Where to Shop Local This Holiday Season


Skip the big box stores this season and shop local instead! One of my favorite things about living in La Canada is all the wonderful independent shops we have. Especially during the Holidays, it’s so fun to browse these boutiques and find the perfect gift for someone made by local artisans. These are some of my favorite shops in our local community.

The Apple Cart

This is a great spot for the women on your list! Shop jewelry, purses, watches and dishware, and more. The shelves are full of fun housewares and pretty holiday ornaments- and the store goes all out with their Christmas decorations!

1518 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge CA 91011-2917


J. Stern

If you’re looking for home and garden goodies, this is your spot. Pick up some plants or orchids for a great hostess gift, plus other treasures like candles, garden pieces, and local folk art! Also a great place to purchase some unique decor both for the Holidays and year round.

1367 Foothill Blvd, La Canada Flintridge, California

Cowgirl Princess

Beautiful clothing for every occasion, age, and size can be found at Cowgirl Princess! Shop feminine, sophisticated, and stylish outfits for work or weekend. Don’t forget to add some accessories! Find something for any fashionista in your life.

1357 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


lulamae pasadena

This shop is full of things you never thought you needed! It’s a great place to find a gift for your quirky best friend. It has a fun, eclectic collection of cards, housewares, jewelry, and other trinkets. Plus, most of the merchandise is designed and hand-crafted by local Pasadena artists! Talk about shopping local.

100 N Fair Oaks Avenue in Old Pasadena, California.


Jacob Maarse Florist

Whether for your own home or bringing to a Christmas party, their seasonal floral arrangements are stunning. Pick up a bouquet with red and white flowers, a pine centerpiece, or a classic poinsettia. It’s a beautiful shop to browse any time of year.

655 E Green St. Pasadena, CA 91101

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