Show the special women in your life how much they mean to you with these thoughtful gifts
From delicious treats to jewellery and self-care products, we’ve gathered some of our favourite Christmas finds that she will love to unwrap this holiday season.
1. Botanical Beauty Elixir by LOA
It’s like magic in a bottle. LOA's Botanical Beauty Elixir is infused with the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin as well as evening primrose, saw palmetto, calendula and gotu kola, which works to stimulate collagen production and deliver smooth, healthy skin. This Vancouver-based brand focuses on using nutrient rich ingredients that are vegan, cruelty-free and palm-oil free. Not to mention, every purchase of this product plants one tree in Madagascar. A winning gift for her and our planet.
2. Candy Cane Candle by Mala the Brand
Can you ever go wrong with peppermint, spearmint and vanilla? This holiday-perfect scent by Mala the Brand will give her the festive feels right away. Hand-poured in Vancouver, this candle comes in two sizes and a tree is planted with each purchase.
3. Lip + Cheek Champions Set by Milk Makeup
If your nearest and dearest is a beauty-lover, then this holiday set by Milk Makeup is a fabulous stocking stuffer option. It features five bestselling cream blush and lipstick tints in shades such as a dusty rose, shimmering coral, and warm spiced rose. The formulas are buildable, hydrating, vegan, and 100 percent clean. She will be glowing throughout the holidays and beyond!
4. The Five Bottle Bar by Jessica Schacht
The cofounder of family-run Ampersand Distilling Company’s Jessica Schacht showcases how to put together the perfect cocktail hour in her latest book. From delicious recipes to bartending techniques and tips on setting up a bar cart, this book will make a fabulous gift for the woman who loves to entertain.
5. Big Night In by Saje Wellness
Treat her to the gift of self-care with Saje’s head-to-toe spa kit. It features a lip balm, lotion, bath salts, a clay mask, plus a mini dry brush—all perfect items for your special lady to enjoy some downtime and relaxation in the comfort of her own home.
6. Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bar by Sugarfina
If she loves all things sweet, then here is a fun little stocking stuffer. Sugarfina’s holiday collection never disappoints, and this decadent chocolate bar topped with crushed peppermint bits is indeed quite irresistible. Don’t count on her sharing.
7. Ugg Scuffette II
Give your special lady the gift of warmth this Christmas with these cozy slip-ons by Ugg. Whether she's lounging around at home or travelling, these slippers will keep her toes warm and toasty thanks to the natural sheepskin lining, wool fleece trim collar, and durable rubber outsole.
8. Tiara Huggie Drop Hoop Earrings by Lover’s Tempo
Show her how much she means to you with these beautiful drop earrings by Vancouver’s own Lover’s Tempo, featuring gold-plated brass and cubic zirconia. Whether she’s going to work, heading to brunch or attending a special occasion, it’s a pair that will always be a memorable gift.
9. Secret Santa Set by Lush
You're sure to get some extra brownie points with this gift, especially because the festive bath bomb explodes into a rainbow fireworks display when popped into the tub. Lush’s mini holiday set comes at a great price, is wrapped in holiday-ready 100 percent recycled paper, and is a fabulous stocking stuffer that will have her feeling all merry and bright.
10. ‘Ski You Later Classic’ Crew Neck by Brunette the Label
Casual and chic, this sweatshirt by Brunette the Label is great for daily wear—whether she's doing an errands run, lounging around at home, or heading on a winter getaway. We love the relaxed fit, and the cotton and polyester blend will keep her warm throughout the season.
11. Snowman Stacking Mugs by Indigo
These adorable Snowman Stacking Mugs made from glazed stoneware are sure to bring her some holiday cheer. They not only add some fun to the kitchen or coffee table, but are perfect for sharing with everyone in the family.
12. Breslin Dress by Reformation
’Tis the season for holiday soirées, and this gorgeous emerald dress will have your special someone dazzling all evening long. It’s form-fitting, with a low, open back, and has an excellent stretch to it. Reformation is a leader in effortlessly stylish, sustainable clothing, so you know this piece is made of the highest quality.
13. Fall/Winter Gold Tin Trio by Canvas Candle Co.
These pretty little candles are going to become a quick favourite of hers—all thanks to a blend of fragrances such as toasted almond and cream, apple and mulling spices, as well as black tea and lavender. Not to mention, the gold tins will add just the right amount of warmth and elegance in whichever space she decides to place them.
14. Wrap Bead Bracelet by Tiffany & Co.
Spoil your special lady with this beautiful wrap bracelet by Tiffany & Co., which features sterling silver and freshwater pearls, along with the signature small heart tag. To make it even more meaningful, add a personal touch with custom engraving. We guarantee she will be sure to stay on the nice list for years to come.
15. ‘I’m Hot Stuff’ Hot Chocolate Bomb by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Co.
It’s so cute you don’t even want to touch it—but this hot chocolate bomb tastes absolutely delicious when dropped in a mug of warm milk. Trust us, she'll be feeling festive as soon as she has the first sip.
16. Festive Trees Oven Mitt set by The Cross Design
If the kitchen is her happy place, then this merry and bright oven mitt set is a perfect gift idea. Not only will they come in handy for when handling hot dishes and plates, the festive tree theme is 100 percent on brand for the holidays.
17. Thé Yulong by Armani Privé
This top-rated eau de toilette features notes of black tea, green tea, green mandarin essence, orange blossom absolute, plus more. It whisks you away to the beautiful Yulong Mountains in China, and is a wonderful scent if she likes a combination of fresh citrus mixed with a hint of some smoked wood.
18. Ice Roller by Midnight Paloma
There are loads of skincare benefits you can get from using an ice roller, including that it can boost circulation, reduce puffiness, release tension, and deliver a natural glow. Midnight Paloma’s pink and white pick-me-up is very easy to use, and looks just as great as it works.
19. Baldwin Necklace by Leah Alexandra
A little bling goes a long way in showing her how much you care. One of our favourites is this simple yet stunning gold and white topaz necklace by Leah Alexandra. It’s a versatile piece that can be worn on its own, or paired with other chains and jewels for all sorts of occasions.
20. Holiday Indulgence Basket by Saul Good Gift Co.
Just as the name claims, this made-in-B.C. basket is all about indulging this holiday season. If she is a fan of decadent treats, as well as sweet and savoury things. then here is a winner. We’re talking salted caramel popcorn, pistachio shortbread cookies, peppermint dark chocolate, ginger cookies, butter crunch toffee, plus so much more.
21. Monday Long Sleeve Romper by Smash + Tess
Smash + Tess’ iconic rompers have become a staple in many wardrobes—and for good reason. They are cozy, breathable, easy-to-wear, and fabulous for when lounging around at home, running errands, going travelling, and more. This long-sleeve version is perfect for the chiller days, and the Moroccan blue shade is flattering on everyone.
22. Gold Lust Collection by Oribe
Luxe haircare brand Oribe’s gift set features three top-rated products from its Gold Lust Collection: a shampoo, conditioner, and an oil that works to lock in shine, rejuvenate the hair and balance the scalp, thanks to ingredients such as plant collagen, shea butter, argan oil, and a signature complex made up of watermelon, lychee and edelweiss. It not only does the deed, but also smells amazing—and we guarantee she will be just as obsessed as we are.
23. Crossbody Camera Bag by Lululemon
If she’s always on the go, then Lululemon’s Crossbody Camera Bag will be a much appreciated gift this Christmas. It can store all the daily essentials she needs in two zippered compartments, plus it’s lightweight and made with water-repellent fabric, which is definitely a plus point when living on the West Coast.
24. Dew Beauty Benefit Cream by Evalina Beauty
Made with hyaluronic acid, squalane and vitamin E, this BB cream by Evalina Beauty provides radiant, sheer coverage that leaves the skin with a natural-looking glow. The formula is vegan, paraben-free, blends easily, and doesn’t make the face feel dry. It’s perfect for when she just needs a little extra dewiness without wanting to wear heavy makeup.
25. Pearl Miyuki Heart Drop Bracelet by Blue Ruby
She will love this Pearl Miyuki Heart Drop Bracelet (third from right), which features miyuki pearls with a precious 14k gold-fill heart charm. The best part? One hundred percent of the proceeds go to support Cause We Care Foundation and their program to help single mother-led families in the Greater Vancouver area.
26. Simply Beautiful Winter Box
Priced at an absolute steal, this curated gift box from Simply Beautiful will surprise and delight her this Christmas. The Winter 2021 collection is available as a one-time purchase and includes nine items from Canadian companies, including:
- Natural sleep aids from Toronto's Well Told Health
- A gorgeous floral travel mug from Montreal's Mimi & August
- A beautiful stitched notebook from Vancouver's Blush Peony
- A bath soak from Jubel Naturals
- A hand sanitizer from Vancouver's AG Hair
- A hyaluronic serum from Rosé Toronto
- An ambience mist from B.C.-based Scentuals Natural Skin Care
- A firming eye cream from Toronto's Consonant Skin Care
- Plus, a hot water bottle in an adorable pink knit cozy, again from Blush Peony
You get a total retail value of $229.93 for just $68!