1. Amoeba (Hollywood) – This is the go-to spot for anyone in your life who likes music or movies. Pick up the entire series of My So-Called Life, the latest MGMT or a hefty gift certificate for the undecideds. 2. The Farmacy (Venice) – For the stoner in your life, package this little stocking stuffer with some homemade cinnamon rolls, and you’ll be all set. 3. New High (M)art (Downtown) – She’ll appreciate the labels, you’ll appreciate the prices.
4. Apartment Number 9 (Beverly Hills) – Get cufflinks and sharp button-downs here. 5. Neo Happyland Co. (Downtown) – Knickknacks, Chinese checkers, and all sorts of crazy-cool children’s gifts. 6. Book Soup (West Hollywood) – Books, books, and more books — great gifts for almost anyone. 7. Buster and Sullivan (Malibu) – For the girl who carries her dog in her purse, get all manner of overly cute gifts here. 8. Han Cholo (Echo Park) – Badass jewelry like chainsaw pendants and brass knuckle charms are sure to please. 9. Kitson Studio (West Hollywood) – Dresses, bags, shoes, all with Hollywood cachet. You might as well wrap the gift in the store’s bag. 10. Fred Segal (West Hollywood) – There’s something for everyone here at this upscale boutique conglomerate — bags, shoes, jewels, baby Uggs — if it’s coveted, it’s here.