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Street Style: 7600-7900 Maple St.

Nestled just a few blocks off the Carrollton streetcar line, Maple Street's boutiques and eateries offer a quaint, laid-back shopping experience — with steals and deals galore

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Encore Shop (7814 Maple St.) A delightful volunteer staff runs this petite secondhand store, where proceeds from sales of casual garments, business wear and formal gowns benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

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ROMNEY PHOTOGRAPHY
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gae-tana's (7732 Maple St.) For more than 26 years, owner Carolyn Billet has stocked gae-tana's with the relaxed yet on-trend pieces that comprise the cornerstones of a woman's wardrobe. Don't miss the sales rack and striking accessories in the rear of the store.

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Swap (7716 Maple St.) This airy, stylish shop offers the designer labels, rarified atmosphere and attentive staff you'd expect from an upscale boutique — without the high prices. The curated selection of gently used women's clothes and accessories is all sold on consignment.

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Angelique Boutique (7725 Maple St.) Thanks to cutting-edge designer labels and service so personalized it's the next best thing to a wardrobe stylist, Angelique has had the upscale-contemporary women's market cornered since 2001.

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Maple Street Patisserie (7638 Maple St.) Flaky, house-baked croissants and a cup of coffee — is there any better way to kick off a shopping excursion? This European-style bakery now boasts three locations, and this bistro is the original (as well as the namesake).

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