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How to style a Slip Skirt Part II: Trip to New Orleans Part I

November 16, 2020

As per the title, I visited New Orleans for the first time ever and completely fell in love with the city. Not necessarily in the way that most people do with the excessive drinking, partying, and debachaury but really enjoying New Orleans and it’s incredible culture. NOLA is so unique from other places I have visited in the states. I definitely felt out of my normal realm of living in comparison to that of New York City. Life and people are very different here and in a great way. You definitely feel that southern hospitality and charm but with lot’s of vibrancy and life. The food is INCREDIBLE and that was probably the largest basis of my trip – a huge food marathon in addition to some classic New Orleans originated cocktails. You know I will definitely have to dedicate a whole post to that, but I figure I would ease you guys in.

As I mentioned in my last post (see here) the satin slip midi skirt is really on trend this fall and so versatile. This time I wore this cute floral print skirt and a crop top in the color of the season: rust/burnt orange. It matches exceptionally as the flowers in the skirt are of similar tone and I also love how the skirt is grounded in a dark color as to not feel too along the lines of a “florals for spring” moment. I wore it with this bulky oversized denim jacket for a little contrast and some converse sneakers to walk around in comfortably while also giving the look a little more of a casual feel.

Jackson Square

Probably one of the biggest landmarks in New Orleans, this square also has a ton of history behind it. Currently it is a lively park filled with live music, local artist stands, tarrot card readers, and parades passing by left and right. It is also located right across from St Louis Cathedral and on the other side is a cross frin the famous Cafe du Mond, where you MUST try the beignets and chickory coffee.

Voodoo Museum

One of the cultural aspects New Orleans is known for it’s a heritage in Voodoo. As slaves were brought to Louisiana, they continued to practice their religion known as voodoo and began to merge their beliefs with Catholicism. Voodoo has been made sinister by Hollywood but is in fact a very religious practice, still used today. The museum provides so much information and artifacts about the fascinating history of Voodoo. I highly recommend you checking out. Website: here.

Preservation Hall

This was one of the most amazing and authentic experiences of my whole trip. Preservation Hall has been hosting nightly intimate acoustic jazz performances by local bands since the 1950s. The interior seems to never have been renovated and there is a beautiful simplicity in this experience. For some one who doesn’t listen to jazz on a regular basis, you can definitely feel so much appreciation for the music and the band who is truly passionate about simply playing and doing what they love. There is no frills to this place, but it has an inherent beauty and life. It is a must when visiting New Orleans and if you do not reserve a ticket ahead of time, be warned the lines will be long and you will have to stand in the back. Website: here.

Jazz on Bourbon Street

Obviously due to the virus, this is not a typical view of bourbon street but there was indeed lot’s of street jazz and performances.

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    Shauna
    November 16, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    These photos are so fun and I’m in love with that skirt. So pretty!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 12:54 pm

      Thanks so much Shauna❤️

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    Nina
    November 16, 2020 at 7:53 pm

    Beautiful photos. Sounds like you had a great trip. I would love to visit New Orleans one day.

    https://www.ninakobi.com/

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:12 pm

      Thanks you Nina! I really loved New Orleans, you should definitely visit one day.❤️

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    Biana
    November 16, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    Super cute sight seeing outfit!! I loved new orleans when i went a few years ago!

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:13 pm

      Thank you!!💜 So much to see, do, EAT.

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    Lovely
    November 17, 2020 at 12:19 am

    You look so pretty in the skirt! It looks like you had a wonderful trip.
    xoxo
    Lovely
    http://www.mynameislovely.com

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:13 pm

      Thank you!! Yes, it was amazing!💖

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    Jennifer
    November 17, 2020 at 7:07 am

    I love your skirt!

    Jennifer
    Curated By Jennifer

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    Julia Rees
    November 17, 2020 at 7:22 am

    These are such beautiful photos and I love that slip skirt and how you styled it!
    I would love to visit NewOrleans too!

    Julia x
    https://www.thevelvetrunway.com

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:13 pm

      Thanks so much Julia❤️ Definitely worth the visit!

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    Yvonne
    November 17, 2020 at 9:33 am

    I visited New Orleans some years before the hurricane destroyed part of it. I really loved. It’s a place that has soul if you know what I mean!
    Your floral print slip skirt is very print and it’s beautifully paired with the top! Love your photos.
    Have a great day!
    Yvonne
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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:14 pm

      100% agree! I was so impressed with the city and culture. Would definitely go back again and stay longer.
      Thanks so much ❤️ Hope you have a great one too!

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    Tiziana
    November 17, 2020 at 11:48 am

    Looks like you had a great time and I love your nice outfit!

    have an amazing day,
    Tiziana
    http://www.tizianaolbrich.de

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:14 pm

      Thank you 💖💖

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    Jill
    November 17, 2020 at 8:31 pm

    Omg that slip skirt is so cute! Dark florals always look so pretty in the fall and winter. I’ve always wanted to visit New Orleans! Hope you had a great trip 🙂

    Jill
    https://jilliancecilia.com/

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:14 pm

      Thanks so much Jill. The trip was amazing 💕

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    Maria
    November 19, 2020 at 12:27 am

    You look like you had so much fun. Beautiful pictures 🙂

    https://www.chicnpink.com

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:15 pm

      Thank you!!💗💗

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    Allie Mackin
    November 19, 2020 at 9:41 am

    I have always wanted to get to New Orleans, all the Ann Rice novels took place there so just had to get there. Maybe one day I will. Love your slip skirt and crop top look And thank you for the kind words on my blog.

    Allie of
    http://www.allienyc.com
    And thank you for the kind words on my blog

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      angelica
      November 19, 2020 at 1:16 pm

      Hope you do! It really is a unique and amazing experience. Thank you so much ❤️❤️
      Hope you and your family are doing well and you exceeded the fundraising goals!

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