Wednesday, March 8, 2017


By Eva Fydrych

New Orleans
Life Is About Moments

Canal Street (Photo by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine) Click to enlarge

If you follow Fashion Studio Magazine on Instagram, you probably heard about our recent trip to New Orleans, the city famous for its unique culture, rich history and warm southern hospitality.

"The things that make life worth living – eating, drinking and the making of merriment – are the air that New Orleans breathes." - Lonely Planet

Known for its jovial atmosphere and laid-back charm, 'The Big Easy' offers an eclectic mix of experiences: from a vibrant music scene and an array of culinary delights to an impressive art scene, family-friendly activities and spectacular architecture. 

New Orleans is famous for its art galleries: Hall-Barnett Gallery (237 Chartres Street)


Hotel Le Marais - Chic boutique hotel with an outdoor heated saltwater pool (717 Conti St., New Orleans, LA 70130)

Hotel Mazarin - Luxury boutique hotel with the French Quarter’s most elegant courtyard (730 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70130)

The Whitney Hotel - Historic hotel with traditional style interiors, located in the Central Business District (610 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130)


Palace Café - Classic restaurant, housed in the historic Werlein’s music building, serving contemporary Creole food (605 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70130)

The Court of Two Sisters - Historic restaurant offering a daily jazz brunch and French Quarter courtyard dining (613 Royal St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70130)

Brennan's - Fine dining landmark famed for Creole cuisine, posh breakfasts, and for the creation of Bananas Foster. It offers eight glamorous dining rooms, each steeped in New Orleans architecture and ambiance (417 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130)

Oceana Grill - Laid-back seafood restaurant with quirky decor and late-night dining (739 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70130)

Photo courtesy of Hot Tin ( 2031 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130)


After exploring the never sleeping Bourbon Street, visit some of New Orleans' best rooftop bars featuring chic contemporary decor and offering panoramic views of the city. Partying in Style! :)

Café Du Monde - Iconic coffee shop founded in 1862, known for café au laits, chicory coffee and beignets (square French-style doughnuts covered with powdered sugar). 800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116


Magazine Street - One of New Orleans’ premier shopping and entertainment districts is an unparalleled collection of neighbourhoods with a diverse array of businesses, shops, restaurants, and hot spots. It’s where people live, work, play and enjoy the good life that the city has to offer.

Pilot & Powell - New Orleans-based luxury retailer at 3901 Magazine Street.

The Shops at Canal Place - Upscale shopping mall with a variety of stores located in Downtown New Orleans.

Royal Street - French Quarter shopping location lined with unique stores, art galleries, and local businesses. Often the street is lined with musicians performing live.

Porter Lyons - Local jeweler and accessory brand in the French Quarter of New Orleans, started by Ashley Porter.

Trashy Diva - Vintage-inspired boutique at 537 Royal Street.

Photo Diary

Mardi Gras costume (Photos by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in New Orleans

Enjoying sunny afternoon at the Spanish Plaza (Top by Via Vai)

Room with a view - The Whitney Hotel / New Orleans Hotel Collection

Spacious suite at The Whitney Hotel

WhereTraveler guestbook available at The Whitney Hotel is a great source of information about dining,
shopping, nightlife, and other attractions in New Orleans

Time for a ride - Canal Street

Window display in French Quarter

Friday night at Vive! - King Cake Martini cocktail

Another sunny day in New Orleans

Just arrived at my new home for the next two days - The Whitney Hotel

Local fashion boutique near Jackson Square

Warm welcome at Hotel Mazarin - Blue Frog Chocolates

Elegant bedroom at Hotel Mazarin

A place worth visiting - Palace Cafe

Magazine Street is one of the most interesting shopping spots in the city - Lennox And Lane

Many houses in the Garden District have been painted in cute pastel colours - Magazine Street

Stunning architecture in the French Quarter

Sunday morning at Croissant D'or Patisserie - Café au last & a chocolate croissant

The Court of Two Sisters is a fantastic place for a jazz brunch

Hotel Le Marais

French Quarter is home to many of the city's best galleries (Bee Galleries - Martin LaBorde)

French Quarter

Mardi Gras beads (Photos by Eva Fydrych / Fashion Studio Magazine)


  • Carnival Season welcomes more than one million revelers to the streets of New Orleans, generating more than $840 million for the local economy each year.
  • British Airways will begin non-stop service from London to New Orleans on March 27, 2017.
  • The city has also a new & fast-growing trendy side and you can read more about it here.

More coming soon!

*Special thank you to New Orleans CVB & New Orleans Hotel Collection for organising our trip in March 2017.

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