It’s the season of giving, and there’s no better way to do it than by supporting local. In Vancouver, that means gifting anything from warm winter toques to eco-friendly candles, to limited-edition coffee blends that represent the best of Vancouver’s coffee scene. So with that in mind, here are 14 quintessential holiday gift ideas for your favourite Vancouverite.

Cavill & Wicks

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We’re starting off this list with some of the most delicious-smelling candles out there – created by family-owned luxury candle brand Cavill & Wicks. The coco-soy candles are all created with non-toxic wax and oils that are safe for pets, children, and those who are more sensitive to irritants.

Whether you want to create your own Fragrance Flight, splurge on a 12-candle Advent Calendar, or go with one of their delightful new holiday scents like Cashmere Pine & Scotch, Pine & Grapefruit.

To complete the experience, you can also pick up one of their ever-delicious mineral sea soaks or relaxing bath elixirs.

Where: Online or in stores
Price: $17 to $219

Bloodline Design

Born out of a single bedroom on Granville and West 14th was the concept for Bloodline, a jewelry and houseware line inspired by the family’s English heritage, with a twist. Think cross imagery, skulls, thorns, roses, and pearls made with solid precious metals and ethically produced gemstones.

So if you’re on the market for some truly unique jewelry pieces (for women and men!), you’ll definitely want to check out their variety of ornate rings, bracelets, chains, cufflinks, necklaces, earrings, and more.

Where: Online and at 2735 West 20th Avenue
Price: $80+

Sponsored Pick: YYOGA

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Give yourself the gift of relaxation this season! With four locations across Vancouver, YYOGA has been providing a sanctuary for locals to destress from their busy lives for over 16 years. And did we mention their 10-Class Pack is on sale for the holiday season? From now until January 17th, you can get 10 yoga classes for only $159. That’s $15.90 per class and a total savings of $46!

When: Now until January 17th, 2024
Where: Online
Cost: $159 for 10 classes

Milano Coffee Roasters

With 13 different-origin coffees to choose from, you can truly taste the “Italian soul” in each blend by Milano Coffee Roasters. Plus, the beloved Vancouver brand just celebrated 20 years of delicious coffee, releasing a limited-edition, gold-medal-winning 20-bean espresso blend, The Turk’s Crown, that would make the perfect gift for the coffee aficionado in your life.

Where: Online and at these retailers
Price: $100 per 1 lb bag of The Turk’s Crown

Sponsored Pick: The best holiday gifts for your favourite Vancouverite

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Trying to avoid the crowds this season? Save yourself a SkyTrain trip and hop on The Source’s website instead — there you’ll find a little something for every Vancouverite on your shopping list.

Treat the dedicated seawall runner on your list to the gift of crystal-clear sound with Bose QuietComfort Ultra earbuds. Shopping for someone with their head in the clouds? The Meta Quest 3 512GB VR Headset provides an affordable journey to new worlds, without the need for a costly flight from YVR. Looking for something for the photo enthusiast? The Google Pixel 8 Pro 256GB Bay delivers exceptional night photography capabilities, ideal for capturing the enchanting lights of Science World after dark.

SIISTA Boutique


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SIISTA is a Latinx & woman-owned boutique with a variety of fashion pieces, jewelry, apothecary, and lifestyle products. If you or a loved one is looking for a timeless top, bottom, or dress with a unique modern touch, you’ll find plenty of gorgeous options that the brand promises can be kept in your closets for years to come.

Where: Online and at 207 West Hastings Street, Unit 1201
Price: $65 to $300+

Mine & Yours 

If you want to go big this holiday season for the designer lover in your life, there’s no better place to start than Mine & Yours. With storefronts on Davie, Howe, and now West 4th, you’ll have plenty of luxury bags, shoes, apparel, and accessories to peruse.

Where: Online and in-stores
Price: $95+

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Sponsored Pick: CanadaHelps

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Looking for last-minute gift ideas that are still thoughtful and meaningful? 

Canada Helps offers charity gifts that you can select for price, cause, and occasion. Give the gift of generosity and put it towards food insecurity, education, homelessness, animal welfare, and more. Pair your gift with a personalized eCard available immediately, so you can shop as late as Christmas Eve and STILL get your gift on time! 

Where: Shop Online

Herschel Canada


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If you couldn’t make it out to their recent warehouse sale, Herschel Canada is offering customers up to 50% off sitewide, which means you can still take advantage of some amazing deals. From suitcases and travel bags to classic backpacks, fanny packs, and other staple accessories – Herschel has you covered. Our gift idea? Pair a bag with a matching toque, hoodie, or pair of gloves.

Where: Online or in-stores
Price: $25 to $140

Mala The Brand

The ever-popular and delicious coco-soy candles from Mala The Brand always make for an exceptional gift. And we don’t know about you – but we definitely operate via the “one for you, one for me” method of shopping. With holiday bestsellers like “Mistletoe” and “Candycane,” how could we not?

Where: Online and in-stores
Price: $24 to $40


Created right here in Vancouver, Londre specializes in women’s swimwear and bodywear, but with a serious twist – all of their pieces are made primarily from recycled water bottles, and they’ve already repurposed over one million of them into beautiful, sustainable pieces.

From the bestselling “Minimalist” one-piece to puff shoulder bikinis, there are lots of styles to peruse for all body types.

Where: Online 
Price: $88 to $138+


This 100% natural wellness brand was started in Lonsdale Quay and is now headquartered in Mount Pleasant, and offers a variety of natural health products, essential oils, diffusers, and skincare products. While we think any of their best-selling items make for a great gift, they also have curated gift sets for multiple occasions: Housewarming, self-care, travelling, and even gifts for kids.

Where: Online and in-stores
Price: $112+



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Anyone who’s been to the beach in the fall or winter knows that it’s nearly impossible to get out and explore without the proper footwear, which brings us to our next ideal gift: Vessi’s 100% waterproof sneakers. The Vancouver-based brand has all kinds of styles, colours, and features to choose from, for both kids and adults. Take your pick from their Everday Classics with extra arch support, fashionable Weekend Sneakers, and Everyday Move styles for folks on the constant move.

Where: Online and at #2175 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
Price: $112+



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WIRTH has a variety of caps, toques, bucket hats, and their mini counterparts for children as well. From the classic, waterproof Docs Cap to the Burgundy Beanie, there’s a hat for every head at WIRTH. And the brand (created in honour of Jakob Wirth) is committed to raising awareness about the importance of mental health one “hug for your head” at a time.

Where: Online and at 1485 Walnut Street
Price: $45-$65

HIRRS bodywear

This Vancouver-designed bodywear brand focuses on creating pieces that allow you to move freely and feel comfortable in your own skin. Gone are itchy tags and clasps, and in their place, a variety of bras, bottoms, and bodysuits that will stand the test of time. Prices range from $20 to $54, with free shipping across North America on orders over $125.

Where: Online and in-stores
Price: $20 to $54

So there you have it, Vancouver! We hope this inspires some thoughtful gift-giving this season. Happy shopping!