Check out the new silk ties at Aidan Gill For Men (2026 Magazine St., 587-9090; www.aidangillformen.com). Designer Lee Allison designed the new line exclusively for Aidan Gill and they bear the New Orleans symbol, the fleur de lis. The ties come in black or red with silver and gold fleur de lis, navy with silver or gold fleur de lis or sky blue with gold fleur de lis.
If you're looking for a great Father's Day present but don't have a clue what to get, you might want to check out the new Italian Eva Solo grill at Belladonna Day Spa (2900 Magazine St., 891-4393; www.belladonnadayspa.com). The grill, which also can smoke meats, works great and looks cool with its stainless-steel vertical drum design.
Hemline, which used to provide fashion-forward outfits for women at its store in the 3000 block of Magazine Street, has moved to a new space at 3308 Magazine St. (269-4005). Shoppers can still expect the same stylish designs in apparel ranging from resort wear to evening dresses, shoes and jewelry.
New Orleans jewelry designer Mignon Faget (3801 Magazine St., 891-2005; 333 Canal St., The Shops at Canal Place, 524-2973; 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Lakeside Shopping Center, Metairie, 835-2244; www.mignonfaget.com) has come out with something new — just in time for Father's Day. A redfish roller-ball writing pen that retails for $65.
Style Lab for Men (3641 Magazine St., 304 5072) has new messenger bags from J. Fold in the store, as well as a new shipment from Penguin that includes men's shirts, swimsuits and seersucker pants. Style Lab also is expanding to Baton Rouge, opening a new store at Towne Center (7425 Corporate Blvd.) June 23. That shop will have much of the same merchandise as the flagship store on Magazine Street, plus a few different lines like Fred Perry and some others geared toward the college crowd.