The Seven Best Last Minute Gifts for Her on West 3rd Street
Christmas (and Hanukkah) are just around the corner and if you’re still looking for those perfect last minute gifts, we’ve got you covered. West 3rd Street is home to some of LA’s best independent shops, and whether you’re looking for that special piece of jewelry or an intimate ensemble, you’ll find it here – and you’ll be supporting your local small business too!
Need some last minute gift ideas? Here are seven of our favorite picks for that special woman in your life!
1. EMERALD RINGS BY GABRIELLA KISS – Available at August, 8311 1/2 West 3rd Street
Add some color and sparkle to her life with these 18k gold and emerald rings (photo above). Set on a scalloped bezel and available in varying shades and sizes, the rings are inspired by nature, fauna and vintage art.
2. MINI LEATHER CROSSBODY BAG – Available at Monserat de Lucca, 8406 West 3rd Street
You don’t have to be a fashion forecaster to know that bucket bags are hot this season. This “Locita” mini crossbody from Monserat de Lucca features the trendy shape, but rendered in a supple, textured leather. Made right here in Los Angeles, the bags are sure to be a hit, whether you’re shopping for your little sister or your wife.
3. CASHMERE TIE DYE JUMPSUIT – Available at Raquel Allegra, 8372 West 3rd Street
You can never go wrong with a jumpsuit, and nothing’s cozier than this cashmere one-piece from local fave, Raquel Allegra. Buttery soft and finished in the designer’s signature tie dye, this jumpsuit works whether you’re Netflix & chilling on the couch, or headed out for a holiday party.
4. HOLIDAY INTIMATES – Available at Shopaholic Sample Sales, 8032 West 3rd Street
Your partner doesn’t want chocolates or champagne; surprise her with something sexier this year with a set of cute intimates from Shopaholic Sample Sales. The store carries some of her favorite brands, like Keepsake, LAmade and For Love & Lemons. The red and white color palette is the perfect excuse for a romantic night in this Christmas.
5. LUCITE BANGLES – Available at Alexis Bittar, 8383 West 3rd Street
New York jewelry designer Alexis Bittar is famous for these lucite bangles, and they’re guaranteed to be a much-loved gift no matter the recipient. The bangles work because they’re both casual and chic, and the variety of colors and shapes make it easy to find something for everyone on your list.
6. CONVERTIBLE PONCHO – Available at Elaine Kim Studio, 8373 West 3rd Street
One of the easiest thing to gift this season is Elaine Kim’s “Nilsa” poncho. We love it thrown over a T-shirt and jeans, or worn as a scarf under a coat in the cooler temperatures. The convertible poncho comes with a zipper so she can also wear it as a shawl, or as a flowy cardigan.
7. CUSTOM PAMPERING PACKAGE – Available at Skin Sense Wellness Spa, 8448 West 3rd Street
Treat her to a day of pampering at Skin Sense, where Marion and her team offer everything from spot treatments and massages, to deluxe mani-pedis. Not sure what she’ll like? Pop by for last minute gift ideas from $5 to $35 or pick up a gift certificate for any dollar amount.