A Mother's Day Gift Guide

A Mother's Day Gift Guide

Need a gift for Mom? We put together a Mother’s Day gift guide and dining recommendations just for you.

Flowers from the LA Flower Markets

Flowers are the most popular gift for Mother’s Day and for good reason. They are scientifically proven to make people happy. Save up to 70% on arrangements and bouquets by shopping direct from wholesale vendors and importers at the LA Flower Markets8th and Wall Street

The flower markets will have extended hours for Mother’s Day starting Friday, May 7th. See the full holiday schedule for the flower markets here

Aesop Skincare

Formulated with efficiency and sensory pleasure in mind, it’s no wonder Aesop Skincare is a cult favorite. Their skin, hair, and body products are made with only the finest ingredients, making them an ideal gift. In fact, the brand is currently listed on both The Telegraph’s and Vogue UK’s Mother’s Day gift guides. Not sure where to start? The friendly staff at the 9th and Broadway location can help you pick out the perfect gift. 862 S Broadway

Luxury Perfume

A timeless gift that doesn’t have to break the bank. Shop Perfume Los Angeles and save up to 30% on name brand perfumes and gift sets. As a distributor, Perfume Los Angeles is a licensed vendor of luxury perfume brands. Their knowledgeable staff can make recommendations based on what perfume Mom’s worn in the past. 1115 Maple Avenue

Eco-conscious and Sustainable

Virgo Downtown has easily become one of the most popular vintage boutiques. Now the store is a mixture of handpicked vintage items including tees and Levis, their own designs and fun accessible garments that won't break the bank. 216 E 9th Street

Treat Mom to Brunch (or Dinner!)

The district’s most popular dining spots are now open for brunch and dinner. Below are some of the local favorites.

Sibling Rival

Come for brunch and stay for rooftop drinks. From quinoa bowls and their famous Pancakes to Wood Roasted Feta and Steak Frites, Sibling Rival lets guests choose their own adventure and give into whichever voice on their shoulder is most tempting. Plus, the view from the Hoxton Hotel rooftop is worthy of its own celebration. 1060 S Broadway

Poppy & Rose

Founded in 2014, the restaurant’s husband-wife duo - Chef Michael Reed and Kwini Reed, Poppy + Rose serves seasonal, elevated country kitchen styled comfort food in a relaxed, floral-themed ambiance. All of the dishes from the restaurant’s extensive menu are made from scratch, with original recipe’s crafted in Reed’s kitchen. Favorites off of the Poppy + Rose menu include Buttermilk Chicken + Waffles, the Fried Chicken Sandwich, Biscuits and Gravy and a Pulled Pork Hash Platter. Poppy & Rose is located in the middle of the flower markets at 765 Wall Street


Rossoblu tells the story of the two places Chef Steve Samson considers home: Los Angeles and Bologna. This is an homage to Samson's heritage, inspired by childhood memories of summers spent in Bologna and its surrounding region. The menu features handmade pastas, market fresh produce, and an extensive in-house butchery and salumi program. 1124 San Julian Street


A Latin-inspired restaurant and bar with deco-tropical designed by partners Antonia Lofaso, Pablo Moix, Steve Livigni, Mario Guddemi and Salvatore Aurora. The former Pacific Banana Co. building has been transformed into a lush indoor-outdoor cocktail bar and outdoor patio with exceptional food and beverage offerings. Chef Lofaso’s menu is filled with shareable flavor forward dishes, all of which were inspired by her travels to Spanish, Latin American and Caribbean countries. 612 E 11th Street


Last Updated April 2021

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