The New Orleans Shopping Guide

From the perfect place to find a Mardi Gras-ready ensemble to unique finds for the home—and everything in between—it can all be found right here in New Orleans. Read on for some of our favorite places to shop locally. We hope you’re able to visit them all in person, but if not, most are able to ship anywhere in the country. So get out there and shop small, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!


Art & Eyes (3708 Magazine Street). An optical shop with unique, custom, statement, and fabulous eye glasses and sunglasses you’ve been looking for, curated by owners Starr Hagenbring and Paul Wilcox. If you wear glasses, this shop should be at the very top of your “must visit” list. Instagram

FeBe (474 Metairie Road, #102). A women’s clothing boutique that everyone can love, with favorite brands such as Veronica Beard, Saloni, and Tanya Taylor; inclusive sizing; top-notch service; and ample parking. Instagram

Joseph (5500 Magazine Street). Carries the finest in ladies’ clothing and accessories. This shop features designer shoes, jewelry, and handbags. Instagram

Mignon (5414 Magazine Street). A children’s boutique with a sweet selection of clothing, toys, and gifts, we know you’ll enjoy Mignon’s new bright, airy space and friendly service located on Magazine Street. Instagram

Monomin (2104 Magazine Street). A minimal yet glamorous boutique with women and children clothing pieces. They’ve curated a collection of monochromatic pieces perfect for the trendy modern aesthetic. Instagram

Monomini (2109 Magazine Street). Owner Rachel Taravella of Monomin recently embarked on her newest venture, Monomini, a children’s store located across the street from Monomin. They offer the chicest and cutest kid’s clothes alongside a huge toy selection. Instagram

NOLA Couture (3308 Magazine Street). In search of a Mardi Gras fit? Look no further than this boutique created to offer people (and pets!) the perfect place to show off their Louisiana pride. From NOLA-inspired accessories to everyday ready to wear pieces, this boutique has items perfect for any occasion. Instagram

Peony (2240 Magazine Street Suite 102). A stylish shop offering a fantastic collection of women’s and children’s clothing and gifts. From beautiful jewelry pieces to adorable mom and daughter matching sets, Peony has something for every woman in your life. Instagram

Tasc Performance (3913 Magazine Street). This boutique offers high quality active wear with original fabrics made from bamboo. They pride themselves in relentless innovation and spend years on creating new pieces and fabrics that are sustainable and extremely comfortable for all your performance needs. Instagram


B. Viz Design (3506 Magazine St). A one of a kind shop with exquisite textile pillows that are hand stitched along with unique home accessories and gifts. Instagram

Claire Elizabeth Gallery (131 Decatur Street). Claire Elizabeth Gallery encourages art enthusiasts of all levels to enjoy their excellent collection of original and limited edition works from living artists in the South. The team will gladly assist you in finding pieces that you like and fit your taste, style, and budget. Instagram

Cole Pratt Gallery (3800 Magazine Street). Contemporary fine art gallery featuring many talented Southern artists. Instagram

Dunn & Sonnier (3433 Magazine Street). Our go-to place for a stunning floral arrangement and charming gifts and antiques. Instagram

Elliott Gallery (540 Royal Street). Elliott Gallery is a pillar of the French Quarter art scene, having spent the past 40 years hosting contemporary and modern art by world-renowned artists. Owner Catherine Martens Betz is an experienced framer and will gladly lend her expert eye in selecting the frame for your art. Instagram

Hilltop Shoppe (3714 Magazine Street). A thoughtfully curated collection of everyday accessories for all your needs centered around home accents and accessories. Here you will find a variety of items from art, stationary, barware, linens, and the option to create a wedding registry! Count us in. Instagram

Jade (324 Metairie Road). A one stop shop for all your home decor needs. Jade supplies a combination of contemporary, comfortable, and casual furnishings and decor. Instagram

Kevin Gillentine Gallery (3917 Magazine Street). A local artist who creates custom large scale paintings that are found in homes and businesses all over the world. Instagram

Malachite (3806 Magazine Street Suite 4). Destination boutique specializing in high end vintage items such as furniture, artwork, and other home accents pieces. Instagram

Nick J (601 Baronne St Suite c-1). A destination for downtown shoppers looking to grab a quick gift, flowers, or even a bit of home decor. Instagram

NOLA Rugs (300 Jefferson Highway #401). Finding the right rug can be a daunting task, but this team offers excellent service and experience. If a rug you like is not in store, they work directly with custom weavers and designers around the world to create a rug unique for your home. Instagram

Quarter Stitch (629 Chartres Street). A yard and needlepoint shop nestled in the historic French Quarter. They carry a vast collection of hand-painted needlepoint canvases, hand-dyed luxury yarns, and embroidery kits. Instagram

Tara Shaw (5833 Magazine Street). Luxury European antiques and modern bespoke classics with impressive styling. Tara’s pieces are designed to reflect the soul and create an atmosphere of creativity. Instagram

The Graceful Host Shop (329 North New Hampshire Street). The ideal place to find all your party supply needs. Their team offers customized party planning packages to simplify your hosting responsibilities and make your event one to remember. Instagram

The Plant Gallery (9401 Airline Highway). A plant lovers paradise with a 5,000 square foot gift center full of pots, fountains, garden accessories and more. Instagram

The Rink (2727 Prytania Street). This gem in the heart of the Garden District is the ideal place to pass the day away, with numerous small businesses to explore including Judy’s, The Garden District Bookshop, Maisonette, The Chicory House, Jeanne Barousse Design, Kim’s Hair Designs, and Liam John Clothiers. Instagram

Villa Vici (4112 Magazine Street). Your one stop shop for high quality furniture and interior design resources. Villa Vici carefully picks their home furnishings from vendors around the world to provide a timeless home design. Instagram

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