The Point Is a One-Stop Shop for Everyone on Your List!
The holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time to get ahead and start your shopping now. If you’re looking for a one-stop shop in South Bay, The Point is home to luxe brands, popular favorites and a festive array of holiday activities. Starting Nov. 25, shoppers at The Point can walk through a winter wonderland every Friday and Saturday from 6-8 p.m. Snow showers and magical flurries will transport you from sunny LA to a snowy NYC, setting the scene for some productive holiday browsing.
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Those looking to give back while getting gift-ready can attend the Holiday Block Party and Toy Drive on Dec. 10. This meaningful celebration benefits the patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and there truly is no better way to spread some love this season. There will also be a Hanukkah Celebration on Dec. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m., where families can enjoy arts and crafts, storytelling, dreidel traditions and live music.
Now let’s go shopping!
For the Laid-Back Beach Lover: Outerknown
Between the cozy flannels and quality swim trunks, Outerknown is the perfect place to add some flair to your beachy best friend’s wardrobe. This sustainable brand is committed to protecting the environment and supporting fair labor, allowing you to feel totally at peace with your purchase. In fact, it’s one of the first brands to commit to complete sustainability. The Apex Trunks by Kelly Slater is a signature item that any SoCal surfer will appreciate. These top-notch trunks are priced at about $145, but Outerknown also sells a variety of beach-inspired attire for both men and women.
For the Timeless Fashionista: Evereve
Evereve is a reliable boutique-style shop that makes shopping for your fashion-forward friend easier than ever. Those looking to keep their gift around the $100 price point can shop the simple yet stylish jewelry section, which has everything from necklaces to earrings. That said, if you’ve been properly briefed on sizing, Evereve sells stunning sweaters that are sure to be a cozy favorite all season long. In addition to its own brand, Evereve also carries brands like Dolce Vita, Good American and 7 for All Mankind.
For the Crafty Organizer: Paper Source
From old-school letter writers to type-A organizers, Paper Source is the ideal store for those looking to spruce up their schedules in style. If you’re shopping for a traditional soul, the stationery at Paper Source is super diverse, boasting a wide array of styles, colors and themes for every kind of personality. Paper Source is also a great place to stock up on stocking stuffers— browse candles, games, books, glassware and more.
For the Shoe-Lover: Allbirds
Comfy and quality shoes are the gift that keeps on giving. The winter-ready Mizzle Collection has options for both men and women, ensuring that anyone and everyone can stay dry and warm no matter the weather. Other great gift ideas from Allbirds include the soft Wool Dweller slippers. These $65 slippers are ideal for keeping your toes toasty and warm while lounging around the house, and they come in five cool colors. Sustainability is also at the forefront of this awesome brand; the company is committed to reducing its carbon footprint to zero by 2030!
For the 5K Friend: Athleta
From plush beanies to cozy joggers, new workout clothes from Athleta are the ultimate gift for your sporty friend. If you’re looking to go all out, splurge on a workout set that is sure to shine among the crowd at their next 5K or marathon. If you’re not sure on sizing or what to get, an Athleta gift card makes the shopping process 10-times easier. That said, the fuzzy lounge sets and pullovers are comfy crowd-pleasers that never go out of style.
For the Stressed Co-Worker: Pause Wellness Studio
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After the hectic holidays, pressing pause can be super necessary. Thankfully, Pause Wellness Studio sells gift cards for top-of-the-line services that are meant to restore your mind, body and soul. From flotation therapy to the infrared sauna, there’s sure to be an option to best suit you or a special someone. There are also IV drip services and cryotherapy available for those looking to boost immunity and enjoy a healthy start to the new year.
Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.