Black Coffee and Writing: New Orleans Style

  • 04.16.2014
As a founder of NOLA Fashion Week and a lover of all things style and history, I've found myself over the past several years become emersed in the culture of the city of New Orleans. I've also become an advocate for the growing fashion and design industry of the city. With that, in 2012 I began this blog chronical

Southern Bride

  • 04.15.2014
Happy Tuesday from Mrs. Nickens! I've been away from the blog for a week (too long), I was away for good reason however. Two Friday's ago my sweet BF proposed. And not only did he propose, he shared the news that we'd be tying the knot the very next weekend. He'd already done most of the planning, logistics are defin

Uptown Girl

  • 04.07.2014
I've been enjoying the last few weeks of living Uptown. Even as a temporary home, the bf and I have settled quickly into the neighborhood. We've been experiencing so many restaurants, shops, and hideaways that we've missed being downtown. Our apartment is dreamy, large windows lining the entire bedroom with the rum

Langford Market Anniversary Party featuring Hazel & Flo Trunk Show!

  • 04.03.2014
Hi loves! Tomorrow's the perfect day to spend on Magazine St. Come see me at Langford Market on Magazine Street to celebrate their 1 year anniversary. I'll be bringing along new T's and pieces from the SS and FW'14 Hazel & Florange collection (and every shopper will get a special treat). Hope to see you a

Here Comes the Sun

  • 04.02.2014
“She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: "Winter is dead.” - A.A. Milne I've been in Baton Rouge for the last few days enjoying lots of "office" porch time and the Spring time greenery that's all around.  As I reflect over the last few year's it's sometimes

Packing Light

  • 03.31.2014
Last week the bf and I made quite the change. After about 6 months of being in our new apartment in the Bywater, we had a fantastic opportunity arise to do a bit of traveling this summer. One of the first things that we discussed was what do with our apartment while we're gone. Of  course, we could have kept it

Sunday Sleep to Street

  • 03.30.2014
Sunday's are for... Sleeping in A warm breeze through an open window Flea Market finds Too many mimosas Cappuccinos and the NY Times Brunch with best friends Living in your favorite PJs A day of adoration Sunday... a day I've always loved. Even when there's work to do, it's at a leisurely pace. Sundays a

Oui We Girl Summer Time Favorites

  • 03.29.2014
With two months to go before I take off on a summer adventure (details coming soon, I promise), I'm starting the packing preparation now. The bf and I actually packed up our apartment this week and I only kept out the things that seemed adventure appropriate. I'll be dressing in neutrals and splash of mixed prints,

Shop Oui We Girl’s Closet

  • 03.27.2014
Hi loves! I'm preparing for a summer adventure and in doing so I'm doing a major closet clean out. So what does that mean for you? You can shop my closet starting this Saturday at the Hazel & Florange studio in the Marigny! The sale will run Saturday until, it's first come first serve. I'll have lots of desig

Wabi Sabi Wednesday

  • 03.26.2014
Wabi Sabi: a perverse beauty with deliberate imperfection. "The Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection, of accepting the natural cycle of growth, decay, and death. It's reveres authenticity above all." Wabi sabi is flea market tea towels rather than Egyptian cotton linens. It's the heirloom tomato and w