West Side Gift Guide: 13 Pieces Perfect for the Holidays

Source little luxuries and statement-piece splurges on this side of town.

Source little luxuries and statement-piece splurges on this side of town.

For the Baker

The vibrant botanical print on this Marimekko oven mitt ($25) brings the heat to the kitchen.  EQ3, eq3.com

large_studio-cheha-reading-lamp-optical-illusion-2-cmykFor the Late-Night Bookworm

The Studio Cheha LED table lamp (from $200) looks 3D, but it’s an optical illusion produced by a laser-engraved flat surface. Goodge Place, goodgeplace.com

canada_1-cmykFor the Nationalist

Though it’s hand-embroidered in California, the Catstudio Canada pillow ($370) is an intricate representation of Canadian classics.  Goodge Place, goodgeplace.com

dizzy-jacket_084-1554_black-white_hero_1new-cmykFor the Fashionista

The black-and-white Dizzy jacket ($375) in wool jersey from Canadian label Judith and Charles might just be her new wardrobe staple. Judith and Charles, judithandcharles.com


For the Games Night Guru

Kit and Ace gives the classic game a sleek design update with the copper and blue inlaid 66 Boneyard dominoes set ($48).  Kit and Ace, kitandace.com

westside-candleFor the Meditator

These locally made soy and coconut oil Anchor candles ($16) are made in weathered tins, but the almond-and-fig scent is fresh and inviting.  Heather Ross Natural Eclectic, heatherross.ca

horizon-blue-cmykFor the Cozy Couch Potato

The pretty wintery-blue Elvang Horizon throw ($195) is the coziest way to combat a chill. Fullhouse Modern, fullhousemodern.com

3d-faceted-mirrors-2-oFor the Decor Fanatic

Multifaceted 3D mirrors ($79) sparkle and shine while adding a sculptural element to the wall. West Elm, westelm.comcup_grid_-_with_border_-_product_image_1024x1024-cmykFor the Print-Obsessed PartnerFrame a few of these made-in-Vancouver Barclay Haro prints (from $48) and allow the art-lover in your life to unwrap a graphic gallery wall. Örling and Wu, orlingandwu.com

dsc_8197-cmykFor Your Super-Chic Aunt

These super-soft cashmere leggings ($315) come in a rainbow of colours, but sunshine yellow is the best choice for beating the winter blues. Black Goat Cashmere, blackgoatcashmere.com

prod2701364For the Lady of Leisure

This stonewashed Belgian linen robe ($119) is minimal, elegant and the ideal outfit for holiday lounging. Restoration Hardware, restorationhardware.com

72%22greatplainsteepee-cmykFor the Adventurous Little One

The Dexton Kids Great Plains teepee ($220) is an instant clubhouse for the kids—set it up indoors or out. Hip Baby, hipbaby.com

copper-garlic-press-o-cmykFor the Stylish Chef

Sorry, stainless steel: copper’s making a triumphant return to the kitchen with Williams-Sonoma’s new collection of shiny, sturdy utensils (from $17) in the year’s hottest metallic finish. Williams-Sonoma, williams-sonoma.com