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Mothers Day Gift Ideas: Where To Shop For Mom In Los Angeles

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 05/10/2012 4:08 pm Updated: 05/10/2012 7:42 pm

Let's face it: Moms rule. Every year, Mother's Day comes around and we try to find the right Mother's Day card, the right Mother's Day brunch or the right Mother's Day gift. This year, HuffPost LA has done the work for you. Whether your mom is into art, food, music, or her dog, there's an option on this list for her.

Browse places to shop for every kind of mom in LA:

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  • For The Foodie Mom

    There are few things as delicious as a 'Lette Macaroon. If your mom has a sweet tooth or a passion for this Parisian speciality, order your selection of Macaroons online ASAP. <a href="http://lettemacarons.com/macarons.html" target="_hplink">Check the flavors out online. </a> <em>9466 Charleville Boulevard Beverly Hills 90212 (310) 275-0023 122 North Larchmont Boulevard Los Angeles 90004 (323) 469-3620 14 South Fair Oaks Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 793-5551</em>

  • For The Hipster Mom

    If your mom is as hip as Hollywood Movie Stars, then <a href="www.oldfocals.com/" target="_hplink">Old Focals</a> is the place to find her a present. Old Focals is known as the place to find vintage eyewear in Los Angeles: they have provided frames for "Mad Men," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," and "The Avengers," just to name a few. They have both readers and sunnies, and both vintage and contemporary lenses. <em>45 West Green Street Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 793-7073</em>

  • For The Academic Mom

    If your mom is more interested in first editions than designer handbags, then the <a href="www.heritagebookshop.com/" target="_hplink">Heritage Book Shop</a> is the place to find her a one-of-a-kind gift. The Heritage Book Shop features manuscripts, rare print books and even illustrated books that are not found in the average bookstore. This year, ditch the coffee table book and go for something really unique instead. <em>9024 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (310) 659-3674</em>

  • For The List-Making Mom

    If your mom's to-do list rivals Martha Stewart's then why not get her a classic, stylish and durable journal for her to keep with her at all times? Smythson's datebooks, notebooks, stationary and leather goods are any mother's dream. The home department at <a href="www.barneys.com/ " target="_hplink">Barney's New York</a> hosts a great selection of the luxury British brand's staple items. Throw in Martha Stewart's favorite Le Tip pens for an added bonus. <em><a href="www.barneys.com/ www.barneys.com/ " target="_hplink">Barney's New York</a> 9570 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (310) 276-4400</em>

  • For The Musical Mom

    If your mom loves a trip to the theater, the gift of "Follies," is just for her. The Tony Award-nominated, Sondheim musical is headed to sunny California for it's post-Broadway run. "Follies" will be in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre May 3 through June 9. <a href="http://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/productiondetail.aspx?id=15461" target="_hplink">Click here for ticket info.</a> <em>601 West Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 972-7401</em>

  • For The Conscious Mom

    If your mom is an eco-friendly fashionista, then LovingEco.com is just the place to find her Mother's Day gift. Founded by LA-based Melinda Moore and Justine Lassoff, LovingEco has wonderfully curated beauty products, non-perishable edibles, clothes, jewelry and skincare lines designed to balance both the conscious and stylish consumer. An added bonus: 3% of net proceeds on each purchase are given back to charitable organizations. <em><a href="http://www.lovingeco.com/" target="_hplink">www.LovingEco.com</a></em>

  • For The Overworked Mom

    If your mom is running carpool, a company, or a household -- trust us, she wants a massage. <a href="http://www.healinghandswc.com/" target="_hplink">Healing Hands Wellness Center</a> offers massages, acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and nutritional consultations at rates that don't break the bank. But if you spend $220 on your mom, you get a $55 gift card to spend on yourself (it's the gift that keeps on giving)! <em>303 South Crescent Heights Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 782-3900 414 N Larchmont Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90004 (323) 461-7876</em>

  • For The Tech-Savvy Mom

    Whether your mom carries a Blackberry or an iPhone, a laptop or an iPad, Kate Spade has created a stylish carrying case for your mom's device. Whether she's into pretty or eccentric pieces, believe us, there are plenty of options. <em>116 Caruso Avenue Glendale, CA 91210 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90067 39 West Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91105</em>

  • The Pet-Loving Mom

    If your mom loves her pets as much as she loves her kids then surrender to the fact that she wants a present for her pet. Downtown's <a href="www.pussyandpooch.com/" target="_hplink">Pussy and Pooch</a> is a one-stop-shop for all things domesticated animal. There's a pawbar, boutique and even has a social network for pet owners called "The Hydrant." <em>564 South Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 438-0900</em>

  • The Cool Mom

    If you're still not sure what to get your mom, but you know that she deserves something <em>cool</em>, then pop over to A+R in Venice. They have items both functional and stylish, silly and serious. You might end up buying something for yourself too. <em>1121 Abbot Kinney Boulevard Venice, CA 90291 (310) 392-9128</em>

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