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Local Holiday Gift Guides


Christmas is just a month away! ‘This the season to to gift your love ones with things they’ve been eyeing on. Support local with coveted items readily available in Vancouver and Canada. Holiday season is just around the corner! Don’t wait! Start your holiday shopping early to avoid last minute rushes when you could be relaxing at home and at dinner parties!

What’s on your wish list?


Beta5 Chocolates Holiday Winter Christmas 2016

Beta5 Chocolates

Delight the chocolate lovers on your list with a culinary journey to the City of Lights. BETA5 Chocolates’ 2016 holiday collection, Christmas in Paris, pays tribute to one of the world’s most romantic, delicious and historic cities. The holiday collection is a celebration in itself, ideal for sharing (or not) with family, friends and colleagues. Available in six and twelve piece chocolate boxes, the Christmas in Paris collection can be purchased in-store and online as of November 22.

There is also the unmissable Peppermint Crunch Polygon Bar, Spiced Pecan Pebbles, and, the gift you didn’t even know you wanted, a Lump of Coal! Despite what your mother told you, this year getting a lump of coal ends up being a delicious blend of dark rum caramel, eggnog ganache and spiced praline in a dark chocolate shell.

Withinus TruMarine Collagen Holiday Winter Christmas 2016

withinUS TruMarine Collagen

This holiday season bank on the importance of Collagen. It is one of the most important structural components in our bodies, representing 1/15th of our total body weight. WithinUs TruMarine™ Collagen is a natural health supplement of collagen that focuses on beauty from within. Beauty is perceived nourishing from the inside out. While topical creams aid in overall hydration, moisturizing the epidermis is only temporary. Collagen lies beneath the dermis.

Inniskillin Riesling Icewine Holiday Winter Christmas 2016


Inniskillin is an award-winning Canadian winery located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Inniskillin Icewine provides a sophisticated and unique taste renowed for its layers of tropical and citrus fruit flavors and aromatic ranges of mango, peach, lychee and lemon.



Thomas Haas Holiday Winter Christmas 2016

Thomas Haas

Chocolatier Thomas Haas is warming up the winter and loading Santa’s sleigh with a collection of Christmas-themed confections, stocking stuffers and baked goods available exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie like cute whimsical treats like Rudolph in the Forest or Mr. Snowman — Whimsical festive chocolate treats filled with caramel and chocolate-covered truffle cubes, almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios ($59 each).

TWG Tea Red christmas collection Holiday Winter Christmas 2016


Gifts from the world’s finest luxury tea brand are always timelessly chic and elegantly creative. From seasonal blends to signature tea sets, TWG Tea has something for everyone on the list available at a variety of price points.

The eye-catching Red Christmas Collector’s Tea Tin ($228, 50 teabags) is a gorgeously crafted ruby red collector’s tin filled with the luxurious Red Christmas Tea – a blend of theine-free red tea with a festival of holiday spices promising an assembly of rich flavours.

lululemon Savasana Waterproof Jacket IIHoliday Winter Christmas 2016


Running around shopping and getting to places? Leave your purse and umbrella at home. This waterproof rain jacket was designed with plenty of interior storage to stash your essentials. A cinched hood lets you adjust the fit and helps keep the moisture out when you’re going to and from your sweat session.


Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie Holiday Winter Christmas 2016

Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie

One can never have too many sweets during the holidays especially when they come from newly minted Cacao Barry Ambassador Christophe Bonzon! He is ready to enchant people of all ages this festive season with his 2016 holiday chocolate collection lineup of bonbon-filled chocolate art sculptures, all inspired by nature: a large Classic Golden Acorn; Slippery Penguin sliding down Grouse Mountain; Bear Hug featuring a brown bear beside a Christmas Tree; and Santa’s Boot of surprises. Returning favourites include Rudolf, Father Christmas, and the fan-favourite melting Frosty the Snowman. Sculptures range from $17.95 for a small to $59.95 for an extra large.


AG HAir Holiday Gift Sets Holiday Winter Christmas 2016


AG Hair creates a new standard of beauty through handcrafted products that deliver on their promise. Born from a passion for quality, AG Hair is a celebrated Canadian brand that uses a meticulous selection of natural ingredients. Make your gift count: a portion of every bottle sold supports One Girl Can, a registered charity that provides educational opportunities to underprivileged girls in Africa. Featuring a range of gifts for him and her, AG keeps gifts stylish, on budget, and helps everyone on the list reach their #HAIRGOALS.

  • This Super Hero Gives Back while treating unruly winter hair. Firewall Argan Flat Iron Spray ($24, 5oz), protects and smoothes hair and flyaways and adds incredible shine. 50 cents from each of the unique limited edition Firewall Spray is donated to One Girl Can this holiday season.
  • Achieve healthy holiday hair with the Moisture Infusion Box Set ($40), which includes AG’s Moisture Mask and Cleansing Cream. The two-step process infuses dry, coarse hair with all the moisture.
  • From the boy next door to dapper gentlemen, the Handsome Holiday Style Kits ($20) are the perfect gift for him and include a free shampoo and body wash.
  • Brighten up holiday hair vibes with Shampoo & Conditioner Sets for every hair type on the list, starting from $24.99.

Holiday gifts from AG Hair can be purchased at professional salons or online at Ulta.com and Jcpenny.com

What’s on your wishlist? Let me know!

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