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Get Your Gifts in Tinseltown!

By Devin Strecker

December 15, 2017

Holiday shopping is in full mode right now, and what better place to find unique gifts that your loved ones will enjoy than Hollywood? We’ve decorated the boulevard, creating the perfect festive atmosphere for your Santa spree! Here are our top pics for holiday shopping in Tinseltown.

Hollywood & Highland

Truly a one-stop shop, the Hollywood & Highland Center has everything you need, with curated retail options ranging from apparel (Guess, Louis Vuitton, Hot Topic, Forever 21, Shoe Palace) to health & beauty (Sephora, MAC) and specialty shops like Sweet! candy store and the Dodgers Clubhouse. There’s sure to be something for everyone here, and the atmosphere is festive with lights and decorations. Plus, while you’re there, you can relieve some holiday stress playing games at Dave & Busters, eating a Street Churro, or having a meal in the dining deck with a great view of Hollywood Boulevard below!

Hollywood & Highland is located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd., conveniently located above the Hollywood/Highland Metro Station.

Amoeba Music

Amoeba has loaded up their stage with stocking stuffers and gift ideas aplenty!! From box sets to action figures, you’ll find something for just about every music & movie fan. The expansive selection also includes books, magazines, apparel and audio equipment in addition to Los Angeles’ best selection of records, compact discs, DVDs, and almost every other format imaginable! Amoeba is located at 6400 Sunset Blvd.

Space 15 Twenty

This hip collection of shops is anchored by Urban Outfitters and UO Home, and includes Pharmacy Board Shop, Free People, as well as Umami Burger and Hairroin Salon. It’s the perfect place to shop for the hipsters on your list! Everything from vinyl records to Instax instant cameras (and accessories) are available here, along with clothing, beauty products, and home goods. Space15Twenty is located at 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd.

Old Hollywood

This historic section of Hollywood Boulevard, which features many original buildings dating back to Hollywood’s golden era, includes a cornucopia of unique retail experiences unlike anywhere else! For those really difficult-to-shop-for people on your list, interesting gifts abound from legacy businesses like Hollywood Toys & Costumes, Larry Edmunds Bookshop, and Starworld. And for really creative types, there’s the LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) Gallery bookstore, and our own Old Hollywood Walking Tour (gift certificates available). While you’re shopping in Old Hollywood, enjoy a meal at the exceptional Loteria Grill, see a magic show at Black Rabbit Rose, or have a drink above it all at the Mama Shelter rooftop bar! Old Hollywood is located on Hollywood Boulevard, between Wilcox Ave. and Cherokee Ave.

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