Looking for the perfect gift for the New Orleans lover on your list? We've got you covered! Check out these ten ideas for New Orleans inspired gift giving, with most coming from my favorite local stores. There's nothing like sharing some New Orleans spirit to really inspire that perfect gift opening reaction. Be sure to subscribe to our THIRTY NINETY LIVING email updates for more New Orleans inspired holiday posts!
NEW ORLEANS CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS - Found at Phina
There's little in this world as festive as New Orleans icon, Mr. Bingle. It's also a treat that the classic green and red St. Charles streetcar colors pair perfectly with the season. Add a little Nola flare to your next ornament gift exchange.
NEW ORLEANS HOMESICK CANDLE - Found at HomesickCandles.com
Sounds like it smells like home - "The smell of gardenia flowers lining the historic Garden District. King cakes wafting of sweet cinnamon, signaling the Mardi Gras season. Bananas Foster after a posh brunch at Brennan’s. All finished with a hint of allspice and bay leaves, the inimitable Creole flavors the Crescent City adds to Louisiana"
NEW ORLEANS MADE LIQUOR - Found at Old New Orleans Rum
Give the gift that keeps the holiday cheer going. Pro tip: Gingeroo makes a great holiday cocktail starter.
MSY AVIATE HAT - Found at Phina
With an airport code as unique as our city, it's worth wearing. Help your people prove their local status with the three letter identifier for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport - MSY (Moisant Stock Yards)
NEW ORLEANS NECKLACES - Found at Trendz
The New Orleans collection at Trendz never disappoints. With unbelievable prices on the most adorably dainty Nola-inspired pieces, you'll want the entire thing. Little streetcars, Nola skylines, coordinates and more - great for every New Orleans loving lady on your list.
NEW ORLEANS INSPIRED T-SHIRTS - Found at Dirty Coast
The team at Dirty Coast is my favorite in the entire New Orleans t-shirt culture game. Their pithy shirts perfectly capture the spirt of the city and make you feel like you're part of something great.
SNIPPETS OF NEW ORLEANS - Found at EmmaFick.com
This girl just gets New Orleans. Her book of New Orleans sketches walks you through the history of some of our most treasured cultural icons. I get sucked into the copy on my coffee table constantly.
BLUE TILE SIGNS - Found at Fleurty Girl
Build your own iconic blue street tile sign with everything from seasonal sayings to last names.
NEW ORLEANS INSPIRED COCKTAIL GLASSES- Found at Mignon Faget
With everything from creole cottages, jester pelicans, to magnolias and water meters, there is a design on these old fashioned glasses for everyone.
ART BY SIMON - Found at SimonOfNewOrleans.com
Because what's a store in New Orleans without a "Be Nice or Leave Sign?" Get this iconic art on magnets, license plates, kitchen towels, wooden signs and more.
Looking for more? Check out our other 30/90 gift lists:
9 Things Every New Orleanian Should Own
The New Orleans Wedding Gift Guide
Did I miss any of your Nola holiday gift go-tos? Drop a note in the comments below.
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