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2014 GoNOLA Gift Guide: Gifts for Outdoors Lovers

The holiday gift-giving season is upon us, and New Orleans is one of the best places to shop because the city is teeming with local makers. To showcase some of these makers and to help you attack that holiday shopping list, we’re bringing you the four-part GoNOLA Gift Guide. We’ll give you gift ideas for lovers of the outdoors, creative types, and do-gooders; as well as gifts for a variety of budgets. We hope you find something for everyone on your list! First up: gifts with an outdoorsy feel. GONOLA_120314_giftguide-part1

Clockwise from the top right:

Pelican Coast Long-Sleeve Fishing Shirt. The company selling hand-made clothing and accessories for men features a fishing shirt that’s both practical and attractive. $69

Tchoup Industries Leather Satchel. Tchoup hand-makes durable bags featuring materials sourced in Louisiana and in the U.S. This satchel is made of a water-repellent waxed cotton canvas and includes a steel bottle opener, making it perfect for New Orleans adventures. $170

Sarah Ott Spanish Moss Clutch. Lovers of Audubon Park will appreciate the calfskin clutch emblazoned with a Spanish moss print created by a New Orleans textile artist. $175

Pippa Marx Studio Ceramic PlanterThis planter has a simple, yet striking design.  $19

See Scout Sleep Dog Leash. Don’t leave the family dog out in the Christmas gift fun. See Scout Sleep makes leashes and other doggie accessories from durable, sustainable materials including hemp. $33-$48.

Ritual by Smoke Perfume. Enclosed in a triangular package made of reclaimed Louisiana cypress and pine, the newest unisex fragrance from Smoke features both warm and floral notes. $60

Saint Claude Wild Things Mobile. A great choice for a baby gift you wouldn’t be able to find anywhere else, this mobile is hand-made using vintage fabric and glittery feathers and is strung with LED lights. $250

Senica Naturals NOLA Percolator Coffee Soap Bar. These exfoliating, moisturizing soaps scented with New Orleans chicory coffee and palma rose essential oil are the antidote to dry winter skin, especially for someone who spends a lot of time outside. $8

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