Interview: Ashley Porter of Porter Lyons

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Interviews | No Comments

Vertebrae. The spinal bones of alligators. That’s what originally got Ashley Porter, founder of Porter Lyons, started as a jewelry maker. Fast forward a few years and several collections later and Ashley now finds herself as one of the more notable jewelers in New Orleans with her pieces ranking as favorites among Louisianians and a ...

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Interview: Genevieve Douglas of KINDRED Studios

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Interviews | No Comments

  Genevieve Douglas is no stranger to striking out on her own. When the publicist and owner of Uptown PR became a mother she found herself having a hard time keeping her active lifestyle with a little one in tow. Enter KINDRED Studios on Magazine Ave in uptown New Orleans. Geniveve’s philosphy for the lifestyle studio was ...

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Interview: Ellen Buckley of Audubon Zoo

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Interviews | No Comments

As we gear up for one of our favorite local charity events, I had the good fortune to meet and tour the Audubon Zoo with the annual  Whitney Zoo-To-Do‘s Director of Events, Ellen Buckley. A New Orleans native through and through, Ellen gave me a insider’s look at what it’s like to spend your day among the ...

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Interview: Ti Martin of Cafe Adelaide

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Interviews | One Comment

Perhaps one of my favorite spots in New Orleans for a classy after work drink is the Swizzle Stick Bar at Cafe Adelaide. Helmed in part by Ti Martin, Cafe Adelaide is part of a group of restaurants owned by Martin and her family that includes SoBou in the French Quarter and world famous Commander’s Palace. Ti ...

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Interview: The Grove Street Press

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Interviews | No Comments

  Every time I step into The Grove Street Press’s shop all I want to do is sit down and write everyone I know a letter or card. Every detail, from their adorable letterpress stationery, to their Louisiana Parish prints, to their amazing shop decor immediately invites you in and makes you want to go ...

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Interview: Kim Starr Wise Florals

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in Interviews | No Comments

  Kim Starr Wise is no stranger to the ALH blog. Her amazing floral designs are featured in one of our most popular posts of all times, a swamp inspired photo shoot she did with Mrs. Vintage and P.S. Creative. In running one of the most amazing and modern floral shops in New Orleans she’s ...

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Interview: Mignon Faget

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Interviews | One Comment

  Last week Hattie, Julia and I were treated to a most inspiring peek inside the creative world of Mignon Faget. Since I can remember, my grandmother, aunts, mother and just about every New Orleans lady I can recall has worn, adored and raved about Mignon Faget’s jewelry and home designs. A New Orleans legend, ...

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