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Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Lafayette

Red Arrow

A team of dedicated staff curates and sells locally created art, crafts, gifts, toys, paper goods and jewelry, all of which makes for a perfect souvenir from Acadiana.
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Mid-City & the Tremé

F&F Botanica Spiritual Supply

Hesitant to enter a 'voodoo store'? Don't worry, staff couldn't be more helpful at this jam-packed shop that's lined with colorful candles. Forget all the fake voodoo shops in the French Quarter; this is a genuine P…
Top Choice Music in French Quarter

Louisiana Music Factory

Here’s your first stop if you’re looking for music. The selection of new and used CDs delves deep into New Orleans and Louisiana musical culture, with recordings from the 1900s to this week. The listening stations a…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Garden, Lower Garden & Central City

Aidan Gill for Men

Shave and a haircut…40 bits. Or $40. Apiece. But who’s counting at this suave barbershop, where smartly dressed mobsters of the Prohibition era would surely have felt comfortable? It’s all about looking neat and sty…
Top Choice Cosmetics in French Quarter

Fifi Mahony's

New Orleans is the most costume-crazy city in the USA, and Fifi Mahony's is the place to go to don a wig. There's a stunning selection of hairpieces here that runs the gamut from the glittered to the beehived, prese…
Music in Cajun Prairie

Floyd’s Record Shop

A good way to round out your musical tour of the prairie is to stop by this record shop in Ville Platte, 14 miles northeast of Mamou. In 1957 Floyd Solieau left his DJ job to start both the record shop and Flat Tire…
Books in Uptown & Riverbend

Maple Street Book Shop

This beloved Uptown shop celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014. Founded by sisters Mary Kellogg and Rhoda Norman, it is one of the most politically progressive, well-stocked bookshops in the city. The store sells …
Books in French Quarter

Faulkner House Books

The erudite owner of this former residence of author William Faulkner sells rare first editions and new titles in an airy, elegant, charming independent bookshop.
Antiques in French Quarter

James H Cohen & Sons

From the sidewalk, you might be inclined to pass this one by: it's full of guns, including flintlocks, colts, Winchester '73s and even a French musket or two. Beyond weaponry, however, the place is like a museum, st…
Antiques in Garden, Lower Garden & Central City

Magazine Antique Mall

Scary baby dolls. Hats. Chandeliers. Coca Cola memorabilia. Inside this overstuffed emporium, rummagers are likely to score items of interest in the dozen or so stalls, where independent dealers peddle an intriguing…