Shopping & Style

December 12 2018

Shopping for Her this Christmas

 

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.

 

Nika Design
Women’s leather jacket by Jofama Sweden
$549.00

Angel Vancouver

Desigual BIRD FLOWER scarf.

$85.95

ARC Apparel

Matt & Nat

TRIP WALLET

$85.00

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″

BIA BORO 

HAND WOVEN STRIPED YOGA MAT BAG

$76.00

Hand woven tonal patterned, basket weave, striped yoga and with tassel pulls.

E:CLE

ATELIER PARK Color Block Triangle Bag- Camel

$198.00

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

Frank & Oak

Mickey Mouse® Cotton-Blend Crewneck Sweatshirt – Salsa

$79.50

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

$399

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

M0851

Optical Backpack

$330.00

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

$245.00

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.

Nouvelle Nouvelle

CORDUROY FANNY PACK, POINSETTA RED

$120.00

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.

One Of A Few

Maryam Nassir Zadeh Mars Purse – White Crackle

$506.00

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

Poppy & Rye

Jewelry selection by local artist, joelienoelle_art_silvergold

Various PricesBertacchi Hats

GREEK FISHERMAN

$99.00

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).

The Block

APC Compact Wallet

$395.00

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

Fun Ornaments
Dog with Glasses: $12.95, Pickle: $6.95, Buddah: $15.95, Whale: $13.95

Aesop

Orbit of Intention Kit

$150

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

Lemongrass House

Bath Milk  – Assorted varieties

$24.95

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

$395

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.

Silver Gallery

Hummingbird and Sun Ring
14k gold by Robert Cross

$637.50

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”