Friday, December 20, 2019

Your Ultimate Guide to Last Minute Holiday Shopping

Holiday shopping got you stumped? If you’re looking for unique and eclectic gifts, DTLA is brimming with options to play Santa – and please everyone on your nice list. From family to fashionistas, bookworms, culture vultures, pet lovers, tiny tots, and even your geekiest friends, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to last minute holiday shopping in DTLA!

Artists & Fleas

Artists & Fleas Holiday Pop Up Grand Central Market 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Dec 21-22 Artists & Fleas introduces a brand-new marketplace just in time for the holidays, bringing together the finest LA makers at Grand Central Market in DTLA. Spend the day checking all those gifts off your list and finishing off with one of our tasty recommendations in the market. Artists & Fleas Grand Central Market is located on the lower level. Walk the center of the market and head down the stairs to shop local makers.

A Little Tokyo Christmas

A Little Tokyo Christmas & Holiday Boutique Aratani Theatre 244 San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Dec 21 A Little Tokyo Christmas is back! Come enjoy music, laughter, and dancing by talented performers, celebrity guests, and beloved community members in this one-of-a-kind holiday show! Shop for unique crafts and gifts at the Holiday Gift Boutique and enjoy a fun-filled time for friends and family as Little Tokyo celebrates the holidays.


Poketo ROW DTLA 777 S. Alameda St. B1 Suite 174 Los Angeles, CA 90021

No holiday shopping spree would be complete without a trip to Poketo! Since its foundation in 2003 by husband-and-wife team Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung, Poketo has grown from a small startup into a creative hub and online destination for design-driven goods infused with aesthetic intentionality. Collections include everything from furniture & lighting to apothecary, tabletop, textiles, books & prints, and apparel. If you can’t the perfect gift at Poketo, it probably doesn’t exist!

The Library Store

The Library Store 630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Library Store is operated by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, which provides critical support to the Los Angeles Public Library resulting in free programs, resources, and services available to the millions of adults, children, and youth in Los Angeles. Through fundraising, advocacy, and innovative programs, the Library Foundation strengthens the Los Angeles Public Library and promotes greater awareness of its valuable resources. Shop the carefully curated collection of books, tees, totes, stationery and much more. All sales benefit the Los Angeles Public Library.

Last Book Store

The Last Book Store 453 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

A true DTLA treasure, The Last Bookstore is California’s largest used and new book and record store, housed in a stunning 22,000 square-foot space in the Spring Arts Tower. In addition to over 250,000 new and used books on two floors, including the Arts & Rare Book Annex, the shared space includes tens of thousands of vinyl records and graphic novels, and a huge mezzanine level featuring the Labyrinth Above the Last Bookstore, Gather Yarn Shop, and the Spring Arts Collective gallery shops.

Rolling Greens

Rolling Greens 1005 Mateo St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Rolling Greens is Southern California’s premier destination for unique home + garden, featuring the finest live and artificial plants, home decor, containers, antiques and one-of-a-kind accents. The Arts District location includes a showroom, greenhouse, outdoor deck, and 25,000 square feet of multi-use event space, continuously curating a lifestyle outside creative bounds. Want to decorate your Christmas tree like a professional? Rolling Greens has an enormous selection of beautiful and high-quality decorations and their staff can show you how to expertly layer and style your tree to ensure wow factor!

Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth 917 E 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

Occupying a former flour mill in DTLA’s Arts District, Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles is a vibrant communal space that links art and architecture with a dynamic events program. In addition to supporting and collaborating with many local and international cultural organizations, nonprofits, and universities, the Los Angeles gallery fosters public dialogue with the arts through a range of activities that engage the city’s diverse population. Manuela, the onsite restaurant, offers seasonal, locally-sourced produce, a chicken coop, and an open-air courtyard and garden. Additionally, the site is home to the first ARTBOOK store in Los Angeles, the Gallery Shop, which offers a curated selection of hand-crafted products, and Hauser & Wirth Publishers’ Book Lab.

Mr. G's for Toys

Mr. G’s for Toys The Bloc 750 W 7th St #G720 Los Angeles, CA 90017

Mr. G’s for Toys is a real classic DTLA gift shop with a fun little twist. Explore their unique toy collection, from some of the latest toys and retro games – sure to please tiny tots and geeky friends alike! The gift shop also features trendy DTLA swag and souvenirs, as well as some good ol’ novelty merch, like mugs, postcards and more.

Pussy & Pooch

Pussy & Pooch Pethouse and Pawbar 564 S Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

You lead a stylish, progressive life and your pet companion should, too. That’s the thinking behind Pussy & Pooch, an adventurous destination where convenience meets community in a design-forward, social experience for pets and people. With a focus on nutrition and green living, the store is dedicated to providing a playful and edgy twist to the traditional pet store experience. Services include pet grooming, pet dental, and pet parties, along with an insane array of boutique pet toys, furniture and accessories. Pussy & Pooch offers convenient local delivery, and in-store and curbside pick-up for online orders.

Galerie.LA Gift Shop

Galerie.LA Gift Shop ROW DTLA 767 S Alameda St. Suite 192 Los Angeles, CA 90021

GALERIE.LA presents Gift Shop – a rotating holiday pop-up marketplace at featuring all ethical and local designers. Every Saturday & Sunday until December 22nd from 11am to 6pm. GALERIE.LA believes that supporting local is immensely important, so they’ve hand-selected a few of their favorite designers to make buying a thoughtful gift effortless. Whether you’re shopping for a loved one or a co-worker, Gift Shop will have something for everyone!

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