This year when the holiday rush hits, bypass the big box and shop local for some unique gifts created and made in LA. Scope out our LA holiday gift guide to check everyone off your list, from kids to grandparents to teachers. We’ve even got a few things you’ll want to add to your own wish list…

Janie XY

Janie XY’s adorable handmade plush toys are no ordinary stuffed animals. From rattles resembling chicken drumsticks to a stuffed kettlebell with a smiley face, these funky toys will capture your kids hearts and their imagination for plenty of silly play time. The toys are all designed and made entirely by hand right here in LA by Jane Ragasa.

Where To Shop: The toys can be found at the Los Angeles County Store or via the online shop.


photo: Janie XY


Where’s your favorite spot to shop local for the holiday season? Share any awesome places we missed in the comments!

—Shahrzad Warkentin