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Local Easter and Passover Holiday Gift Suggestions

Are you looking for a last minute gift for someone special for Easter or the perfect hostess gift for Passover, or just something special to celebrate Spring? We checked in with some of our local retailers for their holiday ideas. Below is a gallery of suggestions — all local so it’s super easy to shop.

“We’re big fans of our jewelry options for fun and easy gift giving,” said Tina Hsuing at Shopaholic Sample Sales at 234 N. Larchmont Blvd.

And, of course, there are great Easter dresses at Trina Turk 212 N Larchmont Blvd.  Trina recommended the Yellow and white floral Lura Dress ($298.00) or the Butterfly Dress Pacific Dress ($378.00).

“We have lots of great kids books from 9 months on up for Passover and Easter. Also books for adults including haggadahs and fabulous Jewish cookbooks. Also fiction and nonfiction.  Happy Holiday, whichever one you choose!” said Liz Newstat at Chevalier’s Books at 126 N. Larchmont.


“Our Spring and Easter items include quilts from India, handmade, so you can use them like a blanket, picnic area tablecloth or just for the beach and is totally washable and easy to style your home with. There are also Amethyst Candle holders, stunning for the Easter table. Home Blessing Home gift boxes, with Sage (collected in LA), Palo Santo and an Abalone shell to release and clear negative energy and replenish positive healing energy. Organic soy wax candles made with organic essential oils and crystals, made by Alegria Bazaar in LA. And always hand made Healing jewelry with semi precious stone, locally made by shop owner Paula Carlotto. Happy Spring!!” —  Paula Carlotto at Alegria Bazaar at 128 1/2 N Larchmont Blvd.

“We love Easter baskets over here, and that candy is so good and just the right size for a little table favor!” said Edie Frere at Landis Gifts & Stationery at 138 North Larchmont Boulevard.

Pamper yourself or a friend with scented paper drawer liners, recommends Louis Eafalla from Village Heights at 122 1/2 N Larchmont Blvd where you can also find many delightful bunnies and brightly colored eggs for your Easter or Spring decor.

There’s tons to choose from for kids of all ages at Landis’ Labyrinth Toy Shops, Larchmont’s wonderful trio of toy stores located at 140-144 N Larchmont Blvd.

Landis’ Labyrinth Toy Stores welcome shoppers with a great selection of cute gifts for the Easter Baskets:

  • bunnies in various forms and shapes and colors: plush, teething toys, baby bunny suits, bath toys, hooded towels, bunny hats, games, puzzles and so on
  • bunny ears
  • Peeps sidewalk chalk, Peeps bubbles and Peeps surprise eggs
  • Fingerlings plush keychains
  • adorable Sweetlings crafting kits (to make clay cupcakes)
  • irresistible Calico Critters Rabbit families
  • Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty- including special editions for Spring and Easter
  • sticky Unicorn Poo (yes, we mean “Unicorn Poo”, it is not a mistake)

Below are photos sent over by Marketing Manager Joanne Slaniceanu.

“We have Easter napkins and plates and bunnies and bunny books,” said  Joane Henneberger Pickett of Pickett Fences  at 219 N. Larchmont Boulevard

“Here are some of Kip’s Toyland’s favorite classics that are perfectly sized for an Easter basket,” shared Lily Kipper from Kip’s Toyland in the Original Farmer’s Market.








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Patricia Lombard
Patricia Lombard
Patricia Lombard is the publisher of the Larchmont Buzz. Patty lives with her family in Fremont Place. She has been active in neighborhood issues since moving here in 1989. Her pictorial history, "Larchmont" for Arcadia Press is available at Chevalier's Books.

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