For a good portion of our lives, our mothers have gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to gifts. As kids we gave her school projects like macaroni art, the “handcrafted” clay ashtray and potted plants. As we got older we bought whatever tacky knick knack our allowance would allow. Gifts for mom got an upgrade when we got jobs and could afford to send mom on a spa day or off to an expensive restaurant. Looking for a perfect gift for your special mom? Try these stores.
8658 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Recognized as one of the best florists in Los Angeles, French Florist has a wide variety of gorgeous arrangements that come in three sizes making them budget friendly. Stunning arrangements start at an affordable $30 and get pricier from there. This year, you can pick from their special Mother’s Day selection bouquets with a wide variety of flower options like roses, orchids, tulips and more. Or, they offer plenty of other options to choose from. Whatever you’re looking for, French Florist can put it together for you. And, they offer local delivery to all locations throughout L.A. so you can get it in time!
3127 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Give mom the gift of beautiful skin and a relaxing afternoon with a Willow Spa facial or other spa service. Let her be pampered with a luxurious massage, or a variety of skin care services like a facial, a clear skin remedy, and more. The years will be gently massaged and cleansed away by a wonderful and knowledgeable licensed specialist. Willow Spa also offers body treatments, an enzyme bath, Swedish massages, Thai massages, and much more. They also offer promotions and deals on facials so you can give mom a great gift and possibly one for yourself.
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Does your mom love culture and art? If so, a gift from the LACMA Store is perfect! Inside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a terrific store selling gifts like books and art related items. Buy posters and prints of famous art, books on architecture, Andy Warhol drawings, and much more here. The store also features plenty of stationary items like paintbrushes, pencils, notecards, Frank Gehry notebook sets, and much more. It’s a great gift store for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts.
519 Americana Way
Glendale CA, 91210
Anthropologie is great for clothes, but they also have fun gifts for mom. From fragrances and perfumes to skin care items, bath & body products, and travel items, there’s plenty to find at Anthropologie. With stores around Southern California, it won’t be hard to find a location either. The store also features homeware items like coffee cups, glassware, antiques, books & stationary items, journals, jewelry boxes, notebooks, icon mugs, keychains, candles and much more. What’s great about this store is that each item has a splash of color and comes in a boho chic look that fits perfectly in any home.