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Matt Rebackoff's introduction to the retail world has been unique to say the least. He launched MR Eatwell, a small apparel and accessories business, earlier this year and his food-themed loungewear was soon a hit with sales coming in from across the country, even in the midst of a pandemic. Read more

Still searching for the perfect mask to wear while out in public? Epiphany Throws, a eco-friendly retail and wholesale supplier for Mardi Gras, has created sparkly and shiny masks from former parade rider costumes. The masks are made in New Orleans with upcycled cotton string. Read more

It's hard not to look ahead to the future. We're dreaming of all of the events, parties, weddings, and more that we will be able to attend post-COVID. Get ahead of the game and prepare your closet for this influx of events with statement jewelry that will shine at a cocktail party or more fo… Read more

Independence Day is coming! On the Fourth of July, stars and stripes are always welcome, as are the many hues of red, white, and blue. Get in the festive spirit with chic separates, dazzling dresses, and beautiful summery homewares. Below, 41 patriotic pieces to consider for the holiday weekend! Read more

Sheltering in place brought out the inner mixologist in more than a few of us. With time to try new recipes and to linger over cocktails, enjoying bar quality drinks at home quickly boomed. Of course, presentation is a big part of the experience. With Zoom happy hours, four corner porch part… Read more

Much like a watch or a handbag, it didn't take long for face coverings to go from functional to fashionable. With such an array of choices—from crafty to colorful to simple and neat— it's easy to share a message of solidarity in the greatest of style. Read more

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One thing we mastered during this Spring's quarantine? The art of working and socializing virtually. Conference rooms were quickly replaced with video catch-ups, and friends could share a drink together during well-deserved happy hours. Spruce up your next digital gathering with a new access… Read more

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After a season spent inside, we are embracing the surrounding flora and fauna more than ever before. From jazzing up your home with garden-inspired accessories to entertaining al fresco in a new flowery frock, this Summer already encompasses the very best parts of Spring. Read more

It's officially time to celebrate Cancers! It's easy to toast a sign that is nurturing, sensitive, and extra loving, plus insanely loyal. This water sign loves art, being surrounded by loved ones, and home-based activities. Make this birthday extra special with a gift that truly speaks to hi… Read more

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and while celebrations may be limited, his present doesn’t need to be. Ensure a great day with gifts and gestures from businesses and organizations that set New Orleans apart. Read more

New Orleans Auction Galleries is hosting its two-day Estates auction on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31. Over 1,000 luxury items will be up for grabs, including a large selection of handbags, jewelry pieces, and other sparkly accessories. Whether you're shopping for a loved one or simply… Read more

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Summer is here and so is Gemini season! This Zodiac sign is known for being adaptable, outgoing, and curious. Celebrate this intelligent and intuitive air sign with a gift straight from New Orleans! Upgrade her wardrobe with fun new clothes and accessories, or treat her home to a new piece o… Read more

While the New Orleans Museum of Art has remained closed since March, its online shop has experienced a renaissance. The retailer has transformed its minimal selection of branded merchandise and catalogs into an expanded shop including candles, dishware, jewelry, and activities for children a… Read more

Since closing its doors in March due to COVID-19, Sosusu is open once again with limited hours. The shop, helmed by New Orleans native Susu Stall, will be open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m and is excited to welcome customers in, even if it's just to stop in and say hello! The … Read more

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While celebrations will surely be different this year, Mother’s Day can still be deemed a success with thoughtful gifts that go the extra mile. Indulge every type of mom with a delightful distraction from the businesses and organizations that set New Orleans apart.  Read more

While closed for the time being, New Orleans Auction Galleries is open online for browsing and bidding. On Friday, May 1, art enthusiasts are sure to find something remarkable during the organization's Modern & Contemporary Art Online Auction. Starting at 11 a.m., over 250 artworks inclu… Read more

It's officially Taurus season! This Earth sign is known for being a great friend, super creative, and very hardworking. They tend to be practical, yet love the finer things in life, so be sure to celebrate your favorite Taurus with beautiful items that she can wear or decorate her abode with… Read more

Looking for new ways to give back to New Orleans during the COVID-19 crisis? Avery Rowan, a local artist, and Commander's Palace are currently holding auctions to support the efforts of the Greater New Orleans Foundation and Feed the Front Line Nola. Whether you're walking away with a new pi… Read more

Looking for new sources of entertainment for your housebound kids? Little Miss Muffin has discounted their vast selection of creative and educational toys and activities. Offering a 25% discount on everything from puzzles to craft sets, the options are plentiful for all ages and interests. B… Read more

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While you're quarantining (good job!) for the foreseeable future, you might as well get comfortable. Your home, which for some has turned into an office and a school, should be calming, functional, and the perfect refuge. Grace Kaynor, a designer and the owner of Sotre (3933 Magazine Street)… Read more

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Miss shopping on Magazine Street and Metairie Road? While shops and boutiques are closed due to COVID-19, many are offering local delivery, free shipping, and discounts during this difficult time. Whether you're shopping for the present or the future, our New Orleans shops are well-stocked a… Read more

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With all of this extra time at home, we're making every effort to make our space a comfortable and multi-functional oasis. Plants and cozy blankets are essential, as are comforting scents containing a variety of notes. Below, 13 candles that are sure to upgrade your social distancing experience. Read more

Welcome to Aries season! This sign, the first in the Zodiac, is known for being confident, direct, and cheerful. They are motivated, strong, and impossible to ignore! While this sign's birthday celebrations are sure to be more subdued than in years past, you can still show this fire sign som… Read more

We’ve found ourselves craving a vacation this Spring and it seems like everyone agrees. Runways were stamped with flora and fauna inspired by lush islands and forests, and home décor trends leaned towards all things tropical. Paradise is certainly found in this season’s exotic and lively style.  Read more

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With directions to stay home amid COVID-19, we're making the most of our downtime. After work and school are over for the day, we suggest turning off the screens, ordering in from your favorite New Orleans eatery, and settling in with a new game or puzzle. Looking for some suggestions? We've… Read more

Save the date: New Orleans Auctions Gallery is hosting an online interiors auction! On Friday, March 13, over 600 luxurious home items—with a selection of jewelry—will be auctioned starting at 10 a.m. Curious about the selection? While you can browse the catalog here, we've listed our 17 fav… Read more

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Let us be the first to welcome you to Pisces season! This zodiac sign is creative, social, sympathetic, and super romantic! People adore this water sign for its creativity, likability, and big heart. Pisces prefer quality over quantity, so make sure that any gift you give is thoughtful, uniq… Read more

Custom gifts are undeniably the best types. They're thoughtful, require planning, and are certain to be treasured forever. Sofia Ungarino of Paper Gems Co helps capture special dates, events, and occasions with her custom hand-painted bottles that double as works of art. Read more

The traditional Mardi Gras colors were established in 1872 by the Rex organization in honor of their very first parade. We’ve been parading with these colors ever since! From Twelfth Night to Fat Tuesday, celebratory carnival colors unify the city in the most festive of ways. Whether in fash… Read more

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Still searching for a Valentine's Day gift? Looking for new décor or a new outfit to celebrate in style? Look no further! We've rounded up our top pink, red, and heart-adorned picks to commemorate the love-centered national holiday.  Read more

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Let’s get one thing straight: the bride isn’t the only one choosing the perfect dress for the big day. Wedding guests have the challenge of finding a look that fits not only the dress code (some of which are nebulous), but the environment. Daytime garden ceremonies, formal black-tie affairs,… Read more

This year’s wedding dress trends truly offer something for every type of bride. From minimalist satin columns with plunging necklines to voluminous ball gowns featuring tiers of ruffles and tulle, modern and classic silhouettes are both dominating the runways. Ultra-chic options include dram… Read more

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Smoke Perfume, the New Orleans based artisan perfume brand, is celebrating the opening of its first brick and mortar location. The perfumery will be located inside The Good Shop and is the first and only natural perfume showroom in the city. Read more

While everyone dresses differently for Mardi Gras, one thing remains consistent. Perlis Clothing's bestselling Mardi Gras rugby shirts have been a mainstay since the brand first introduced the product in 1981 and have become synonymous with the holiday itself. Read more