Celebrate the holidays with swoon-worthy gifts from Toronto’s favourite brands: Province Apothecary, Bacchus & Barley, Studio Fitzroy, Erin Tracy Bridal & Fine Jewellery, MISFITSTUDIO and VdeV Maison
The lights are strung, the snow is glistening and the streets are filled with joy. That’s right folks, the holiday season is finally here. As the holiday spirit grows, so does your shopping list. Finding uniquely stunning gifts for your loved ones can be a battle. Fear not, Toronto’s favourite brands have created exciting holiday gift guides with something for everyone on your shopping list. Celebrate the holidays this year with Province Apothecary, Bacchus & Barley, Studio Fitzroy, Erin Tracy Bridal & Fine Jewellery, MISFITSTUDIO and VdeV Maison. From beauty and fashion to fitness and home, these luxe Canadian brands will brighten your holiday season.
Give the gift of glowing skin with Province Apothecary’s all-natural holiday must-haves
New Radiant Body Oil with Argan + Black Cumin – $28.00
Province Apothecary is here to gift young, radiant skin this holiday season with the new Radiant Body Oil. Province Apothecary’s new Radiant Body Oil with Argan & Black Cumin is a luxurious blend of pure plant oils formulated to benefit all skin types. Let this rich body oil moisturize and nourish your loved one’s skin and enliven and empower their spirit. Province Apothecary’s beautiful blend of botanical carrier oils softens the skin, while geranium, clary sage, lavender and frankincense essential oils stimulate your creativity, boost cellular circulation, tone your skin and gently detoxify the body.
New Sea Salt Soap – $14.00
Does someone on your shopping list have sensitive skin? Meet the perfect soap for everyone! Province Apothecary’s rich soap gently cleanses with the moisturizing benefits of pure, unscented botanical oils of coconut and olive. Canadian sea salt infuses the skin with beneficial trace minerals and draws toxins out of the body naturally, resulting in soft, healthy skin. Say goodbye to dull winter skin and hello to a radiant complexion with the new Sea Salt Soap.
New Sweet Orange & Bay Essential Oil Incense – $16.00
For a limited time only, Province Apothecary has the perfect scent for the holidays.Province Apothecary’s new Sweet Orange & Bay Essential Oil Incense is the perfect way to uplift spirits and calm the mind through aromatherapy. Let the smell of Sweet Orange & Bay wash over your home with their soothing aromas. Whether your setting the mood for a holiday party or finding that perfect gift for that special someone, Province Apothecary’s new Sweet Orange & Bat Essential Oil Incense has got you covered this holiday season.
Bacchus & Barley has leather lovers covered this holiday season with this leather accessory wish list
The Necessities Tray (Spotted Cow-hide) – $59.00
The Necessities Tray is designed for those who like to keep their essentials organized. Ever go to head out the door and can’t find your keys, wallet, or phone? We used to have that problem until we discovered these trays. Problem solved. Every full-grain leather tray is totally unique as a result of the distinct markings on the hide. The tray also unsnaps to flatten for easy travel. The Necessities tray is a gift everyone can enjoy!
Available in spotted cow-hide, jet black, copper and whiskey brown
Night on the Town Wallet – $59.00
Bacchus & Barley’s minimalist credit card wallets, made of full-grain leather, are perfect for someone who loves a night on the town. Don’t pull a Costanza, put away your bulky wallet and keep things simple by taking only the necessities. With a slim design, the Night on the Town Wallet kills “fat pocket syndrom.” This is the perfect gift to keep your friends and family organized while painting the town red.
Available in: copper, whiskey brown, chevron navy, black and red.
Leather dog collar (brown) – $65.00 – $75.00
Does fido need a holiday gift this year? Bacchus & Barley teamed up with a local tack shop to bring you these handmade saddle leather collars, giving your dog a look of elegance. In addition to their raw beauty, these leathers have been tried and tested to take on the wear-and-tear of your playful pooch. These products are crafted to grow more beautiful over time and are guaranteed to last the lifetime of your dog. Give that cute doggy in your life a classy gift this year. Matching leashes available as well.
Available in: brown and black
Stun at every holiday party with Studio Fitzroy’s glamorous dress rentals
The Last Word Dress by Pink Stitch – $65.00 for 4 day rental
Your favourite LBD is finally here in RED, just in time for the Holiday Party season! Book this one early because she’s a magical little number that looks good on everyone. Plus, POCKETS. Also available in Black and Blue.
Night Shimmer Mini Dress by Free People – $60.00 for 4 day rental
This piece is the cutest little sequin party dress with nude lining. This dress looks gorgeous layered under a faux fur or even over a black turtleneck for when you’re heading straight from the office to the party!
Marchesa lace Gown by Elle Zietoune – $100.00 for 4 day rental
Be still our beating hearts. Ultra feminine long sleeved lace bodycon off the shoulder gown for when you need to get really fancy this holiday season.
Hidden back zipper.
Built in cups & boning.
Designed in Australia.
Perry Set off the shoulder crop and tulle skirt – $90.00 for 4 day rental
Bring sexy back this holiday season with this flattering number. High waist tulle overlay ballgown skirt with a lace off the shoulder crop top! Crop it like it’s hot, ladies.
Designed in Australia.
Sparkle this holiday season Erin Tracy Bridal & Fine Jewellery’s his and her gift guide
Koi Band Ring – $225.00
Sterling silver or gold
Koi Tag Necklace – $295.00
Koi Link Bracelet – $295.00
Sterling silver with matte black plating
Talon Necklaces – $125.00
Sterling Silver, Gold Fill, Rose Gold, Crystals
Deco Luxe Rings – $390.00
Sterling Silver or 10K Yellow Gold, Crystals
Caldera Earrings – $250.00
Gold Fill, Grey Moonstone, Quartz
Celebrate the holidays with a healthy mind and body courtesy of MISFITSTUDIO
MISFITSTUDIO Gift Card
The MISFITSTUDIO gift card is the perfect holiday gift for the spiritual, fitness gurus in your life. Adopting a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to movement, MISFITSTUDIO takes the mind, body and soul on a wild physical journey with the MISFITMETHOD. Rooted in yoga, informed by pilates and inspired by dance, MISFITMETHOD incorporates movement as meditation.With two studios in Toronto, located on Queen Street West and Ossington Avenue, MISFITSTUDIO is the perfect place for health conscious Torontonians to re-centre, balance and move. Simply load up the gift card and wrap for a great holiday gift!
Deck the halls this season VdeV Maison’s favourite holiday home accessories and gifts
Wool throw made by Latvia – 178.00$
Get snuggled up by the fire this holiday season with this stunning wool throw. Made with 100% lambswool, this cozy piece comes in red, black and grey.
Dimensions: W:79″ X H:51″ (W:201cm X H:130cm)
Alpine Candle – $28.00
Nothing says the holidays like the perfect candle. This soy wax candle comes in a variety of
festive colours and scents. The green Alpine Candle smells of festive evergreen and embers. The indigo Alpine Candle smells of the sea, with a driftwood and indigo. For the man in your life, The brow Alpine Candle has the smell of tabacco and moss. Finally, the white Alpine Candle smells of sweet woods and mint.
Dimensions: H:3″ X Ø:3.5″ (H:8cm X Ø:9cm)
Fox bar glass – $12.00
Love to serve spirited holiday drinks? VdeV Maison has the perfect bar glasses for you. These quirky glasses boast a lovely gold rim and a decorative painting of a fox, sun, moon or pineapple. Which one will you choose?
Dimensions: H:5″ (H:13cm)
Cinema Lamp – $60.00
Have fun this holiday season with VdeV Maison’s Cinema Lamp. With 100 interchangable letters, you can select a festive, joyful message to illuminate your home. The Cinema lamp has Battery-powered LED or USB cable included, powered by an on/ff switch. The lamp requires 6 AA batteries or USB plug adaptor (not included).
Dimensions: W:12″ X H:8.5″ X D:2″ (W:30cm X H:22cm X D:5cm)
Cindy Necklace – $24.00
Add some sparkle to your holiday outfit this season with VdeV Maison’s stunning Cindy Necklace. Available in three colours, gold, silver and copper, this lovely piece makes for the perfect gift for a lovely lady.
Dimensions: W:17″ (W:43cm)
About: Province Apothecary is a holistic skincare and wellness brand recognized both for it’s effective natural skincare products and custom organic facials. PA is leading the way in green beauty with a unique blend of 100% active plant based, synthetic-free ingredients, establishing itself as a brand focused on a whole-body approach to beauty.
Owner and founder Julie Clark’s journey into natural skincare developed out of her own struggles with allergies and eczema. Unable to find products that were pure and effective enough to heal her sensitive skin, she began blending her own. Now an accredited Holistic Health Practitioner and Aromatherapist, Julie continues to develop new products drawing inspiration from her facial clients, the weather and the seasons.
Province Apothecary sources the highest quality organic, wildcrafted ingredients from each Canadian Province and hand-blends these ingredients in small batches to create skincare that will nourish + balance skin. Julie’s favorite ingredients include: seaweed from Nova Scotia, maple syrup from Quebec, organic sunflower oil from Ontario, organic beeswax from Alberta, organic lentil flour from Manitoba, and organic raspberry oil and glacial clay from British Columbia. PA is blending the wilds of Canada into nourishing and balancing skincare.
All products are free from: petroleum, parabens, synthetic fragrances and ingredients, endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, dyes, alcohol, solvents, pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), palm oil or derivatives, cosmetic grade ingredients and toxins of any kind.
Stockists: 50 Canadian + USA retailers including Urban Outfitters, Whole Foods Market, The Detox Market, Well.ca and Credo Beauty. All products can be ordered online both in Canada and the US – and can shipped nationally.
Visibility: Province Apothecary PA has been featured internationally in print and online by Vogue, Huffington Post, InStyle.com, Garance Doré, Wallpaper, Cool Hunting, Protein, Refinery 29, and Our Body Book. In addition, a number of Canadian publications including: Fashion, En Route Magazine, Chatelaine, Flare, Elle Canada, Today’s Parent, Toronto Life, Globe and Mail, and The Toronto Star.