Leather motorcycle boots are go-to pieces for stylish guys who don't want to look like they're trying too hard. Let your guy walk on the wild side in these classic Frye motorcycle boots, $228 at Truck Stop (2209 Magazine St., 504-302-1895, www.-facebook.com/truckstopnola).
Keep locks looking sun-kissed even in the dead of winter with Paul Mitchell's Blonde gift set, $26 at Mariposa Salon and Spa (3700 Orleans Ave., 504-484-0440; www.mariposasalonandspa.com).
Got a last-minute holiday getaway on the agenda? Luxury takes to the road with this Kai travel set, which includes gardenia-scented shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion and bubble bath all in a hemp bag, $49.95 at Hemline Metairie Road (605 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504-309-8778; www.shophemline.com).
The costume jewelry fiend in your life will love making a statement with this braided jewels necklace, $42 at Fifi Mahony's (934 Royal St., 504-525-4343, www.fifimahonys.com).
Tend to a loved one's sweet tooth — or leave a thoughtful snack for Santa's helper — with this tray of assorted handmade chocolates, $38 at Blue Frog Chocolates (5707 Magazine St., 504-269-5707; www.bluefrogchocolates.com).
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iPhone covers come in an array of designs and are perfect stocking stuffers for tech-chic teens, $14.99 at Feet First (526 Royal St., 504-569-0005; 4122 Magazine St., 504-899-6800; www.feetfirststores.com).
This cable-knit, holly-red scarf is sturdy enough to ward off harsh winds, but stylish enough to serve as a vibrant conversation piece, $38 at Voluptuous Vixen (818 Chartres St., 504-529-3588; www.-voluptuousvixen.com).
A picture is worth a thousand words, and these vintage camera bookends are elegant, unique reminders of the relationship between words and images, $65 at Interior Motives Design & Decor (4728 Trenton St., Metairie, 504-899-9677).
Serve up dinner inspiration (and follow with a spirited game of bourre) with the Louisiana Cajun Deck O' Meals, which has 52 recipes for local staples from jambalaya to pralines, $6.99 at www.deckomeals.com.
These silver earrings are an understated way to say you'll jump through hoops for her, $85 at Sabai (3115 Magazine St., 504-899-9555; www.sabaijewelery.com).
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Teach the chiren how they do holidays on the bayou with Cajun Night Before Christmas, $16.99, and interactive plush alligator toy, $15.95, both at Zuka Baby (2124 Magazine St., 504-596-6540; www.zukababy.com).