No one looks out for us as much as our mothers. They gave us life and do whatever they can to prolong that life no matter how old we become. Sure, we may have our disagreements now and again, but we should never forget to show our mothers appreciation. One way to show your mother you still care is with a thoughtful gift on Mother’s Day. Here are a few shops that can help you find the perfect present for your mom this Mother’s Day.
8375 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
For mothers who love to travel, indulge in new cultures and enjoy international cuisines, Traveler’s Bookcase is sure to have something that will tickle your mother’s fancy. The collection of gifts you’ll find at Traveler’s Bookcase range from cookbooks and coffee table books to French cafe dishware and a variety of travel accessories. Find dozens of Mother’s Day gift ideas at this hidden gem serving the Los Angeles area for more than 22 years. It’s a great way to give your mother the gift of the world.
7931 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
What mom wouldn’t enjoy a nice luxurious spa day? From facials and nonsurgical face lifts to waxing and skincare boot camps, Facial Bungalow holds the secret to younger, flawless-looking skin. This private medical spa is hidden from the busy streets of West Hollywood with private entrances to its treatment locations only made available once an appointment has been secured. Facial Bungalow is known to cater to an elite clientele under the direction and guidance of Trina Renea, a former entertainer with first-hand experience in the value of proper skin care.
3517 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Located in the neighborhood of Silver Lake, Dust Muffin offers unique gifts, home decor and a gallery of art. Every gift is carefully curated to ensure maximum authenticity. Unique Mother’s Day gift ideas include a Keshi pearl necklace, chill pills and Inis solid perfume in a silver shell. Cozy home decor includes classic coffee cups, bamboo tables and market bags perfect for trips to the local farmers’ market. Dust Muffin is a great place to shop for accessories, beauty supplies, music boxes and vintage furniture.
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The Getty Store
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Another great suggestion for Mother’s Day gifts comes from the Getty Store, which carries beautiful jewelry and other quirky gifts. For art your mother can wear, consider gifting her the Klimt Long Scarf – Tree of Life or the Dual-Headed Snake Bracelet. For art your mother can display in her home as a keepsake from you, try one of the many beautiful vases available at the Getty Store, a sculptured figurine of Cupid or Aphrodite or perhaps a hand-blown glass perfume bottle. Every purchase made at the Getty Store benefits the programs offered by the Getty.
Casita Del Pueblo
13100 Philadelphia St.
Whittier, CA 90601
A woman can never have one too many handbags. Casita Del Pueblo in Whittier has a great selection of Latin-inspired handbags, jewelry and much more that would make great Mother’s Day gifts. Local artists and designers hand make every item so you can be assured of finding a gift that is not only unique but authentic as well. You can discover so many great finds here from Pan Dulce purses to wall-mounted vases and chunky jewelry.
Niki Payne is a freelance writer covering all things Entertainment in Los Angeles. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.