Shopping on Magazine Street: Julie Neill and Leontine Linens

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After meeting Bryan Batt at the Garden District Bookstore, we headed back over to Magazine Street. Our next stop was Julie Neill’s gorgeous store. Julie has a blog, The Bayou Contessa and she designs incredibly beautiful lighting. The most impressive part is that everything is handmade in New Orleans by skilled artisans just a few doors down from the showroom. Fabian and I are both lighting aficionados and we were both extremely impressed by the gorgeous designs and craftsmanship.

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{Beautiful Parisian-Style Chandeliers}

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{Part of Julie’s Lovely Showroom}

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{I think the Maria Sconce (top) may be one of my favorite designs.}

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{These Arrow Sconces are rather handsome.}

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{The Lovely Wreath Sconce}

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{I am absolutely in love with this mirror! It shares curves similar to the Serena & Lily headboard I blogged about this morning.}

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{More Beautiful Designs}

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{I loved this cute table lamp.}

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Leontine Linens is just down the street from Julie’s shop. Much to my dismay, it was closed despite the fact that it was early Saturday afternoon. I was really bummed that we were not able to go inside and see their beautiful work in person. Hopefully next time!

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{I was literally window shopping here! Isn’t this ensemble gorgeous? It features two of my favorite colors.}

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{Another Lovely Ensemble}

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{lum is right next door. I have seen this shop featured in a few magazines and have been wanting to check out their variety of vintage lighting for some time now, but alas, they were also closed.}


Image Credit: Paloma Contreras for La Dolce Vita

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