Tis’ the season for giving! Check out some of our favourite gifts that can be found at local YEG retailers. These are the perfect gifts to show that special someone you care this holiday season.
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Foosh (Air Jordan 11 “72-10”) – $285
For the ultimate shoe collector, the Air Jordan 11 “72-10” is launching Saturday, December 12th at 11:00 AM. These sneakers are high in demand so ensure you pick up a pair before they are sold out! Foosh carries the latest in footwear, apparel and designer collector toys for those who are hip in the urban scene.
Online: www.fb.com/FooshYEG | 10544 82 Ave NW
Shades of Grey Boutique (Renard Watches) – $239
Launched in 2015, Renard unisex watches are versatile to any style. These watches are perfect for the hipster, prep, or urbanite in your life. With vertical lines resting over a classic face, the watches have a minimalist aesthetic that speaks to everyone with a sense of timeless design. Shades of Grey was established in 2010 with the vision of filling a void in the Edmonton boutique scene. Scouring showrooms in LA and New York, their buyers continue to search for lines that are distinctive and edgy while sharing their clean, and minimalistic style mantra.
Nowhere Fast Studio (Intelligence & Hypebeast Magazines) – $20 – $22
Nowhere Fast studio is a YEG homegrown brand with a unique showroom and conceptual retail experience. Owner and designer Wes O’Driscoll has meticulously curated a unique mixture of clothing, accessories and globally recognized magazines which are difficult to get your hands on in Edmonton. The showroom hours are limited so be sure to check the website for opening hours!
Online: www.nowherefaststudio.com | Suite 310 10217 106 St NW
Sylvia Soo Leather (Classic Journal with Monogram) – Starting at: $125
Sylvia Soo Leather aims to create custom beautiful leather goods that are minimalistic in nature. The classic journal is hand crafted with vegetable tanned leather which darkens over time as it develops a beautiful patina. This journal is perfect for the writer in your life. Personalize the journal with a monogram for extra brownie points!
Glow Juicery (The Cleanse Program 1) – $55/Day
Delicious holiday feasts, treats and cocktails may render the best of us sluggish and feeling the holiday bloat. The Cleanse Program from Glow Juicery is the perfect gift for those looking to start the new year on the right foot with lots of energy, a healthy mind and a revitalized body. Glow Juicery is a place Edmontonians can turn to – for those with food allergies, intolerances, health concerns or just a general desire to live better and with more energy than they thought possible.
Cavern (Custom Crafted Crate Gift Basket) – Starting at $100
Cavern is a cozy retail cheese boutique and bistro wine bar located on the 104 Street Promenade. You can find ready-to-go custom crafted crate gift baskets filled with non-perishable gourmet delectables. This is the perfect gift for the entertainer in your life or that one person who just has everything. Custom hand picked gift baskets are also available upon request.
Oliver Apt (Key Largo) – $75
Magnets are fun, but not when they ruin things like credit cards, electronics, and pacemakers. Luckily, magnets don’t hurt key fobs or rabbit-foot keychains. The Key Largo allows you to put your keys where you’ll always find them — on your wall. Oliver Apt is an urban woodworking company that handcrafts beautiful, functional spaces and home products out of their studio in downtown Edmonton.
Justine Ma (I <3 the Sh/t Outta You ONESIE) – $30
Justine Ma Design & Hand Lettering is a fun and unique collection of items by local designer Justine Ma. The online collection features prints, greeting cards, stationery and cute clothing for little ones. You’ll find the perfect gift for those who love cheerful and whimsical handmade crafts.
Habitat Etc. (Malorie Urbanovitch Jewellery) – Necklace $265, Earrings $98
Malorie Urbanovitch founded her label in 2012 and her work has gained national recognition with a 2015 Canadian Arts and Fashion Award nomination, as well as winning first prize at the Mercedes-Benz Start Up Program in 2013. Based in Edmonton, Malorie works closely with artisans in Europe, where only the finest, ethical materials and methods are used. Her jewellery can be found at Habitat etc, a lifestyle store that carries home goods, accessories, paper goods and gifts.