Our Recommended Vendors to plan a New Orleans wedding in 2021 If you are searching for an unforgettable setting for a 2021 wedding or elopement, New Orleans is it! An absolutely magical city with venues that will charm you, world-famous cuisine that will delight, Southern hospitality, and of course, the vibrant culture. We think we […]

Advice, Weddings

Recommended Vendors to plan a New Orleans wedding in 2021

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The inspiration behind this Modern Vintage Editorial in New Orleans was the Memphis gown and the Marigny Opera House.                           The Memphis gown by Vagabond Bridal – uber cool square neckline, contemporary lace, boned corset, trapeze skirt and pockets, the ultimate modern bride […]

Editorial, Weddings

A Modern Vintage Editorial In New Orleans

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I loved everything about this Moroccan style wedding shoot. Traveling is one of the things that I have missed the most during Covid. While I cannot physically travel internationally, often I travel in my mind. My mental travels led me to Morocco and was the inspiration behind creating this Moroccan style wedding shoot. A place […]

Editorial, Events, Weddings

A Moroccan Style Wedding Editorial at Il Mercato in New Orleans

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On a walk down Magazine Street with Mo, we stopped into Unbridaled and both fell in love with this gorgeous vintage gown named Pearle. I was so inspired by the long sleeved delicate beauty that I designed this gorgeous vintage old world ethereal editorial around the muse, Pearle. One of my favorite details of a […]

Editorial, Weddings

Gorgeous Vintage Old World Ethereal Editorial

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I have worked for years to meet this milestone in my business. One of my favorite blogs/magazines, Harper’s Bazaar, named me, Michelle Norwood one of the Harper’s Bazaar Top Wedding Planners in the World! I’m incredibly humbled and honored to be included in this short list of notable wedding planners from around the world. At Michelle Norwood Events, […]

Events, Features, Weddings

Harper’s Bazaar Top Wedding Planners in the World

New Orleans Wedding Second Line

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A New Orleans courtyard wedding venue is oftentimes at the top of my client’s list of wedding day priorities. And for good reason! Truly, it really doesn’t get more romantic and iconic than a New Orleans courtyard wedding near the French Quarter. On top of that, New Orleans courtyards are historic, full 0f charm–and not […]

Advice, Events, Weddings

Top 5 New Orleans Courtyard Wedding Venues

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There’s no denying that right now, newly engaged couples are looking for wedding ideas during covid. And for those of us in the event world, that means safety measures are top of mind. With so much to think about, some may want to throw up their hands! But I take it as a challenge and […]

Advice, Events, Weddings

7 New Wedding Ideas During Covid

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When you hire a wedding planner and designer, you’re really hiring the person behind the brand. And while my portfolio of past weddings, reviews, testimonials, and Instagram feed photos should give you a good idea as to what I do, I’m all about creating a personal connection…  That’s because I believe that if we’re going […]

Events, Features, Lifestyle, Weddings

Behind The Michelle Norwood Events Brand: 10 Fun Facts!

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Bridgette and Saul’s Pharmacy Museum wedding reception and Preservation Hall ceremony was most definitely one for the books. I’ll never forget when the London-based couple first called me to be their wedding planner. The two knew they wanted to have their ceremony at Preservation Hall but beyond that, they really had just three other big […]

Features, Weddings

A New Orleans Pharmacy Museum Wedding in the Iconic French Quarters

New Orleans Wedding Second Line

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I just love elegant, intimate weddings. And this modern industrial warehouse wedding for my dear friend Margaret (the owner of Leaf + Petal and House of Modern Vintage) was the epitome of intimate and beautiful. As a floral designer, Margaret knew she wanted flowers everywhere. But I think what made everything look so incredible was the […]

Features, Weddings

A Modern Industrial Warehouse Wedding in New Orleans

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