5/12/16

Exploring the Garden District of New Orleans

Tularosa Carson Dress
Tularosa Carson Dress
Tularosa Carson Dress
Tularosa Carson Dress
Tularosa Carson Dress
We leave New Orleans tomorrow to continue on to Montgomery, Alabama and we are really going to miss it here. Many people told me that Stan and I would love NOLA and we certainly do! There is a great energy here that is hard to explain but it is infectious and it really makes you fall in love with the people, the city, the food, etc. I wore this outfit during our first day of exploring and it was incredibly comfortable - which is key to walking around down here. The weather on this day was overcast and a bit cooler so it was manageable, but the rest of the time has been sunny and HOT. Our hosts told us this is nothing yet, but if you plan to walk around all day then make sure you have a breezy outfit and super comfortable shoes - you will need it! This dress was perfect on an overcast day, but also would have been my first pick for a super hot day as well. The shape floats away from the body, which helped keep me cool while walking around. And of course my trusty Isabel Marant boots are always a first choice when I need comfortable shoes. I can walk in these all day long with no problem.

The Garden District of New Orleans was one of my favorite areas to explore. One of the main shopping streets, Magazine Street lines the district and the homes are all beautiful with no shortage of beautiful landscaping to take your breath away. Commanders Palace is a very well known restaurant that is nestled in the heart of the Garden District and has the most vibrant teal and white striped exterior so we couldn't resist a few pictures there. Homes in the northeast are known for very muted colors, whereas down here any color goes! I have seen homes in every shade of the rainbow you can imagine, and surprisingly it all looks great. I will have my travel recap up early next week where I will round up all of our favorite stops during our time here. 

Dress - Tularosa (also available here, in another color here and in a long sleeve version and a top version) | Boots - Isabel Marant | Bag - Sophie Hulme (color no longer available) | Hat - Hat Attack | Sunglasses - Illevesta

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