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Angel’s Salumi & Truffles

Give meaningful clients impactful gifts this holiday season with a stunning gourmet basket by Angel’s Salumi & Truffles. The sophisticated palate enjoys our locally made, handcrafted salami and truffle products. We offer a range of customizable gifts to fit your budget. Incorporate your own promotional items to make this the most memorable gift your client receives all season long. Use discount code ‘SDMAG’ at checkout to receive 15% off your entire order.

5621 Palmer Way. Suite B. Carlsbad • 760-931-1324


Bella Vie Candles

Looking for that perfect holiday candle? Bella Vie candles are locally sourced, long lasting, and beautifully scented. They feature soy wax, nontoxic wicks, sustainable packaging, and custom blended fragrances, each with a unique complexity and richness, like nature herself.

Handcrafted in San Diego, Bella Vie candles are available online and at the Little Italy Mercato. Use the code “sdmag2018” to save 25% at bellaviecandles.com.

Check online for various retail locations/collaborations • 619-743-1792


Chuao Chocolatier

Mmmmm... chocolate. Sweet dreams are made of this! Owner and chef Michael Antonorsi has been creating and sharing joy through deliciously engaging chocolate experiences since 2002. Join us this holiday season for a mouthwatering adventure in chocolate. Indulge in our factory tours and truffle-rolling classes or stop by our factory boutique to find all your favorite Chuao chocolate flavors.

2350 Camino Vida Roble Suite 101, Carlsbad • 760-476-0197



Local beauty junkies are in for a treat. Particularly, those in search of products formulated sans harmful toxins and harsh ingredients. Founded by the same team that started Sephora, Credo is the home to 120+ makeup, skincare, haircare, and SPF brands that are clean, effective, and beautiful, like African Botanics, Cocovit, Herbivore, ILIA, Indie Lee, Marie Veronique, RMS, and Juice Beauty.

Westfield UTC, San Diego • 858-886-7899


HD Beauty

Melanie White, owner of HD Beauty Skincare Boutique, is a Master Medical Esthetician with 19+ years of experience and is dedicated to providing luxury facial treatments, product and ingredient analysis, and makeup expertise. Her custom HD Beauty Facial is a multi-step treatment that is one of the best ways to take care of your skin. It cleanses, exfoliates, and nourishes the skin, promoting a clear, well-hydrated complexion. This facial treatment will address the six signs of aging: reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores, improve skin tone and texture, and reveal softer, brighter skin.

16486 Bernardo Center Dr #120, San Diego • 619-838-5353


Hi Sweetheart

Hi Sweetheart is a gift boutique in the heart of La Jolla filled with hand-picked, fun, unique gifts and stationery from local makers and independently owned businesses. Hi Sweetheart prides itself on its well-curated blend of home décor, books, candles, stocking stuffers, and kids’ gifts. It’s the place to find gifts for all occasions and a little something for everyone on your holiday list!

7920 Ivanhoe Avenue, La Jolla • 858-729-1985


Marrow Fine

Marrow started with designer, Jillian Sassone, creating bespoke bridal stacks and reimagining clients’ heirloom jewels. The brand has quickly evolved into a waiting list of custom work and seasonal collections of distinct design. Showroom in Solana Beach by appointment.

Coming to One Paseo in Carmel Valley in early 2019 • 858-876-4239


Norden Goods

Norden recently opened its first retail location in their home city of Encinitas. Housed within Lone Flag and UNIV, the store features the full Norden product line, a plant shop, home accessories by Skagerak, Objects NYC, SIN, A Question of Eagles, The Granite, A.Molleur, and a curated selection of craft chocolate. Stop in to find the perfect gift for your home, yourself, or a friend!

1053 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas • 760-942-8648


Reap & Sow

Reap & Sow is a laid-back lifestyle apothecary and eco-boutique that thoughtfully curates green beauty and holistic well-being products to promote wellness rather than treat illness. You’ll discover clean beauty, hemp CBD, zero-waste, bulk refill, crystals, teas, plants, essential oils, and more. Reap & Sow is North County’s premiere purveyor of healthy brands, thoughtful gifts, and a one-stop shop for good vibes! #shopreapandsow

1830 South Coast Highway, Oceanside • 760-421-9246



Rove is a small retail space in Normal Heights offering well-designed products for life’s adventures. Husband-and-wife owners Blake and Jenna Robertson spent seven months traveling through 19 countries. After settling back home in San Diego and having their son, they opened Rove to help inspire and equip others. The inviting shop showcases a curated selection of outdoor and travel gear, apparel, and books.

3275 Adams Ave Ste A, San Diego • 619-501-9330


Shop Good

Shop Good, San Diego’s one-stop clean beauty and wellness shop, is on a mission to make healthy living accessible, fashionable, and downright fun. They offer a highly curated assortment of the best nontoxic skincare, makeup, and wellness products, all hand-selected by their team of certified holistic health coaches. Don’t miss out on their customized organic spa facials, monthly educational events, and gift-worthy brands like Botnia, Nuori, RMS, Moon Juice, Ere Perez, and more.

3030 North Park Way, San Diego • 619-501-5362


Sweet Paper

Looking for a unique or personalized gift? Known for their excellent style and customer service, Sweet Paper offers a highly curated selection of greeting cards, gifts, personalized stationery, and party supplies. Swing by this charming La Jolla shop, pick out a gift, and leave with it beautifully gift wrapped and ready to go. Insider tip: Visit on Saturdays if you like Champagne!

7660 Fay Ave, La Jolla • 858-456-1446


Van De Vort

Van De Vort is the dream turned reality of fashion maven Andrea Van De Vort. The shop serves up brands like Flynn Skye, Novella Royale, For Love and Lemons, and Amuse Society, along with their own collection, VDV The Label. Van De Vort has recently opened its second location inside of Point Loma concept store Moniker General, and is set to open in Carmel Valley’s One Paseo in spring 2019.

2710 Via De La Valle, Del Mar • 858-720-1059


Vom Fass

Vom Fass offers the most unique and enjoyable shopping experience in San Diego. Visit the store and sample the finest and most flavorful products from around the globe. They carry beautifully bottled whiskies, brandies, liqueurs, tequilas, wines, cask-aged vinegars, and exquisite oils. All products can be wrapped, shipped, and customized to fit your needs. Let them help you “crush it” this holiday season.

1050 University Avenue E-103, San Diego • 619-534-5034

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