Among all the products received, tested or purchased this year, here are my favorites items right now to you the ultimate holiday gift ideas. From refined fragrances to home accessories, these holiday gift ideas will certainly make your loved ones smile this holiday season:
It’s impossible to do better than the Canadian giant Rudsak when it comes to finding a coat that’s both stylish and warm enough for our Canadian winters.
Rudsak HALIA puffer coat, $1095 in stores
Apple’s latest laptop is even lighter and even quicker than its predecessors. I can’t live without it anymore.
Macbook Air M2, from $1,499 online on Apple
A magnificent unisex fragrance that mixes notes of vetiver, cedar and pepper for surprising and intoxicating results.
Eidesis Eau de Parfum from Aesop, $255 online
The beautiful pieces from New York-based company Fortune & Frame are a beautiful gift idea. Each piece is personalized with a message that you choose, making it even more special.
Fwishbone charm ring, $26 online on Fortune & Frame
Coffee lovers will be delighted to get their hands on this state-of-the-art manual espresso machine, which can also make superb lattes.
Delonghi La Specialista Arte coffee machine, $749.99 at Linen Chest or online
The fragrance that was my go-to this year. I love this perfume – it has style and stands out, leaving a lingering scent behind.
Wood Sage & Sea Salt cologne from Jo Malone, $205 in stores
Tata Harper products have literally changed my skin since I introduced them into my beauty routine. Formulated with powerful ingredients and gentle on the skin, they provide so much moisture and balance for our skin.
Reactive Skin Essentials set from Tata Harper, $335 online
Because cocooning will be everything for the winter, investing in quality silk pajamas is one of my top holiday gift ideas. The creations from Julianna Rae are exquisite, in addition to being comfortable and pretty.
Julianna Rae Sleep-In silk pajama, $229 USD online
I’m in love with the home items from Parachute, which offers bedding as beautiful as it is soft for a good night’s sleep! The label has also launched a brand new soft and warm comforter this year, which also makes a nice gift idea.
Linen sheet set from Parachute, $189 online
Hostess gift par excellence, this champagne will make people happy. Take advantage of the brand’s pop-ups across the country – Holt Renfrew Bloor (ON) and Carrefour Laval (Qc) – to have the bottle etched and personalize the bottle for an even more special touch.
Champagne Imperial Moët & Chandon, $74.25 at the SAQ and LCBO
I literally fell for the new Fluff version of the wool espadrille by Allbirds. These shoes offer all the comfort of slippers, in addition to being machine washable. I love it!
Allbirds Fluffs Wool Espadrilles, $160 online
Every year, I include an item from the French brand in my gift guides, because I personally give many of these candles as gifts for the holidays. Nothing beats the legendary know-how of the label and their elegant and sought-after fragrances. In addition, these candles are decorative items that are totally Instagrammable.
Diptyque Berries candle, starting at $55 at SSENSE and Holt Renfrew
One of these serums is sold every 7 seconds, which is how essential it is to any beauty routine. This iconic product of the brand moisturizes and illuminates the skin gently, a wonderful addition to your collection for beauty fans.
Sulwhasoo First Care Activator Serum, $117 at Sephora
A gift that may not go unnoticed under the tree… If the budget allows, this superb creation from Maison Birks is a magnificent gift and will become a precious item to pass down from generation to generation.
Maison Birks’ Dare to Dream gold and diamond trio ring, $4,950 in stores
This perfume that had so much talk about it during its launch this fall can easily be found at Pharmaprix. Check out at the other productss in the beauty section in pharmacies. They are a gold mine for last minute gifts!
Prada Paradoxe Eau de Parfum, $192 at Pharmaprix
I recently discovered the Quebec range La Vie, a superb line of products for the body and for the home that also offers a minimalist and chic packaging. The fragrances are sophisticated and all products are made from essential oils and non-toxic ingredients. A brand that makes wonderful gifts!
Atelier La Vie Apothicaire hand soap, $28 online