December Gift Guide
Carlton Cards Loony Loot™
Add some pizazz and personality to gift card giving this Christmas! Carlton Cards introduces Loony Loot,™ an innovative collection of musical gift card holders featuring adorable fabric attachments and playful wishes that will make ordinary gift cards stand out and rock! When the card is opened, a fun and festive song will play while the gift inside moves and grooves to the music. Carlton Cards creates happiness, laughter and love. every. single. day.
Tim Hortons 30ct. Original
Single-Serve Coffee Cups The signature flavour in every cup of Tim Hortons Original Blend Coffee is created using our own unique blend of 100% Arabica beans. Selected from the world’s most renowned coffee growing regions, our beans are expertly blended and roasted with care to deliver that consistent Tim Hortons taste every time.
Over 170 varieties of coffee, tea, hot cocoa and specialty beverages from 30 brands at the touch of a button. 9 brew sizes from 4 oz. to 30 oz; brews a single K-Cup® pack or a 4-cup K-Carafe™ pack. Works only with Keurig® brand packs. $119.99
Oxygen White or Red Self Aerating Wine Glasses by Trudeau
This superb, high quality crystal stemware with smooth rims features an elegant wave design. The Oxygen wine glass collection is designed for top notch oxygenation without having to decant the wine first. Eye-catching and unique, these glasses will let you enjoy and appreciate your favourite wines. Set of 2, made in the Czech Republic.
Available at Linen Chest. $19.95
9 Piece Cheese Fondue Set by Swiss Cross
Host a dinner party to remember with this cheese fondue set by Swiss Cross. The fondue pot and matching 6 fondue forks feature a white cross painted on red enamel. Includes 1 fondue cast iron pan (22 cm enameled), 1 stand, 6 forks with Swiss Cross handle, and a 2-way burner. Exclusive to Linen Chest. $99.95
Parfum Berger Collection
Both developed in France by master perfumers, the rose is created in very finely-worked ceramic, which absorbs the fragrance through capillary action and gradually diffuses it. For those with a more contemporary taste, the elegant cube is created in transparent glass, decorated with a silvered ring and heightened by its bouquet of black sticks. The sticks, for the cube, are created from an engineered polymer. They provide optimal diffusion of the fragrance without discolouring the solution. It comes in a beautiful gift box. Available at Linen Chest.
Sold with one refill of 200 mL
Time of Diffusion: 4-6 weeks
Available Fragrances: Paris Chic, Orange Cinnamon, and Zest of Verbena
Sold filled 125 mL of fragrance and 8 sticks
Time of Diffusion:
approximately 4 weeks
Available Fragrances: Paris
Chic, Orange Cinnamon,Zest of Verbena, Vanilla Gourmet, Ocean Breeze, and Amber Powder
Also Available Refill: $19.95 Spray: $24.95
LONGINES Heritage Military COSD Watch
The Longines Heritage Military COSD offers the sober and characteristic design of a watch created for British paratroopers in the 1940s. Its 40 mm steel case houses an L619.2 self-winding calibre. Maintaining its military look, it is mounted on a khaki NATO strap. The opaline dial boasts a chapter-ring comprising large black Arabic numerals as well as a red 24-hour scale enhanced with blued hands, while a railway-track minute ring serves to further emphasize the military style of the watch. The upper part of the dial bears a broad arrow, a symbol used in Britain at the time to indicate government property. $2,050 for the Nato Strap and $2,350 on Alligator Strap. www.longines.com • L’ORO Jewellery Sherway Gardens, European Jewellery Yorkdale Mall, and Berani Jewellery at Bayview Village.
SWATCH SEES STARS AND LIGHTS UP FOR HOLIDAY SEASON
Inspired by visions of sugar-plums dancing, reindeer flying through starry skies and city streets lit up by night, Switzerland’s sparkling watchmakers have created a luminous celebration. LUCINFESTA comes in special packaging that takes the festival of lights into another dimension — lenticular surfaces produce a 3D effect that enhances the splendor of the season. This year’s Season’s Special is available in a limited edition of 8,888 pieces at Swatch Retail Stores across the GTA. $145
TomTom Bandit Action Camera
The first ever action camera to come with a built-in media server, the TomTom Bandit eliminates the need to download footage before editing it. All you have to do is shake your phone for a ready-to-share clip of your video highlights, allowing users to edit and share their action footage right from their smartphone with a companion iOS app. TomTom Bandit Action Camera is available at TomTom.com for $499.
Powerful, water-resistant, and with an all-day battery, Moto G outlasts the busiest Boxing Day shopping trips or accidental drops in the punch bowl. With a 13MP camera and quick capture feature — this may be your best chance to snag a shot of the man in red yet! Giving Moto G makes you the number one elf. Moto G is available for about $199 at Bell Mobility, Koodo, TELUS, Virgin Mobile or SaskTel
BLACK & DECKER™ Auto Vacs
BLACK & DECKER™ introduces four new styles of Auto Vacs that expand the brand’s line of hand vacuums and are perfect for anyone from the car-care enthusiast to busy moms and dads. Each vacuum simply plugs into your car’s DC outlet for easy and convenient use. With the car’s ignition on, these vacuums are powered up for use! The new BLACK & DECKER™ Hand Vac (BDH1220AV) has a long crevice tool that adds up to 50% more reach, giving the compact size extra length when needed. Available at Amazon.ca ($49.99) and Napa Auto Parts centres across Canada. www.blackanddecker.com