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Red, White and Green 

Holiday gifts that stay true to the colors of the season

click to enlarge For a dear friend with a sweet tooth, pick up a box of gourmet truffles  bittersweet with a raspberry powder finish or white chocolate raspberry with white chocolate shavings  handmade using local ingredients, $2 each; or go for juicy strawberries hand dipped in white chocolate with a dark chocolate drizzle, $9 per half pound  all at Bittersweet Confections (5331 Canal Blvd., 484-0780; www.bittersweetconfections.com).
  • For a dear friend with a sweet tooth, pick up a box of gourmet truffles bittersweet with a raspberry powder finish or white chocolate raspberry with white chocolate shavings handmade using local ingredients, $2 each; or go for juicy strawberries hand dipped in white chocolate with a dark chocolate drizzle, $9 per half pound all at Bittersweet Confections (5331 Canal Blvd., 484-0780; www.bittersweetconfections.com).

click to enlarge Sure to be a stand out on any Christmas tree, the "Who Tangled the Lights" ornament is adorned with Swarovski crystals  $56 at Judy at the Rink (The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 891-7018).
  • Sure to be a stand out on any Christmas tree, the "Who Tangled the Lights" ornament is adorned with Swarovski crystals $56 at Judy at the Rink (The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 891-7018).

click to enlarge When selecting a holiday centerpiece, you can't go wrong with a classic combination of beautifully arranged red roses and white lilies  $50 at Federico's Family Florist (815 Focis St., Metairie, 837-6400).
  • When selecting a holiday centerpiece, you can't go wrong with a classic combination of beautifully arranged red roses and white lilies $50 at Federico's Family Florist (815 Focis St., Metairie, 837-6400).

click to enlarge Skins are in! Choose a red python print or green ostrich print wallet from SR Squared by Sondra Roberts  $29.99 each at Feet First (4119 Magazine St., 899-6800; www.feetfirststores.com).
  • Skins are in! Choose a red python print or green ostrich print wallet from SR Squared by Sondra Roberts $29.99 each at Feet First (4119 Magazine St., 899-6800; www.feetfirststores.com).

click to enlarge From Heavenly Hostess, a company whose motto is "Serve with Grace," this holiday apron reverses to reveal a red-and-white polka dot pattern she can wear year-round  $85 at Isabella's, A Handcrafted Gift Gallery (3331 Severn Ave., Suite 105, Metairie, 779-3202; www.isabellasgallery.com).
  • From Heavenly Hostess, a company whose motto is "Serve with Grace," this holiday apron reverses to reveal a red-and-white polka dot pattern she can wear year-round $85 at Isabella's, A Handcrafted Gift Gallery (3331 Severn Ave., Suite 105, Metairie, 779-3202; www.isabellasgallery.com).

click to enlarge Keep your wrapping expenses under control with silk wine bottle gift bags for just $1 each at The Buck Stop (1519 Metairie Road, Suite A, Metairie, 841-3405)
  • Keep your wrapping expenses under control with silk wine bottle gift bags for just $1 each at The Buck Stop (1519 Metairie Road, Suite A, Metairie, 841-3405)

click to enlarge Even the girl next door can look rocker-chick chic in this House of Blues flying V guitar fitted T-shirt  $24 at House of Blues (225 Decatur St., 529-2583; www.hob.com).
  • Even the girl next door can look rocker-chick chic in this House of Blues flying V guitar fitted T-shirt $24 at House of Blues (225 Decatur St., 529-2583; www.hob.com).

click to enlarge No one looks forward to emergency situations, but with this self-powered, hand-crank American Red Cross radio, you can help someone find the peace of mind that being prepared creates  $31.99 at Harry's Ace Hardware (3535 Magazine St., 896-1500; www.harysacehardware.com).
  • No one looks forward to emergency situations, but with this self-powered, hand-crank American Red Cross radio, you can help someone find the peace of mind that being prepared creates $31.99 at Harry's Ace Hardware (3535 Magazine St., 896-1500; www.harysacehardware.com).

click to enlarge This red leather jewelry box is the perfect place to keep all of the gems and jewelry you've given her in Christmases past  $75 at Mignon Faget (The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., 524-2973; Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 835-2244; 3801 Magazine St., 891-2005; www.mignonfaget.com).
  • This red leather jewelry box is the perfect place to keep all of the gems and jewelry you've given her in Christmases past $75 at Mignon Faget (The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., 524-2973; Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 835-2244; 3801 Magazine St., 891-2005; www.mignonfaget.com).

click to enlarge She'll be glad to add this smart, red bag to her list of favorite accessories. The design with silver circles is by Nicole Lee  $56 at Glamour Shoes (5300 Tchoupitoulas St., Suite F4, 891-3314).
  • She'll be glad to add this smart, red bag to her list of favorite accessories. The design with silver circles is by Nicole Lee $56 at Glamour Shoes (5300 Tchoupitoulas St., Suite F4, 891-3314).
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