Fashionable Frolic- A fun day at Longue Vue Gardens

The weather in southern Louisiana has been so lovely that we practically had to hold an outdoor event for our last Southern Fashion Bloggers meetup.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather and my only regret was not packing a picnic lunch!

All of the lovely attendees photo via Rach LaRoche

Having grown up in Louisiana I’m no stranger to historic homes. Ever since I was a kid I’ve been touring grand old mansions, stately antebellum plantations and other buildings with historical interest. The best part of living in the South are all of the beautiful remnants of such amazing architecture.

The Longue Vue Home

Our petite tour guide in the background photo via Rach LaRoche

One of the lovely fountains

Beautiful flowers everywhere

Longue Vue is located in Old Metairie, a quick 10 minute drive from New Orleans depending on where y’at.  It is definitely worth the short drive and a lovely, relaxing way to spend a few hours or an entire day. To see all photos from the day check out our Facebook page. Thanks to Rachael of Ordinarily Urbane for contributing some of the pictures used here.

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