical feels. A pretty silhouette that's a tad exotic, the palm frond goes from old Hollywood to island boho to Kelly green prep with the greatest of ease. As we all yearn for travel and good time… Read more

The Odeon at South Market isn't just the tallest building to be built in New Orleans in 30 years. The new residential development is home to a beautiful collection of artwork by both female and local artists displayed through the entire structure, including the outdoor mural created by New O… Read more

Save the date for the March Major Estates Auction hosted by New Orleans Auction Galleries. Starting Saturday, March 27 at 10 a.m., the two-day auction features over 1,000 pieces of furniture, jewelry, home accessories, and art. Many of the items are from the Estate of Joyce "Penny" and B. Ga… Read more

While it's no secret that we love a bright and bold color palette, there's something especially enticing about an earthy scheme. Often associated with minimalism, our definition of neutral is far from boring. Natural fibers bring texture to any home and wardrobe, and organic hues ensure vers… Read more

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At home entertaining nourishes both body and soul, and this is the season to run with it. Take simple themes as inspiration and set Spring tables in festive ways, creating delicious and colorful get-aways for family and friends. Read more

Last year, pre-Covid, Karen Buck started thinking about the next chapter of her working life. "For the last 25 years, I have worked professionally in marketing communications — clawing my way up from basic production work to strategy lead," she explains. "My training was in journalism, but I… Read more

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It's hard not to stop and stare while passing LeBlanc + Smith's latest and highly anticipated Uptown restoration. The 19th century St. Charles Avenue mansion is now home to The Chloe, a 14-room hotel with a bar and restaurant a.k.a. the perfect set up for a food focused group adding a boutiq… Read more

The Georgian-style home that CeCe Colhoun shares with her husband Trevor, their young sons Trevor Jr. and Blaise, and Leia, their goldendoodle, is all about personal style, sentimental furnishings, and the stunning aesthetic of Audubon Park. Just about every space in the house opens up to th… Read more

While chandeliers aren't meant for swinging (sorry, Sia), they serve as more than just formal light fixtures in a stuffy room. Whether traditional or modern or whimsical, a chandelier is a striking visual centerpiece that adds character and enhances any room it might live in. From the foyer … Read more

Tara Shaw knows a thing or two about luxury European antiques and interior design. This New Orleanian has been a premier source for in-the-know designers and collectors from all across the country for over twenty years. Whether importing fine furniture from Italy, France, or Sweden, or desig… Read more

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

After taking a summer break in August, FAIT Nola was back in action this September with workshops and pop-ups galore. This Wednesday, the local plant design studio is hosting holistic career coach and author Emily Silva for an evening of guidance and alignment in New Orleans. Read more