Le Tablier Blanc

December 4, 2014
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A new gift shop has opened up in Toronto’s College St W. Le Tablier Blanc sells unique items from wildlife dishwear to floral bath bubbles and burger socks. They’ve got a little something for everyone. Le Tablier Blanc Shop Now Psst…Little Italy is becoming Toronto’s gift shop hot spot! Le Tablier Blanc joins staples Ziggy’s [...]

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Gift Horse & Co. Gift Wrap Subscription

May 14, 2014
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Wrapping expert Corinna vanGerwen just launched Gift Horse & Co., a great little subscription service that will send you everything you need to beautifully gift wrap presents, right to your door. Each box contains a hand-picked selection of coordinated papers, ribbons and other materials that you can mix and match to create several different packages. Gift [...]

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Ted Baker Clutch

May 6, 2014
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Mother’s Day is coming up and a super stylish mama would love this pretty little clutch from Ted Baker. The pop-art orchid print screams Spring! Ted Baker Enna Orchid Print Clutch, $165 Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Tuck Shop Trading Co City of Neighbourhoods HatsOversized HoboBaggu DaypackCambridge SachelKate Spade Essex Bag

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Leaves of Trees

May 2, 2014
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There’s a great new organic beauty line on the scene! Leaves of Trees offers delicious lotions and potions, free of parabens and petrolatum and much more of the stuff we shouldn’t be slathering on our bodies. Many of the products are made from ultra-moisturizing and anti-oxidant-fueled Argan oil sourced from a women’s cooperative in Morocco. [...]

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Gifted Insights – Likely General

March 17, 2014
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While strolling down Roncy I peeped into an awesome new general store called Likely General. Always curious about what prompts someone to delve into a cool new retail space I asked owner Brooke Manning about how it all came together and some of her favourite gifts: Why did you open Likely General? I have always [...]

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Cambie Design Blanket

March 5, 2014
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I popped in to the small but mighty Cambie Design store on Queen St W just before Christmas and fell hard for their gorgeous Peruvian throw blankets. Having already completed by Christmas shopping at the time I vowed I’d be back to gift one of these colourful throws to the next house-warming I am invited [...]

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Pay it Forward

December 18, 2013
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A friend recently told me about a new phenomenon – if you find a lost wallet, you add a $20 to it before returning it – the thought is it will help spread good “lost items” karma into the world. So it was all too fitting when Etsy approached me with a sweet “pay it [...]

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Holiday 2013 – Under $25

December 16, 2013
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Gifted’s top 10 picks perfect for the stocking, secret santa, co-worker, or host for $25 or less this Holiday: 1. Wishbone Bottle Opener, $14. Buy Now 2. L’Occitane Almond Delicious Hand Cream, $12. Buy Now 3. Bookou 2014 Calendar, $13. Buy Now 4. Williams Sonoma 15th Anniversary Peppermint Bark, $19.95 USD. Buy Now 5. Batman [...]

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Holiday 2013 – For Kids

December 13, 2013
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Gifted’s picks for the top 5 gifts for big and little kiddies this Christmas: 1. Seedling Design Your Own Superhero Cape Kit, $40 USD. Buy Now 2. Shared Canada Tee, $25. Buy Now 3. Storybook Blocks The Very Hungry Caterpillar Set, $38 USD. Buy Now 4. MHRS X Nanoblock Sunglasses, $80 USD, Buy Now 5. [...]

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Holiday 2013 – For The Beauty Buff

December 11, 2013
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Looking for a great gift for the beauty buff? Check out Gifted’s top 5 beauty picks of the season: : 1. Nars X Guy Bourdin Fling Lip Set, $49. Buy Now 2. Pure + Simple Be Fresh: Anti-Aging Skin Care Kit, $62 . Buy Now 3. Principessa Beauty Bella Balm BB Cream, $36. Buy Now [...]

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