21 Dec 10 Last Minute Gifts That Can Be Delivered In Time For Christmas
There is nothing wrong with being proud of your country. And nothing says your proud to be a Canadian more than a lumberjack plaid Canadian flag on local, sustainable birch wood. Nothing. (Available at Reclaimed Print: www.reclaimedprint.com)
The perfect gift for your bachelor buddies, or a pal with a man cave. Words to live by, mounted on a birch canvas. Might as well buy two because you know you want one too.
(Available at Reclaimed Print: www.reclaimedprint.com)
Japanese manufacturer Kiya has been making knives since the late 18th century. more specifically: 225 years. We all know that the nail clippers you buy in drug stores suck. It’s probably safe to say that carbon steel nail clippers made by a company that is more than two centuries old won’t suck. (Available at Litchfield: www.litchfieldtheshop.com)
We all have a coffee or tea connoisseur in our lives. The kind of person who loathes Starbucks, turns up their nose at a Bodum, and drones on about how coffee should be treated. Now you can shut them up with an Espro Coffee Press. Perfect for both coffee and tea, the Espro is designed to extract the most flavour with the least amount of seepage, making it pretty much the best press around, even for the snobbiest of coffee snobs. (Available at Litchfield: www.litchfieldtheshop.com)
This may look like a regular purse, but it’s not. It’s a 21st century purse for the 21st century woman who loves her music. This baby comes equipped with a phone charger, an in-bag light, and a high quality Bluetooth speaker. It’s big enough for your phone, wallet, keys, and makeup, but small enough to not get in the way. Available in powder blue and black, it’s the ultimate party purse. (Available at Rebecca Bree: www.rebeccabree.com)
Inspired by a trip famed French perfume maker, Albert Fouquet, took to Egypt in 1936. There, he encountered sights and smells he had never experienced. One of the most exclusive scents from one of the 21st century’s greatest scent makers, who, before his tragic death in 1939, shipped his unique colognes to select American fans, including Cary Grant, James Stewart, and a young JFK. And seriously, who wouldn’t want to smell like JFK? (Available at Masc: www.shopmasc.com)
This is the gadget barbers don’t want you to know about. But for the dude who cares about his hair, it is the perfect gift. One blade that trims, shaves and edges any length of hair, all for the price of a haircut. Good for any kind of hair. Self-grooming has never been easier. (Available at Masc: www.shopmasc.com)
There’s something about globes. They are truly timeless, exuding the perfect combination of aesthetic and retro coolness. Atlases are clunky; online maps are lame. Only a globe shows you the world as it really is. And they are way more fun to play with. Also available in gold and silver. (Available at Zing Paperie & Design: www.zingdesign.ca)
If you don’t feel stress in this day and age, then you have either found zen or own a crate of Valium. Stress is a part of life, and it’s as much physical as it is mental, depositing itself in our necks and shoulders. This Anti-Stress Shoulder Wrap will ease your stress (or the stress of someone you love) with a built-in heating pad, and a combination of peppermint, eucalyptus, rosemary and clove aromas. Made for sighing. (Available at Wildflowers Aromatherapy: www.wildflowersaromatherapy.com)
It’s not sexism; it’s not an opinion; it’s a scientific fact: women’s feet get cold very easily. And unless you want to back out of a wedding, no one likes having cold feet. These plush slippers with removable heat packs solve any cold feet problem. And with a dose of lavender and peppermint, lounging around the house will never be the same. (Available at Wildflowers Aromatherapy: www.wildflowersaromatherapy.com)
No matter how hard we try, there will always be last-minute gifts to buy. And with the malls and the streets crowded with frantic shoppers, why not do yourself a favour and choose one of these gifts from the comfort of your couch and have it delivered on the same day you order with ParcelPal! Easy peasy.