Graduation Gifts1. Come to Little Miss Muffin to get gifts for your graduate including this magnetic bulletin board from Bittersweet. It’s great to bring to the dorm to hang your photos and memories. Little Miss Muffin, 244 Metairie Rd., 504.833.6321, 766 Harrison Ave., 504.482.8200

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Graduation Gifts2. Sterling belt buckles designed by Tom Mathis and handmade by the craftsmen at Symmetry Jewelers and Designers. Made for 1 inch to 1 1/2 inch belts. Prices start at $350. Handmade alligator belts are also available in a variety of colors for $200.00 Symmetry Jewelers and Designers, 8138 Hampson St., 504.861.9925, 800.628.3711

Graduation Gifts3. Em’s has great gifts for the graduates like these python bracelets with gold chain clasps by Vita. Em’s, 246 Metairie Rd., 504.834.2795

Graduation Gifts4. Theory’s soft, textured leather handbag with brasstone hardware is a great professional bag for the graduate. It’s got tons of pockets perfect for keys, blackberry and business cards.  Rubensteins has been clothing and accessorizing New Orleans since 1924. Rubensteins, 102 St. Charles Ave., 504.581.6666
www.rubensteinsneworleans.com

Graduation Gifts5. Freshwater Pearls with sterling silver fleurs in a variety of designs, with  earrings to match. Priced from $28. to 100. Fleur d’ Orleans, 3701 Magazine St., 504.899.5585; Riverwalk Mall, 504.899.5585; Mall of Louisiana, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, 225.899.5585

Graduation Gifts6. Adorable fleece throws in vibrant colors are the perfect gift for any graduate. They can be personalized as well! Judy’s at the Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 504.891.7018

Graduation Gifts7. Towel wraps for boys and girls. Personalization available. Gentry, 6047 Magazine St., 504.899.4223

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Graduation Gifts8. Send the new grad away in style with these cute travel bags by Two’s Company.  Assorted colors and sizes are available at Hickory Chicks. Hickory Chicks, 1915 Hickory Ave., Suite A, River Ridge, 504.324.2454

Graduation Gifts9. RSVP Stationers has a great selection of gifts to fit the needs of any Graduate; Day Planners, jotters, personalized stationary and a fine selection of pens. RSVP Stationers, 2701 Airline Dr., 504.837.7787

Graduation Gifts10. Fleur de Lis amulet pendant. sterling silver, $75, 14-kt gold, $360. Round snake chain sold separately. Amulet [am-yuh-lit] – noun A small object worn to bring good fortune; protecting charm. Mignon Faget, 3801 Magazine St., 504.891.2005; Lakeside Shopping Center, 504.835.2244; The Shops at Canal Place, 504.524.2973

Graduation Gifts11. Set of Zebra stripe jute bags including double handled tote ($18.50), small cosmetic bag ($4) and large cosmetic bag ($6.50). And a bonus zebra canvas area rug for the dorm room, ($12.50). Orient Expressed, 3905 Magazine St., 504.899.3060

Graduation Gifts12. Tired of giving the same old, same old to young, fashion-savvy graduates? Give the gift of NOLA Couture, a New Orleans-based clothing and accessory company founded by a NOLA native. From men’s ties to unisex hats and visors to women’s and men’s polos—in a yummy array of spring colors—you’ll find the whole line at Feet First! Feet First, 4119 Magazine St., 504.899.6800

Graduation Gifts13. Be your best self–and look the part–with spa gift packages from Paris Parker Aveda Salons and Spas. The Water Package includes a fusion warm stone massage, a Caribbean therapy body treatment, a 60-minute facial, spa manicure, spa pedicure, lunch and an Aveda gift. Paris Parker Aveda Salon and Spas, 4900 Prytania St..; The Shops at Canal Place, 2nd Floor; Lakeside Shopping Center, 4900 Hwy. 22, Mandeville, 888.990.2468, www.parisparker.com


Graduation Gifts14. This Limpet accessory case by costume designer Cate Adair is a little luxury! Check out Bella Rouge in Old Covington for Costume Designer Cate Adair’s
handbag and small leather goods collection, as well as cosmetics, skincare, shoes and accessories. Bella Rouge, 214 Lee Lane, Covington, 985.875.0775, www.bellarouge.biz

Graduation Gifts15. Looking for the perfect gift for the graduate? These handpainted tiles
are great in groupings or displayed on stands. A wide variety of tiles specializing
in architectural, musical or historical themes will allow you to find the perfect gift! Price $32. Bella Nola, 4236 Magazine St., 504.897.9499z

Graduation Gifts16. Movado sports series. stainless–steel black dial with sapphire crystal, $1,300. Movado 800 series. stainless–steel, Chronograph, Blue dial, sapphire crystal, $1,0000. Boudreaux’s Jewelers, 701 Metairie Rd., 504.831.2602; 4550 Hwy. 22, Mandeville, 985.626.1666

Graduation Gifts17. Two’s Company’s
Home Chic Home Tool Kit and Sewing Kit is a perfect gift for the graduate moving away from home. Laurier has a great selection of clothing, jewelry and accessories. Laurier, 218 Lee Lane, Covington, 985.875.0823, www.shoplaurier.com

Graduation Gifts18. Beautifully designed linens for bed, bath, and table as well as hand-made accessories make for a truly special gift that is leaps and bounds above your recipient’s expectations. Custom orders are well worth the 8-week wait. It is a treat to select all the details, and the special selection of stocked items are perfect when you are in a pinch. Leontine Linens, 3806 Magazine St., 504.899.7833