OUR BRAND

Lafitte Trading CompanyIn 1805, the legendary pirate Jean Lafitte established his base of smuggling operations off the coast of Louisiana on the island of Grand Terre. Known as America’s first great Laissez Faire entrepreneur, Lafitte created one of the country’s first and most successful retail outlets, boldly advertising on billboards and posters throughout New Orleans. Lafitte always provided the finest smuggled merchandise such as clothing, coffee, liquor, tobacco, spices and trinkets, all sold at discount prices to the grateful citizens of New Orleans.

Today, his legacy continues...

At Lafitte Trading Company®, we are dedicated to preserving the legacy of the infamous pirate Jean Lafitte, New Orleans’ rich pirate history, culture & traditions. Our exclusive brands & quality merchandise are created to inspire a unique & recognizable Joie de vivre ~ Pirate Lifestyle brand with worldwide appeal!