From concerts at Paradigm Gardens and perusing the perennials at the Botanical Garden at City Park to shared bottles of chardonnay in the Café Amelie courtyard, springtime in New Orleans is a time to be out and about. Celebrate the season of renewal in statement-making accessories that will keep you stylish from head to two-tone espadrille.


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1. Pink-and-gold Winnie shades will put you in a sunny frame of mind. Warby Parker Frame Studio, 3964 Magazine St., 799-2830

2. Sun kissed shoulders await in a L*Space bikini in a neutral shade. Basics Underneath Fine Lingerie | Swim & Gym, 5513 Magazine St., 894-1000,

3. Provide your own shade while wearing a classic men’s Brighton High straw fedora with a trendy speckled crown and solid gray brim. Goorin Bros., 2127 Magazine St., 522-1890; 709 Royal St., 523-4287,

4. A perfectly placed hair bow with a French barrette will make your little one the sweetest at the snowball stand. Nola Tawk, 487-0044,


Spring Fashion Accessories

5. A luxe leather passport case from local label Four Rivers Designs is the ideal addition to your globetrotting summer travels. Four Rivers Designs, Home Malone, 629 N. Carrollton Ave., 324-8352,;

6. A sweet gift to split, the to the moon and back necklace pairs a guitar pick pendant with a small heart charm. Cristy Cali, Adler’s, 722 Canal St., 523-5292; 3301 Veterans Blvd., 523-5292; 862-6652,

7. The mini Gulf oyster bow tie reminds that you’re never too young to dress dapper. NOLA Couture, 2928 Magazine St., 319-5959; 528 St. Peter St., 875-3522,

8. Swap your weekday satchel for a suede fold over clutch in blush. Relish, 600 Metairie Road, 309-3336,

9. Add a little stripe to your step with a lightweight crisscross stretch espadrille style sandal. Charleston Shoe Co., 333 Canal St.; 519 Wilkinson St.,  (855) 996-7463,