2022 Gift Guide, Part 4 | Visit the Melrose Arts District For the Best in Local Holiday Shopping
By Deb Brosseau
This fourth and final holiday gift guide showcases the diversity of businesses found in the Melrose Arts District. Yep, we’re known for vintage and sneaks, but there’s so much more. There’s no doubt you’ll find something perfect for your gift recipient somewhere on Melrose. There are surprises and treats through every door.
CAP’N ON MELROSE
Give yourself some time at Cap’n on Melrose if you know your recipient is into cap culture. The selection here is massive and includes pretty much every team you can think of but with a special L.A. focus. Add a cap pin to personalize and you got yourself an A+ gift.
CAP’N ON MELROSE
7555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Open noon – 7p Sunday – Saturday
You can’t go wrong gifting a fine bottle of wine. DomaineLA curates an exceptional selection so you won’t leave empty-handed. You’ve got reds, whites, and all the colors. Bubbles if you want ‘em. National, international. Natural, organic. Expert advice to help you sort it out.
IG : @domainela
6801 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
Open Sunday noon – 6p, Monday noon – 7p, Tuesday – Saturday 11a – 7p
If your giftie embraces their ultra-feminine side, you’ll find exactly what they love at Girl Crush. Frilly and sexy outfits in eye-popping colors and fabrics, blinged out press-on nails, accessories for days. Need to buy for the coolest kid? Check out the baby line, too.
7607 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Open 12p – 7p Monday – Saturday, Sunday 12p – 6p
Never doubt the impact of eyewear beyond the practical to great fashion. Every year, the glasses at L.A. Eyeworks just get cooler and cooler, and make bigger and bigger statements. If you’re gifting a fashion freak, check out L.A. Eyeworks.
7407 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Open Monday – Saturday 11a – 7p
It’s almost inconceivable how many different types of Docs are available at Posers. Every color, style, heel, embellishment, size. And that’s not all. Posers has been serving British fashion since 1990, and that includes Ben Sherman, Fred Perry, and other excellent subculture designers.
7417 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
Open Sunday – Friday noon – 6p, Saturday noon – 7p
About Deb Brosseau
Deborah Brosseau provides audience development services to arts & entertainment, lifestyle, and non-profit clients. She is a freelance writer, providing anything from local listicles to corporate profiles for various online publications. Having first experienced Melrose in the ’80s, she enjoys writing about the old school creatives as well as the progressive new ones.