Revolutionary (824 Chartres St., 680-0122), a women's boutique that just opened in the French Quarter, has an impressive selection of designer labels: Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Donna Karan, Chloe, Betsey Johnson, Versace and more. You'll find everything from ball gowns to sportswear, as well as shoes and accessories. Open daily, 11:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Every Saturday in December from 9 a.m. until noon, home accessory and gift shop Inside Design (1623 Metairie Road, Metairie, 833-8686; www.insidedesignllc.com) will host "Coffee, Croissants and Cordials," offering complimentary croissants and a spirited coffee bar complete with assorted cordials. Keeping its male customers in mind, Inside Design will treat shoppers to complimentary samplings of Hennessy Cognac, Glenmorangie single-malt scotch, Glen Moray and 10 Cain Rum every Thursday night in December from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free holiday gift wrap will be offered daily throughout December.
Photographer Michael Smith is available now through the holidays to take family portraits in the courtyard at home furnishings store perch. (2844 Magazine St.) or in a location of your choosing. Packages are available for bulk amounts of 5-by-7-inch holiday photograph cards as well as oversize color and black-and-white portraits. For more information, call 899-2122 or (409) 504-9742 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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