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Where To Get Last Minute Holiday Gifts In Los Angeles

December 1, 2017 5:36 AM

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(credit: Konstantin Aksenov/shutterstock)


Sometimes you find yourself in a jam trying to find a last minute holiday gift. Luckily, Los Angeles offers plenty of places to find just the thing!
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(credit: Anthropologie)


Anthropologie
The Grove, 6301 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 934-8433
www.anthropologie.com

Perfect for the girl in your life, Anthropologie is mainly a women’s clothing store, but they also offer a great selection of home accessories. You can even find some great options for men here in the home decor arena. For clothing, their women’s selection is boho chic and you can find everything from jackets and outerwear, to tops and blouses, shoes and more. Home decor includes homeware like unique plates, candles, great coffee table books, beauty supply options, perfume, hardware (knobs, curtain rods, unique hooks and more), ornaments, and much more. The possibilities are endless whether you’re looking for a gift for a girl, or most men who enjoy style and design. The store also features inexpensive jewelry, too. From rings to necklaces and other options, it’s great if you’re looking to give a memorable gift but not break the bank.

(credit: Sugar Paper)

(credit: Sugar Paper)


Sugar Paper
Brentwood Country Mart
253 26th St
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 451-7870
www.sugarpaper.com

Located in the Brentwood Country Mart, Sugar Paper is great for those looking for not only holiday cards, but also smaller type gifts such as candles, unique stationary, agenda notebooks and calendars, phone cases, note cards and tags, pens, letter openers and all other gifts that have to do with stationary. They also offer great gift wrapping services!

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(Credit: Wally’s)


Wally’s
447 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 475-3540
www.wallysbeverlyhills.com

Sure, Wally’s is a great place to visit to grab a drink and some food on any day or night, but they also offer a terrific selection of fine wine and spirits. For those in a bind and want to get a great bottle of wine, or some of the harder drinks, a visit to Wally’s is in order. The store/restaurant offers bottles of wine divided up by region, so it’s easy to find the type of wine you’re looking for. Want an Italian bottle of Barolo? They have just what you need. The price point varies as well. You can get a great inexpensive bottle, or get something very expensive! The staff also knows their product well, so they can help you out in picking out the best last minute bottle or bottles of wine.

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(Credit: Eric Laignel)


TASCHEN
Farmers Market
6333 W. 3rd Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931 1168
www.taschen.com

A table book is a great and inexpensive way to show that you’ve given some thought into the gift you’re giving. TASCHEN, with locations in Beverly Hills and at the Grove, offers books of all kinds for both men and women. Looking for a book of beautiful photos of Italy? They’ve got it. Or, how about a beautiful table book about Paris with stores and sights to be seen? They offer plenty of options to choose from. TASCHEN is known for their wide selection of finer books that you’d be hard pressed to find elsewhere (except online). They even feature a terrific book with blueprints of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, as well as books on famous rockers, motorcycles and much more.

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(Credit: Museum Associates/LACMA)


LACMA Store
5905 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 857-6146
www.thelacmastore.org

For that special person who loves art and all about it, the store at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a great option. Whether you’re looking for a replica of a famous art piece, books, or other homeware items, the person receiving the gift will feel like they’re taking a piece of the museum home with them. From Frank Gehry posters to other eclectic art, clothing, art pieces, and even children’s gifts, it’s a great place to peruse and find something unique.

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(credit: Jordan Winston)


Burro
1409 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 450-6288
www.burrogoods.com

Burro, with locations in Malibu and Venice, has a store full of last minute gift ideas that will show the person you’re giving it to that you put in some thought. From necklaces (diamond or not), to candles, picture frames, jars full of candle matches, coaster sets and soap trays to other hard to find items, Burro is a place you’ll walk into and want to keep all of the items for yourself instead of giving them as gifts!

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(credit: Shutterstock)


Horseback Riding Tour
Sunset Ranch Hollywood
3400 N Beachwood Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 469-5450
www.sunsetranchhollywood.com

Why not mix it up and give an experience as a gift this year? For those who love the outdoors, or love horseback riding, Sunset Ranch Hollywood is the perfect place to offer day tours for $50/hour, or $75 for two hours. They also offer evening tours which vary depending on pricing.

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(credit: Annah K./yelp)


Will Leather Goods
1360 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 399-8700
www.willleathergoods.com

Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice is rife with stores that are perfect for last minute gifts. But, one of the best places on the boulevard is Will Leather Goods. Based out of Portland, Oregon, Will Leather Goods offers unique leather accessories perfect for both men and women. For those looking for less expensive gifts, wallets, card holders, and other smaller leather goods are a great bet here. Or, opt for some of the bags that will last your gift receiver a very long time. Whatever you decide to get, they’ll be incredibly grateful.

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(credit: Poketo)


Poketo
374 E. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 537-0751
www.poketo.com

If it’s unique, cool, or cutting edge, downtown LA’s Poketo has it on their shelves. This stylish store, which offers great options for gifts, provides everything from off-beat clocks, and stationery, to wallets, brass lamp pulls and much more. Founded by husband-and-wife team Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung, Poketo’s wares are meant to bring art into every home. Working with artists and museums as well as name brands, this shop is a central spot for the creative community – and most importantly, creative buying.

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(credit: Richard M./Yelp)


Madewell
The Grove, 189 The Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 938-9317
www.madewell.com

Madewell, with locations around the city, offers great jewelry options for women at inexpensive prices. Looking for costume jewelry, including necklaces, rings and more? This is the perfect store to visit. The pieces, although inexpensive, are trendy and you could buy a few items and not break the bank, too.

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