Young Art is a Korean-run stationery store inside Koreatown Galleria (Suite #320) selling cute gift items such as toys, iPhone cases, stuffed bears, wall clocks, and backpacks. They occasionally have Angry Birds accessories and Kpop items such as BTS socks. *Item availability is subject to change. *No Hello Kitty. Try next door. Usually open 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, Monday to Sunday.
Fruit arrangements made fresh.
Hodu Gwaja are small walnut-shaped pastries filled with a sweet paste of red beans and nuts. You can grab a bag for snacking or purchase a gift box from COCOHODO’s “Wilshire” branch, which is located inside Zion Market on the first floor of the City Center shopping mall on 6th Street.
Art Box is a gift store inside Koreatown Plaza carrying stationery and cute knickknacks such as ballpens, Hello Kitty chopsticks, plush toys, dolls, Korean food stickers, cellphone accessories, and origami paper. Sells Kpop items such as posters, bromides, pens, t-shirts, folders, EXO calendars, and bracelets. Also carries modern greeting cards with traditional Korean motifs.
Valerie Confections is located on the same side of the street as L’artisan du chocolat just northest of Koreatown proper. Chocolates, fruit pies, petit-fours, cupcakes, toffee, wedding cakes, favors, gift boxes… Usual Business Hours Mon 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Tue 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Wed 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Thu 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Fri 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Sat 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sun Closed
Shinsaegae means “New World.” 신세계백화점 (선물센터/백화점)
This is not a Western-style department store, but a large gift shop devoted to traditional Korean items, such as quilts, baby hanbok clothing, norigae, masks, fans, souvenirs, trinkets, short Korean-style dinner tables, and ceramics.
LeeWha (pronounced Yee Hwah) is a shop known for the traditional Korean dress hanbok. Most customers are brides looking to wear hanbok on their wedding day. Asian-American teens also come here to dress themselves up for CosPlay (costume play).
Fancy House is a Korean-run gift store inside Koreatown Plaza carrying stationery and knickknacks such as Hello Kitty chopsticks (for babies), Kpop keychains, stickers, and origami paper. It’s the shop by the food court. Has no EXO calendars but does have many other EXO items such as posters, socks, post-it pads, pens, file folders… Also has modern greeting cards with traditional Korean motifs.
UPDATE: Moved from Koreatown Plaza to Koreatown Galleria in the year 2016. Old Address: 928 South Western Avenue #231, Los Angeles, CA 90006 New Address: 3250 W. Olympic Boulevard, Unit 300-E, Los Angeles 90006 Old Number: (213) 480-0704 New Number: (323) 987-5330 Current business hours: Monday to Sunday 11AM- 7PM OLD INFO Skateboards, Nixon watches, Neff beanies, Angry Girls bags, Toms Glitter shoes, Red protective gear… The Simpsons x Santa Cruz skateboards (Duff beer, Homer)…. Mystery, Enjoi, Sk8mafia, and Baker…. Xtreme Boardshop celebrated 10 years in August 2011. Located in Suite #231 on street level of Koreatown Plaza. There is another Xtreme Boardshop location in Culver City.