Locals Only: A Holiday Gift Guide for Cool Guys


There is one thing that girls do exceptionally well. Shop for cool gifts for their guys. When it comes to holiday gift shopping, we know all of the cool trends that our guys will love and exactly where to find them. But this year, why not skip the malls? Here is your local’s only holiday gift guide for all of the cool guys in our lives.

This holiday season, hit up your local shops to support local businesses. You’ll avoid the headache of getting lost in the crowd when you shop local instead. Local shops have super cool and unique gifts that you can’t get at big commercial stores. Shopping local will bring real holiday cheer to a cool guy that deserves some cool stuff. When Christmas comes around, we’ll gladly accept the award for finding the best gifts, yet again!

Find your way around this holiday gift guide with a complete index of local gifts and where to find them:


BYRD specializes in quality grooming products that make your daily routine effortless. Inspired by 60’s surf culture, BYRD is made in California and started making waves in Newport Beach. Find BYRD at local shops around Los Angeles like Deus Ex Machina, and check them out here.

1. Texturizing Spray.

7. Matte Pomade.


Noah Marion’s quality goods are unique, distinctive, and handmade in his leather shop in Austin, Texas. Noah specializes in timeless leather essentials built to last a lifetime. You’ll find his online shop here.

2. Catch All, Brass.

4. Live Well Mason Mug.


Deus Ex Machina celebrates a culture of creativity. Their local shop in Venice specializes in custom parts, hand-built motorcycles, quality apparel and unique accessories. Have an iced chai at their coffee shop, Deus Cafe Venice, while you’re there.

3. Curvy Trucker Hat.

6. Helmet Tote.


P.F. Candle Co. is a Los Angeles-based fragrance company. Their line of candles, reed diffusers, room sprays, incense, and eau de parfum are designed to make life smell better. Their new flagship store is just as dreamy as their unique scents.

5. No. 04: Teak & Tabaco Candle.


Burro is a local haven in Los Angeles founded by California native Erinn Berkson. You will uncover stunning stationery, whimsical wares and fares for hearth and home, handcrafted jewels by local artisans and magical goods.

8. Locals Only Book.

10. Dope Rhymes Journal.

11. Dennis Hopper Drugstore Camera.


Journeymen is a natural men’s body care company started by dudes in Southern California. You can find their line at local shops around Los Angeles like Deus Ex Machina in Venice. Check out their online store.

9. Men’s Natural Body Wash.


Canyon Coffee is a local coffee company founded by Ally Walsh and Casey Wojtalewicz. They believe in the ritual of coffee bringing us together by adding warmth into our daily practices. Find Canyon Coffee at local shops around LA like General Store in Venice. Check them out online here.

12. Canyon Instant Coffee.

Remember to buy with purpose, choose quality, be thoughtful, and enjoy the experience.

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