Shopping options abound in Louisiana’s Capital City—from stores you know and love to hidden gems where you’re sure to find original and unique items. In Baton Rouge, shoppers can travel back in time by browsing the local antiques and vintage stores or find current trends at one of the city’s locally owned boutiques.
Quirky Government Street Shops
Located in Baton Rouge’s eclectic Mid City neighborhood, Government Street’s recent refresh breathed new life into the walkable strip now lined with singular shops that carry antiques, vintage clothing, gifts, and artisan goods. Circa 1857 and The Pink Elephant are ideal for antiquing, and Time Warp Boutique is a must for vintage apparel.
A few other can’t-miss stops in Mid City include Red Stick Reads, Mimosa Handcrafted, Mid City Mercantile, Red Stick Spice Co., and The Hope Shop. Be sure to browse Local Leaf Gallery for a collection of art, stylish home goods, and products all sourced from Louisiana artists and makers.
Convenience and fun intersect at Perkins Rowe, which blends dining and entertainment with upscale, boutique shopping. Stroll the beautiful walkways and catch live music in the scenic courtyards on your way to well-known retailers like Anthropologie, Free People, and Orvis. Catch a movie at the Cinemark theater that serves as the heart of this picturesque location, and enjoy eateries like Rouj Creole or Bin 77 Bistro.
Head back towards downtown along Perkins Road and visit The Foyer, a one-stop shopping experience with more than 75 vendors across 8,000 square feet. As a multi-merchant design showroom and art gallery, The Foyer has many one-of-a-kind pieces to give your home that perfect touch.
Mall of Louisiana
The largest shopping mall in Louisiana is aptly located right in the center of the Capital City. You’ll find many familiar shops located on the two levels of the Mall of Louisiana, as well as a food court, carousel, and movie theater. Many interesting stores and dining options are conveniently located along Mall of Louisiana Boulevard.
Towne Center at Cedar Lodge is an expansive alfresco shopping complex with boutiques, salons, spas, gyms, home goods stores, and much more. From locally owned businesses to larger, national chains, the selection of merchants along the inviting walkways graced with fountains and traditional charm make the experience all the more pleasant.
Nearby shop The Queen Bee is filled with one-of-a-kind stationery and beautifully wrapped gifts. Choose a custom design for any occasion or browse their eclectic collection of home décor and entertaining essentials.
Baton Rouge is home to a lengthy list of independent boutiques, ranging from women’s fashion to home décor. Be sure to pop into stand-alone shops like The Royal Standard, fab’rik, and Herringstone’s on your next shopping trip to Baton Rouge.