Our Women’s Gift Guide is our love note to the incredible, women designers in Los Angeles that inspire us. We have chosen a selection of items that represent their skill, talent and dedication to their craft and business. The materials are honest and well-chosen. The pieces are simple and stylish. All of them are made in Los Angeles.
Kalon Studios Simple Belt
available in 2 styles and 3 sizes, $75-$85
Designed to be a staple piece that lasts through the seasons, our simple belt features an adjustable silver or brass buckle that allows it to be worn at the waist or hip. The undyed, veg tan leather will gradually darken to a golden brown patina. Made in Los Angeles.
Kalon Studios Razor
Not just for men, our razor is handmade in Los Angeles and features a black walnut handle with a leather loop that looks great hanging in any bathroom.
Clare V Foldover Clutch
Available in dozens of colors and styles, this simple yet versatile clutch is designed and made in Los Angeles.
Beatrice Valenzuela Sandalia
available in 6 colors, $212
Handmade in Los Angeles and inspired by Mexico, Beatrice Valenzuela’s sandalia feature a plush leather strap over a suede footbed and sculpted cork sole.
Kathleen Whitaker Hoop Earrings
available in 3 sizes, $290-$480 per pair
Informed by her background in ceramics, Kathleen Whitaker’s minimal jewelry line features linear and geometric forms like these delicate, hand-pulled gold hoop earrings. Made in Los Angeles.
Designed by sisters Lily and Hopie Stockman in Los Angeles and printed by fifth-generation master printers in India, this scarf can double as a wall hanging.
Nico Nico Jumpsuit
Known for her designs for children, Sue Tsai’s new collection of women’s clothing is features playful and elegant everyday basics like this made in Los Angeles marble-dyed jumpsuit.