Bonnie Broel

Bonnie Broel is the owner of House of Broel, a retail outlet specializing in bridal and evening wear.[1]

The House of Broel began operations at Squires House in New Orleans Garden District in 1970


Bonnie Broel is president of the House of Broel Foundation, a 501(c)(3) corporation. She is also the former president of the Bridal Marketing Association of America and the St. Charles Ave. Business Association.[1]


In 1991, Bonnie was awarded the first international "ROSE" award (Retailer of Style and Excellence Award) at the Dallas Apparel Market. In 1992 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Fashion Group International for her contributions to the fashion industry and won an Alpha Award for the best in-store designer.[2]

On October 16, 2011, Broel was honoured as a Louisiana Legend by Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman.[3]


  1. ^ a b Anne-Marie Schiro (February 7, 1989). "FASHION; Patterns". The New York Times. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "New Orleans - Women's Leadership Round Table & Empowerment Event: Promotional flyer". Powerful Women International. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  3. ^ "Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman hosting 2nd annual fundraiser to benefit Helping Seniors, Inc". Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office. Retrieved May 3, 2012.

Berteau, Celeste. "Following the Streetcar up St. Charles Avenue" Preservation In Print. April 2011: 18.

External linksEdit