New Orleans, Louisiana is known for its colors, music, food and people. This is a travel destination that finds itself high on a lot of lists. New Orleans is in the southern region of the United States and stays warm for majority of the year. The lowest annual temperature is on average 55 degrees Fahrenheit. This is a place that is best to visit year round, regardless of the events going on, based off the food and culture alone.
When you go to New Orleans it is in your best interest to put your best fashion forward. This city is picturesque and when you’re walking down memory lane (flipping through your phone gallery), you’ll want to looks as good as the background, if not better.
If you are visiting during the summer, you’ll want to have clothing that won’t smother you. New Orleans summers can get scorching hot. The ideal clothing items you’ll need to pack will be long flowing dresses, flowy tops, linen pants, sandals and sun hats. If you really want to stand out, find comfort in patterns and bright colors. Simple clothing, too keep you cool from the weather paired with statement pieces will photograph well. If you want affordable options for all of these suggestions, target’s clothing section is stylish and budget friendly. Zara is an affordable to mid-range price point, retailer that has fabulous items to select from.
If you’re visiting New Orleans during Mardi Gras, which typically takes place in February, you’ll want to dress comfortably. It will be a safe choice to pack some outerwear, as it can be slightly chilly or the night can get cold, depending on your tolerances for temperature changes. Purple, green and gold is perfect during this time as these colors are prevalent during the holiday celebration. Loose fitting trousers and comfortable shoes will be great for celebrating the holiday in style. For shoes that don’t sacrifice style for comfort, Nordstrom has a nice selection.
If you have trouble piecing outfits together and need visual inspiration, Pinterest is your best friend. Consider making a board that pieces together the style that you’re going for. Best of all, when you see things that you like on Pinterest, you can click the photos and be directed to where you can buy it.
Style blogger, Finding Paola (@findingpaola), really dressed like she was in a magazine while she vacationed in New Orleans. As we suggested earlier, she wore bold colors, statement jewelry and of course, sandals. She embodied the tips that we given in this article. If you aren’t a fan of Paola’s style, Aimee Song (@songofstyle) is a popular fashion influencer, however it is uncertain if she has been to New Orleans.
The most important thing to wear while you are in New Orleans is clothing and footwear that keeps you comfortable. After all, you’ll be doing plenty of exploring around the majestic city of New Orleans.