Holidays By Horoscope : Gift Shopping By Star Sign

Holidays By Horoscope : Gift Shopping By Star Sign

Struggling to find that perfect gift for someone who has everything? Or for your office Secret Santa pick? Or the teacher you don’t really know? Take the guess work out of gift giving and let the stars be your guide. Here are the best choices for A+ presents, all available on Melrose Avenue.

ARIES (March 21 – April 19)

The Ram is the trendsetting, freedom fighting, highly motivated zodiac sign. Competitive and dynamic, the Aries on your list, upon receiving a gift certificate to 60Out Escape Rooms, will immediately jump online to book a challenge and be the one to get everyone to safety.

60OUT ESCAPE ROOMS
7270 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
213.995.6890
https://www.60out.com/los-angeles

TAURUS (April 20 – May 20)

Down to earth, grounded, and solid, Bulls value reliability and dependability in all things. Including furniture. Specializing in 20th century rare and sculptural finds, Sumner offers a spectacular collection of not-cheap statement pieces with personality – and history.  

SUMNER
6915 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
818.606.4312
http://sumnershop.com/

GEMINI (May 21 – June 20)

The Twins are colorful, expressive, and appreciate diversity. They also thrive as members of a community. A gift certificate for dance classes at Playground LA will feed Gemini’s need to be bold, to create, and to part of a group doing the same amazing thing.

PLAYGROUND LA
7375 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.413.2845
https://www.playgroundla.dance/

CANCER (June 21 – July 22)

Hot take: all dogs are crabs. Meaning Cancers, who are protective, caring, warm, and empathetic. Just go with this. And don’t forget the canines on your gift list. Orange Bone not only does exceptional grooming, it carries food, treats, accessories, and the sweetest puppy clothes.

ORANGE BONE
7574 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.852.1258
http://www.orangebone.com/

LEO (July 23 – August 22)

The Lion is fiery, brave, and self-assured. More than any other zodiac sign, they loooooove drama. Welcome to LA! How ‘bout channeling those powerful qualities with an acting class? The Groundlings school is one of the best in the country for developing big talent.

GROUNDLINGS THEATRE AND SCHOOL
7307 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.934.4747
https://www.groundlings.com/

VIRGO (August 23 – September 22)

If you know a Virgo, you know they have little tolerance for shenanigans. Practice, hardworking, and reliable, the Virgins need stability and efficiency, especially with computing. Melrose Mac has practical products and should something get weird, fast customer support. No stress tech.

MELROSE MAC
6614 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
323.937.4600
https://www.melroseinc.com/

LIBRA (September 23 – October 22)

Libras are the hippies of the zodiac: all into peace and harmony and balance (hence, the Scales). So, weed. A little smoke can keep things in decent alignment. KTown Collective is LA’s premiere dispensary. Your Libra friend will appreciate the shopping trip.

KOREATOWN COLLECTIVE
7382 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.951.9513
https://ktowncollective.com/

SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21)

Boxing requires all the intensity, focus, and passion that the Scorpion possesses. Add cardio and you’ve got exactly what Scorpio wants: classes at Bfly Boxing. It’s all the training and discipline without the actual ring time. Group and privates are available and beginners are welcomed.

BFLY BOXING
7162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
310.591.0557
https://www.bflyboxing.com/

SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 21)

If your jetsetting Sagittarius friend could just stay in town for one dang minute, they’d be happy to accept your invitation to dine at Wolf. Their insatiable need for adventure and novelty will be quenched by the thoroughly innovative and delicious food and drink possibilities.

WOLF
7659 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.424.7735
https://www.wolfdiningla.com/

CAPRICORN (December 22 – January 19)

The Goat is the ultimate athlete. They plan, have discipline, and are tenacious in achieving goals. Give your Capricorn friend the gift they really need: foot gear that ups their game, no matter what their game happens to be. Many choices for men, women, kids, and all budgets.

SPORTIE LA
7753 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
888.977.6784
https://sportiela.com/

AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18)

The Water Bearer has a fluid mind: a future thinker and innovator, always in imagination. What better place to feed the Aquarian’s imagination than Golden Apple Comics? From bold new series to collectible classics to all the memorabilia you can stand, gift buying will be easy here.

GOLDEN APPLE COMICS
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.658.6047
https://goldenapplecomics.com/

PISCES (February 19 – March 20)

The Fish: compassionate, artistic, a natural healer. Your Pisces gift recipient probably already shops at House of Intuition. Give their credit card a rest and pick up a gift certificate good for all things ritual, healing, manifesting, and meditation.

HOUSE OF INTUITION
7449 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
213.413.8300
https://houseofintuitionla.com/

Deborah Brosseau

About Deborah Brosseau

Deborah Brosseau provides audience development services to arts & entertainment, lifestyle, and non-profit clients. She is a freelance writer, providing anything from local listicles to corporate profiles for various online publications. Having first experienced Melrose in the '80s, she enjoys writing about the old school creatives as well as the progressive new ones.