November 21, 2013

NOLA Defender: “Fall Fashion Bazaar Comes to Arts District”

Fall Fashion Week has

left New Orleans, but shoppers can gear up for gift giving at tomorrow’s day-long Fall Fashion Bazaar. The Warehouse District will be abuzz with local clothing and jewelry designers, and the merchandise is not limited to bipedal buyers.

The event is sponsored by L’Entrepot, Café Carmo, and Cathedral Creative. Cathedral’s spokesperson Anna Harris says that this is the event’s third year, and its second as the Fall Fashion Bazaar.

“[It began as] an effort to promote our local Etsy scene. It didn’t seem like we were really supporting our crafters and artistans as much as we should,” says Harris.

Furthermore, Harris says, the bazaar promotes local holiday shopping, giving frugal shoppers options outside of big box stores. “I think this event is very affordable. We are really trying to encourage people to shop local as much as possible for the holidays,” she says.

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