Arizona Trip Packing List

In a few days Billy and I will be heading to Arizona (where he grew up) to watch his son graduate high school and to spend time with my family who will also be there. I’ve never been to the desert before so I’m thrilled to explore an area that’s so unique to me. We’ll be staying in Scottsdale and spending most of our time there and in Phoenix. On my list of things to do is shopping at Fashion Square, exploring Old Town, and taking photos at the Desert Botanical Garden. If there’s time I’d love to check out some museums and devote aRead More →

45 Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That She‘s Bound To Love

Since I moved to L.A. I rarely get to spend Mother’s Day with my mom because she lives on the opposite side of the country. This year however, we’ll be celebrating it a week later while we’re both vacationing in Phoenix. I’ve been searching for a unique gift to bring with me; something that goes beyond the typical flowers and jewelry. While I was browsing, I came across so many great things, from budget-friendly, to splurge-worthy, (and stuff I want for myself). Hoping to help others find the perfect present, I made a gift guide with my favorites. Here are 45 unique Mother’s Day giftRead More →

beauty gift guide

Whether you’re shopping for your mom who wants a luxurious facial serum, a friend who loves nail polish, or your girlfriend who asked for a new blush palette—it’s all here! Our beauty gift guide is broken down into three categories: $25 and under, $50 and under, and $75 and up. We’ve also included some of our favorite limited edition holiday items from our favorite beauty brands! 1. Sunset Pink + Rose Gold Glitter Set | Skinnydip | $25 2. Avocado Sheet Face Mask | Oh K! | $3.99 3. Shiny Pretty Things Fix + Party Three-Piece Set | MAC | $12 4. Parental Advisory Pandemonium EyeshadowRead More →

My Christmas wish list

Every year once I’m finished with my holiday shopping I create my Christmas wish list to make it easier on my friends and family. I’m hard to shop for because I like specific labels and particular pieces. As I was working on A Girl in LA’s annual gift guides, I came across so many things I fell in love with. From clothing, to jewelry, to items for my apartment. These are the top 20 gifts I’m asking for this Christmas. Doheny Blouse Sanctuary $89 This reminds me of something Blair Waldorf would wear. The high neckline, the sheer sleeves, and the elegant flower print makeRead More →

The holidays are right around the corner but purchasing the perfect presents can be stressful and time consuming. No need to worry though, our Holiday 2018 Gift Guide features curated gifts with a variety of price points for everyone on your list (even those that are hard to shop for). Each week we will be posting our themed gift guides to give you suggestions on what to get your friends, family, girlfriend, or boyfriend this season! <3 A Girl in LARead More →

show your mom some love

Show your mom some love with our curated gift guide that features 30 ideas with different price points. Whether she loves gardening, cooking, jewelry, wine, chocolates, or beauty products…our Mother’s Day gift guide has got you covered! Amazing Grace Set Philosophy | ($108 Value) $57.80 Shop It Now Oh Darlin Mothers Day Chocolate Box Maggie Louise | $38 Shop It Now Signature Danielle Drop Earrings Kendra Scott | $75 Shop It Now Morning Glory Gardening Tool Set Mackenzie-Childs | $45 Shop It Now New York Times – Women Making History Subatomic Digital | $65 Shop It Now 3 Makeup Wonders Ole Henriksen | $72 Shop It Now Boss Mom Apron Levtex |Read More →

be my valentine

Choosing the ideal gift for your significant other can be a challenge. But don’t worry, our Be My Valentine Gift Guide has got you covered. No matter what your price range is, or how long you’ve been together, we’ve taken the stress and awkwardness out of finding the perfect present. Whether you’re looking for sweet treats or something more romantic, our no-fail gift guide has it all. When you’re done shopping for that special person don’t forget to pick out something for your BFFL. – For Her – MY PLAY Interchangeable Metropolis Mini Leather Crossbody Furla $78 – $278 Shop It Now Chinatown Eau deRead More →

Holiday 2017 Shopping Guide - A Girl in LA

The holiday season can be stressful, especially when trying to find the perfect presents, but we’ve taken the guesswork out of gifting with our Holiday 2017 Shopping Guide. Each week we are going to post four themed gift guides to help you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. We will have ideas on what to get your friends and family to finding that ideal gift for those that are very hard to shop for. No worries, we’ve got you covered. Happy Holidays! <3 –A Girl in LARead More →