Locals know that spring in New Orleans brings a whole lot more than just sun. With crawfish boils and a parade of festivals coming at you fast, it’s time for a little flirty fun in the Crescent City – starting with some extras to shake off the winter pains.
Looking for something to spruce up your man’s spring wardrobe? Accessories may be female-dominated, but this spring he doesn’t have to feel excluded with these fun polka-dot bow ties from Jaque’s Clothing for Men. Get out that linen suit and he’s good to go.
Jaque’s Clothing, 4921 Freret St., 533-9330
Florals are always a staple for spring, and it’s even better seeing them paired with lace on these clutches from Mirabella. Prefer bigger bags? No problem: double up with a flirty floral makeup bag.
Mirabella, 605 Metairie Road, Suite C, 828-3888, ShopMirabella.com
These comfortable flats are perfect for long days outside, from spring into summer. Bright and versatile, they go well with both casual and dressy outfits.
Perfect Fit Shoes, 5525 Magazine St., 456-5993, PerfectFitShoes.net
Bold hues with a bohemian feel are par for the course this spring – pair this versatile large turquoise necklace with a coral top and jean shorts, or a demure and simple sundress.
C. Collection, 8141 Maple St., 861-5002, CCollectionNola.com
From Feet First comes Toulouse, KREWE du Optic’s new unisex glasses for the edgy visage. In tortoiseshell, the look is a perfect complement to this spring’s flirtation with vintage and modern fusion.
Feet First, 4122 Magazine St., 200 Metairie Road, 526 Royal St.; 899-6800, FeetFirstStores.com
Have it both ways with this unique clutch from Charlotte Olympia. Pandora’s box opens with a spider clasp, and inside is the real prize: an interchangeable inner clutch in glitter suede, black and haircalf.
MIMI and CeCe Shoe, 5500 Magazine St., 269-6464, MimiNola.com
Cristy Cali’s “Sugar Skull” pendant shines in sterling silver this spring, just in time for Jazz Fest. If you’re looking for a piece with a unique NOLA twist, look no further than this voodoo-inspired piece.
Cristy Cali, available exclusively at select retailers and online, 377-9575, CristysCollection.myshopify.com
Currie Swim opens its New Orleans branch on April 3, and not a moment too soon. Check out these wild beach towels in jaguar and zebra hide before you hit the pool.
Currie Swim, 7611 Maple St., Suite 101A, 861-7272