The holidays are officially here and we've compiled a list of our favourite things that would make great gifts for your loved ones! Lots are designed and crafted right here in Canada so you can be sure to feel good while giving this season. Happy holidays, everyone!
1. Fuji Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Camera | We've always loved our Fujifilm Instax cameras for their ease of use, packability, and the instantaneously fun images they create. What we love about the most recent Neo Classic model is that it has a rechargeable battery and lots of additional features like the double exposure mode so you can get uber creative with your instant photo gems.
2. Wolf Circus Jewelry | Based out of Vancouver, BC, this bold and badass jewelry line is simple enough to wear everyday, and modern enough to turn heads. Layer pieces or mix and match; however you style it, Wolf Circus is made to inspire.
3. Tomnuk Bottle Opener | We fell in love with these sleek solid brass bottle openers the moment we laid eyes on them. Designed by local innovator, Jordan Tomnuk, it's the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Make sure to check out more of their unique, quality products and you'll be supporting local in style.
4. Camp Brand Fleece | Comfy, cozy, AND stylish? Totally possible with our favourite sweater to keep warm in this winter. With their home base in Calgary, AB, all their clothing is ethically sourced and produced in safe, lawful, humane and ethical environments, and all screen printing is done in Vancouver, BC. This guy will have you feeling good inside and out.
5. Rifle Paper Co. Calendar | Our walls have been adorned with these pretty calendars since we discovered them. The year goes by fast, and turning to a new, pretty design each month makes time passing that much smoother.
6. Mezzaluna Studio Tea Towels | Local graphic designer and artist, Vikki Wiercinski, creates gorgeous, colourful, and useful pieces for your home. We love how these tea towels brighten any kitchen, making your clean-up a little more fun!
7. Chatbooks | The perfect gift for instagram lovers, this amazing site creates cute photobooks out of your social media photos automatically and mails them to your door. Set up is easy and once you've linked, you can subscribe to a continuing series or custom make a single book.
$19.00 US and up | Online at chatbooks.com
8. Fjallraven Kånken Backpacks | In every colour of the rainbow and more, these backpacks are lightweight, comfortable, and designed to last. Don't forget about the mini version for all the littles in your life, and consider the Re-Kånken: a special edition made entirely from polyester recycled from plastic bottles. The final product is of the highest quality and soft to the touch.
9. Bruno Mars 24 K Magic | For the music lover on your list, vinyls are always great gifts! And don't worry, they usually come with digital downloads as well. We're obsessed with Bruno Mars' (we call him Bru Bru) newest album. It has an old school Michael Jackson feel and his sweet sweet pipes can do no wrong.
10. Bose Soundlink III Bluetooth Speaker | Carrying music around with us everyday has become normal, and carrying around a lightweight, compact bluetooth speaker is the perfect way to share with your friends or amp up any space you habitat. The sound is awesome, the battery life is long (up to 14 hours), and it's super user friendly.
11. Red Wing Shoes Care Kit | We spend a lot on our shoes hoping they last, so why not take care of them the best we can? The Red Wing Care Kit comes with leather conditioner, mink oil, boot cream, a brush and a cloth to keep any shoe-lover's leather looking brand new.
12. BB Lifestyle Session | Of course, we couldn't talk about great gift giving without mentioning our lifestyle sessions (which just happen to be on sale for the holidays). Whether maternity, newborn, day in the life, or a couples session, we get pumped getting to know our clients and capturing special moments as candidly and naturally as possible. Check out our holiday promo and grab a gift certificate for someone you love!
$300 and up | Online at bbcollective.com