Arborist Onesie

December 10, 2014
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Adults don’t have to be jealous of kiddie’s onesies anymore! Arborist has created the cutest line of one-piece lounge outfits for big kids (OK, and littles too) available at the Drake General Store. I like the mountie print but a family dressed in rouge would look pretty adorable on Christmas morning. Arborist Onesie, $39. Buy [...]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 9, 2014
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Great gifts for a great guy! Happy Father’s Day to all the dads…especially mine! Oliver Peoples Sheldrake Sunglasses, $365 at Holt Renfrew. Buy Now The Tie Bar Assorted Brushed Metal Tie Bars, $18.83 each at GILT. Buy Now Olliffe How-To Butcher Class, $120.  Sign Up Now Rudsak Danny Jacket, $275. Buy Now Luigi Bormioli Bellini [...]

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Gifted Picks from the OOAK Show

March 31, 2014
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I’m a big fan of the One of a Kind Show for scouting unique items made by creative people from all across the country. This year Etsy also provided a jam-packed section of some of their best Canadian sellers. In case you missed the Spring show, I’ve recapped my favourite gift picks: Quirky Whistle & [...]

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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Tee

March 10, 2014
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J Crew has launched a small collection of “garments for good” that give back to different causes. I’m partial to the adorable elephant tee featuring a hand-drawn elephant by Brooklyn-based illustrator Hugo Guinness in support of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Founded in Kenya in 1977, the DSWT protects Africa’s endangered elephants from ivory poaching [...]

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Drake General Store

November 11, 2013
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One of my favourite gift shops just got an online makeover! Check out the new Drake General Store web shop for great gifts from art to apothecary, clothing to curiousities! Likers Gonna Like Embroidery Hoop, $35. Buy Now Psst…Get a kick start on Xmas shopping and use the coupon code “X” to SAVE 20% on [...]

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Tuck Shop Trading Co City of Neighbourhoods Hats

October 18, 2013
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I love living in Toronto and for all those who want to wear their city pride, here is a great Toronto-designed gift. Tuck Shop Trading Co.‘s City of Neighbourhoods collection features these great retro Ski-doo toques with favourite neighbourhood names. Queen West Hat, $35. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Ted Baker ClutchKate Spade Essex BagDrake General Store3D [...]

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Jeremy Laing X Arts & Crafts Tees

May 14, 2013
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Canadian design star Jeremy Laing has curated a set of limited-edition tees for the 10th anniversary of awesome indie record label Arts & Crafts. Songstress Feist partnered with artist Sojourner Truth Parsons for the t-shirt pictured above featuring Parson’s piece Hold Moon. Net proceeds from the sale of each made in Canada tee will be [...]

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January 30, 2012
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My friend Marika told me about Tulip+!‘s fabulous baby blankets, pillows, clothing and accessories. Each piece is hand-made out of fine European linen or Italian cotton and most are embroidered with sweet words, like La Mia Copertina (my little blanket) above. Tulip+I Blanket, $138. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Om HomeLittle Auggie Robot March Baby BlanketZara [...]

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January 26, 2012
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Thank you Spardha for sharing this awesome find – otfits for your cats!! CATatelier creates collars, scarves and bowties for your furry little friends that are ridiculously cute. CATatelier Neck Scarf, $13 USD. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Father’s Day Gift GuideTed Baker ClutchTuck Shop Trading Co City of Neighbourhoods HatsWest Elm Etsy Mini MarketPet Pillows

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Pajama Warming Pouch

October 3, 2011
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Chilly days are ahead so stay warm at night by heating up PJs before bed with this handy gadget. Thanks Brenda for the tip! Pajama Warming Pouch, $39.95 USD. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Love Winter BootsYumaLiteKnitted Fur HatArborist OnesieFather’s Day Gift Guide

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