11/24/2010 05:28 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Los Angeles Holiday Pop-Up Shops

Bite-sized shopping options and arty bazaars abound for indie Angelenos opting out of the mall riptide this holiday season. Pop-up stores and holiday boutiques, though mysterious in form and nebulous in detail, offer creative creatures a chance to buy original goods for the ones they feel obliged to placate love. Be sure to confirm hours and specific details since the rules of time and space do not always apply to stores with the power to "pop-up."

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