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What A Wonderful World

What A Wonderful World

With Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World” lyrics as our inspiration, we styled this elegant, New Orleans-style wedding feature for our Spring 2015 Issue. From a wedding cake made of beignets to Armstrong’s original sheet music featured on the main bar at Club XLIV and so many musical details, this editorial will show you how to treat your guests to a true New Orleans themed event with all the nuances the city has to offer.

Katelyn is wearing Ubela from Rosa Clara’s Soft Collection, paired with Ziegfeld Collection necklace of freshwater cultured pearls, Elsa Peretti® Pearls by the Yard ™ drop earrings in sterling silver, Ziegfeld Collection bracelet of pearls with sterling silver and black onyx and The Tiffany® Setting engagement ring all by Tiffany & Co.

Patrick is wearing Michael Kors slim fit, traditional 2 button notch tuxedo, from John’s Tuxedos paired with Groom’s band ring in platinum, available at Tiffany & Co.

Katelyn is wearing Shanata by St. Patrick short wedding dress with V-neckline, sheer effect three-quarter-length sleeves and lace details on the bodice and skirt and Thora by Badgley Mischka silk ruffle evening pump in pink paired with Elsa Peretti® Pearls by the Yard™ drop earrings in sterling silver, Ziegfeld Collection bracelet of pearls with sterling silver and black onyx, The Tiffany® Setting engagement ring, Tiffany Soleste® band ring in platinum with diamonds; Tiffany Jazz™ graduated drop pendant with diamonds in platinum available at Tiffany & Co.

Patrick is wearing Michael Kors slim fit, traditional 2 button notch tuxedo, from John’s Tuxedos paired with Groom’s band ring in platinum, available at Tiffany & Co.

Olivia (left) is wearing Joan Calabrese for Mon Cheri gown in petal and ivory.

Brianna (right) is dressed in Joan Calabrese for Mon Cheri, sleeveless satin and lace on tulle tea-length A-line dress with jewel neckline, satin bodice and allover lace overlay full gathered dirndl skirt with scalloped hemline in petal.

Bryce is wearing a 2 Button notch traditional tuxedo from John’s Tuxedos.

Olivia (left) is wearing an Organza dress with full skirt and draped v-back with bows and streamers and bodice with flower details at shoulders. Brianna (right) wears a Shirred empire bodice with Shirred shoulder straps and flower, with floor-length organza skirt in ice pink.

Katelyn is wearing a Sophi Tolli Robin gown, a slim sheath in misty tulle and crystal hand-beaded lace appliques. The sweetheart neckline is framed by matching lace shoulder straps continuing into a dramatic plunging keyhole back. A back zipper with diamante buttons and chapel length train.

Fine Jewelry: Tiffany Jazz™ graduated drop pendant with diamonds in platinum; Tiffany Jazz™ graduated drop earrings with diamonds in platinum; The Tiffany® Setting; Tiffany Soleste® band ring in platinum with diamonds; Groom’s band ring in platinum. Available Tiffany & Co.

Katelyn is wearing Uma from Rosa Clara’s Soft Collection. Ziegfeld Collection necklace of freshwater cultured pearls; Elsa Peretti® Pearls by the Yard™ drop earrings in sterling silver; Ziegfeld Collection bracelet of pearls with sterling silver and black onyx; The Tiffany™ Setting; Tiffany Soleste ® band ring in platinum with diamonds available at Tiffany & Co.

Patrick is wearing Heather Allure Collection by Jean Yves, available at John’s Tuxedos paired with groom’s band ring in platinum available at Tiffany & Co.

Katelyn is wearing an Ivory Lace Cocktail Dress from Pearl’s Place. Shoes: Jazmin by Bagdley Mischka with sun-inspired brooch at the toe.

Patrick is wearing Heather Allure Collection by Jean Yves from John’s Tuxedos.

Fine jewelry: Tiffany Jazz™ graduated drop earrings with diamonds in platinum; Tiffany Jazz™ graduated drop pendant with diamonds in platinum; The Tiffany™ Setting; Tiffany Soleste® band ring in platinum with diamonds; Groom’s band ring in platinum from Tiffany & Co.

Don’t miss the Club Cocktail recipes below!

Editorial Credits:
Photography: Photography by Louis | Video: Dyle Films | Venue: Club XLIV | Rentals: Event Rental | Candle Decor: Firefly Ambiance Candles & Decor | Florals: Nola Flora | Fashion: Pearl’s Place, John’s Tuxedos | Hair Stylist: Fay Bayard for Revive the Lakeview Hair Salon | Makeup: Dazzle Doll Makeup and Hair | Beignets: New Orleans Coffee & Beignet Co. | Second Line Umbrellas: New Orleans Umbrella Company | Musical Instruments: Custom for Club XLIV and C&M Music (Kenner, trumpet) | Main Bar: Sheet Music: Louis Armstrong House Museum, Design by Tchoupitoulas + Vine and Mark Waguespack | Fine Jewelry: Tiffany & Co.
Models: Katelyn Kerner, Patrick Morton, Bryce Barrere, Olivia Wurster
and Brianna Velasquez

Cocktail Credits:

Photography: Kit Wohl and Sam Hanna

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Jennifer Vogel

Jennifer Vogel was raised in Metairie, LA. Now living in Ohio, she still draws from her New Orleans roots for inspiration in her work. Jennifer freelances in web design / development, graphic design and, now, writing for New Orleans Weddings Magazine.

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