wear this there: maison premiere.

you had us at absinthe and oysters, maison premiere. we will be at the bar, and if no one wants to join us, with christopher moore’s sassy novel sacre bleu in hand. maybe it’s the potent imported liquor, the new-orleans-on-a-summer-night ambience, or the pastel-hued bar, but we are getting seriously romantic feels from this week’s wear this there. nothing... 
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nola: a few favorites.

new orleans guide / sfgirlbybay

new orleans…i wish i had a few more days to spend with you. it was every bit as darling as i remember, but even more so thanks to the many suggestions you provided. so a big thank you! today i’m sharing some photos and a few favorites from my recent visit. i know there is plenty more to see and experience, so perhaps there will be another trip—and soon i... 
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nola’s new ace.

ace hotel new orleans / sfgirlbybay

The Ace Hotel in New Orleans…so gorgeous and green! It opened just two weeks ago. I stumbled on it as I was making my way from the city’s Garden District to the French Quarter. Located in the area known as the Warehouse District, the new hotel has taken over a 1920s Art Deco building, and similar to its other properties, it includes a lobby bar, a restaurant, a rooftop... 
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next stop: nola.

next stop: nola. / sfgirlbybay

almost makes perfect. taking a quick spring break escape to new orleans next week and would love any recommendations. it’s been ten years since my last visit and the purpose of my trip then was to assist with the relief efforts. this time it’ll be on a more happy note and i’ll have time to explore and discover some of the gems in the city: the french quarter, garden... 
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beyond the quarter.

Rebecca Rebouché. Anthropologie is celebrating the creativity of New Orleans’ art & design community with Beyond the Quarter, a gallery exhibition debuting January 19th at their Rockefeller Center location in New York City. Curated by Anthropologie’s buyer-at-large, Keith Johnson (from Man Shops Globe), the exhibit shares the artistic spirit flourishing in New... 
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