48. For the Lippie Lover
All-natural beauty brand Ilia has rounded up three of its best-sellers in a stylish, copper-finish leather pouch: Mini tinted lip conditioners in nude (Nobody’s Baby) and red (Bang Bang), plus a deep burgundy mini lipstick (Femme Fatale).
Ilia + Baggu Gift Set, $58, Ilia Beauty.
Photo: Drake General Store
49. For the Connoisseur of Canadiana
If buying socks as a stocking stuffer isn’t kitschy enough, this oh-so-seventies design should tip the scales. Incorporating the iconic CBC logo, they’re must-wear footwear for anyone who grew up on a diet of Mr. Dressup and The Beachcombers.
CBC Retro socks, $12, Drake General Store.
Photo: Poppy and Peonies
50. For the Sleek Sophisticate
These cheeky tasselled mini-bags can be worn three ways: as a wristlet, cross-body bag, or tucked into a larger bag as a wallet. (We recommend the first two options, of course. These versatile beauties were meant to be seen.)
The Essential mini bags, $65 each, Poppies & Peonies.
51. For the Scotch Snob
Alright, you don’t actually have to be a whisky snob to appreciate the difference that double-cask maturation makes. Matured separately in ex-sherry butts and ex-bourbon casks, this single malt blends the best of both worlds for a complex flavour that balances rich chocolate and toffee with ginger spiciness.
Aberlour Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12 Years Old, $65, liquor stores across Canada.
Photo: Chapters Indigo
52. For the Espresso Aficionado
Looking to perk up a pal’s morning espresso routine? Trade in their boring old white espresso cups for these foxy numbers. They’re sure to put a smile on his face while sending that jolt of caffeine through his system.
Fox espresso cups, $10 each, Chapters Indigo.
Photo: Real Canadian Superstore
53. For the Condo Dweller
In a small space like a condo, apartment or bungalow, everything’s got to earn its footprint. Take this gorgeous faux-fur throw, for instance. By night, it’s great for curling up with a great book. By day, however, it rolls up into a compact little bundle that doubles as a lumbar cushion. Brilliant!
Life at Home Luxe fur Throw in Grey, $49, Real Canadian Superstore.
Photo: One of a Kind Shop
54. For the Broken-Hearted Brown Thumb
Even the least horticulturally-inclined can (usually) cope with simple succulents. In contemporary concrete planters crafted by Canadian artisans, they provide a welcome hit of holiday greenery that’s marvellously low-maintenance.
Double L Decor concrete planters (succulents not included), from $10 each, One of a Kind Online Shop.
Photo: One of a Kind Shop
55. For the Master Mixologist
You simply haven’t had a proper Moscow Mule if you’ve never added a dash of Tonic Maison’s Ginger Ale syrup. The spicy small-batch syrup combines fresh ginger juice, sugarcane and hops for a fresh take on the classic Christmas cocktail.
¾ Oz. Tonic Maison Ginger Ale syrup (250mL), $25, One of a Kind Online Shop.
56. For the Trendy Embellisher
Enamel pins are the new charm bracelets, and they’re perfect for adding a custom flourish to denim jackets, handbags and backpacks. Personalize your pick by browsing the endless number of designs online—the talented artisans on Etsy are a great place to start your search.
Queenie’s Cards green enamel macaron pin, $14, Etsy.
Photo: Hudson's Bay
57. For the Budding Artist
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58. For the Tea Partier
This delightful collection of fruit-flavoured teas from legendary London department store Fortnum & Mason is the perfect excuse to plan a tea party. (As long as the person you’re giving it to can resist brewing pot after pot in the meantime.)
Fortnum & Mason Mini Fruit Teas, $34, Holt Renfrew.
59. For the Host with the Most
Want to show your gratitude as a guest, but worried that a bottle of wine is cliché? Brilliantly-hued agate slices are a glamorous holiday host gift—and a pretty way to protect his wooden coffee table from those pesky water marks.
Agate coasters with gold leaf edge, $30 (set of four), HomeSense.
60. For the Avid Accessorizer
If she loves to give everything she owns that personal touch—like monogramming her bathrobes or cuffing her shirts just so—she’ll go wild for this furry pink pompom accessory. It’s a chic seasonal embellishment for her handbag, luggage or keyring, and makes an irresistible stocking stuffer.
Pom keychain, $22, Guess.
61. For the Earth Mama
If you ever hear her talking about her aura or balancing her chakras, she’ll dig this travel fragrance, which is applied by a rollerball made from Rose Quartz—the stone for feminine energy. The scent is an intoxicating blend of florals, citrus and vanilla.
Saje Goddess natural perfume with gemstone rollerball, $30 (10 mL), Saje Natural Wellness.
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62. For the Worldly Woman
She’s travelled the globe and her wardrobe is filled with an eclectic mix of pieces picked up on her journeys… This holiday, take a cue from her closet and present her with these beautiful alloy-brass earrings. The design—inspired by Tibetan jewelry—will be the perfect complement to her boho-chic style.
Earrings, $49, Scotch & Soda.
Photo: Drake General Store
63. For the Cocktail Connoisseur
If she likes a good Caesar, she’ll raise a toast to this boxed set containing sun and moon tumblers, cocktail recipe coasters, a cute enamel pin and—natch—a bottle of small-batch Caesar mix. (Here’s hoping she’s in the mood to share.)
Cheers To You Set, $40, Drake General Store.
64. For the Magpie
All that glitters may not be gold, but that doesn’t make it any less giftable. Filled with sparkling sequins, this clear clutch will be the finishing touch for her New Year’s Eve ensemble.
Graelian sequin bag, $50, Aldo.
65. For the Sweet Tooth
Go ahead, indulge on those Christmas cookies and candy canes—this is a tasty treat that won’t contribute to anyone’s holiday calorie count. Packaged to resemble a tub of gelato, Clinique Happy’s new body cream is available in in three sweet scents including Sugared Petals (pictured), which has top notes of neroli blossom, bergamot and orange, middle notes of jasmine absolute and gardenia and a base of cedarwood, white musk and sandalwood.
Clinique Happy Sugared Petals Gelato Cream for Body, $46, Hudson’s Bay.
66. For the Mani Master
Advent calendars are way cooler than they used to be (remember those awful waxy chocolates?), and this 24-day set of nail polishes, toppers, treatments and a nail file is among the best of this year’s offerings. Buy it for the young woman who likes creating DIY nail looks or swapping her nail polish every few days.
Ciaté Mini Mani Month, $70, Sephora.