Head to Magazine Street to find something special for Mom on Mother's Day.
The perfect fit is where beauty and comfort converge, no matter your size. Dark Garden is a boutique specializing in corsetry and adornments inspired by yesteryear and informed by modern lifestyles. In addition to our house-made corsets and custom wedding attire, Dark Garden offers romantic, luxurious apparel, jewelry, stockings, hats, and accessories sourced from New Orleans and beyond. Always dedicated to inclusivity and diversity, Dark Garden corsets are offered in an extended range of sizes and skin tones. Though Dark Garden has a long list of celebrity clients, we bring the same level of service to all who visit us as we believe everyone deserves to feel cherished and beautiful.
Our boutique doors are open 6 days a week for in-person shopping!
If you wish to try on corsets, we encourage you to make an appointment and make sure you come in your best “en mascarade” attire.
In order to safeguard both your and our employees' well-being and abide by New Orleans Covid guidelines, we've instituted some new policies for the boutique. We look forward to seeing you and don't forget, you can always visit us at darkgarden.com.
Our new policies are:
- Maximum of 8 customers in the boutique at any time
- Key surfaces wiped down regularly
- Spray hand sanitizer on hand for customers
- Bathroom handy for hand washing
- Masks worn at all times by customers and staff
- Corsets disinfected immediately after being tried on
- 450 sq.ft. HEPA air purifier running consistently
Lovers of history, historical costuming, lingerie, corsets – get your tickets now to our Antique Corset Tea! Spend a virtual evening with Dark Garden Corsetry founder and proprietress, Autumn Adamme, and her collection of antique corsets. You will have an exclusive opportunity to examine and discuss her collection from the comfort of your own home. This extensive collection of corsets includes pieces that belonged both to working class women and ladies of leisure. Included are several rare examples of 19th century corset making methods, from delicate embroidered silks to sturdy cottons, in many sizes, eras, and styles. $15. Tickets available here.