It’s Here! Your Ultimate South Bay Gift Guide For the Holidays 2022

Remember to Shop Local this Holiday season!

Stores
Maison Luxe

Maison Luxe

Carrie Quinn, Owner

138 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach

310-372-5552  | maisonluxehome.com | Social: IG: @maisonluxehb | FB: @maisonluxe


Serving the South Bay for more than 20 years, Maison Luxe is a home goods store owned by interior designer Carrie Quinn. The friendly staff offers unobtrusive but helpful service while you browse the soothing textures. Open seven days a week, Maison Luxe carries a fabric library, furniture
and interesting gifts, candles, and accessories for the home
and wardrobe. Want to shop from home? Maison Luxe features an extensive online shopping experience and even offers gift boxes with some of their best collections on their website. They will ship items to your loved ones, making the gift-giving process almost effortless for you!


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Maison Luxe

Sherpa holiday stocking, $38 each
Pine wreath with pine cones, $31
Stone drink dispenser, $230
Pine tree with base, 3-, 4- or 5-foot, $85, $105, $150
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Maison Luxe

Winter white tin candle, small or large, $14 and $26
Snowy pine tree, small or large, $88 and $120
Metal bell on jute rope with star cutouts, small or large, $10 and $14
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Waterleaf


Waterleaf

Jill Johnson & Suzanne Ascher, Co-Owners

1210 Morningside Dr., Manhattan Beach  |  310-546-5400

WaterleafHome.com  |  WaterleafInteriors.com

Instagram: @waterleafhome @waterleafinteriors


Waterleaf opened in 2006 with a combined space for interior design and retail in its flagship Metlox location. Within five years, owners Jill Johnson and Suzanne Ascher took over the adjacent space to create a studio for their growing interior design team and opened a larger connecting retail space for Waterleaf Home. During the pandemic they launched an online store, WaterleafHome.com, which showcases a curated collection of their most popular items. Whether it’s creating a beautiful tablescape or finding the perfect pillows, decor, bedding, piece of art or designing your home from the ground up, the Waterleaf team can help you. Check out their complete selection of gifts for anyone on your holiday list, including e-gift cards.


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Waterleaf

Cocktail shaker, $49
Gold-filled necklace by Deb Brewer, $120
Champagne glasses, set of six, $120
Whale ornament, $18
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Waterleaf

Ornament candle, $38
Deluxe backgammon set, $350
Hampton plaid navy throw, $150
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Manhattan Village Shopping Center


Manhattan Village

3200 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach

310-546-5555  |  shopmanhattanvillage.com  |  @manhattanvillage


Located in Manhattan Beach, Manhattan Village offers the South Bay a premier shopping and dining experience in an open-air and indoor environment. Open daily!

 

 

 

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Manhattan Village Shopping Center

gorjana Diamond pavé alphabet bracelet, $220
Tommy Bahama Women’s OluKai® Ku’i Slippers in tan, $140
Manhattan Village gift card, $25–$250
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Manhattan Village Shopping Center

Martina long kimono, $375
Venice layering set, $108
Johnny Was Cozy blankets in vintage, claret, Tura & Laurie, $248
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Tabula Rasa Essentials

Tabula Rasa Essentials

Maureen McBride, owner 

919A Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach

310-318-3385  | tabularasaessentials.com | Social Media: @tabularasamb


Tabula Rasa Essentials offers the ultimate southern California shopping experience with personally curated gifts featuring local artisans and luxury brands. Owner Maureen McBride and her team provide personalized, convenient solutions for their clients’ gift needs. “We always want our clients to have an amazing shopping experience—especially during the holidays,” Maureen says. “We have something for everyone on your list, including corporate gifts, and we offer free gift wrap.” In recent years, Tabula Rasa Essentials has won Best Woman-Owned Business, Local Love for Manhattan Beach and just last month the Small and Mighty Award through the Chamber of Commerce. “I am so proud of our team; we have an energetic, friendly vibe and always put our customers’ needs first,” Maureen shares. Check out the store’s website, featuring a holiday guide and a tablescapes section. Trends this holiday season include opulent, vivid colors; alpine decor and home fragrances; gnomes; and magnificent tablescapes to ensure your holiday parties are celebratory and fun!


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Tabula Rasa Essentials

Handcrafted resin trim cheese boards, $78–$198 each
Ornament body wash buffer, $14
Savory Baker’s Delight gift set, $105
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Tabula Rasa Essentials

Sparkling cuvee 3-wick tin, $26
Luster glass drinkware, $18–$28 each
Winter gnomes, $42 each
Lighted swirling tree, $36–$52 each
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Gum Tree Shop & Café


Gum Tree Shop & Café

Lori Ford & Will Ford, owners 

238 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach  |  310-376-8744  |  @gumtree_la

324 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach  |  310-318-2990  | @gumtreecafe

gumtreela.com


Gum Tree is a beautiful home/gift shop and café with two locations in the South Bay. Husband-and-wife owners Lori and Will Ford are excited to celebrate the shop’s 14th birthday this year! Lori always wanted the little blue house on Pier Avenue, and when it became available in 2008 they jumped at the chance to create a lifestyle space for the community. The Gum Tree team loves the holidays and will host their 14th annual Santa Photos event benefitting the Hermosa Beach Education Foundation on December 3–4. Over the years they have raised more than $75,000 for the organization with this event. Gum Tree’s gift selection includes something for everyone—from ornaments to stocking stuffers, white elephant gifts and beautiful solid gold jewelry. “We have gifts for everyone on your list,” shares Lori. “We offer complimentary gift wrap all year long, but we especially love our holiday gift wrap!”


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Gum Tree

Nate Ricketts silver abalone trees, $57, $72, $128
Chan Luu 14k gold labradorite pendant necklace with green peridot inset, $595
Frasier fir statement 3-wick candle, $56
Whale bottle opener, $22
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Gum Tree

Oliver the Elephant, $42
Chan Luu cashmere silk scarf in indigo, $215
The New Cocktail Hour book, $22
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Skechers


Skechers

Michael Greenberg, President

Skechers  |  1121 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach  |  310-318-3116

Skechers Del Amo  |  21712 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance  |  310-542-2333

BOBS from Skechers  |  228 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach  |  424-634-7134 

skechers.com  |  @skechers


Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Skechers has been part of the Manhattan Beach community since 1992. This footwear store carries a vast assortment of casual lifestyle and athletic styles for men, women and kids—with a full range of apparel and accessories. Their BOBS from Skechers boutique allows shoppers to support the firm’s philanthropic collection of footwear, apparel and pet accessories while helping save the lives of shelter animals. Skechers makes it easy for the entire family to find their perfect look for school, work, hanging out or working out. “We’re proud that we kept the business in this community we call home and love so much,” says Skechers president Michael Greenberg. “We hope customers will visit any of our South Bay stores and experience our innovative comfort technologies for themselves.” At this busy time of year, Skechers also offers an option to buy online and pick up curbside.


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Skechers

The Hoodless Hoodie GO WALK Everywhere Jacket, $59
Diamond Glacier Jacket, $54
Hands Free Slip-ins: Ultra Flex 3.0 - Glitter Me, $92, & Natural Step, $90
GO WALK Massage Fit, $109, & Upsurge, $105
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Skechers

Hands Free Slip-ins: Ultra Flex 3.0 - Smooth Step, $90
Max Cushioning Hyper Craze Bounce – Galore, $125, & Delta, $105
Hands Free Slip-ins: Flex Glide, $52, & Hypno-Flash 2.0 – Odelux, $58
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Manhattan Denim


Manhattan Denim

Audrie Benjamin, Owner

920 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach  |  Manhattan-Denim.com


Manhattan Denim offers beautiful clothing—from casual to dressy to denim and beyond—for the man or woman who appreciates details and enjoys feeling confident and comfortable. Audrie Benjamin, who has worked in retail her entire career, purchased the store in 2020. She is proud of the warm, relaxed ambience of Manhattan Denim—where customers kick back and are wardrobed by professionals who truly love what they do. “We are grateful when they come in so proud to show us their outfit and are smiling ear to ear,” shares Audrie, who also offers personal shopping appointments before or after hours, online shopping and stellar gift-wrapping. “For your holiday shopping needs, we are here for you and we make gift-giving a beautiful experience.”


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Manhattan Denim

Luxe pima polo by Georg Roth, $148
Men’s Italian wool sport coat, $995
Women’s leather jacket, $1,495
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Manhattan Denim

Vintage brass fringe earrings,$185
Stenströms dress shirt, $298
Wool sport coat by Sand Copenhagen, $695
Men’s leather jacket, $998
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Ounce of Salt Jewelry


Ounce of Salt Jewelry

Jen Baick-Oliak, Designer & Owner

516 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach  |  310-970-4485  |  ounceofsaltjewelry.com  |  @ounceofsaltjewelry


Jewelry designer Jennifer Baick-Oliak—a Manhattan Beach resident for nearly two decades—knows the South Bay vibe firsthand. Her jewelry designs feature understated luxury and sophistication, exuding the elevated level of quality this community expects. Jen has created her own jewelry collection and also serves as a private jeweler for clients by appointment in her Manhattan Beach office. As a third-generation jeweler, she brings trustworthiness and transparency to the jewelry-purchasing process, which gives clients confidence in their investments. Jen and Ounce of Salt Jewelry have been featured in Vogue, Brides, Town & Country, The Knot and NBC News.


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Ounce of Salt Jewelry

Oval diamond ring stack, $14,500
Emerald cut diamond bracelet, $16,900
Pear diamond necklace, $10,900
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Ounce of Salt Jewelry

Diamond vintage octagon drop earrings, $7,900
Moonstone & diamond cup ring, $4,350
Butterfly matte bangle, $6,900
Multi-shaped diamond & emerald butterfly necklace, $5,600
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Beauty Treats


Beauty Treats

Salma Bruno, Owner

1704 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach  |  310-346-1642  |  beautytreatsspa.com  |  @beautytreatsspa


Beauty Treats is a spa and boutique offering skin care, lash artistry, airbrush tanning and waxing, as well as gifts and apparel. Owner Salma Bruno is an experienced esthetician and eyelash technician who has worked in the beauty industry since 2005. Located in Redondo Beach since 2016, Beauty Treats has expanded its retail space and increased its apparel selection. “I have loved getting to know our neighbors and community,” says Salma. “Our clients love the sense of friendship we provide as a community store, and we love to see their happy faces!” Beauty Treats carries gifts at a variety of prices for all ages, and they offer gift wrapping. Online shopping is available, and Salma invites everyone to stop in for a visit during the holiday season. “We can’t wait to help you—whether it’s for a spa service or to pick out that perfect gift!”


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Beauty Treats

Aqua Heron robe, $180
Frasier Fir gold fragrance diffuser, $47
Malvados Puff Daddy slipper, $70
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Beauty Treats

PJ Harlow Anne tank in red, $57
PJ Harlow Jolie pant in red, $69
LAFCO woodland spruce large candle, $70
Beaded matte onyx 1.25” hoop earring, $58
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Morgan’s Jewelers


Morgan’s Jewelers

Russ Varon, Owner

22200 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance  |  310-375-4471  |  morgansjewelers.com  | IG: @ morgansjewelers  |  FB: @MorgansJewelersTorrance


The legacy of Morgan’s Jewelers spans more than 76 years and three generations. Much of the company’s business is referral-based, with clientele all over the country. “Our level of expertise, service and selection are unmatched, which is why we have been voted the South Bay’s favorite jewelry store many times,” says owner Russ Varon. “Please come in and experience the difference!” Morgan’s Jewelers has expanded its boutique and designer lines, including a new men’s department. Look for a complete renovation starting early 2023.


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Morgan's Jewelers

18k yellow gold mother-of-pearl and diamond medallion pendant on an 18” paper clip chain, $2,375
18k yellow gold 9.04ct mother-of-pearl with .40ctw diamond halo border dangle earrings, $2,475
14k yellow gold .91ctw diamond multi-row fashion ring, $3,450
18k yellow gold .95ctw pavé set diamond Roberto Coin “Love in Verona” hoop earrings, $8,200
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Medawar Fine Jewelers


Medawar Fine Jewelers

Robert Medawar, owner

810 Bart Earle Way, Rolling Hills Estates  |  310-544-0052

medawarfinejewelers.com  |  @medawarfinejewelers


Medawar Fine Jewelers is a third-generation family business offering fine jewelry designs, watches and clocks, and an in-house custom design and service center—all set in a warm and welcoming environment. Check out the annual Holiday Open House December 9–10 to see several exquisite new lines and custom pieces. “We get to live and work in an amazing community,” says owner Robert Medawar. “We owe our customers a huge debt of gratitude for their unwavering support.”


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Medawar Fine Jewelers

Hermès Arceau timepiece with diamond bezel and mother-of-pearl dial, $9,300
Bizzotto 18kt ruby, sapphire & diamond bracelets with signature stretch design, $5,900–$6,900
Ania Haie Gold Glam tag pendant necklace, 14kt gold-plated on sterling silver with cubic zirconia, $79
S.T. Dupont Line D Medium Rollerball Pen in pearl white, $550–$850
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TRU Center, Move to Wellness


TRU Center, Move to Wellness

Alicia Gilbert, Owner

1951 Artesia Blvd., Suite 101, Redondo Beach  |  310-882-8732  |  trucentermovetowellness.com  |  @Tru_Center


TRU Center is a wellness studio owned by Alicia Gilbert. Her new handcrafted line, TRU Rx Essentials, is a medicinal body care system using magnesium, essential oils and coconut oil bases. These products nourish the body, help calm the nervous system—especially through the holiday bustle—and are wonderful gifts for all of your loved ones. “I believe when we truly care for ourselves, this emanates outward to all around us,” says Alicia.


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TRU Center, Move to Wellness

“Love-in-Rub” magnesium sugar scrub, $47
“Butter Me Better” magnesium body butter, $43
“Saving Salve” magnesium and arnica body salve, $48
“Salt your Soul” magnesium & floral bath salts, $53
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Bespoke by Chase


Bespoke by Chase

Chase Kern, Owner

1100 Manhattan Ave., Suite 104, Manhattan Beach  |  503-358-0332  |  bespokebychase.com  |  @bespoke_by_chase


Bespoke by Chase is a menswear store specializing in luxury, tailored men’s garments customized for each client in both style and fit. In addition to Italian sportswear and custom suits, shirts, jeans and knitwear, the shop now carries luggage and leather toiletry bags. Owner Chase Kern recently opened a new location one block from the pier that has the vibe of a bar and lounge, where men can have a drink and watch the game on TV while they shop.


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Bespoke by Chase

Italian-made sport coat, blue plaid with patch pockets, $1,195
Italian-made wool vest with removable jersey hood, $995
Grey plaid flannel stretch sport shirt, $278
Beige cardigan with grey trim, $465
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Go Gently Nation


Go Gently Nation

Kristin Coia, Founder

1201 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach  |  310-545-7883  |  gogentlynation.com  |  @gogentlynation


Go Gently Nation was founded by Kristin Coia in 2007; she opened a Manhattan Beach retail store in 2019. The company’s clothing is designed and manufactured locally using sustainable materials and practices. Offering old-school customer service, Go Gently Nation’s staff is knowledgeable about the store’s eco-friendly products and passionate about customers having a wonderful shopping experience. Find gifts including baby items, children’s toys, women’s clothing and natural home products in a store adorned with natural and festive decorations.


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Go Gently Nation

Women’s organic cotton & hemp Anne blouse, $88
Wood camper car & surfboard, $27
Handmade palm leaf laundry basket, $62
Eucalyptus lap tee, gauze baby pant & organic baby socks, $72
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