Secret Santa Gift Ideas For Everyone You Zoom With

By now you probably miss, (I mean really miss), seeing your co-workers in person. Just because you may only see them through a computer screen doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give them something extra special this year. Our gift guide features a ton of ideas and factors in different budgets, but they all have one thing in common—they’re something she or he will love! 1. Big Ceramic Mug | Ban.do | $14.95 2. Holiday Tin Candles | Illume | $22.00 3. Arctic Twilight Cheese Knives | $32 + That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life | $28 | Anthropologie  4. Desk Organizer | Anthropologie | $49.95Read More →

The Most Sought-After Holiday Toys for Your Little Ones All The Way Up To Teens

Not sure what to get the little ones? Our kid approved gift guide offers up ideas on some of the most sought-after holiday toys. We’ve included ideas for both girls and boys, as well as unisex. Whether you’re shopping for toddlers, teens or in between, there’s something for everyone. 1. 127-Piece Portable Art Studio | FAO Schwarz | $60 (8 and up) 2. F is for Fashion Book | Amanda Perna | $28 (all ages) 3. Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Epic Roarin | Target | $31.99 (3 and up) 4. Cut Grass Scented Bubbles | Maison Francis Kurkdjian | $20 (all ages) 5. Mini CameraRead More →

Black Friday Deals

Every year, right about now is when I begin my holiday shopping. Starting before Thanksgiving seems early but if I wait I end up missing out. So, last week I began narrowing down the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals to make holiday shopping a bit less stressful. Here are 17 of my go-to websites for shopping and gifting along with everything I’m eying. Happy Holidays! PS: The items that are *starred are featured in the above photo. What I’m eyeing: L’Agence Top, The Great Cropped Sweatpants, *Dior Sunglasses, and Veronica Beard Flair Jeans What I’m eyeing: RE/DONE Hollywood Tee, A.L.C Silk Leopard MiniRead More →

Our Best Gifts For Your Best Girlfriends

No matter what she’s into, our best girlfriend’s gift guide offers a vast selection of perfect options for the women in your life. Whether you’re shopping on a budget or want to splurge, these 15 hand picked items are sure to please. 1. Sleep Stone Moisturizer | Kate McLeod | $45 2. Apres Ski Kit | Atlantic Folk | $31 3. Rainbow Riders | Moxi Roller Skates | $99 4. Bamboo Bowl Set | Poketo | $40 5. Tarot Card Pendant Necklace | Anthropologie | $48 6. Electric Wall Diffuser | Diptyque | $120 7. Faux Fur-Lined Suede Slippers | Sorel | $75 8. KeepRead More →

Stay at Home Gift Ideas

Whether you’re a homebody or you’re leaving your house as little as possible because of Covid, this curated list of stay at home gift ideas will keep you entertained (and comfortable) throughout the winter and beyond. PS: This is the first of our many themed gift guides so bookmark this page and check back throughout the season! 1. Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash | Aesop | $39 2. Brushed Waffle Jumpsuit | Honeydew Intimates | $54 3. Snowman Cookie Baking Set | Uncommon Goods | $35 4. The Home Edit | Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin | $24.99 5. Running Gloves $57 + Beanie $57 |Read More →

A List of 15 of Our Favorite Swimsuits for 2020

Things have changed dramatically and so many of us have had to make changes to our summer arrangements. You may have planned your dream vacay and ended up having to cancel it, or maybe you have been sitting at home for months and cabin fever kicked in long ago. Regardless of your situation, you can still enjoy the hot months by heading outside and cooling off by the water. Depending on what state you live in, beaches, pools, and lakes may be open for you to cool off in while socially distancing. We’ve curated a list of 15 of our favorite swimsuits for 2020. WeRead More →

Everything I’m Eyeing For My Summer at The Shore

Last year my family and I restarted the tradition of spending time at the Connecticut shore. This was a place that I grew up going to each summer along with generations of family members before me (you can read about my childhood memories and why it’s so special here). Prior to last year, since I moved to Los Angeles, I had only been back there once in 2013. After our last trip we realized how much we missed the beach, so my parents recently purchased a beach house on the water. This summer, I’ll be heading to Westbrook and spending the rest of the seasonRead More →

15 Black-Owned Brands You Need To Know About

As protests are still going strong across the country, and even internationally, BLM is a powerful movement we all need to fight for. While there are so many resources out there to show your support, such as petitions, donation sites, and attending protests, supporting black-owned businesses is a long-standing way to do so. There are so many amazing brands out there whether it’s beauty, clothing, or lifestyle-centered, that don’t get as much publicity as they should. So, A Girl in LA is here to highlight 15 outstanding black-owned brands on the market that are quickly becoming our favorites! KNC Beauty is a unique brand thatRead More →

Father’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

Our Father’s Day 2020 gift guide features 40 gifts to choose from. Broken down by budget, there’s something for all types of dads. From tech and travel to cooking and entertaining you will be able to find something special. 1. Ticket stub diary, $14 2. Ms. Pac-Man retro arcade game, $22 3. Training gloves, $17 4. Fitness water bottle with a cellphone holding sleeve, $15 5. Black + white striped apron, $10.88 6. 45-second omelet maker, $25 7. The LP Encyclopedic print, $25 8. Travel size ocean cleansing milk, $18 9. Kabob grilling baskets, $17 10. Waterproof smartphone/digital camera pouch, $17 1. Harmony radio, $79.95Read More →

Last-minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

For when you can’t see your mother in person, which sadly many of us can’t right now with the quarantine, our gift guide features over 70 last-minute options. To make things even easier we’ve included a variety of price points and broken them down into five themes: kitchen + cooking, beauty + skincare, workout + wellness, staying in + relaxing, and crystals + stones. 1. Bistro tile mon cheri berry basket, $16 2. Set of 6 parlor sundae glasses, $38 3. Flower market canister, $92 4. Mini chocolate fondue set, $94.99, $75.99 5. Spatula, $10 6. Rainbow plaid recipe book, $34.95 7. 5-quart dutch oven,Read More →