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Buy Hand

1175 S Coast Hwy, Unit B, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2938
+1 949-715-0515
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A sensational experience

A store of the likes I have never seen, the idea behind the store is inspiring, supporting local... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Pieter B
Such an incredible store

Visiting this store was absolutely incredible. The staff made me feel so welcome and the change... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Lyndsey W
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Affordable handmade one-of-a-kind gifts and souvenirs featuring many Laguna Beach artists and global fair trade artists. Celebrate the humanity of handmade! Find fantastic handmade: jewelry, art, clothing, toys, home goods, greeting cards and pet items with a little flavor of Laguna and abroad.
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“her sister” (3 reviews)
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1175 S Coast Hwy, Unit B, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2938
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+1 949-715-0515
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

A store of the likes I have never seen, the idea behind the store is inspiring, supporting local artists and global fair trade artists is not something you get to experience everyday. The owners of the store are really friendly and very eager to share...More

Thank Pieter B
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Visiting this store was absolutely incredible. The staff made me feel so welcome and the change that she is making in the world is going to effect SO many people. There are items in this store that are made by the women in India that...More

Thank Lyndsey W
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Having read all the positive reviews on TripAdvisor, my daughter and I made a real effort to come into this store on Christmas Eve while visiting the area. What an incredible disappointment! While there are definitely some nice pieces here, the selection was quite limited...More

Thank kleic
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BuyHand, Owner at Buy Hand, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

I am sorry to hear of your experience in our store on Christmas eve. I was working that day and was battling an internet problem that was causing credit card processing troubles (on the busiest sales day of the year!). In trying to resolve the...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Three of us popped into this store during a weekend in Laguna. Immediately there was such a positive energy we felt and the items for purchase...clothing, jewelry, decorative pieces for the home...were all interesting, unique and lovely. The owners are sisters who return a percentage...More

1  Thank Meg M
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I was staying in Laguna Beach & happened upon this wonderful shop with my friend! The owner is very kind & friendly and very helpful. We tried on several wraps of beautiful fabric & then the owner told us the story behind the products -...More

1  Thank jainsea
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

On a business trip and found this gem of a shop. I'm not much of a shopper, but couldn't help to even order an item after returning back to the East Coast. When you walk in, you will have an owner who genuinely takes the...More

1  Thank vstaar
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BuyHand, Owner at Buy Hand, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to do a review of our shop. Thanks for reaching out and ordering something special even after you returned to the East Coast. We hope that you enjoyed your time in our beautiful little...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We went in a few mins before closing & the owner stayed late to allow me to browse & shop. The jewelry is so beautiful & unique. The fair trade items are as pretty as they are functional. There are many home items that are...More

2  Thank khbmom
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BuyHand, Owner at Buy Hand, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank for taking the time to do a review for us and for the kind words about our shop. We hope that you enjoyed your stay in Laguna Beach and that you'll come back soon.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

My friend and I loved visiting this unique, adorable shop for the first time. I purchased the child elephant booties and the onsie for my newborn nephew..and we enjoyed trying on many of the beautiful jewelry items. In addition, we loved meeting and talking with...More

2  Thank 577dlopez
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BuyHand, Owner at Buy Hand, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We're glad you and your friend enjoyed your visit with us. Thank you for taking the time to do a review of our shop. Thank you for your lovely words about us, we're so happy that you are enjoying the items purchased from great local...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

My friend and I spent about an hour in this little shop and had a wonderful experience. There are so many unique pieces to look at from home, baby, jewelry, gift items. We definitely will stop back and visit next time we are in Laguna.More

1  Thank cindy h
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BuyHand, Owner at Buy Hand, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

We're glad your enjoyed your visit to our new location. Thank you for taking the time to do a review of our shop. Thank you for your lovely words about us, we love meeting and making people happy. We look forward to your next visit...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful little shop in the heart of Laguna Beach! My sisters and I had a wonderful experience with the kind hearted owner who took time to visit with us and help us make special purchases. We thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful locally and fair...More

Thank Lena M
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BuyHand, Owner at Buy Hand, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

It was wonderful meeting such a special family of sisters. We have a very soft spot for sisters, as we're sisters that run our shop. Thank you for taking the time to do such a lovely review for us. We hope that all of you...More

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