The Holidays are meant to be enjoyed, not fretting over the perfect gift! We are really excited to make Holiday Shopping easier with our 12 Days of Gifting Guide. Follow along as we unwrap great gift selections for various categories ranging from technology to children, decor, wellness, hostess gifts and more.
Day 1: Home Decor
Anyone who knows Cailey Heaps, knows her design sensibility is beautifully distinctive. Her elegantly eclectic style combines bold colours, prints, and art pieces along with hand-selected items from some of her go-to local shops like The Lobby By Heaps Estrin.
Here are some of Cailey’s favourite home decor items that we hope will inspire some of your holiday gifting.
Day 2: Entertainment
Entertaining guests is one of life’s greatest pleasures. It is especially fun when you have industry experts help to curate the experience. Cailey is known for hosting unforgettable soirees for clients, friends, family, and coworkers alike.
Over the years, she has found trusted catering partners like Elle Cuisine, Tutto Pronto and Salt & Pepper Catering to create the most delicious and decadent culinary experiences. When it comes to guest experience Fizz Bartending, Staffing & Event Management is the perfect solution to ensure no guest is left without a cocktail (or mocktail) in hand.
If you are looking for a partner to help curate your next event, check out these industry experts
Day 3: Gifts for Her
Cailey’s touch is prevalent in her style, her persona, and in the Heaps Estrin brand. When it comes to finding gifts for the special lady in your life whether it’s your daughter, Mum, or friend, we recommend checking out some of Cailey’s favourite local boutique shops in Central Toronto like 6 by Gee Beauty which features unique beauty, clothing, and jewelry brands, Leaside activewear haven relevé, or lifestyle boutique Wolf & Moon.
Check out these adorable gifts for her and get inspired for your holiday checklist.
Day 4: Gifts for Him
The holiday season serves as a great opportunity to show the men in your life that you’re thinking of them. However, many people struggle each year to pick out a great gift. Whether you are looking for cool stocking stuffers or need unique gift ideas, we are here to help. Our Heaps Estrin gift guide in the following few tabs features a curated selection of Christmas gift ideas for him – spanning a range of budgets – to ensure there’s something for your brother, father, husband, boyfriend, son, or friend.
Some of our top recommendations feature classic staples including the timeless cologne of Tom Ford, a statement jewelry piece from Harry Rosen or a trendy toque from expert hat makers, Goorin Bros.
Day 5: Children, Teen & Tween
There is nothing quite like seeing the joy on the face of a child, whether toddler or teen, when they open their holiday gifts. This season we are excited to share some inspirational children’s gift ideas from our favourite local shops. You’ll find classic vintage toys and must have advent calendar charm bracelets at Advice From a Caterpillar, or the trendiest and most comfortable loungewear from relevé. We hope these spark some ideas that will make the kids in your life ecstatic.
Day 6: Holiday Decor
With the most awaited time of the year upon us, Cailey has some gorgeous decor suggestions, from her favourite local florists, to make your home a little more festive with a natural touch. Stand out this holiday season with bold choices like a signature arrangement from Flùr, a one of a kind Magnolia wreath from Tonic Blooms, or an adorable citrus plant from Apricot Flowers. Check out some of these local spots for a decorative gift for your own home or a great gift as well!
Day 7: Travel
With the temperatures dropping many people are dreaming of trading in their winter boots for flip flops and mojitos. Like so many Canadians, Cailey loves to travel at this time of year and is always well equipped for her adventures. Make travel a little more enjoyable with revitalizing essential oils to go, pack in style with a chic tote from 6 by Gee Beauty or a neat toiletry bag from Advice from a Caterpillar, and plug into the best sound with Beats by Dre.
Whether it’s you or your loved ones taking off on a trip, here are some travel must-haves.
Day 8: Beauty & Wellness
We could all use a little extra self-care around the winter months to feel our best inside and out. Give the gift of holiday glow to your loved ones, or treat yourself, with products and services from Cailey’s local go-tos. Browse through some of our local recommendations and find the self-care gift you’ve been looking for, like comforting essential oil blends from doTerra, miraculous skin regenerating creams from Gee Beauty, and the best massage in the city from her favourite wellness centre, HealFlow.
Day 9: Hostess
Who doesn’t love a great holiday party? We have some great hostess gift idea inspiration from brands like Jaxx & Marbles with their Ontario themed line, luxurious candles from Kandl-Artistique, and delicious chocolate treats from La Rochelle.
Day 10: Technology
Technology can improve our lives in numerous ways and with so many innovative ideas on the market, there is no shortage of gadgets to give. Relatives of all ages can benefit from products like Apple’s air tag to keep track of belongings or an Instax Mini to print memorable photos right on the spot! These are just a couple of our tech-y suggestions. Take a look below and get inspired for some holiday shopping.
Day 11: Cocktails
It is finally time to mix and mingle amongst friends and family and you don’t have to be a mixologist to perfect a cocktail at home. With a little help from our local friends, you can find all the fixings you need wrapped up in a bow. Find the classic cocktail kit from BarChef for your old-fashioned aficionado or a sweet and salty gin with a feminine rose petal touch. If you’re looking for something light and refreshing, Green Tea infused vodka from Green Owl Vodka will not disappoint.
Whether you are looking to mix or give the gift of mixing, you are sure to find something amongst these great suggestions.
Day 12: Stocking Stuffers
Sometimes it’s the little things in life like stocking stuffers that make us giddy on Christmas morning. Take a look at a few of our faves and we would love to hear your ideas on what you will be gifting.
Check stocking stuffers off the list with these great gift ideas.