In celebration of spring, we’re drenching ourselves in nature’s most luxurious gift: silver, gold and platinum! Discover local jewelers Nelson + Little (whose work has been featured on One Tree Hill) at Magazine Street’s brand-new boutique N+O, where Julie Neilland Shawn O’Brien also offer sconces, chandeliers, custom-made handblown glass lamps, designer fabric by the yard and coffeetables made by local artisans. Swim in exquisite creations by celebrity darling Cathy Waterman at Pied Nu, or soak in Katy Beh’s galleryof hand-selected, meticulously crafted high-karat gold pieces.
And of course, you must immerse yourself in the extraordinary collection from our own grande dame of jewelry design, Mignon Faget. A fifth-generation New Orleanian,Faget set up shop here in 1969 and has been creating wearable art inspired by the architecture and nature found in her native environment ever since.