December 12 2018
Shopping for Her this Christmas
Written by Gastown Admin
Shopping for her this Christmas? Dare you?!
But of course you will, and can, in Gastown. In this lovely little gift guide, we’ve selected but only a light flurry of suitable gifts for the love of your life, for your friend, or perhaps for mumsie.
As always, the neighbourhood glistens like the first snowfall of the season with desirable things that will make her smile. And, in all the right ways. Holiday gift shopping should not and must not be stressful, nor should it culminate in the purchase of something resembling a Secret Santa gift gone wrong. It can be an easy and enjoyable experience if done right, and we can almost guarantee it here in Gastown.
Desigual BIRD FLOWER scarf.
Matt & Nat
Large travel wallet with zip around closure. Fabric: PVC, interior is 100% recycled nylon Interior: 13 card slots, 3 bill compartments, passport slot, checkbook slot, zipper coin pouch. 8.5″ x 5.25″ x 1″
HAND WOVEN STRIPED YOGA MAT BAG
Hand woven tonal patterned, basket weave, striped yoga and with tassel pulls.
ATELIER PARK Color Block Triangle Bag- Camel
One of a kind! The cutest yet sophisticated triangle bag. Camel , green and blue color block design makes it all unique. Can be worn as clutch with nice rounded handle or crossbody bag with metal chain strap.
100% Cowhide leather / Interior : 100% Cotton
Height 5.5″/14cm , Bottom Width 5.3″/13.5cm , Top Width 2.5″/6.5cm ,
Designed and Made in Korea
Mickey Mouse® Cotton-Blend Crewneck Sweatshirt – Salsa
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse®. Mickey Mouse® logo at front. Regular fit. Crewneck. 3D embroidery. Rib knit cuffs and hem. Made of 75% cotton, 25% poly.Fluevog
MEGA MUNSTER ORIGINAL BAROQUE PLATFORM HEEL
Made famous first by Lady Miss Kier who wore the iconic platforms on the cover of Deee-lite’s debut album, World Clique, then by Madonna who wore the sexy Louis IV heel in Truth or Dare, the Munsters have long been the symbol of the ’90s house/club underground DJ scene. To mark the 30th Anniversary of this scene-stealing design, John has reissued his Original Munsters in classic suedes and special edition glitter for a new generation to covet and enjoy. Back to cause all sorts of trouble, these iconic Originals are ready to bring the house down. Groove is in the heart.
Made in Portugal
Made from top grain Italian “Peggy” pebbled leather. Main compartment with metalic zipper. Inner double patch pocket and metalic ring. Zipped patch pocket on the back. Adjustable shoulder straps. Unlined. 100% made in Montreal with imported raw materials. 34 cm x 28 cm x 18 cmNeighbour/Woman
SHRIMPS Maeve Faux Fur Scarf Leopard
Silky soft faux-fur scarf in a timeless leopard print. Bring some glamour and whimsy to your dark winter outfits or continue to play with a more is more approach to dressing. 100% acrylic.
CORDUROY FANNY PACK, POINSETTA RED
Opening Ceremony corduroy fanny pack in navy. Adjustable webbing belt-style strap in black featuring press-release fastening. Embroidered logo in gold-tone at face. Zippered pocket at sides. Two-way zip closure at main compartment. Tonal textile lining. Tonal hardware. Tonal stitching. Approx. 25″ length x 5.5″ height x 4″ width.
Maryam Nassir Zadeh Mars Purse – White Crackle
The Mars purse is a mini handbag with a fold over top. There is a magnetic closure. Dark navy beaded handle with a 22″ metal over the shoulder strap. 100% Patent Leather. 5″L x 4″H x 1.5″W. Made in Italy
Jewelry selection by local artist, joelienoelle_art_silvergold
Greek fisherman hat handmade in Italy. Fine wool hat enriched with anchor buttons at sides of the brim. Soft, flat-topped hat, known for is unstructured crown. Available in three different colours (black,grey and navy blue).
APC Compact Wallet
Bi-fold wallet constructed in Italian Leather. Main snap closure pocket with bill pocket. Four multipurpose pockets and three slot cardholder. Large gusseted zip coin pocket. A.P.C. logo on front. Styles include Wine Croc, Green, and Black. 100% leather with cotton lining. H 3.5″ x W 4.7″ x D 1.2″.
The Latest Scoop
Dog with Glasses: $12.95, Pickle: $6.95, Buddah: $15.95, Whale: $13.95
Orbit of Intention Kit
Complement any skin care routine with this trio of skin-polishing exfoliant, replenishing hydrating masque, and refreshing mist. Contained in a zip-top amenity case.
Contents: Blue Chamomile Facial Hydrating Masque, Immediate Moisture Facial Hydrosol, Purifying Facial Exfoliant Paste
Bath Milk – Assorted varieties
Lemongrass’s Milk Bath helps draw out impurities as well as soothe and revive tense muscles. Relive fatigue just by adding a couple of scoops to your bath to help draw out impurities. Core ingredients: Sweet almond oil, Jojoba oil, Milk protein, Polysorbate 20, Green tea extract, Vitamin E.Artina’s Jewelry
Otter and Sea Urchin Bracelet
By Harold Alfred
This Otter and Sea Urchin bracelet is hand carved and cut out by artist, Harold Alfred, and carved in sterling silver. The bracelet measures 0.7″ (1.7cm) wide and 6.3″ (16cm) long with a 0.6″ (1.5cm) adjustable gap. This size will comfortably fit a 6″ – 6.5″ (15cm – 16.5cm) wrist.
Hummingbird and Sun Ring
14k gold by Robert Cross
Hummingbirds are joyful messengers who represent peace, affection and good fortune. The Hummingbird is a living rainbow that captures the sunlight and turns it into a jewel on its wings, signifying love, beauty and healing. This tiny bird is also called “Sah Sen”