Stop by Rubensteins (102 St. Charles Ave., 581-6666; www.rubensteinsneworleans.com ) for special-order shows Friday and Saturday, April 13-14. Check out rock star boots by Mark Nason, shoes and handbags by Isabella Fiore and sportswear by Cynthia Steffe. And as always, Rubensteins offers complimentary valet parking on Canal Street.
Take advantage of special savings as Lovejoy Day Spa (200 Metairie Road, Metairie, 828-1997) celebrates its 10th Anniversary. All products are 10 percent off throughout April, including skin care products by Dr. Mary Lupo, Dermaware, Dr. Murad, Ahava and many more. And be sure to register to win a ÒDay of Joy,Ó which includes a manicure, pedicure, facial, 60-minute massage and lunch. The drawing will be held April 30.
The 2007 Spring Garden Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the City Park Botanical Gardens. There will be various exhibits, several vendors with plants and garden products for sale, musical entertainment and concessions. Admission is $6 for adults and $2 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 and official Friends of City Park may enter free of charge. For more information, call 838-1170.
On Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, Ballin's Ltd. (721 Dante St., 866-4367; www.ballinsltd.com) will host a trunk show featuring soft silk clothing by A.R.T.E. and sportswear by De Taille and JÕenvie.