Stylish picks year-round
100% of the profits from each black or grey “It’s About New Orleans” Charity tee go to Feed The Second Line, an organization committed to providing local musicians and culture bearers food, love and wages. Now that’s a shirt anyone can wear proudly! Available at JAM Nola, Jamnola.com.
Victrola was first introduced to Americans in 1906 as the Victor Talking Machine Company, and soon became the most successful turntable manufacturer of its time. The iconic brand has endured the evolution of technology, while keeping a look that’s reminiscent of a bygone era. This model features a clock, radio, USB port for charging your phone or tablet and can wirelessly stream music from any Bluetooth connected device. Available at The National WWII Museum gift shop, Nationalww2museum.org.
Check out SOFAB’s shop for an array of fantastic foodie treats. Gullah Gourmet’s vidalia onion and peach Hot on He Tung Hot Sauce, Fried Green T’Mada and She Crab Soup mixes make perfect gifts and are great to have on hand in your own pantry. Available at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum store, Southernfood.org.
This chic Ayanna P. stone cuff, features rose quartz, green warm and chalcedony blue stones. The hammered metal design bends ever so slightly to fit most wrists. Available at the 1850 House Museum store, 1850housestore.com.
“Petit Pierre and the Floating Marsh,” written by Johnette Downing and illustrated by Heather Stanley, is quickly becoming a must-have for any bayou born bebe’s bookshelf. In this heartwarming tale, a young pelican afraid to leave his nest is supported by family and his wetland friends to learn that home is never too far away. Available at the Audubon Nature Institute gift shop, Audubonmarketplace.org.
Local artist Laura Scariano created a limited line of these clay rooster wall masks in honor of the founding of New Orleans. Je m’appelle Ferdinand is a homage to New Orleans’ connection to France. The Gallic Rooster has always been a symbol of France, replaced by an eagle during Napoleon’s reign, but re-emerged during the revolution in 1830. When the Duke of Orleans became France’s leader, he put the rooster back on flags and uniforms. Available at The Ogden Museum gift shop, Ogdenmuseum.org.