The Perfect Mother’s Day From Melrose Avenue

The Perfect Mother’s Day From Melrose Avenue

Got a hard-to-buy-for Mom? Tired of the same old card and flowers gift? Then you’ve come to the right place. The shops and restaurants on Melrose have gifts that for sure will keep you her favorite kid.

BEND GOODS

If your mom was really into your school arts & crafts, she might love a slightly elevated piece of art. Bend Goods has this amazing custom combo of modular art and macramé. Totally ‘70s and totally cool.

BEND GOODS
7007 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
310.265.3939
bendgoods.com

GENERATION 8 TATTOO

Yes she can! Mom can get some ink. She just needs a little nudge from you, and the right place to do it. Take her to Generation 8 where no matter how small or big she wants to go, the piece will be something to celebrate on her special day.

GENERATION 8 TATTOO
7216 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.591.0808
generation8tattoo.com

HOUSE OF INTUITION

House of Intuition put together a special Queen Mother Gift Box. It includes the Moon Arcana Mystics Spray, Mermaid Tea Bath, a You Are Loved Magic candle, and more to help her nurture herself and soak up some much needed relaxation.
HOUSE OF INTUITION
7449 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
213.413.8300
houseofintuitionla.com

JESSE BELLE BOUTIQUE

If Mom’s into bling – quality bling – then roll into Jesse Belle Boutique for pieces that will not be seen anywhere else. If your mom likes to drop jaws, get her in a jacket or corsets. If she’s more into the jewelry, the selection of fork bracelets is pretty amazing.

JESSE BELLE BOUTIQUE
7600 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
747.275.1977
jessebelleboutique.com

MELROSE BEAUTY BAR

How ‘bout a full service beauty day? Get your mom over to Melrose Beauty Bar, where she will be in excellent hands. She can get her hair, brows, makeup, nails, and eyelashes all done and walk back out onto Melrose looking lovely.

MELROSE BEAUTY BAR
7661 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.847.0555
facebook.com/melrosebeautybarla

MILK BAR

Milk Bar has a whole line of sweet gifts just for mom from cookie tins to baking classes. There’s also the motherload (pun fully intended) of Mom Dot Com: a cake, pie, snaps tin, truffles, and a comfy pair of socks. These are shippable for out-of-towners.

MILK BAR
7150 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
347.577.9504
milkbarstore.com

NEW PROFANITY

Well, you know, a card is just fine, too. But make it a good one. Hard to go wrong at New Profanity, where wrong is totally right. These pop culture gems are blank, so you can express your own self inside.

NEW PROFANITY
7418 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.420.7779
new-profanity.myshopify.com

SPITFIRE GIRL

If your Mom loves perfumes, she’ll love this special collection of Spitfire Girl’s potions. Themed to invoke the good things in life (fortune, love, protection, seduction), these rollerballs are a great way to introduce her to specially designed essential oils.

SPITFIRE GIRL
7401 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.424.7340
spitfiregirl.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.