5 Places in LA You Should Hit Up on Small Business Saturday

Because All Good Things Come in Small Packages and From Small Businesses

Written By: Noelle Roys Small Business Saturday Los Angeles

This year, we’re skipping the madness of Black Friday sales at commercial retailers and bringing our holiday shopping lists straight to our favorite local shops on Small Business Saturday. Grab a coffee [from your favorite local cafe, of course] and head out to support these small businesses in the Los Angeles area Saturday, Nov. 30.

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Tried and True Denim in Blue

Rising Sun & Co


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Rising Sun Jean Company makes denim pants, casual shirts, canvas outerwear and accessories with the durability and style of early 1900s workwear in mind. Shop the crisply folded piles of high-quality clothing to find the perfect pair of selvage jeans to gift to your dad or significant other.

Native Knowledge: Not only is Rising Sun & Co a local LA shop, but all of its jeans are made in America.

Rising Sun & Co
840 Santee St, Ste 105
Los Angeles, CA 90014

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Positively Beachy

LDLA Swimwear


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Body positive and eco-friendly swimwear line, LDLA, is changing the swimwear game, and we’re all about it. On top of offering flattering and adorable styles, they’ve ditched traditional sizing labels, and instead, use names of goddesses to represent sizes small through triple extra large. Since it’s practically always summer in Los Angeles, an LDLA swimsuit would be the perfect holiday gift to empower your gal pals.

Native Knowledge: Use code “LOCALE” at checkout for 15 percent off your entire purchase.

LDLA Swimwear


Not Your Grandma’s General Store

General Store


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With an inventory that is curated to perfection, General Store is the ultimate spot to pick up thoughtful and creative items either to gift or to keep for yourself. We could spend all day shopping artful clothing, plants, books, household items and more at their picture-perfect, earth-toned storefront in Venice.

Native Knowledge: Can’t find the perfect gift you were looking for on Small Business Saturday? General Store now offers gift certificates that can be used either online or in-store.

General Store
1801 Lincoln Blvd
Venice, CA 90291

Light Up Your Life

Stone Candles


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Stone Candles has you covered when it comes to gifts for just about anyone. Spend Small Business Saturday stocking up on hand-crafted candles, melting oils with aromatherapy benefits and soaps designed to look like crystals.

Native Knowledge: Stone Candles hosts workshops where you can design your own candle label and choose from hundreds of oils to create a custom candle scent. Use code “50off” at checkout to get 50 percent off candle making classes.

Stone Candles
1660 Lincoln Blvd, Ste 200
Santa Monica, CA 90404


Blast From the Past

4th Street Retro Row


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With over 100 independently owned businesses, 4th Street Retro Row in Long Beach is a great area to explore on Small Business Saturday. Whether you check out storefronts like La Bomba Vintage that are jam-packed with eclectic vintage treasures, or hip shops offering a curated line of modern designs like Port Long Beach, supporting a small business on Retro Row by snagging unique items is a win-win situation.

Native Knowledge: La Bomba Vintage, located on 4th Street Retro Row hosts a pile sale every third weekend of the month. Stop by anytime between 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday or noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday to shop vintage items from anywhere between only $5 to $10.

4th Street Retro Row
4th Street from Temple Ave to Cherry Ave
Long Beach, CA 90814

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