This is a difficult year for businesses across the country and so this holiday season, show your love by purchasing gifts (or five) for them from local brands. Whether you are looking for a stocking stuffer or a big present, Canada does not lack incredible brands to make beautiful gifts for everyone on its list. Below, find a selection of some of our favorite Canadian brands and small businesses to purchase gifts from this year:
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Band of sisters
($ 60, Sisters Band)
Band of Sisters, a Vancouver-based brand, specializes in chic headbands that your gift will love.
Snazzy Down Mittens
($ 120, combi)
Established in 1961, Combi is a heritage Canadian brand, serving a steady range of winter-ready accessories, like these chic Silver Mittons.
Redeemer Shampoo & Conditioner Bar Bundle
($ 50, Proudest Pony)
The Toronto-based salon specializes in shiny hair, and recently launched a line of vagina, Made-in-Canada shampoo and conditioner bars, housed in durable, plastic-free packaging.
More Self Love Dad Cap
($ 35, Peace Collective)
The Ossington Ave Staple Peace Collective offers an array of merks on your list for those who love the city they live in. The brand recently introduced a mental health-focused capsule and this hat is a great gift and even better reminder to love yourself.
Pack of three scratches
($ 33, ohsenday)
This makes Canadian fashion label Istanbul from upcoming fabrics to womenswear – and cute accessories such as perfect-for-stockings scrunchy.
Elvis boots in cheetah
($ 320, Maguire)
This woman-run Canadian company specializes in wearing Lucky-looking shoes – we know you’re shopping for someone else, but we doubt you can buy a pair of these beauties for yourself as well.
Sarah christina design
Terracotta wall print set
(From $ 20, Sara Christina Design)
We’ve all been looking for pieces to illuminate our homes of late, and this art set from Venezuela-born, Toronto-based artist Sara Cristina is perfect for any space.
Touchily Feel Hand Care Set
($ 35, Cocoon Apothecary)
Created in Kitchener, Minnesota, Cocoon Apothecary’s lineup is completely vegetarian, biodegradable and ethically fragrant.
($ 140, Laureate Lingerie)
Looking for a locally purchased gift for someone special in your life? Toronto-based lingerie brand Laureate Lingerie has plenty of options.
Magic Numba Slides
($ 45, d.RT)
d.RT is a new fashion brand, created by Texan couple Brian and Paula Brunson, and Paula’s 16-year-old Canadian brother, Dylan Thompson, and focuses on sleek pieces for young men like these eye-sliding slides .
All in ring stack
($ 239, Omi Woods)
Omi Woods, an Ontario-based jewelery brand by designer Ashley Alexis McFarlane, uses Fair Trade African gold and globally sour conflict-free fine metals to wear its stunning, forever pieces.
Progress on completion print
($ 46, from Komal)
Komal, a Canadian flexibility specialist, was named in Oprah’s Super Soul 100 list. Her motivational prints and home furnishings are perfect for gifts in 2020.
($ 95, FAIR. Jewelry)
Vancouver-based eco-friendly jewelery brand FAIR. The jewelery creates timeless pieces using ethically fragrant, conflict-free and environmentally friendly materials.
Femme fair x meredith shaw
($ 35, Femme Fair x Meredith Shaw)
Ethical Canadian fashion brand Femme Fire teamed up with style expert Meredith Shaw to create a limited edition Holiday headband that is sure to please those on your list.
The good bar
($ 20, The Good Bar)
Good Bar specializes in natural freezing process soap, which cures for four to five weeks in Toronto. Made with plant-based oils, soaps are also placed in water-resistant packaging to help keep the bar fresh.
Juliet Link Gold Chain
($ 49, by Annale)
The family-run jewelery business by Annalay was founded in Toronto in 2013 and its focus is to empower jewelery.
Black vegan hipsack
($ 95, Anavi Designs)
Canadian designer Ivana Walker is behind Avni Designs, a Toronto-based brand that makes bespoke luxury handbags for every occasion.
Tiger camo black and gold tiffany hoodie
($ 200, 100 mi)
‘The year of walking down the road as wears on and the likes of Toronto-based brands 100 Miles Drake and Juhi J.
Bias City Skirt in horse print
($ 280, silk laundry)
Designed in Canada, Silk Laundry creates beautiful, durable silk pieces that will withstand the test of time.
October Harvest Moon Soap
($ 12, Sisters SEZ)
Vancouver-based sisters Lynn-Marie and Melissa-Rai are behind Angus Sisters Sage which focuses on hand-crafted wellness and self-care products inspired by their indigenous culture and traditions.
True curated designs
Diamond Initial Necklace
($ 358, True Curated Designs)
True Curated Designs by True Dundas is an independent, Vancouver-based jewelery brand offering gorgeous jewelry and engagement rings.
Sam and lance
Gift of you gift box
($ 90, Sam & Lance)
Founded by sisters from Canada, Sam & Lance is an online marketplace that carries fair trade, women-made, zero waste and vegan products. They also provide gift boxes, so you will find something to suit everyone on your list.
Lark and ives
Perfect Hand Sanitizer Holder
($ 35, Lark and Ives)
Canadian vegan leather accessory brand Lark & Ives is known for its chic designs – and this hand sanitizer pouch is a 2020-appropriate gift that is also packed with style.
Marble block bar tools set
($ 60, Oui)
Canadian housewives brand Oui has plenty of tabletop-worthy pieces to gift to your near and dear ones, such as this gold bar tool kit.
Small chainlink bracelet
($ 125, Biko)
Toronto jewelry brand Biko is known for its gorgeous, contemporary designs and the holiday season is the perfect time to gift your loved ones with a piece.
Scan by julius
($ 85, skew by Julius)
Toronto brand Sky by Julius offers tailored clothing using cool clothes and recycled textiles – the kind of hoodie your gift will never want to take off.
Handmade soap dish
($ 15, Good Juju)
Canadian Lisa and Alex founded Good Juju to inspire and empower people to make small, incremental changes in hopes of changing the world. The brand’s niche is all-natural, plastic-free home and body care products that will feed you well about gifting.
Gothic hair clip
($ 19, brunette label)
Vancouver-based brunette The Label is known for its cool soulful athlebick and accessories, such as this gothic font Barrett which is an excellent stocking item.
(From $ 149, BonLook)
Montreal-based eyewear brand Bonkook has sunglasses covered in your life. Topping our list is the pairing of this brand’s daughter collection, named by former Suits actress, Abigail Spencer.
Lingerie Gift Box
($ 110, Aurelia)
Gift this lingerie service to a sister, best friend or significant other who will curate a selection of items for her based on a style quiz she will be invited to fill out over email. The one-time box will include 2-3 pieces of premium lingerie and sleepwear from Canadian and international brands, as well as a lingerie wash bag.
The detox market
Gemstone Facial Roller
($ 42, The Detox Market)
Beauty Junkies would love to buy you anything from their beauty boutiques in The Detox Market, Canada to focus on the green brand.
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