It’s the thought that counts with gift giving, and the women in your life will know you think fondly of them if you give one of these great presents found at Kitsilano shops.
6 Perfect Christmas Gifts for Women
1. Merino Wool Socks, $59.99 for a 3-pack at Icebreaker Touch Lab, are stylish, toasty warm, soft and comfy.
2. Ladies love to be pampered so give a gift certificate for their favourite local hair salon/spa. For a truly luxurious experience try Bioethique Holistic Day Spa and Boutique. We’re also hearing good things about the new like Bombshell Hair Lounge which just opened at Cypress and 1st Avenue.
3. The Handmade Salt Spring Island Soap ($16) at Modern-Done Upholstery on 4th Avenue smells so luscious that the lucky recipient might prefer to keep it on show in their bathroom as an indulgent air freshener.
4. The Fitbit Flex ($99) at London Drugs is the perfect holiday gift for the fitness junky. The band tracks steps taken, distance moved and calories burned during the day and it tracks sleep cycles at night. Fit Bit is the perfect motivator for getting more active during the day and more sleep at night.
5. Jewellery, jewellery, jewellery. For a DIY project, go for a one-of-a-kind necklace or bracelet from Country Beads: If you’re crafty you can select the beads and make your own jewellery, or you can pick up a beautiful hand-crafted piece from their finished jewellery selection. If you’re more of a design statement type, check out the accessories section at Gravity Pope Tailored Goods.
6. Anything in the Le Creuset range will bring a smile to a Foodie’s face. Not only do they look phenomenal in the kitchen but also they help the most humdrum casserole appear chic and exotic. Ming Wo Cookware on 4th Avenue have a great selection.
Icebreaker Touch Lab, 2089 West 4th Avenue, (778) 329-2710, Icebreaker.com
Bioethique Spa, 3578 West 4th Ave., 604-558-2008, Bioethiquespa.com
Bombshell Hair Lounge, 1909 West 1st Ave., (604) 732-4849, Bombshellhairlounge.com
Modern-Done Upholstery, 3666 West 4th Ave., (604) 733-9422
London Drugs, 2230 West Broadway, (604) 448-4874, Londondrugs.com
Country Beads, 2015 West 4th Ave, (604) 730-8056, countrybeads.com
Gravity Pope Tailored Goods, 2203 West 4th Ave., (604) 731 7647, Gravitypope.com
Ming Wo, West 4th Ave., (604) 737-2624, mingwo.com
Last modified: December 10, 2013