6 Must Shop Boutiques in Laguna Beach

6 Must Shop Boutiques in Laguna Beach

​Celebrate the Laguna Beach Community by Shopping Local this Holiday Season!

It goes without saying that Laguna Beach has some of the best shopping opportunities in Southern California. Whether you’re shopping for your significant other, best friend, children, mother-in-law, co-worker… the stores here have IT ALL. 

From unique, handmade offerings to the softest cashmere sweater you’ve ever seen, Laguna Beach is riddled with the creme de la creme of small shops and boutiques. 

It’s become our annual tradition to make a day out of holiday shopping in Laguna – grabbing BLK DOT coffee, hitting up our favorite stores, then grabbing dinner somewhere fun and festive! 

Not only are we finding unique gifts that no one else will have, we’re supporting the local shop owners and artists that we’ve come to love so much. And in a season when the mall is stressful and chaotic, it’s a refreshing change of pace and scenery compared to the typical holiday shopping experience. It’s truly a win for everyone! 

Here are the shops and boutiques we’ll be hitting up this season:


Founded by two former clothing buyers and designers, Amenah is anything but your traditional boutique. Not only do they carry their own chic clothing line (that’s size-inclusive!), they partner with local female artists and artisans that create unique and affordable accessories and homegoods. It’s the perfect place to shop for thoughtful gifts and stocking stuffers!


Just next door to Amenah is Simple Laguna, a favorite among locals and visitors alike for their unique and high-end clothing for men and women. They specialize in Italian and German brands that you won’t be able to find in big chain stores – so if you’re having a hard time finding dad a new shirt for Christmas, this is your spot!


We’ve been regulars at Thalia Surf for awhile now, and it just keeps getting better! Their retro surf clothing is not only durable and hip, it’s SO soft. From handcrafted surfboards to sunglasses, swimwear, and kids clothes, you’re sure to find something for almost everyone on your list! And if you’re anything like us, you’ll probably leave with a few things for yourself, too! 


Born and raised in Laguna Beach California, Laurie Alter is the founder and owner of Tuvalu Home, and chief designer and visionary for all design projects. She combines her love of family and the coastal community she grew up in, with a passion for creative design, and a motto that you should never take life too seriously – fun is essential; relax, enjoy it, and always have a sense of humor! This boutique is a treasure trove of furniture, accessories and artwork, all with the casual, coastal and eclectic design vibe we love.


Grab your holiday groceries and specialty food items from The Salt Horse! All artisan goods are sustainable, organic, and support local farms or those in our California community. This innovative and modern grocery store truly creates a responsible connection to the food we eat. You can also find sweet treats, appetizers, and more to create a unique gift basket or top off your appetizers!


Shop a gorgeous selection of unique and one-of-a-kind pieces from Laguna Supply! They are sure to have the perfect, show-stopping holiday outfit! From their bright colors to unique prints, to everyday staples and basics. Laguna Supply also makes a great spot to find a gift, they even carry locally made pottery pieces!

We’re barely scratching the surface when it comes to how many spektacular small shops, boutiques and galleries there are in Laguna Beach. We wish we could spend the day browsing through town with you, popping in and out of each festive storefront, grabbing snacks and drinks along the way. But since we can’t do that, here’s a fun little shopping tip:

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Alli+Bobby Talley

Alli+Bobby Talley

Alli and Bobby Talley, or better known as The Traveling Newlyweds, are travel and lifestyle writers living in Southern California. Follow along on their adventures @Traveling_Newlyweds.

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