As one of the founders of The Southern Style Now™ Festival (May18-22), it's my great pleasure to invite you to join us in our celebration of the latest in Southern style.  Since December, when the festival was first announced, we've been humbled by the response it's garnered. Thank you to everyone who's written, called, and Instagrammed. We're giving first priority, in terms of ticket sales, to those attending the full festival, but on April 1st (depending upon availability), we're opening up sales to individual events.  For those available for the full festival, click on the links below, and mark your calendars for an amazing series of events!

Look forward to seeing y'all...

Xx, Robert Leleux

keynote SPEAKERS


featured speakers

Panel discussions

Artisanal Textiles
Discussion on artisanal textiles with some of the industry’s leading textilers.

The New Traditionalists
Designers debate the meaning of “tradition” in the ever-changing South.

Southern Artists
The South's hottest artists talk about the influence of their homeland on their creative visions.
Our industry's leading public relations experts share sure fire tips, strategies, & solutions.

Southern Bloggers
The South's most prominent design bloggers discuss the region's cultural history, and its latest trends.

The Next South
Five Up & Coming designers discuss what’s next in Southern style.

Southern Entertaining
In the South, parties are big business. Five of the region's top pros discuss the ways entertaining traditions endure, and change with the times.

Panel Discussion & Trunk Show
Lisa Fine, textile & fashion designer, discusses the influence of "place" on her work.

design vignettes

Participating shops on Magazine Street will deck out their windows in support of Southern Style Now. 
Featured Designers:

  • Antonino Buzzetta
  • Shaun Smith
  • Parker Kennedy
  • Cloth & Kind

Participating shops on Magazine Street will deck out their windows in support of Southern Style Now, illustrating The Seven Deadly Sins. 


including the first annual Gerrie Bremermann Award for Lifetime Achievement in Interior Design, awarded by Bunny Williams & Shaun Smith to Gerrie Bremermann...

a boozy brunch...

what happens in New Orleans stays in New Orleans!

and much, much more...

including breakfasts, cocktail parties, & after parties...