It’s Christmas time again and you know what that means! It’s time to get a few of those close to our hearts presents. No matter what your budget is we always say we will try to be more prepared in buying our gifts but always end up shopping last minute for a gift or two. SSLC would like to help you with that! Here are a few gift ideas that are VERY Canadian that you might consider getting for your loved ones. Also, all these gifts are under $20. That’s right, SSLC’s got your back, a gift for them and a bargain for you.
1.) Deep Teal Perfect Tumbler from David’s Tea
Nothing more Canadian than having a Tumbler for your warm beverage to take with you everywhere. Also, there is nothing more iconic than the deep teal color of David’s Tea. This gift is perfect for anyone who enjoys their teas and coffee and brings it with them wherever they go.
2.) Hudson’s Bay Company “The Stripes” Mittens
The most iconic Canadian store would be The Hudson’s Bay Company or what the locals just refer to as ‘The Bay’. What is distinct about any product by The Bay is that they will probably also come in their signature stripe pattern. Shopping at The Bay is a good idea when it comes to Christmas shopping, you will see products from umbrellas to hoodies to mittens draped in these stripes. So if you’re thinking of sending something significantly Canadian then this Hudson’s Bay Mittens might be the perfect gift.
3.) Simons Monochrome Cables Infinity Scarf
Everywhere you look in the winter you will mostly see a lot of people sporting an Infinity Scarf. This accessory has definitely taken Canada by the storm. They come in different styles and colors and this one from Simons is on sale! Take advantage of this sale while quantities last.
4.) Stemless Wine Glass – You Had Me At Merlot from Indigo
Indigo on its own is already a wonderful place to shop for gifts (or for things for yourself). Indigo is usually known as a bookstore but they also sell accessories that go perfectly with reading a book. They have pens, bags and that’s right; wine glasses. There is nothing cozier than pouring yourself a glass of wine and reading your favorite book. These fun and quirky designs are perfect for any occasion. Another on-sale item you need to take advantage of while quantities last.
5.) PomPom Knit Hat from Joe Fresh
Just like the infinity scarf another iconic Canadian winter accessory is the PomPom Knit Hat. These toques keep your head warm and fashionably keep you and your loved ones in style. Joe Fresh has a lot more affordable clothing gift options that you might be interested in.
6.) Drake General Store’s Maple Syrup Retro Tin Candle
When you think ‘Canada’ you think ‘Maple Syrup’ but giving someone a bottle of syrup can get a little messy. The good people at Drake General Store have something just for that with the Maple Syrup Retro Tin Candle. This candle is the perfect aesthetic for any home celebrating the holidays. This also makes for a perfect gift for those who miss their time in Canada and want to reminisce. We know Drake General Store is only in Toronto, but good news they have an online shop that is also filled with many holiday deals.
7.) Arielle Headband from Aritzia
A gift very popular with the ladies is the Arielle Headband from Aritzia. Aritzia is one of Canada’s top high fashion brands. If the ladies aren’t wearing toques with their scarves, they are most likely matching it with the Arielle Headband.
8.) Purdy’s Chocolate Survival Kit
Have someone on your list that loves chocolate but you don’t know which one exactly to get them? Purdy’s Chocolatier has you covered with their Chocolate Survival Kit. The kit features a sample of their goodies that are really popular. This is really the perfect gift for someone who wants a taste of Canada.
Of course, wherever you are you can find many Canadian-themed gifts under $20. All you have to do is look at dollar stores, souvenir shops and even the sale area from your favorite stores. Above are just some suggestions that may help you get ideas for what to gift. Happy shopping everyone and most importantly, Happy Holidays from all of us here at SSLC!
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