Avenue’s Holiday Gift Guide 2022

’Tis the season for gifting, so we’ve come bearing lots of locally made and sourced options. From stocking stuffers under $25 to over-the-top dazzlers (a new car!), there’s sure to be something for everyone on your list.

Calgary Shot Glass

Photograph courtesy of Steeling Home.

Fill your loved ones’ stockings with holiday cheers!

$6, steelinghome.ca

 

Caramunchies Gingerbread

Photograph courtesy of Caramunchies.

Once you start snacking on these sweet clusters, you won’t stop.

$8.25, italiancentre.ca

 

Mulled Wine Kit

Photograph courtesy of Lazy Bake.

Attach this sachet (filled with spices and dehydrated apple slices) to a bottle of red wine for a smart Secret Santa or hostess gift.

$10, lazybake.com

 

Gold Bar

Photograph courtesy of Goldie Chocolate.

Craft chocolate maker Goldie’s bestselling bar tastes like salted butter toffee.

$12, goldiechocolate.com

 

Snow Glitter Dough

Photograph courtesy of Little Larch.

Littles ones will love this all-natural, spearmint-scented sparkly sensory dough.

$12, littlelarch.com

 

Prairie Garden Soak

Photograph courtesy of Tender Living Farm.

This soothing bath soak contains lavender, rose and calendula.

From $15, tenderlivingfarm.ca

 

Coal Felted Soap

Photograph courtesy of The General Bean.

This cheeky handcrafted bar of soap is covered in exfoliating Canadian wool.

$15, thegeneralbean.com

 

Flash Fuel Organic Instant Coffee

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Heritage Roasting Co.

A box of 10 sachets, for good java on the go.

$16, calgaryheritageroastingco.com

 

A Cabin Christmas by Glynnis Hood

Photograph courtesy of Rocky Mountain Books.

This sweet holiday tale is perfect for reading around the tree.

$20, rmbooks.com

 

Shania Charm

Photograph courtesy of Coutukitsch.

This 14-karat-gold-filled charm stars clear cubic zirconia crystals.

$30, coutukitsch.com

 

Cat Lady Botanic Body Cream

Photograph courtesy of Routine.

Any Calgarian will appreciate the gift of hydrated skin this season.

$32, routinecream.ca

 

Winter Spice Gin

Photograph courtesy of Confluence Distilling.

Liquid ginger snaps: This gin has hints of ginger, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon.

$34, confluencedistilling.ca

 

Little Critics by Joanna Fox

Photograph courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada.

Discover 109 kid-approved recipes from chefs across Canada, including Alloy’s Rogelio Herrera.

$35, penguinrandomhouse.ca

 

Finisterra Arches

Photograph courtesy of Jenny Be Free.

These handmade clay and metal earrings will complement any holiday look.

$35, jennybefree.com

 

Miir Thermo Camp Mug

Photograph courtesy of Canary Goods.

Add a box of Flash Fuel (see above) to delight the camper in your life.

$38 each, canarygoods.ca

 

2023 Wall Calendar

Photograph courtesy of Void Paper Co.

Stay up to date with a bold, typographic calendar, complete with stickers.

$40, voidpaperco.com

 

The Rad Box Subscription Socks

Photograph courtesy of Plainsbreaker Apparel.

Organic cotton socks, delivered monthly.

From $42, plainsbreakerapparel.com

 

The Giving Toque

Photograph courtesy of Local Laundry.

For every toque sold, one is donated to a homeless organization across Canada.

$45, locallaundry.ca

 

21″ Santana Wooden Ukulele

Photograph courtesy of Indigo.

Great for all ages, this ukulele has easy-to-play strings and a rich sound.

$45, indigo.ca

 

Macramé Dog Collar

Photograph courtesy of Löfy Goods.

Get your pup a collar handcrafted by Mayan makers in Mexico.

From $48, lofygoods.com

 

Kids Hoodie

Photograph courtesy of Holibae

This “Jingle All the Way” sweater’s design is a collaboration with Indigenous artist artbyJFM.

$55, holibae.ca

 

The Cleek Putter Grip

Photograph courtesy of Hardwood Golf.

Score points with the golfer on your list with this quality Paduak wood grip.

$60, hardwoodgolf.com

 

Plaid Mug

Photograph courtesy of Jae Polgar Ceramics.

Meet your new favourite ceramic mug, wheel thrown in Calgary.

$60 each, jaepolgar.ca

 

Mr. Summer Patterned Trunks

Photograph courtesy of Adesso.

Get into vacation mode with these fun, quick-dry drawstring trunks.

$70, adessoman.com

 

Baker’s Delight Spice Set

Photograph courtesy of The Silk Road Spice Merchant.

Enhance your sweets with whole nutmeg, vanilla sugar and more.

$73, silkroadspices.ca

 

Gift a Surprise Road Trip Gift Card

Photograph courtesy of Guess Where Trips

Send this gift card and your giftee can choose one of four one-day road trip itineraries in the Calgary area.

$74, guesswheretrips.com

 

Everlasting Candle Co. Candles, Vase & Oil (sold separately)

Photograph courtesy of Holt Renfrew.

You’ll have these no-melt candles forever.

$75 total, holtrenfrew.com

 

Custom Blend Tour

Photograph courtesy of Romero Distilling.

Tour Romero Distilling Co., then make your own blended spirit to take home.

$75, romerodistilling.com

 

Waffle Robe

Photograph courtesy of Knix.

This lightweight robe in a breathable waffle fabric will give you those blissful hotel-room vibes every morning.

$85, knix.ca

 

Matte Black Safety Razor Set

Photograph courtesy of Adesso.

Upgrade your shave with this four-piece set made of high-quality metals.

$99, adessoman.com

 

Fresh Water Fishing Gift Set

Photograph courtesy of Steeling Home.

A one-stop gift for the fresh-water fisherperson, this box features 23 compartments, each containing lures and other high-quality fishing tackle.

$104, steelinghome.ca

 

Printable Minds Laser-cut Wood Calgary Map

Photograph courtesy of Simons.

This map’s minimalist design lets you rep the city in style.

$108, simons.ca

 

Slip Pure Silk Pillowcase

Photograph courtesy of Nordstrom.

Take beauty sleep to the next level with this anti-aging, frizz-fighting pillowcase.

From $119, nordstrom.ca

 

Empire Signature Gift Box

Photograph courtesy of Empire Provisions.

Everything you need for holiday grazing, from almonds to olives.

$125, empireprovisions.com

 

Wool Blanket

Photograph courtesy of Kotn.

Pick up this 100-per cent merino wool throw at Kotn’s new store in Inglewood.

$160, kotn.com

 

MSR Evo Trail Snowshoes

Photograph courtesy of MEC.

Strap on this unisex pair and hit the trails with superior traction and stability.

$190, mec.ca

 

Lunar Veil

Photograph courtesy of XO Treatment Room.

Revive your skin with local facialist Annie Graham’s overnight mask.

$210, xotreatmentroom.com

 

Arcade1Up Atari 10-Game Couchcade Laptop Console

Photograph courtesy of Nordstrom.

Play all your old favourites on your TV with this retro wireless device featuring arcade-like controls and a beanbag bottom.

$230, nordstrom.ca

 

Anon Sync Goggles

Photograph courtesy of Burton.

A clear, fog-free view of the slopes awaits, no matter the conditions.

$250, burton.com/anon

 

Therabody Theragun Mini

Photograph courtesy of Holt Renfrew.

Tackle tension anywhere with this portable yet powerful massager.

$250, holtrenfrew.com

 

Bare Knitwear Alpaca Travel Wrap

Photograph courtesy of Fieldstudy.

Blanket, scarf, shawl: This piece is as versatile as it is soft.

$258, fieldstudyshop.com

 

“Grounded” Premium Box

Photograph courtesy of Indigenous Box.

This luxury gift box is filled with Indigenous-made goods.

$265, indigenousbox.ca

 

Wood Jerseys Calgary Flames Away

Photograph courtesy of Wood Jerseys.

Save your jersey for the ’Dome and hang this replica instead.

$280, woodjerseys.com

 

Olang Calgary Boot

Photograph courtesy of Olang.

With built-in ice cleats and insulation to -30°C, it’s no wonder this style is named after our city.

$285, olangcanada.com

 

Champagne Friday Yearly Membership

Photograph courtesy of Champagne Friday.

You get two bottles per quarter, plus extra perks.

$295, champagnefriday.co

 

12 Nights of Cocktails

Photograph courtesy of Vine Arts.

This advent-style box holds 12 surprises, including craft syrups, bitters and spirits.

$315, vinearts.ca

 

Timemore Nano Carrying Kit

Photograph courtesy of Eight Ounce Coffee.

This high-end kit includes a hand grinder, kettle and more.

$345, eightouncecoffee.ca

 

Solo Stove Bonfire Pit & Stand

Photograph courtesy of Nordstrom.

Give your backyard a glow-up with this portable, smokeless fire pit.

$430, nordstrom.ca

 

Ooni Fyra Portable Wood-fired Outdoor Pizza Oven

Photograph courtesy of MEC.

It heats up in 15 minutes and cooks and crisps a pie in just 60 seconds.

$450, mec.ca

 

Poppy Barley The Backpack

Photograph courtesy of Poppy Barley.

A pebbled leather backpack that converts into a briefcase.

$465, poppybarley.com

 

Hopper M30 Soft Cooler 2.0

Photograph courtesy of Yeti.

Ideal for filling with 24 cans from your favourite brewery or cidery.

$480, yeti.ca

 

Holt Renfrew Beauty Advent Calendar

Photograph courtesy of Holt Renfrew.

This box is brimming with beauty minis from top brands, including La Mer and Gucci.

$575, holtrenfrew.com

 

Blue Lotus 6″ Paddleboard

Photograph courtesy of Anahola Board Co.

A designed-in-Alberta paddleboard? Yes, you read that right.

$797, anaholaboardco.com

 

Apple Watch Ultra

Photograph courtesy of Apple.

From hiking to diving, this tracks it all.

From $1,099, apple.com

 

Anneke Forbes Custom Coat

Photograph courtesy of Anneke Forbes.

The bespoke experience starts with a fit and colour consult.

From $1,600, annekeforbes.com

 

SkiBig3 Season Pass

Photograph courtesy of SkiBig3.

All you can ski at Banff Sunshine Village, Mt. Norquay and Lake Louise.

$2,799, skibig3.com

 

Custom Bicycle

Photograph courtesy of Kruch Handmade Bicycles.

Work with maker Corey Kruchkowski to design your very own hand-built steel-frame bike.

From $5,000, kruchexperience.com

 

Four Foot Barrel Sauna

Photograph courtesy of Bramari Saunas.

This cozy sauna for two will fit into the tiniest of backyards.

From $6,525, bramarisaunas.com

 

Pave Statement Ring by Armenta

Photograph courtesy of Rubaiyat.

This 18-karat yellow gold and blackened sterling silver ring is covered in diamonds, for major holiday sparkle.

$8,775, rubaiyatcalgary.com

 

2023 Jaguar F-TYPE

Photograph courtesy of Jaguar Royal Oak.

How about finding this splashy sports car on the driveway with a bow wrapped around it on Christmas morning? Santa Baby, please!

From $133,745, jaguarroyaloak.com

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This article appears in the December 2022 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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