Swap Boutique (7716 Maple St., 304-6025; www.swapboutique.com) is teaming up with Paris Parker Studio (5434 Magazine St., 891-1012; www.parisparker.com) and Life Yoga (5422 Magazine St., 267-0380; www.life-neworleans.com) to offer one lucky winner a complete designer outfit, a makeover and one month of free yoga. Applications will be accepted in November at Swap, Life Boutique and Paris Parker on Magazine.
Razzle Dazzle (524 Royal St., 568-0001; www.razzledazzleshopping.com) celebrated a grand opening last weekend and is now open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day. It offers upscale furniture, decorative accessories, jewelry, specialty items like brass-handled canes and art by locals including Dodie Fountain, Jennifer Porter, Lois Simbach, Michael Smiroldo and others.
Visit the Contemporary Arts Center (900 Camp St., 528-3085; www.cacno.org) and take 30 percent off regular prices on Rebel Yell, Obvious and Signorelli clothing lines. Also register to win a free iPod from Spun TV.
Mark your calendar for the special fair-trade festival of Ten Thousand Villages from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 at Lakeview Presbyterian Church (5914 Canal Blvd.; www.lpcno.org). The sale features hand-crafted ceramics, textiles, baskets, jewelry and musical instruments. Ten Thousand Villages (www.tenthousandvillages.com ) is a nonprofit that provides income to Third World artisans by marketing their products in North America.