If you’re shopping for stocking stuffers, a small token of appreciation or a last-minute gift for a Secret Santa exchange, the ideal present is something that not only looks and feels luxurious, but is useful and universally enjoyable, too.
After all, meaningless trinkets and unnecessary clutter have no place in our homes these days; whatever the price point, everyone’s looking for beautifully-made, purposeful objects. Here are seven finds that are guaranteed to delight.
Into the Gloss
Why not treat your best friend’s tresses to this duo by award-winning, celebrity-approved John Masters Organics? Assemble a luxe, amazingly-scented set of hair products in a chic basket, and instantly upgrade her daily routine.
John Masters Organics Lavender Rosemary Shampoo and Citrus & Neroli Detangler, available at Whole Foods.
Roll with It
Part of Equinox’s seasonal collaborations, this lovely face roller was created in partnership with the crystal energy experts at The Cristalline. For even more good vibes, there’s also a Rejuvenation Crystal Set, sold separately.
The Cristalline x Equinox Rose Quartz face roller, available at Equinox.
What’s cozier and lusher than a slouchy, one-of-a-kind carryall made from dyed shearling? Crafted in Canada, this cozy, glamourous bag makes for an unexpected and charming present for the woman who seems to have it all.
ELAMA The Miranda Grocery Bag, available at ELAMA x HOB pop-up.
Incredibly supple and available in a range of fashionable shades, this simple Cop. Copine scarf—featuring a small knit pocket—would make for a pleasing addition to any wardrobe. Plus, gifting a versatile winter accessory means not having to worry about the recipient’s size and fit.
Cop. Copine Grinze scarf, available at Cop. Copine.
Not all room diffusers are created equal. This Laboratorio Olfattivo one is thoughtfully designed, and features a delicious combination of fragrances, including cognac and top notes of rum. Dare we say it might be the perfect hostess gift?
Laboratorio Olfattivo Distillato17, available at Teatro Verde.
Your wellness-loving pals will appreciate the pretty hue and luxe feel of these natural Himalayan crystal bath salts. Straight from the mountains of Pakistan, these pure, pollutant-free salts elevate bath time into a spa-like ritual.
Earth Luxe Natural Himalayan Crystal Bath Salts, available at the Earth Luxe pop-up.
A great toque is a must have for Canadian winters. This made-in-Canada pick by M.A. Skinz is available in six flattering colours, and includes a removable, customizable fur pom-pom detail.
M.A. Skinz Customizeable Toque, available at the North42 pop-up.