If you’re still trying to figure out what to do for Mother’s Day, why not take your mom shopping? There are a ton of great galleries, boutiques, and shops around the city. Here are a few places you can find some great one-of-a-kind shops.
From unique boutiques to elegant galleries, the French Quarter has it all. To begin with, the French Quarter features Canal Place. Canal Place is a shopping mall that has everything from Saks 5th Avenue to a movie theater. When it comes to shopping, Canal Place has it all. While walking through the French Quarter you will find dozens of shops and galleries. There are so many great local artists and the French Quarter is a great place to purchase art and even watch it be made.
Magazine Street is a great place to dine, shop, or just stroll around. Start the day off with a coffee from one of its many coffee shops. From espresso bars to New Orleans’ most popular brands, there is great coffee all around. After coffee go shopping for art and antiques. Whether you’re looking for an antique couch or custom jewelry, you can find it all on Magazine Street.
Royal Street has everything from boutiques and antique shops to high-class hotels and 5-star restaurants. When it comes to art, Royal Street has plenty of it, including artist Ridrigue and his famous blue dog paintings. When it comes to antiques you’d be hard pressed to find anywhere better in the country. Contents of some 19th and 20th-century estates are for sale there including vintage chandeliers, crystal, and china. If you take your mom to dinner on Royal Street you have plenty of options from Brennan’s, Mr. B’s, and Court of the Two Sisters. All of these are so delicious.
There is plenty of great shopping in this city, so take your mom out to some of the shops this Mother’s Day. And don’t forget to bring mom by Ray Brandt Nissan.