An LA Holiday Gift Guide: Fashion, Drinks, Accessories

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Here’s the problem: to find a good gift, you actually need something value share. Objects should feel unique and useful. Luxury doesn’t have to be unaffordable. This gift guide is a curated mix of finds – LA staples and luxury brands buzzing online and through word of mouth. These pieces are elegant and comfortable. They are mostly meant to be shared with loved ones.

It’s for the tequila snob or home bartender in your life – a unique tequila aged for 18 months in California red wine barrels. So sweet you hardly believe it.
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Lomochrome rechargeable film camera.

Bring a reusable film camera to every holiday night and bring an extra gift to leave with your host. ?? Buy here

3. Harwell Godfrey jewelry, Cleopatra’s Eye pendant necklace, $ 6,550

Cleo Harwell Godfrey pendant necklace, marquis blue.

Cleo Harwell Godfrey pendant necklace, marquis blue.

(Harwell Godfrey)

Lauren Harwell Godfrey’s jewelry is so captivating. You can feel the intentionality in every detail of the Cleopatra’s Eye pendant. ?? Buy here

I’m from Buffalo, NY, and love pointy coats. This is a warm addition to any closet in cold weather. ?? Buy here

5. Freedom rugby shirt, $ 95, pants $ 85

Puma Freedom Rugby Jersey
Puma Freedom rugby shorts

An effortless rugby outfit with just enough detail. ?? Buy here

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I’m a traveler so I know a good vacation top when I see one. The mesh material and pop of color create a perfect on-the-go look that any traveler will appreciate. Buy here

7. The Body Dress by Buzzoms, $ 104

Buzzoms, the body dress.

A perfect black dress with subtle and sexy details – but the best part is the exclusive breast pocket designed for women with full breasts who want to go without a bra. Buy here

8. The “Process” 57/40 New Balance by Joshua Vides, $ 150

New balance, Josh Vidas.

southern california artist Joshua VideosThe collaboration with New Balance is a neat addition to the sneaker collection.
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9. Small top handle bag by Gucci, $ 3,200

Gucci handbag.

The luxury girl in your life who still lives for a splash of color will love this Gucci moment. ?? Buy here

Emma Flynn tortoiseshell glasses.

Add a pair of classic sunglasses to their collection. Buy here

The perfect Christmas stocking. This lip balm glides on smoothly and contains niacinamide to help fade dark spots. Genius! ?? Buy here

12. NuFACE Mini Magical Results, $ 209

NuFace mini.

Adding a NuFACE to any skin care routine is a serious upgrade. ?? Buy here

Klur body oil.

The scent of Klur body oil makes its use a ritual every time. A special addition to any part of a body care routine.
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14. Ceylon Skin Care, $ 35


Ceylon products are an instant classic among soulful men looking to explore skincare and improve their routine.
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15. Iconic Press-ons and TEN Candle, $ 30

Pressures Gracie J.

Pressure nails and artist maintenance kit Gracie j‘s line for nail enthusiasts or novices. ?? Buy here

A versatile support pillow for rest, relaxation and meditation. Buy here

Vela Negra candles.

I smell a lot of candles. The candles of Vela Negra are an experience to be lived.👉 Buy here

Sean Brown Incense.

A collection of woody, floral, herbal and exotic incense curated by multi-cut artist Sean Brown.
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Masion Balzac (Designer)

No more bottle of bedside water. ?? Buy here

20. Jerico Mandybur Neo Tarot Card Game, $ 21.66

Tarot of Jerico.

A tarot deck with a comprehensive guide and self-help-based action steps with each card. A perfect gift for the astro-curious.
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21. Pure Beauty Beach Towel, $ 80

Pure Beauty Towel.

Yes, they do sell cannabis. Pure Beauty also has an amazing collection of products, including this thick beach towel, guaranteed to turn any beach trip into a moment. ?? Buy here

22. Core by Hyperice, $ 199


Heart is a meditation companion, a thoughtful gift for anyone looking to explore meditation. ?? Buy here

Darian Symoné Harvin is a beauty and culture writer. She was born in Long Beach, California, raised in Buffalo, NY, and lives in Los Angeles