Karen Wallace: If You Want It, Go Get It!

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I’ve known Karen Wallace for quite some time, but I was especially intrigued when I saw she was hosting a recent event for The New Movement – partly because improv absolutely terrifies me, but also because even though Karen has pursued many different creative avenues since I’ve known her, it somehow all makes sense. She was part of Jean-Eric, a…

A Bridesmaid Dress You Can Wear Again

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[wearing: Jen’s Pirate Booty dress (similar here), MIA sandals] Bridesmaid dresses have a pretty bad reputation – they’re typically expensive, it’s a toss up as to whether they’ll be flattering or not, and they usually can’t be re-purposed for other occasions. This one, however, has proven an exception to all rules. I wore it in my friend Jessica’s wedding and…

Morgan Dixon: “I’m Only Getting Started”

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Morgan Dixon, founder of M.A.D. Nails, is an effervescent ball of energy and personality. In just over half a year, she’s created quite a local buzz around her brand. First working out of Fifi Mahony’s in the French Quarter and now operating on a freelance basis, Morgan offers private appointments, pop-up collaborations, and custom press-on nail sets. She’s an incredibly…

Elevated Basics

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[wearing: Bella Luxx tank and maxi, Chan Luu pendant, Madewell sandals and bag] I shot this photo set a few months ago with my friend Caroline and just stumbled across it last week. This appears to be right when I first decided to start growing out my bangs (it feels like this is a phase that will never end). As…

Katie Barroso: “You Can’t Give Up Now”

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  Continuing on with the Workflow series, this week’s interview features Katie Barroso. Originally from northern California, Katie moved to New Orleans in 2010 to pursue a degree in Latin American studies. She planned to become a college professor but ended up abandoning her studies to pursue a tattoo apprenticeship, which she recently completed. I met Katie a few years ago…