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New Orleans style is the flamboyance of Diana Ross mixed with the bohemian, whimsical ‘90s air of Fiona Apple.
There are direct connections between place, space, feeling, and the dressed expression of the people that live here. This is a city of color, a frenzy of blunt lines and cracked beam structures that inspire chance and challenge toward fashion trends.
New Orleans style takes costuming by the balls and creative-couture-David-Bowie-spandex-outfits by storm.
There is always a party here, always an opportunity to allow sequins to dazzle the moments between jazz notes and Bourbon Street laughter. There are always opportunities to allow chiffon tops and denim pants to form a regal pairing for a crawfish boil.
New Orleans style will never surprise you.
But it will inspire you to try what you haven’t under the smiles and support of other bayou risk-takers.
For more on fashion and shopping in New Orleans, see our guide »