LFEA Announces ‘Here’s My Two Bucks’ Campaign

by Arthur Vandelay

The Louisiana Film & Entertainment Association has announced a new campaign, dubbed “Here’s My Two Bucks.” The film industry organization made the announcement via email to members of the film industry. “We know that the film industry has a positive impact on Louisiana’s economy. A billion dollar impact every year. Now, we need to prove […]

SNEAK PEEK: Andi Eaton’s New Book ‘New Orleans Style’

by Michelle Preau

New Orleans designer Andi Eaton just published her first book New Orleans Style. Eaton is an occasional contributor to Scene who also has a boutique called Hazel and Florange. She is also founder of the Southern Coalition of Fashion and Design (SCFD) and founder of NOLA Fashion Week. New Orleans is quickly building its own fashion […]

Southern Design Week to Debut November 3-9

by Michelle Preau

Regional fashion weeks have become fashionable, popping up everywhere across the country. Now the newly formed Southern Coalition of Fashion and Design (SCFD) is launching a new branded event, “Southern Design Week.” The new fashion week will debut this year from November 3-9. Southern Design Week is a new project from NOLA Fashion Week founder Andi Eaton, […]

Elle Apparel Offers Fresh Looks Within Reach

by Michelle Preau

As a girl fresh out of college, finding something cute to wear at a reasonable price can be difficult. Baton Rouge boutique Elle Apparel hopes to help out. “It’s conservative, Southern-flare Sex and the City,” says owner Laura Maestri about Elle Apparel’s vibe. “The store has lavender walls with silver-patterned walls to really create the […]

Justified Star and Scene Partner AJ Buckley Accepts Five Ice Bucket Challenges

by Michelle Preau

Justified star and Scene Magazine partner AJ Buckley received more than one challenge to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He met that challenge. Dressed as a penguin. Buckley challenged Game of Thrones director David Nutter and his team on North of Hell: Katherine Heigl, Jordana Brewster, Kevin McKidd, Jim Belushi, Chi McBride and director Anthony Burns.

NOLA Fashion Week Founder Andi Eaton to Publish New Book ‘New Orleans Style’

by Susan Ross

NOLA Fashion Week founder and Scene contributor Andi Eaton has just finished a new book. Entitled New Orleans Style, the fashion tome from the New Orleans-based fashion writer and designer will hit bookstores this October. “The book focuses on both historic style – jazz-era legends, Carnival couture and traditional southern dressing, for example – all […]

LFEA Teases New #KeepUsRollin Campaign Event

by Michelle Preau

Mark September 16 on your calendar. The Louisiana Film & Entertainment (LFEA) sent out a save-the-date email yesterday to stakeholders in the film industry, promising a special announcement. While details are sparse for now, a few clues can be gleaned from the email. Under the new blue LFEA logo is the familiar hashtag #KeepUsRollin, which […]

Hazel & Florange Trunk Show This Weekend

by Michelle Preau

Hazel & Florange is hosting a Southern Summer Trunk Show this Saturday. Fashion favorites including Hazel & Florange, Jess Leigh Jewels, Rorin, Mat Arthur, Renu Jewelry and Noel Martin will be on display. “We’re all really looking forward to the broad range of pieces that will be available at the show,” says Hailee McCumsey, who […]

EDITOR’S NOTE: Announcing ‘Scene Today’

by Arthur Vandelay

  Friends of Scene, I’m really excited to announce Scene Today, a new daily email from the team at Scene Magazine. It’s something we’re really proud of and can’t wait to share with you each day. We’ve worked really hard on this. I want to thank Kelli Binnings in particular for the fancy new logo above, and for […]