(French Connection jumper + bangle, Express necklace, BCBG pumps)
Die for these.
This past week was the highly anticipated inaugural NOLA Fashion Week!
Since I live, work and go to school in Baton Rouge, an hour away from New Orleans, I missed out on more events than I would have liked to. Even though I came straight from the office and headed back to studio after to work some more (god I cannot wait to graduate), I was sure not to miss Creating a Compelling Voice, a discussion on national blogs and local fashion. The conversation was on everything from business tips to cheeky exchanges of blog name regrets. The panel of bloggers leading the discussion were incredibly relatable and offered great advice... and their style? Amazing. Check out their blogs:
Btw, the NOLAFW event was held at the insanely fabulous Martine Chaisson Gallery on Camp Street. (The owner, Martine, is a gorgeous, accomplished women in her 20s! So impressive to own a gallery of that caliber at that age. Hats off to her - she's living the dream!)
Keiko + Bobby, on the far end, are the cutest couple! And can we just talk about how awesome is the name Keiko?
With Juley from Swank Heights, Kelby from Kelby Floyd and Rachael, part founder of NOLAFW, from Ordinarily Urbane
Blogging is serious business.
Katie from Style Cakes + Kelby
Gambit Reunion! Remember this?
One of my best friends. Love him to pieces.
So sad that the week had to come to a close. The shows were flawless (check out a sneek peek here, courtesy of Ordinarily Urbane). The parties phenomenal. Everything exceeded expectations which were already high! Hats off to everyone who had a hand in making it all possible and a big thanks to Andi Eaton, Rachael LaRoche and Nicholas Landry, founders of NOLAFW, for dreaming big! Cheers guys! Cannot wait 'til the next one.
Images: NOLAFW, Lux Photographie