Skin Win

Winter wreaks havoc on skin. Get a youth boost with Dermalogica’s no-fuss, no-fail travel kit, including a special cleansing gel, skin smoothing cream, exfoliant, and a compact climate-control lip treatment. The brand strips down all their products to bare minimum ingredients for maximum results. We swear it will age you backwards. ($50,

Eye Spy

Alain Mikli is an eyewear connoisseur. His colourful prints and bold designs are fit for everything from sun to school, and perfect for the flashy dresser in your gifting circle. From Technicolor splashes to tie-dye-esque frames, there’s something for everyone. Can you pull them off? ($375,

Young At Heart

The Monster Factory is a cult favourite and the only Beanie Baby killer you can count on. Combining their backgrounds in film, art, and fashion, the Toronto-based creators have spawned an army of monster characters so loveable you won’t care if they go bump in the night. Divided into 20 different series, each monster comes with its own unique story, but the memories you’ll build together are all your own. (starting at $35,

Get Glam

In short: Deborah Lippmann is an award-winning beauty guru. All her products are free of toluene, formaldehyde and DBP so you can feel great about getting dolled up. New for the holiday season, she introduces BOOM BOOM POW, complete with a dash of 24k gold dust. It’s a shade so bold and so bright it takes nail art in a whole new direction. ($20,

Fly Tie

Bowties are now a staple for the fashion-forward set. Sure, you could get him a generic, oversized Lanvin x H&M substitute, or you could spring for the real deal with some edge. Krane’s aesthetic is what makes this king: the leather reimagining of an old classic shows men’s fashion is headed in a bright new direction. ($250,

Ring Thing

Erin Tracy and John de Jong couldn’t be more different in their aesthetic, but they’re two jewellery designers setting the bar for future trends in Canada. Tracy mixes non-traditional materials (think stone) with gold and silver; her knuckle rings are made for a total T-K-O. (starting at $250, For de Jong, design is in his blood – literally. Hailing from a family in the biz, his creations are 100 percent custom and simply inspired; these rings from the Eternity Band by JdJ collection showcase his clever use of diamond and coloured sapphires set in yellow and white gold. (starting at $1,900,