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New Orleans Shopping and Fashion

From elegant home furnishings and fashionable boutiques, to knockout vintage and thrift stores you’ll find out why New Orleans is a favorite shopping destination. Here’s where to start: the French Quarter, Magazine Street, Oak Street, Royal Street, Uptown, Downtown… well, you’re sure to score one-of-a-kind finds wherever you find yourself in New Orleans.

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My New Orleans: 20 Questions with Juley Le

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“I’m not a big shopper,” said Juley Le, a New Orleans-based lifestyle blogger who writes about fashion, style and food. Her lack of enthusiasm for shopping surprised me at first, but then she explained, “I wear what’s in my closet. A lot of my shopping isn’t intentional, but if I see something cool then I’ll buy it.”

Juley’s blog Upperlyne …

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2014 GoNOLA Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50 and $20

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Did you get a co-worker you don’t know too well in the office’s holiday gift exchange? Looking for a few Hanukkah gifts or stocking stuffers? On a budget this season? If you fall into any of those categories, chances are you’re looking for some gift ideas that won’t break the bank. For our final installment of the 2014 GoNOLA Gift

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2014 GoNOLA Gift Guide: Gifts For Do-Gooders

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We continue our 2014 GoNOLA Gift Guide with a gift for that selfless person on your list who maybe would prefer to not receive anything — but that’s no fun. The next best thing are gifts that benefit local makers, farmers/food producers and charities. These gifts may be guilt-free, but they’re not lacking in style. Below are some other suggestions …

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GoNOLA Find: Brewstock Homebrewing Supplies

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Brewing beer is nothing new to the city of New Orleans. In fact, it was once the brewing capital of the South. Craft beers and homebrews, however, have become more popular in recent years.

If you’re a beer lover, the only thing better than drinking it is making it. This week’s GoNOLA Find is Brewstock Homebrewing Supplies, which can help …

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2014 GoNOLA Gift Guide: Gifts for Creative Types

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We continue our 2014 GoNOLA Gift Guide showcasing New Orleans makers with our ideas for the creative types on your list. Whether they are artists or creators themselves, or just love to get creative with pops of color in their home and fashion accessories, we think they’ll love these items.

Clockwise from upper right: 

1. Planner by Neutrons Protons. Even …

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2014 GoNOLA Gift Guide: Gifts for Outdoors Lovers

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The holiday gift-giving season is upon us, and New Orleans is one of the best places to shop because the city is teeming with local makers. To showcase some of these makers and to help you attack that holiday shopping list, we’re bringing you the four-part GoNOLA Gift Guide. We’ll give you gift ideas for lovers of the outdoors, …

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Gift Giving Season Begins: How to Shop in New Orleans

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It’s officially the holidays, and maybe you like fighting off the crowds at big-box stores and shopping malls when it’s time to shop for the holidays. Maybe it’s thrilling for you — that’s fine. But if you’re like me and think those experiences are stressful, not fun and usually not very fruitful, you can take advantage of New Orleans’ wealth …

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GoNOLA Find: Rosalie Apothecary

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The history of pharmacies, drug stores and apothecaries run deep in New Orleans, as this city has played a large role in the development of the very first licensed pharmacist in the U.S. Jump forward more than a hundred years and you will see several shops throughout the city. This week’s GoNOLA Find is one such shop, is a delightful …

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Shop Local Holiday Gifts in New Orleans’ Official City Store

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The holidays are on the horizon, and it’s time to start thinking about what to get the loved ones on your gift-giving lists. For the people on your list who love New Orleans, we can’t think of anything better than a T-shirt from New Orleans’ Official City Store, which just opened for business this week. The shirts, emblazoned with New …

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GoNOLA Find: Little Flea NOLA

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New Orleans may not have a Fifth Avenue or Magnificent Mile, but we do have a plethora of great shops and markets filled to the brim with rare art, old Mardi Gras costumes and hand-made goods. This week’s GoNOLA Find is one such market making its debut, Little Flea NOLA, a pop-up vintage flea market featuring some of New Orleans’ …

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Free Fall: New Orleans November Freebies

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Tom Petty doesn’t have anything on us! We are free falling all over some gems to keep you busy as fall finally begins to take hold in New Orleans. The best part is that everything listed here is free so you can enjoy the city without breaking the bank before the holidays.

National Park Service Ranger Jazz Walk

Every Tuesday …

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GoNOLA Neighborhood Guide: Lakeview

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Of the many diverse and interesting neighborhoods in New Orleans, Lakeview enjoys a special pride of place among New Orleanians. Developed in the middle of the 20th century, this charming neighborhood, bounded by City Park, Bayou St. John, Lakeshore Drive along Lake Ponchartrain and 17th Street Canal, is a quiet, suburban-like neighborhood with classic mid-century and new modern architecture. Its …

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My New Orleans: 20 Questions with Molly Babineaux

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“I just got wanderlust,” said Molly Babineaux, co-owner of Turkish textile shop Loomed NOLA. After teaching high school for a few years in New Orleans, Molly decided she wanted to live abroad and convinced Paul, her now-husband, to move with her to Turkey. “I wanted to go be Ernest Hemingway in Istanbul,” she said.

After working as a college counselor …

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GoNOLA TV: Shopping on New Orleans’ Magazine Street

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All month we’ve been sharing our favorite places to shop in New Orleans, and many of those places are located on Magazine Street: there’s world-class antique stores, locally owned shops, and boutique outposts of national chains. You can find trendy clothing, NOLA-centric goods, stuff for the home, and gifts for just about everyone. In our latest episode of GoNOLA TV …

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New Orleans Shopping: 5 Stores for Women’s Clothing & Accessories

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All month we’ve proven that New Orleans is a great shopping destination, with locally owned stores for every style. We’ve picked our favorite stores for home goods, kids and menswear, and now we’re at perhaps the most difficult category to narrow down into a concise list: women’s boutiques. Take a glance at any block of Magazine Street and you’ll find …

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New Orleans Shopping: 5 Stores for Men’s Clothing

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They say that clothes make the man, and in New Orleans, that old axiom rings true. We’re a city filled with unique, one-of-a-kind stores, including ones for the pint-sized, many with hand-made local goods or carefully selected objects, and that extends to men’s fashion. There aren’t that many big chains within the city limits (you can save that for the …

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