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Top Choice Clothing in Uptown & Riverbend

Yvonne La Fleur

They don’t make them like this anymore – neither the clothes, millinery, lingerie nor Yvonne herself, a businesswoman who has outfitted generations of local ladies for weddings, debuts and race days. She makes her o…
Top Choice Music in Downtown

Third Man Records

In a still-industrial slice of downtown you'll find Jack White's boutique record label, shop and novelty lounge, complete with its own lathe and live venue. It sells mostly Third Man recordings on vinyl and CD, coll…
Top Choice Art in Downtown

Hatch Show Print

One of the oldest letterpress print shops in the USA, Hatch has been using old-school, hand-cut blocks to print its bright, iconic posters since vaudeville. The company has produced graphic ads and posters for almos…
Top Choice Antiques in French Quarter

MS Rau Antiques

With a massive 30,000-sq-ft showroom, and after a century of doing business, MS Rau ranks among New Orleans’ most venerated dealers of antiques. It’s all a bit serious – these are the sort of frosty antiques that re…
Top Choice Vintage in Midtown & the Victorian District

House of Strut

Our favorite vintage shop in town occupies the sprawling 1st floor of an old Victorian home, where each room is thoughtfully curated with unique, hand-picked fashion finds that are also available for rent. The space…
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…
Top Choice Music in East Side

Criminal Records

This throwback record store is stacked wall to wall with a library's worth of new pop, soul, jazz and metal, on CD or vinyl. They have a fun music-related book section, and a great collection of comic books and grap…
Top Choice Music in Uptown & Riverbend

Peaches Records & Tapes

Peaches has been around since 1975, doing the holy work of promoting, cataloging and marketing the best in local New Orleans music. Once in the French Quarter and now on Magazine St, it's a must-see for anyone who w…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Parris Island, St Helena Island & Hunting Island

Carolina Cider Company & Superior Coffee

This must-stop shop between Beaufort and Hunting Island State Park is known for its wealth of housemade ciders (peach, blackberry, blueberry etc), but beyond that it's just a happening local spot for all kinds of Lo…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Uptown & Riverbend

Potsalot

Owners Alex and Cindy Williams, who have made and sold pottery from their Magazine St shop since 1993, call their exquisite creations functional art. Their unique, personally tested pieces, made for use in the kitch…