State of the Union : Evolution

The Nouveau Romantics // Creative Business Evolution

There is a scribbled piece of paper in my kitchen here in LA that holds the title “State of the Union” and a bunch of mashed up business-oriented blog ideas that are clamoring for my attention, antsy to get out. Ideas that have sat on the back burner for far too long, been kept silent for months, years, and finally — after a phone call with a wise industry sage two weeks ago — I gave myself permission to own up to this raw authenticity and the reality and evolution of where The Nouveau Romantics sits.

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Our Favorite Recipes for the Last Days of Summer

Summer never truly ends in our Austin studio, but with our team bouncing around the country on the regular, we’re starting to feel that pre-fall shift. As summer comes to a close, we’re making the most of those last hot, sticky, screen door worthy days. Grab a cocktail– we’ve compiled some of our favorite recipes below.

Asparagus + Ricotta Pesto Flatbread from Local Milk - The Nouveau Romantics Favorite Recipes

Local Milk’s Spinach + Ricotta + Garlic Scape Pesto Flatbread

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An Interview with Wedding Photographer Taylor Lord

The Nouveau Romantics Purple Wisteria Installation with Photography by Taylor LordHi Taylor!  For our readers who aren’t yet familiar with you, will you share a bit about how your path led you to photography?  

Hi! Of course! Here’s the short version- I was an Art History major at Baylor University and had to take a black and white film class as a prerequisite for graduation. It was my last semester of school but I fell in love with it. I had never even considered photography as a career! A good friend from school saw some of my hobbyist work on Facebook and asked me to come assist her at weddings! I soon fell in love with weddings- the dynamic schedule during the day, getting to know people and their families, the photojournalism and the fine-art of it- the entire thing! I knew it was what I was meant to do!

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