For the man with places to go and things to bring, the Quinn Commuter Backpack has space enough for gym clothes and a laptop, a bottle of water and work files – plus the ability to keep them all neatly separated. Billy Reid, 3927 Magazine St., 504-208-1200,

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When next he flies the friendly skies, send him up and away with a handy Flight Ready kit with travel sized, oak moss scented grooming products. National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., 504-528-1944, 

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Keep him sunning in style with a pair of Toddy frames in azure crystal with oak barrel, complete with scratch-resistant lenses that block 100 percent of UV rays. Warby Parker, 3964 Magazine St., 504-799-2830,

Wh Perlis

A 100 percent linen gingham standard fit short sleeved sport shirt, complete with iconic PERLIS crawfish logo and engraved buttons, is lightweight with a button-down collar and perfect for your dad’s closet. PERLIS CLOTHING, 6070 Magazine St., 504-895-8661, 

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A Tiffany 1837® Makers heritage edition I.D. chain bracelet in silver adds a sense of sophistication to his daily comings and goings. Tiffany & Co., available at select Tiffany & Co. locations. 800-843-3269; inquire locally at 333 Canal Place, 504-434-6002,

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A handmade fleur de lis valet tray is the perfect catchall for his treasured accessories. NOLA Pens, 

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When the rain showers hit, he’ll be protected with a dignified umbrella, handmade in Italy with a striking silver hound dog accent handle. Q Clothier, 795 O’Keefe Ave., 504-264-7788,

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He will be dressed to man any barbecue or boil in a white apron with leather accents featuring the Mixology Moves design. The Sazerac House, 101 Magazine St., 504-910-0110,

Wh Cajuncaviar

Elevate his appetizer status with a sublime jar of Cajun Caviar. Opt for original flavor or step it up with spicy. Cajun Caviar,

Wh Everdurecube

A sleek and compact Everdure by Heston Blumenthal CUBE is the ideal portable charcoal grill for tailgating or porch parties. Everdure, find local retailers at or shop 

Wh Judyattherink

Shake, rattle and pour with a handsome five-piece bar tool set on Acacia wood. Judy at the Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 504-891-7018,