The Holiday season is a time to spread joy and cheer to your loved ones. But with so much going on, time can escape us, and lo and behold — we’re missing a few gifts! Not to worry though, from local online shops to physical stores, we’ve got you covered on where to grab those perfect last-minute Christmas holiday gifts.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for that creative soul in your life, then we’ve got you covered! Remainders is a thrift store with a powerful mission towards sustainability through all things arts and crafts. From vintage fabrics to one-of-a-kind craft accessories, this eco-friendly haven promises an unforgettable shopping experience that will bring out anyone’s creative side. They also offer a ton of incredible classes for folks looking to exercise that creative muscle — which also makes for the perfect gift. Find out more about them here!
📍Location: 787 East Washington Blvd, Ste 101 Pasadena, CA 91104
Does someone you know need some finishing touches in their space? Well, Tansy is a black-owned business and your ultimate destination for all things home decor and plant magic. From handcrafted artisan goods to stunning greenery, they’ve got everything you need to elevate one’s space and make it feel extra stylish and homey. Check them out here!
📍Location: 2120 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506
Local Fixture is a charming gift store and coffee shop has everything you could imagine. If you’re not sure what to get that special someone, surely this place will give you some ideas. They have cozy apparel, LA hats, books, coffee accessories, a baby section, gifts for pets, candles, jewelry, plants, cologne, and even Bad Bunny car fresheners. Seriously they have it all. Check them out here!
📍Location: 6728 Bright Ave, Whittier, CA 90601
Alex 2Tone and the late Spanto have created one of the most respected and well-known clothing brands in the city. From shirts to hoodies, the iconic Born X Raised brand often has limited-edition collaborations, so be sure to keep an eye out. Get notified for it here! You can find their New Era collaboration over at Nordstrom here.
This is for the healers, Wiccans, astrology lovers — and even those just curious about spirituality in your life… House of Intuition is a queer-owned shop where folks can go to find all their metaphysical needs. Offering goods from candles to crystals and tarot card readings — they have everything someone will need for their spiritual journey to feel empowered. Visit them here!
- West Hollywood: 7449 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90046
- Highland Park: 5148 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042
- North Hollywood: 5223 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA, 91601
- Pasadena: 22 S Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA, 91105
This fabulously pink wine shop was opened up by sommelier Coly Den Haan and features woman-owned natural-made wines and goods from all over the world! From white to red, she has everything to get your sip on. Not only can you find the best women-owned wines at Vinovore, they also have the cutest stocking stuffers from women-owned companies. They have two locations, one in Eagle Rock and another in Silver Lake. You can also order online and pick it up in person! Check them out here.
- Eagle Rock: 4627 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041
- Silver Lake: 616 N Hoover St, Los Angeles, CA 90004
It’s all in the name. Kids of Immigrants is a Los Angeles-born brand that is all about honoring and uplifting the roots you came from. As they put it themselves, it is “by the people, for the people.” They have a selection of apparel from hoodies to pants and even hats. Check them out here!
This quaint Boutique in Highland Park features a variety of sweet products ranging from vintage home goods to candles and knitted hats. Ri-Ri-Ku is definitely a one-stop shop for all things cute. Check them out here!
📍Location: 5007 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
9. Pleasing (pop-up)
We’re absolutely pleased to inform you that Harry Styles has his very own lifestyle and skincare brand named Pleasing. You can get your hands on his goodies at the dreamy Pleasing pop-up now until , in Venice. There you can find cozy park blankets, gorgeous nail polish and skincare, and even exclusive apparel. Their hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Learn more about Pleasing here!
📍 Location: 1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice, CA 90291
Tobias McIntosh grew up in the skate scene in South Central Los Angeles, and realized he and his crew deserved some representation. That’s where Crenshaw Skate Club was born, to represent what he knows and loves, but to also empower all inner city skaters across the globe. From tees to boards, they have what you’re looking for! Check them out here.
11. Brother Brother
📍Location: 4565 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Found in Inglewood, The Salt Eaters is a bookshop and community space that focuses on highlighting stories by and for Black women, femmes, and nonbinary people. They also are home to local merchandise and juices that are made with 100% plant-based ingredients. It’s truly the perfect place for the bookworm in your life! Learn more about them here.
HIGHTIDE is a stationery brand founded in Japan, and now you can experience them here in Los Angeles. They offer daily essentials from various Japanese makers local to LA and nationwide. From items like planners, notebooks, pens, and local Japanese art, posters, pins, and stickers—you are bound to fall in love with all of their goods. Visit them here!
📍Location: 787 S Alameda St #140, Los Angeles, CA 90021
This quirky shop known as Pygmy Hippo Shoppe is found right in the historic Fairfax District. They offer adorable vintage gifts, greeting cards, and so much more. Check them out here!
📍Location: 306 N Stanley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
This Asian and woman-owned beauty brand is headquartered in Los Angeles. They offer makeup with clean ingredients that are also cruelty-free! You can find Purlisse online or in-store, learn more about them here.