Holiday Shopping

October 31, 2016
It is no surprise that New Orleans is consistently ranked as one of the “Best Cities for Shopping” and during the holidays it is a real treat to be in the French Quarter where our thriving artists' community creates truly unique gifts. Window-shop and step inside as you stroll along the Vieux Carre’s scenic and historic streets while admiring the festive holiday décor and magnificent 18th century architecture. You will find an amazing selection of exquisite fine art galleries, antique shops with elegant chandeliers, estate jewelry and rare authentic European and American antiquities, fashionable clothing boutiques, Cajun and Creole culinary items and souvenirs, and handcrafted jewelry stores filled with dazzling diamonds and gemstones. The shops of the French Quarter’s quaint Royal and Chartres Streets offer many one of a kind gift ideas, as well as the French Market filled with artisans and craftspeople with handmade jewelry, crafts, and unique imported items from around the world. From the elegant to the fun and funky, the savvy holiday shopper is certain to find something special to spice up the holidays and delight even the fussiest person on your gift list.

0084 - Come To My Window - artist Pao.... Caliche & Pao gallery is known for exhibiting art that reflects the rhythm and raw beauty of the French Quarter. Contributing to New Orleans impressionism, their use of bright colors and 3-D bold textures draws the viewer into a whimsical world of New Orleans that captures the movement, historical architecture and music of the streets. Caliche & Pao Gallery
312 Royal St, New Orleans LA 70130,

0030F - Eye of the Beholder - artist Brad Faine, digital pigment print with diamond dust on Canvas 43 x 43 inches - Founded in 1975, Matrin Lawrence Galleries specializes in original paintings, sculpture and limited edition graphics. Representing great names such as Philippe Bertho, Erté, Marc Chagall, Robert Deyber, François Fressinier, Kerry Hallam, Frederick Hart, Keith Haring, Douglas Hofmann, Liudmila Kondakova, René Lalonde, Felix Mas, Takashi Murakami, Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Andy Warhol and many others as well as offering the best of the emerging artists. Martin Lawrence Galleries , 433 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Tanner Gallery - Murder in the Dark - available in many different giclée sizes - prices range from $195.00 - $3400.00. Tanner's woods are a delicately rendered archetype symbolizing the sacred inner-sanctuary we all cultivate, both individually and collectively, as respite from a world that is increasingly out of tune with our natural sensibilities. He can often be found painting in his gallery at 830 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

0415 - Located in the French Market, Oscar Donahue has been designing his wearable art pieces since 1989…all piece are individually handmade ….from metallic resin, fused together with heat. His work has been showcased at Jazz Fest for the past 20 years. Oscar of New Orleans, French Market

French Market Produce - As you walk through the arch facing Jackson Square, the unmistakable aroma of fresh produce will invoke nostalgia of a simpler time when community and quality were a priority over corporation and mass production. We supply New Orleans with all of the area's best and freshest local produce as soon as it is harvested. Located front of the farmers market…French market produce offers packaged items like coffee, spices, jams and jellies and specialty goods with that Louisiana flavor…Bring home a taste of New Orleans for your Holiday Party!

Little Toy Shop - A family business that has been around since 1954. Not your ordinary toy store. We have... Metal Soldiers - Children's Books - Plush Madame Alexander Dolls - Folkmanis Hand Puppets -Breyer Horses - Watchover VooDoo Dolls - Cars- Rubber Band Guns - Bruder Trucks - LEGO - Superhero Action Figures - Metal Earth Models - And Much More. When you step into our shop prepare to take a treck down memory lane! 513 Saint Ann St. & 900 Decatur St. New Orleans, LA 70116,

0207 - A. Renée Boutique is a store for women "Who Dress to Kill". Artist Kent Stetson formed one of his two dimensional pieces into a handbag. They are fun, funky and swanky. Inside the bag the fabric is bright and bold and each piece is signed by the artist and is American made. The bling on the Stiletto bags are all Swarovski Crystals. The Cocktail, Fleur de Lis and Craps Purses are from LittleEarth and are lined in velvet and decorated with Swarovski Crystals on both sides and are beautiful, entertaining, and sexy. 824 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70116

Cigar Factory - One literally takes a step back in time when entering Cigar Factory New Orleans. It’s pulsating Latin sounds and aromatic scents beckon passers by to indulge in the rich history of the city and the tradition of fine cigar smoking. The main factory’s cigar museum houses the only known relics left from a bygone era of manufacturing in New Orleans from the late 1800′s, when its port received tobacco from Cuba and other Caribbean countries . Pick up a little something for that special “Someone” for the holidays! 415 Decatur St.(main Location) & 206 Bourbon St. New Orleans, LA 70130 and at 925 Decatur St.

The Shop at the Collection - A unique museum gift shop located in the French Quarter that offers reproduction maps and prints, jewelry and gifts by local artists and our own publications as well as many other titles related to the culture and history of New Orleans and Louisiana. Many of the items in this shop can only be found at The Historic New Orleans Collection. Offering handmade ornaments & holiday Stockings, with a touch of New Orleans for your “Holidays”. 533 Royal St. New Orleans, LA 70130

Maison Royale - Select pieces from our collection of estate jewelry. Please call for additional information. Maison Royale is an elegant shop in the heart of the French Quarter and is known for its exquisite selection of Fine Jewelry and European Impressionist and Post Impressionist art.
501 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130, 504.524.5045