15 Gifts for Every Angeleno on Your List
Our cars, our pets, our yoga classes. These are but a few of the things that Angelenos love, and we’re sure to adore a gift that speaks to any one of our passions. And remember: Even if not everyone on your list is lucky enough to live on the West Coast, they’ll be happy to get a little slice of SoCal in a nicely wrapped box.
Is she obsessed with her pet?
Los Angeles is a city that worships its four-legged friends—and giving them a gift will really melt their owner’s heart.
Modern Dog House
Brazilian teak, corrugated steel and a deluxe memory-foam mattress tell him he’s been a very good boy.
Wine for the human, and intoxicating catnip-infused filtered water (“catbernet”) for Fluffy.
Custom Chew Toy
Because children love having their name on things...even four-legged children. It has a removable zippered cover too.
Is she all about her spiritual quest?
Tell your friend you support her spending half her income on past-life regression therapy by giving her something that jibes with her woo-woo beliefs.
Smart, funny and kind, Erin K. Smith reads cards from her mobile gypsy caravan or via Skype.
Pick up a book about crystals (plus a peaceful amethyst) at Mystic Journey Bookstore in Venice.
Today’s peaceful warrior says om on a floor cushion in pink paisley, velvet or other luxe material.
Is she always driving across town?
When she spends more time with the hosts of Pod Save America than her own family, an auto-related gift is the right call.
Six-in-One Emergency Tool
With a seat belt cutter, LED flashlight and automatic glass breaker, this will be her post-accident MacGyver.
Mobile Car Detailing
Send a team to your giftee’s home so she won’t have to wait at some scuzzy car wash.
French fry Holder
Because friends don’t let friends drive distractedly—i.e., feeling around for that lost fry under the seat.
Is she always trying the new wellness craze?
She wants to feel better, look better and be a better human. These gifts just might help with all three.
A daily toe-to-scalp rub with new Altogether Oil is an invigorating way to stay in touch with your body.
The Chinese practice of rolling gemstones over the face de-puffs skin and feels really serene.
CBD Bath Bomb
Twenty-five milligrams of cannabis extract won’t get anyone stoned, but it will make a soak transcendently relaxing.
Is she always talking about food?
New restaurants, new recipes, new juice cleanses…Her oral fixations know no bounds, so she’ll appreciate something to cook, drink or eat.
A Classy Cake Kit
Sweet Laurel Bakery’s naked vegan cakes are a thing. The make-your-own kit comes with vegan caramel, mix and vanilla extract.
Weird but effective: SoCal-bottled Szent water comes in bottles scented with flavors like mint to make hydrating more appealing.
Small-batch truffles infused with gin and whiskey—because admit it, spiked sweets are necessary to get through the holidays.