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It’s Holly Street for the Holidays

It’s Holly Street for the Holidays

On Thursday, November 10th, you can kick off the season of giving on Holly Street at Therapy Clothing, Maude Woods and The Market on Holly. Therapy‘s dozens of designers include Nicole Richie’s Winter Kate, luxury denim designers Citizens of Humanity, and Hanky Panky, which makes lingerie. The art of living at Maude Woods begins with luxurious furnishings and vintage, [...]

Art’s a Driving Force at Cactus

Art’s a Driving Force at Cactus

Six and a half years ago, Sandra Mastroianni went down to Puerto Iguazu, Argentina—the land of waterfalls and butterflies—and fell in love. Literally. She met an artisan, fell in love, returned home, quit her job teaching, and opened Cactus Gallery & Gifts in Eagle Rock. Her initial focus was selling her then-husband Abraham’s jewelry, followed by [...]

Altadena Hardware Lives

Altadena Hardware Lives

It may have seemed a horror for locals when their neighborhood hardware store, owned by the same family for three generations, was sold last year. The good news is that the new owners, the Orlandini family, are continuing the legacy. They kept old scales, file drawers and bulk nail bins from the old store that [...]

Therapy

Therapy

Always current, Therapy offers an effortless stream of brands that are modern classics. The customer ranges from 18 to 50+, and they’re all able to satisfy their latest craving without having to give into a flighty fad. Brands like Diane von Furstenburg, Joie, Theory, Elizabeth and James, and Cynthia Vincent appeal to the chic. Pick [...]

Simply Fresh

Simply Fresh

Eclectic and original come to mind upon entering the ivy-covered door of Simply Fresh. The boutique carries everything from charm bracelets to books, baby clothes to home and garden decor. Whether you are looking for a birthday or thank-you gift, or maybe a good summer read, Simply Fresh will have you covered. Every inch of [...]

Lady Bird

Lady Bird

At this colorful, preppier-than-prep store, customers browse the newest (and brightest) Lilly Pulitzer prints. Lady Bird, a Lilly Pulitzer signature store, offers everything Lilly—from summer shifts to wrapping paper, kids clothes to boldly printed overnight bags. The tiny store is a breath of pink-and-green air with its floral prints and welcoming employees. Along with the perfect [...]

Vanity Room

Vanity Room

A salon and boutique combined, Vanity Room is like a trip to your best friend’s closet. Tiny and comforting, the boutique is a breath of fresh air from the hustle and bustle of malls and even the grander boutiques around town. Since it’s so tiny, the owner focuses on buying hip items that you can [...]

Leonora Moss

Leonora Moss

Mom and daughter owners run this stellar gift boutique and flower shop. Fresh-cut flowers are in the big fridge for your shopping pleasure, or pre-plan with Laurie and Judith, both of whom are talented designers. There’s also a good selection of accessories, reasonably priced linen clothing, one-of-a-kind jewelry and gifts for teen girls, their moms [...]

Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse

Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse

It seems like anyone who’d open a large independent bookstore in this Amazon era would have to be insane, and yet Lenora and Peter Wannier appear to be completely sane – and smart, too. They’ve done everything right in the handsome new store they built from scratch: chosen the titles carefully to reflect the interests [...]

Jacob Maarse Florists

Jacob Maarse Florists

Located in an old, converted Cadillac dealership in the Playhouse District, Jacob Maarse has been around since 1966 and is the place that well-bred Pasadenans call when stunning arrangements must be sent. Extras include garden accoutrements, gifts and ready-made arrangements. Flowers from Jacob Maarse mean something in this town. His countless friends are now grieving [...]

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