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Now that you're well acquainted with the cool Los Angeles entrepreneurs behind Streetlet, it's time to get to know the local talents who'll be offering their giftable wares at next week's virtual Mother's Day pop-up market. From Monday, May 3 to Sunday, May 9 (or until merch sells out), the online shopping event promises stylish clothing, artful jewelry, handmade candles, books, organic skincare, home goods, stationery, and much more.
Ahead, get to know each of the 16 L.A.-based vendors who'll be shoppable at Streetlet's first digital bazaar. They're listed in A to Z order, because mama can't pick favorites!
A. Bohemia & the Wolves
A. Bohemia & the Wolves founder Ayanna Henderson-Baldry approaches fashion "as transformation" — and her Highland Park boutique and online shop certainly deliver on that promise. Housing an eclectic mix of vintage, in-house designs, and a curated vegan apothecary, it's the perfect space to pick up something truly special.
Visit: 5045 York Blvd., L.A., 90042
Con Todo Press
L.A.-based publishing company Con Todo Press was founded by Emmy-winning journalist, mother, and proud Mexican-American Naibe Reynoso. After being unable to find bicultural children's books, she founded Con Todo Press as a way to amplify the voices of underrepresented communities and support authors who create stories that educate, enlighten, and engage readers of ages.
Dehv Candle Co.
Beauty industry veteran Jade Eknaian created Dehv Candle Co. as a way to bring high quality, sustainable, clean burning candles with a modern look and selection of scents that spoke to all. Her travel-inspired candles are made with non-GMO soy wax and the natural concrete vessels contain no polymers or polyesters.
Delusions of Grandeur
Known for its playful, geometric jewelry, Delusions of Grandeur was created by L.A. designer Keren Kemp. Her pieces embrace simple forms, bold colors, and are inspired by elements of nature, architectural forms, and urban living.
Created by clean beauty industry veteran Elisha Reverby, luxury food-based skincare company Elique Organics is truly a gift for your body. Her ingredients are sustainably sourced (even the honey comes from chemical treatment-free bees!) and you can actually feel the difference in her products. Reverby has never sacrificed the vision of her business, opting to keep it privately owned so she can continue working with local farmers.
First Language Shop
Sisters Christina Bobadilla and Katherine Delgado give new life to old favorites via their small-batch, hand-dyed pieces. First Language Shop uses eco-friendly dyes and sustainable fabrics to create colorful tea towels, tie-dye shirts, socks, and other essentials, and the company also offers a custom dye service.
Long before Fairfax was a streetwear mecca, vivacious hairstylist Molly Scargall openedGoo Salon in 1999 and helped to pioneer the artistic district's rebellious and eclectic culture. The hair haven offers creative cuts, color, braids, and extensions as well as hair care and beauty products.
Visit: 459 1/2 North Fairfax Ave., L.A., 90036
Created by Yvonne Leung, Hereafter.LA creates beautiful, wood-worked keepsakes from primarily organic and sustainable materials. The mission is to create personalized mementos to be appreciated and remembered because "the little things add up," and Leung's thoughtful journals, etched storage boxes, cards, and more can be found at Anthropologie, Nordstrom, and many other big and small retailers across the U.S.
Kindness & Mischief Coffee
If you've ever wanted a pick-me-up in the morning, your cup will runneth full at Highland Park's friendliest coffee shop and store, Kindness & Mischief. Run by the magnetic Monique Maravilla, the neighborhood shop offers coffee, merch, delicious pastries, and more.
Visit: 5537 North Figueroa St., L.A., 90042
One-stop non-toxic shop Luca was founded by eco-conscious advocate Judith Goldstein, who opened her home goods and skincare boutique in Highland Park as a way to offer clean alternatives to locals. Expect to find sustainable plant-based beauty and skincare, eco-friendly cleaning products, safe toys for babies and kids, and so much more.
Visit: 5727 North Figueroa St., L.A., 90042
Manahan + Co.
Husband-and-wife team Darwin and Nikki Manahan are behind Chinatown-based Manahan+Co, which is beloved by chefs for its handmade leather and canvas aprons that can take the heat of any kitchen or bar. They also offer picnic blankets, headbands, and accessories, and when the pandemic hit, they were among the first to quickly pivot into making face masks.
L.A. cheese and vino lovers are well familiar with Milkfarm, the Eagle Rock fromage shop run by pastry chef Leah Park Fierro and her trusted team of cheesemongers, Devra Golen, Alyssa Trulson, Jim James Flora, Andrew McKenzie, and Samuel Glassberg. The boutique is brimming with artisanal cheese, wine, a delicious selection of snacks, and unique gifts for the foodies and charcuterie board aficionados in your life.
Visit: 2106 Colorado Blvd., L.A., 90041
Founded by Whitney Bickers in 2011, online boutique Myrtle focuses on independent women designers. (You may also remember her former stores at Row DTLA and in Echo Park.)The charming shop stocks labels like Ace & Jig, Dusen Dusen, Samantha Pleet, and Myrtle's own in-house line of vintage-inspired womenswear (designed by Bickers herself), making it a favorite among L.A.'s most artful style lovers.
Paper & Type
Letterpress lovers, unite! Paper & Type was created by designer Victoria Vu and sells thoughtful, delicate printed goods inspired by nature. From blank cards to planners, the Silver Lake-based stationery company offers dreamy gifts and desk companions as well as custom print and web design services. (Fun fact: She designed fellow Streetlet vendor Myrtle's logo!)
Rady Creations artist Radhika Bahl takes inspiration from nature for her vibrant watercolor paintings. Her handmade art features beautiful florals, birds, landscapes, and other whimsical scenes.
The Ripped Bodice
Faithful readers of titillating tales are likely already regulars at The Ripped Bodice, the independent bookstore run by sisters Bea and Leah Koch. The beloved Culver City shop is a sanctuary for bookworms looking for an incredible range of exciting, often underrepresented authors and topics as well as cool giftables, such as The Ripped Bodice's own Trope Tea. Not to miss: their bathroom is papered with community-written affirmations on Post-It notes.