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10 Great LA Shops for Buying Non-Boring Bridal Party Gifts

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Getting hitched means your BFFs give you full reign to defy the rules of common etiquette: like dictating their dress code, requiring their presence at potentially awkward social events or expecting them to plan a raunchy rager in your honor with a group of complete strangers. Your very forgiving social circle is entitled to more than unlimited free booze and a fancy dinner—they deserve a wedding party gift.

To help you with this final step (we hope!) of retail therapy before the wedding, we've rounded up 10 great shops for bridal party gifts. After the jump, check out our handy alphabetized map of boutiques offering gifts for practical leather lovers (WILL Leather Goods), presents for the picky home goods hoarders (A+R), wares for the whimsical tchotchke collectors (Leanna Lin's Wonderland) and much more for every type of bridesmaid/groomsman/honor attendant.


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1. A + R La Brea

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171 S. La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(800) 913-0071
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Got modern design and color addicts in your bridal party? A+R is your gift-giving happy place. Andy Griffith and Rose Apodaca's temple to design features all sorts of cool home pieces, from full-scale furnishings to quirky tabletop items. [Photo: Elizabeth Daniels]

2. Apolis

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806 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 613-9626
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Globally-minded guys in your wedding party will appreciate a gift from DTLA-based brand Apolis, a socially-conscious shop curated by brothers Raan and Shea Parton. Find an array of giftable men's accessories, from handcrafted leather belts to sleek metal water bottles to stylish silk pocket squares and more. [Photo: Elizabeth Daniels]

3. Co-op 28 Handmade & Vintage

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1728 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 669-2828
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Aficionados of all things artisanal and handmade should make a beeline to this Los Feliz vintage and independent designer boutique. In addition to the usual bridal party gifts (flasks, accessories, more), the shop also offers textiles, home decor, one-of-a-kind jewelry, bath products and other handcrafted treasures. [Photo via]

4. Garde

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7418 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 424-4667
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A haven for minimalist cool furnishings and accessories by stateside and global design stars, this luxe boutique offers plenty of options for the folks in your bridal party with a taste for "modern natural" vibes and Scandinavian style. [Photo via]

5. Hemingway And Pickett

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3208 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 660-4200
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For the hipster honor attendants with an out-of-the-box aesthetic, Silver Lake gift shop offers plenty of stylish and unique finds, from upcycled wood coasters to clever barware to locally-made accoutrements and more. [Photo via]

6. Kelly Wearstler

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8440 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 895-7880
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Award-winning design maven Kelly Wearstler's eclectic Melrose mecca of luxe furnishings, home accessories and more is where you'll find merch for folks with an eye for all things raw and refined (not to mention pricey). Gem-encrusted rings, heavy metal bottle stoppers and white marble objects fit for any fantasy registry are just a few very generous gift pieces to expect at the designer's shop.

7. Leanna Lin's Wonderland

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5024 Eagle Rock Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 550-1332
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Playful and kawaii gifts are what you'll find at this whimsical Eagle Rock boutique. The shop stocks all sorts of cutesy items, from Sanrio carryalls to animal-faced coin purses to adorable artwork and more. [Photo via]

8. Monogrammit

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251 South Robertson Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 652-6001
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This neighborhood store specializes in personalized gifts (think bathrobes, pillowcases, etc.) ready to be emblazoned with your BFFs' initials, so come here if you're looking to stick to the most classic bridal party present. In addition to offering your choice of fonts, colors and embroidery designs, the boutique will also happily monogram products purchased elsewhere. [Photo via]

9. OK Store

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8303 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 653-3501
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Yet another gift-ready spot with a clean and modern aesthetic, this West 3rd Street boutique is an especially prime place for picking up artfully designed home and office goods, stylish kitchenware and more for the amateur chefs and retro design geeks in your wedding party. [Photo via]

10. Will Leather Goods

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1360 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 399-8700
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For the leather lovers with a preference for practicality, head to the rugged lifestyle brand's flagship in Venice. They stock everything from wallets to clutches to tech cases and more, all designed to stand the test of time—just like your friendship (Right?) [Photo via]

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1. A + R La Brea

171 S. La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Got modern design and color addicts in your bridal party? A+R is your gift-giving happy place. Andy Griffith and Rose Apodaca's temple to design features all sorts of cool home pieces, from full-scale furnishings to quirky tabletop items. [Photo: Elizabeth Daniels]
171 S. La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90036

2. Apolis

806 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Globally-minded guys in your wedding party will appreciate a gift from DTLA-based brand Apolis, a socially-conscious shop curated by brothers Raan and Shea Parton. Find an array of giftable men's accessories, from handcrafted leather belts to sleek metal water bottles to stylish silk pocket squares and more. [Photo: Elizabeth Daniels]
806 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Los Angeles, CA 90013

3. Co-op 28 Handmade & Vintage

1728 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Aficionados of all things artisanal and handmade should make a beeline to this Los Feliz vintage and independent designer boutique. In addition to the usual bridal party gifts (flasks, accessories, more), the shop also offers textiles, home decor, one-of-a-kind jewelry, bath products and other handcrafted treasures. [Photo via]
1728 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004

4. Garde

7418 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
A haven for minimalist cool furnishings and accessories by stateside and global design stars, this luxe boutique offers plenty of options for the folks in your bridal party with a taste for "modern natural" vibes and Scandinavian style. [Photo via]
7418 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

5. Hemingway And Pickett

3208 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
For the hipster honor attendants with an out-of-the-box aesthetic, Silver Lake gift shop offers plenty of stylish and unique finds, from upcycled wood coasters to clever barware to locally-made accoutrements and more. [Photo via]
3208 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

6. Kelly Wearstler

8440 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Award-winning design maven Kelly Wearstler's eclectic Melrose mecca of luxe furnishings, home accessories and more is where you'll find merch for folks with an eye for all things raw and refined (not to mention pricey). Gem-encrusted rings, heavy metal bottle stoppers and white marble objects fit for any fantasy registry are just a few very generous gift pieces to expect at the designer's shop.
8440 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069

7. Leanna Lin's Wonderland

5024 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Playful and kawaii gifts are what you'll find at this whimsical Eagle Rock boutique. The shop stocks all sorts of cutesy items, from Sanrio carryalls to animal-faced coin purses to adorable artwork and more. [Photo via]
5024 Eagle Rock Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041

8. Monogrammit

251 South Robertson Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
This neighborhood store specializes in personalized gifts (think bathrobes, pillowcases, etc.) ready to be emblazoned with your BFFs' initials, so come here if you're looking to stick to the most classic bridal party present. In addition to offering your choice of fonts, colors and embroidery designs, the boutique will also happily monogram products purchased elsewhere. [Photo via]
251 South Robertson Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

9. OK Store

8303 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Yet another gift-ready spot with a clean and modern aesthetic, this West 3rd Street boutique is an especially prime place for picking up artfully designed home and office goods, stylish kitchenware and more for the amateur chefs and retro design geeks in your wedding party. [Photo via]
8303 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

10. Will Leather Goods

1360 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
For the leather lovers with a preference for practicality, head to the rugged lifestyle brand's flagship in Venice. They stock everything from wallets to clutches to tech cases and more, all designed to stand the test of time—just like your friendship (Right?) [Photo via]
1360 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291