There are countless ways to support your local community this holiday season, and shopping The Palisades’ abundant array of small neighborhood restaurants, shops and more is among our favorites. With Black Friday and Small Business Saturday less than a week away, we’ve compiled a special shopping guide featuring everything from bakeries to boutiques — in Palisades Village and beyond.
Sweet Laurel Bakery
Sweet Laurel Bakery is not only a local favorite. The celebrated cafe uses whole, organic and simple ingredients for all of their handmade baked goods, and also includes vegan and gluten-free options. Grab a mouth-watering apple pie or a pumpkin crumb cake to bring to your holiday dinner, or pick up a Sweet Laurel Cake Kit, cookbook or Cookie Dough + Cookie Cutter Bundle to gift to a loved one.
The Little Market
Looking for a perfect holiday gift? The Little Market is a fair trade shop that has a beautiful collection of handmade pieces, from home decor and spa products, to jewelry and candles. In the holiday spirit of giving back, The Little Market’s nonprofit supports underserved communities of artisans all over the world.
Amber Interior Design
Amber Lewis, a California native and the brain behind Amber Interior Design, specializes in laid-back, casual style for her unique interior design pieces. From wall art and vintage items to kitchen gift sets and gorgeous candles, Amber Interior Design offers an essential collection of timeless items that are perfect for gifting.
Alfred Coffee remains a local favorite in The Palisades, with their exceptional service and creative tea and coffee drinks. An Alfred gift certificate, tumbler, Vanilla Latte DIY kit, tote and more makes for the perfect holiday surprise for the Alfred-lover in your life.
Boca boasts an endless collection of brands, offering everything from trendy looks to enduring styles. With statement jewelry, chic elegant dresses and casual, everyday jeans, this local spot is sure to have the perfect item to gift.
With endless options for fragrances, Diptyque is perfect for holiday shopping, offering in-store gift wrapping and same-day delivery from their boutique concierge. Diptyque was originally created in Paris in 1961, and now remains an iconic brand.
Vivian’s Boutique has a unique collection of pieces and personalized service you won’t find anywhere else. From jewelry and dresses to classic heels, the distinctive styles and affordable prices at Vivian’s Boutique make it a great spot for holiday gifts this year.
Gornik and Drucker
The local barber shop has an extensive selection of products to choose from that provide a great gifting opportunity as well as offering an incomparable high-end grooming experience. Gornik and Drucker’s hot towels, straight razor shaves and haircuts are next to none.
Cuyana’s mission statement centers around kindness and integrity, providing simple, high quality accessories for the modern woman. Their bestselling leather handbags and wallets can be personalized for a thoughtful gift this holiday season.
Buck Mason has all of your modern essentials with their extensive array of high-quality, classic pieces. From cozy sweaters to durable jackets, find the perfect present at Buck Mason. Stop by to shop, listen to a record and even grab a drink between all your holiday shopping.
For your one-stop shop for holiday gifts, Faherty has best-selling Sweater Shirts for him and stylish loungewear for her, and adorable pajamas for the kids. Faherty’s fashionable clothing is designed with comfort and quality in mind to create sustainable pieces.
Erewhon Market is a Los Angeles staple, with fresh produce, locally sourced items and organic groceries. If you’re looking for a quick and convenient lunch, stop by Erewhon’s hot bar and choose from the iconic Kale salad and the “killer cauliflower” or try a limited edition holiday plate with seasonal veggies and Thanksgiving favorites. Stop by the tonic bar for a revitalizing pressed juice or a wellness shot, and make sure to grab a gift card on your way out for that Erewhon lover in your life.