Anne Provosty and Kate Palmer offer a mix of classic and contemporary serving pieces, place settings and other decorative accessories at their new store, Quince (2115 Magazine St., 556-9668). Get a jolt of caffeine and a dash of style when you use this lovely little espresso cup-and-tray set by Arzberg $24.
After Hurricane Katrina, artist Shmuela Padnos began inventing and painting new saints, like Creole Saint Iris who "protects from politicians, levee breaks and high water" pictured here in a painted pendant under antique glass. Buy the necklace for $40 at Padnos' new gallery, Artemesia (2126 Magazine St., 586-3401).
Jason Schieffler, Melody Traina and Emily Bloom owners of Pixie boutique on the West Bank have opened a new shop Uptown. Twinkle (5228 Magazine St., 324-9532) features well-priced, on-trend clothing, shoes and accessories. Pick up a pair of flats with textured metallic ruffles by Shelly's of London for $45.