Fashion + luxury pieces that are worth the hype
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Daniela Villegas, Inner Child Sloth Necklace, $13,000-$16,500
The first piece in Villegas’ Inner Child collection, the wobbly sloth in 18k gold and semi-precious stone is meant to remind us that we can always rely on the strengths and gifts we were born with. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Bottega Veneta, strap bag, $2,500
Bottega’s take on the classic bag style that retains the qualities of a good crossbody bag that any bag lover will appreciate: function and grace. Buy 👉🏽 here.
The RockNot Transformer, $295
A stunner of a purse with an inner pocket that can be switched in and out with different color options. Designed by LA creative Orly Shani. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Mondo Mondo, Johnny Ring, $350
Natasha Ghosn substitutes hand-cut glass for gems to create a “fantasy of a relic” for the quirky person in your life who loves a standout piece. Buy 👉🏽 here.
SNS, varsity corduroy jacket, $399
Dedicated to the off-season that athletes (and all of us) use to refuel, this comfy jacket will be a gift recipient’s wardrobe staple for years to come. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Mister. Saturday, brushed-knit collared sweaters, $500
A fluffy sweater with a sophisticated flair, this slightly oversized piece is warm, comfortable and perfect for the holiday season and beyond. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Fitted Hunter Boots, Original Tall and Short, $180-$215
Add a personal touch to a wet-weather classic (they die happen in Los Angeles). Buy 👉🏽 here.
Bevza, shell earmuffs, $150
Chic earmuffs that keep the hairstyle intact but also serve as an accessory for your winter look this season. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Jenna Katz, Rolli Travel Roll, $72
Known for balancing modern and classic designs through recycled 18k and 22k gold and gemstones, Katz has created this little travel accessory for jewelry lovers on the go. Buy 👉🏽 here.
For those who have everything: an experience
Dinner at Mr. TLos Angeles
An evening at Mr. T’s is a unique dining experience. Indulge in a homemade cocktail (like the Can’t Knock the Hustle), add the mac ‘n’ cheese for sharing, and finish with the Pain Perdu au Chocolat. Buy 👉🏽 here.
A stay in the Rest & Recovery Suite at Hotel Figueroa
Personalized pillow. Individual mattress settings. exercise equipment in the room. Give away relaxation. Your loved one rarely needs to leave the room unless they want to experience the pool, sundeck or Fig Café. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Gift card for services at Effacé Aesthetics
Do you have a friend or family member who has expressed an interest in botox, fillers, or just the occasional facial? Roberta Moradfar has over a decade of experience using state of the art equipment at her Santa Monica location. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Stocking filler for beauty
Okoko Cosmetics, Beaute Majestique, $105
A luxurious stocking stuffer that doubles as a cleanser and exfoliator or mask, packed with antioxidants. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Costa Brazil, Aroma Em Óleo, $78
A spicy, citrusy, earthy fragrance oil that leaves an impression and provides a sense of grounding. Plus, it fits in a small pocket. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Good Witch, Drain All Poisons Lurking in the Mud (potion), crafted with Kelsey Lu, $44
For the music fan, this glycerite—made with blue lotus and spirulina to “unlock our connection to the creative energy source” while listening to Lu’s song of the same name—contains meditation and a poem. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Secret Santa with the Homies (Gifts Under $50)
Tiny Protectors, Cherry Keychain, $25
A gift so good it’s priceless – it’s designed to keep you safe. So? Stay up to date on drops of the popular keychain stun guns. Buy 👉🏽 here.
KimChi Chic Beauty, BFF4EVR – Kimchi X Trixie Lipstick, $15
Just introduce matching lipsticks with you and your BFF. These lipsticks also come with a mini mirror, which is a huge convenience gain. Buy 👉🏽 here.
BeautyStat, Universal Essentials Kit, $29
Do you want to improve the skin care of a family member? A combination of vitamin C and moisturizer will do the trick. Cosmetic chemist Ron Robinson’s Universal C Skin Refiner and Moisturizer has become a must-have for its effectiveness. Buy 👉🏽 here.
A gift for the cottage party host
Would work, the Everyday Board, $55
Each board is made locally in LA by a person impacted by homelessness and can be customized. A gift intended in every way. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Bond Wines, $110-135
A Bondle bottle is absolutely functional, not only because of its size (1.5 litres), but also because of the craftsmanship that founder and former chef Duyen Ha puts into each magnum. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Esker, terracotta planter candle, $85
A reusable gift for your candle lover in a beautiful shape. Scented with lemon balm and coriander, this relaxing candle comes with seed paper and a ground pod to plant in the container after the candle is ready. Buy 👉🏽 here.
“Supreme Models” by Marcellas Reynolds, $50
For Reynolds’ second volume of his Supreme collection, he delves into the history of the iconic black models, coupled with stunning photos and anecdotes from the models themselves. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Tulip Storage Set, $195
This gift is a clutch for the cannabis lover or new explorer looking for a stylish, organized container. This seven-piece set comes in a discreet locker that locks the order. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Alice Mushroom Chocolates, the duo, $98
For those curious about mushrooms, a combination of delicious pralines with functional ingredients designed for sleep and concentration. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Rentrayage, blue ceramic candy dishes, $60
A pair of ceramic dishes; Leave it up to the recipient to decide how to use these multipurpose holders that add color and texture to a table. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Yield Design Co., French Glass Press, $88
A departure from the traditional French Press without sacrificing its qualities. This is for your coffee lover. Made of heat-resistant borosilicate glass, dishwasher safe. Buy 👉🏽 here.
“Island Wisdom: Hawaiian Traditions and Practices for Meaningful Living,” $19.95
This hardcover book by Kainoa Daines and Annie Daly shows how closely the spiritual teachings are intertwined with everyday life and purpose in Hawaii through the people who live there. Buy 👉🏽 here.
In good health
Garmin, Venu 2 Plus, $299
This fitness watch has everything you need for a thorough assessment of your health (including sleep) while keeping out what you don’t need while working on your fitness – like. B. Phone notifications. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Buckle Strap Starter Kit, $45
If you could give the gift of never having to unroll uncomfortable sweaty resistance bands again, right? Buy 👉🏽 here.
For comfort seekers
Surya, Skin Care Discovery Kit, $155
This Ayurvedic skincare set from Martha Soffer, legendary owner of Surya Spa, will uplift the senses and spirits of a beauty lover who has tried everything. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Redoux, Weekday Ritual Set, $66
This duo from Redoux includes his cult-favorite Tumeric Botanical Bar, perfect for any friend who wants to ditch the liquid bar dispenser. Buy 👉🏽 here.
UMA Lemon Glow Body Oil, $78
For your beauty lover, an aromatic intoxicating body oil capable of anchoring any beauty ritual, with an energizing scent of neroli and tangerine. Buy 👉🏽 here.
Flotsam+Fork, Papier d’Armenie ceramic burner, $28
Designed to “slowly diffuse the fragrance through the room”, a different type of incense burner that opens one to the world of paper incense exploration. Available in four colors. Buy 👉🏽 here.