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It’s all systems go for the season of giving, and if you’re bailing on the shopping festivities this weekend, we don’t blame you. You’ve still got plenty of time to find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list. Here at R29, we all about gifting (and receiving) totally unique gifts that’ll make the recipient gasp — in a good way! So, we’ve rounded up our go-to L.A. gift-gifting meccas that are sure to have something to please even the pickiest person on your list. Plus, this way, you can skip setting foot in any mall altogether!). Hell, even Scrooge wouldn’t say no to some of these options.
We love buying products online, but it comes with one caveat: You can't test drive them. So, in order to figure out whether a lipstick or shampoo is worth its salt, you scour the web trying to find the one that's right for you. And, while there are a bevy of places to get information, the most reliable source for honest read
For whatever reason, we feel the need to justify our designer purchases with phrases like, "It only cost me [fill in the blank]," or "But, there was an amazing sale." Or, our favorite, the "I just had to have it" spiel. Though, oftentimes this is more for our own peace of mind than for those we're giving excuses to.