Gifts & Col­lectibles

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BOU­TIQUE DU VAMPYRE Search­ing for a set of custom-made fangs? Look no fur­ther than the na­tion’s only vam­pire store, where you’ll also find leather cof­fin cases, sil­ver bul­let jew­elry and tem­po­rary bite tat­toos. 709 St. Ann St., 504.561.8267. Map 3, G4 BUN­GA­LOWS This shop mixes jew­elry (in­clud­ing de­signs by Pan­dora, Brighton and other pop­u­lar lines) and women’s ac­ces­sories (hats, hand­bags) with cool home ac­cents and great gift items.­bun­ga­ 719 Royal St., 504.522.9222. Map 3, G4 DERBY POT­TERY & TILE Mark Derby’s el­e­gant hand-pressed Vic­to­rian re­pro­duc­tion tile, fea­tur­ing his­tor­i­cally au­then­tic pat­terns and fin­ishes, can be

found in show­rooms na­tion­wide. But you’ll see it be­ing made here, along with Derby’s dec­o­ra­tive pot­tery. www.der­by­pot­ 2029 Mag­a­zine St., 504.586.9003. Map 1, D4

ELLEN MACOMBER FINE ART & TEX­TILES Search­ing for cool Cres­cent City col­lectibles? Set the GPS for this shop, where artist Ellen Macomber’s street map-in­spired de­signs are of­fered on ev­ery­thing from cloth­ing to house­wares. www.el­len­ma­ 1720 St. Charles Ave., 504.314.9414. Map 1, D3 ERZULIE’S AU­THEN­TIC VOUDOU Ex­pe­ri­ence the power of au­then­tic voodoo at this shop, which of­fers hand­crafted spell kits, mag­i­cal gris-gris bags, voodoo psy­chic oils, love po­tions, dolls and more. 807 Royal St., 504.525.2055. Map 3, G4 FOR­EVER NEW ORLEANS At this shop, you’ll find fleur-de-lis ev­ery­thing—from pil­lows to pot­tery— along with other Cres­cent City-themed keep­sakes and gift items.­forevernewor­ 308 Royal St., 504.525.0100. Map 3, F4; 606 Royal St., 504.510.4813. Map 3, G4; 700 Royal St., 504.586.3536. Map 3, G4 HEX: OLD WORLD WITCH­ERY This mag­i­cal em­po­rium of­fers ev­ery­thing from herbal en­chant­ments and can­dles to bless your home to voodoo dolls crafted by true prac­ti­tion­ers and psy­chic read­ings by real New Orleans witches. 1219 De­catur St., 504.613.0558. Map 3, I5 IDEA FAC­TORY This eclec­tic gift shop features toys and kitchen ac­ces­sories as well as sculp­ture and custom-made signs. Unique ex­am­ples of wood­work­ing from around the U.S. www. ideaf­ac­to­rynewor­ 924 Royal St., 504.524.5195. Map 3, H4 LIT­TLE TOY SHOP You’ll find plenty to keep small hands and minds busy here, from en­ter­tain­ing games to his­tor­i­cal ac­tion fig­ures. New Orleans-themed toys and books are also of­fered. www.lit­tle­toyshop­ 513 St. Ann St., 504.523.1770. Map 3, G5; 900 De­catur St., 504.522.6588. Map 3, H5 MIETTE Out-of-the-or­di­nary gifts and sou­venirs are show­cased at this col­or­ful and crowded bou­tique. A mix of lo­cally made jew­el­ery, crafts, cloth­ing and home ac­cents is of­fered. iheart­mi­ 2038 Mag­a­zine St., 504 .522.2883. Map 1, D4 NOLA KIDS This French Quar­ter chil­dren’s bou­tique of­fers se­lect ap­parel for both girls and boys, from in­fant to youth, along with toys, books and great gift items.­no­ 526 Royal St., 504.533.9853. Map 3, G4; 333 Chartres St., 504.566.1340. Map 3, F4 PAPIER PLUME It’s only fit­ting that the French Quar­ter, with its rich lit­er­ary his­tory, would be home to a store de­voted to fine writ­ing in­stru­ments. Im­ported sta­tionery, Floren­tine jour­nals, Parisian quills, hand-poured French inks and other desk ac­ces­sories are fea­tured.­pier­plume. com. 842 Royal St., 504.988.7265. Map 3, H4 SANTA’S QUAR­TERS Need a lit­tle Christ­mas right this very minute? Load up the sleigh at this hol­i­daythemed shop—the South’s largest—sell­ing na­tiv­ity sets, spe­cialty lights and lo­cally crafted or­na­ments year-round. www.san­tasquar­ter­ 1025 De­catur St., 504.581.5820. Map 3, H5 SCRIPTURA A word­smith’s dream, sell­ing for­mal and un­usual pa­per prod­ucts, in­clud­ing New Orleans-themed sta­tionery, pens, jour­nals,

note cards, custom wax seals, travel di­aries, and photo al­bums. 5423 Mag­a­zine St., 504.897.1555. Map 1, D4; Lakeside Shop­ping Cen­ter, 3301 Vet­er­ans Blvd., Me­tairie, 504.219.1113. Map 1, C2

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