6144 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
Vegan, Cruelty-Free Candles, Incense & Diffusers
This L.A.-based husband and wife turned 60-person operation and globally recognized brand is the place to go to if you’re shopping for someone who loves terra cotta potted candles, room sprays, reed diffusers, home fragrances or could use a few additions to their self-care rituals. With uniquely named scents such as the “Golden Coast” and “Los Angeles,” P.F. Candle Co. is staying true to its roots. You can shop online and in person.
3906 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake, CA 90029
Clothing, Apothecary & Homegoods
Another husband and wife team, the ODELLS shop in Silverlake showcases an eclectic mix of men's and women’s clothing, accessories, vintage goodies, shoes, and apothecary goods. Shop online and get free shipping with purchases over $150 or shop in-store. One great perk to shopping in-store is the boutique’s chic yurt (yes, we said yurt) that’s located outback.
Hudson Loft 430 West 12th St. Los Angeles, CA 90015
Have a diehard indie-retail fan on your list? Hit up the UNIQUE Holiday pop-up marketplace to discover fashion’s next big stars and designers. With more than 100 local makers selling everything from art prints and lighting to clothing and jewelry, UNIQUE LA will make this year’s shopping experience a complete blast. Admission is $12 and includes holiday portraits, a gift-wrapping station, a DJ, and free drinks from Califia Farms, Revive Kombucha, Harmless Harvest Coconut Water.
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10139 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA 91602
Belgian Soap, Children’s Puzzles, Candles
A truly unique and classic compact gift shop for the trinket and uh, croquet lover, Pergolina has won the hearts of many Angelenos as well as the Small Business Award from the Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce this year. Head over to Pergolina for creative last-minute gifts and a possible run-in with the owner, Paulanna Cuccinello.
12701 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Fine Jewelry, Tote Bags Kitchenware & Decor
Newly relocated to Mar Vista, a long-time Abbot Kinney favorite, Tortoise, is stocked with a beautiful and thoughtful assortment of Japanese imported gift-worthy goods. You are bound to find something for someone in this shop, especially if they have a knack for Oriental cookware or pearls. Shipping is available.