Sports and Spirit
select photos by Cheryl Gerber
With football season upon us, it’s time to round up your hometown crowd for some tailgating and stadium festivities. So when the Saints come marching in, you’ll be set to impress with our first round draft picks for sports and spirit accessories.
A black-and-gold plaid 100 percent cotton button down with wrinkle-free treatment makes for a sophisticated way to stay spirited. Perlis, 6055 Magazine St. 891-2073, Perlis.com.
He will stay in the loop on the latest scores while wearing a black-and-gold fleur-de-lis club belt detailed with an antiqued brass buckle. NOLA Couture, 2928 Magazine St., 319-5959; 528 St. Peter St., 875-3522; NolaCouture.com.
Give your spirit fingers something to cheer about with a few slick swipes of Take a Right On Bourbon, a frosted gold metallic hue from the recently launched OPI New Orleans nail polish collection. Available for order at Buff Beauty Bar, 720 Carondelet St., 522-2833, BuffBeautyBar.com.
A vintage-inspired Grand Fleur detailed series 6 iPhone case will allow you to ring up a friend to root, root, root for the home team. Trashy Diva, 2050 Magazine St., 265-0973; 2048 Magazine St., 299-8777; 537 Royal St., 522-4233, TrashyDiva.com
Show your love of the game with a sweet "who dat" necklace in gold. Available in two lengths: 16-18” and 18-20”. Cristy Cali at Adler’s 722 Canal St.; 3301 Veterans Blvd., 523-5295; and CristyCali.com.
The ultimate go-cup, keep your drink cold for nine hours or hot for three hours in a triple insulated 16-ounce Corkcicle stainless copper tumbler. Available at FleurtyGirl.net.
A rainy day tailgate becomes tolerable under a cork umbrella with a chic curved wooden handle. Queork, 838 Chartres St. 481-4910; 3005 Magazine St., 481-4910; Queork.com.
Be enthusiastic from head to toe with fleur-de-lis themed socks, complete with a streetcar logo, from local label Bonfolk. Available at numerous locations in New Orleans and Metairie, and on Bonfolk.com