Local Gifts Your Siblings Will Love This Christmas

We've created a list of local gifts that your siblings will never want to regift. I think you'll need to prepare your speech for the Best Sibling Ever Award after this one. 

Let’s kick things off with the Sibling Mug Set

We think Pier Prints got the sibling hierarchy right. Everyone has a place in the family, let your sibling know what theirs is! Treat yourself to one too to complete the set.

Gifts for Your Brother:

A closet staple like the Kuwalla Tee Thermal Hi-Lo is an easy yes

If you’re looking to gift something useful that he'll love, this thermal is it! Thermals are super great for layering under sweaters, flannels, hoodies...I think you get the point. They’re the perfect basic because the curved hem adds a pop of colour to an outfit, while adding a little warmth.The hi-lo thermal comes in two colours, navy and camel, which are perfect for pushing a picky guy out of his comfort zone. These colours are neutral (so they’ll go with everything) but unique enough to capture interest in an outfit. 

I think liking beer is something that all brothers have in common, so you’re gonna wanna buy him a Local Brewery Taster Glass

If he likes to collect beer memorabilia, these are a super unique gift for the beer loving brother in your life! These taster glasses rep some of our favourite local breweries, and we know he’ll be a fan too. Since these are taster glasses, they look like miniature versions of the real thing, and they’re seriously adorable. Add one to his collection!

A guy on the go would love the Scout Cap by Herschel

Give him the luxury of no more bad hair days. The Scout Felt Patch cap is a lightweight style designed for everyday wear, from casual weekends or morning workouts. Catch him wearing it everyday honestly.

Based in Vancouver, Canada Herschel Supply Co. is a design driven global accessories brand that produces timeless utility products.

Get him into skin care without knowing he’s into skin care with the Cooling Mint Aftershave Tonic

Bright and invigorating, Cooling Mint Aftershave Tonic is the perfect final step to your shaving routine. The blend of essential oils lends a cooling, anti-inflammatory quality to this aftershave.

Aftershave Tonics are the perfect middle ground between a traditional alcohol splash and a facial moisturizer. Powerful ingredients like aloe and jojoba oil work to hydrate, while witch hazel tones and firms. The tonics also contain a powerful blend of nutrients and antioxidants, which can fight the signs of aging and promote healing.

Underwear is a classic Christmas present. Don’t break tradition, pick up a pair of Kuwalla Tee Boxers

This three pack of boxer trunks is a simple yet effective present. No more cheap, low quality basics; these cotton/spandex trunks are built to last. Kuwalla trunks are fashioned with the finest raw materials to give ridiculous softness and lasting comfort. 

Established in 2012, Kuwalla Tee is a Canadian streetwear brand that redefines everyday basics through elevated essentials. Born out of a need for quality, their brand offers premium clothing that is sustainable, stylish, and affordable. They are a proud member of the 1% for the Planet movement - an organization that provides a window to contribute by donating 1% of their sales to environmental causes.

Help him get organized with the Charlie Wallet

Slim down that cluttered wallet; this is a cardholder that only carries the essentials. This wallet features a RFID blocking layer that is designed to help insulate you from electronic pickpocketing. Plus, all Herschel products come with a limited lifetime warranty, so rest assured knowing their products are built to last. 

Reviews:

★★★★★ “Just received my first Herschel today and I'm pleasantly surprised how well made it is. Slots are little bit on a tight side, but that's what you want in such a design. Super light and can barely feel it in the pocket.”

★★★★★ “Purchased for my son. Overheard he’d wanted a basic wallet for work. He loved it! A few of his coworkers have now made the same purchase. Great quality. Proud to support Hershel products.”

You probably don’t think your brother is a gentleman but maybe the Gentleman’s Beard Wash can help

Dry is for martinis, not facial hair. Turn that beastly beard into a Gentleman's mane with this super conditioning, citrus and mahogany scented beard wash. This beard wash is filled with fantastic ingredients such as argan oil, vitamin E, and aloe. Argan oil and vitamin E helps to nourish, hydrate, and heal hair and skin. Aloe promotes hair growth, and acts as a conditioner, leaving hair shiny and smooth. 

Gifts for Your Sister:

The Truly Vitamin C Serum is a must have for anyone and everyone

This powerhouse antioxidant and skin brightener is one of the most effective skincare ingredients out there. Truly has created the holy grail of facial serums. Gone are the days of dull, lifeless skin! This incredible product helps boost the production of collagen and elastin, while reducing hyper-pigmentation and dark under-eye circles, making it an incredible anti-aging product.

In addition to vitamin C, this serum contains soothing cucumber, aloe and botanical antioxidants. This custom blend of ingredients fights wrinkles, sagging, lost firmness and more to support the appearance of younger-looking skin.

Directions

Apply a few drops to face AM and PM before creams. Can be layered with other serums. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Patch testing prior to use is advised. Keep out of reach of children.

★★★★★ “I had heard great things about Vitamin C serums so was excited to try! I already love Truly products, use their moisturizer and so wanted to keep to the same brand....this product lived up to the hype! I feel so much brighter and I have visibly noticed a glow on my skin!”

This is a PSA for any students, office workers, or general fashionistas: the Soma Lunar Blue Light Glasses by Piperwest are a must

Blue light glasses are designed to filter out damaging blue toned light, emitted from most digital devices driving our lives on the daily. These tinted glasses assist with increased melatonin production, reduced eye fatigue and have a stylish, minimal frame that pairs well with any outfit. Cute and functional, we love that!

Yes, she needs another purse. Yes, the Matt & Nat Bee Purity Crossbody is the one. 

This bag is a timeless staple, which means it’ll stay in her rotation for a long time. The Purity collection has an outer body material made completely from PVB. PVB (polyvinyl butyral) is made of 100% recycled windshield glass resin. Plus, all of the interior linings of their bags are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles (21 to be exact). Not only is it cute, it’s a symbol of innovative sustainability. 

Sister Sister Candle for your sister sister

This is a great scent for all the special ladies in your life (sisters included!). A natural blend of rum, lavender and berry musk gives off relaxed, calm and cozy vibes. This sweet scent is the perfect balance of feminine and musky, great for people who don't enjoy strong scents.

The Melody Bracelet is the perfect gift when you don’t know what to get her

We’re all about quality pieces that they will keep for a lifetime this holiday season. This dainty figaro style chain goes with anything. She can wear this bracelet on its own, or stacked with others. This is a great option because it balances quality and price. A cute 14k gold filled bracelet for $42? Sounds like a deal!

★★★★★ “I love this bracelet! The figaro chain is so dainty yet sturdy. I wear it everyday; rarely do I take it off. It's comfortable enough to wear while I sleep, and can withstand constant hand washing throughout the day. Still as good as the day I received it. Can't go wrong with a timeless piece like this melody bracelet.”

★★★★★ “this bracelet is exactly what i was looking for!! so dainty and perfect for everyday. I have very small wrists and the smallest clasp on the smallest length fits perfectly (5.5) . I forget I'm wearing it sometimes because it's so lightweight. highly recommend”

Healthy skin, healthy mind with the Midnight Paloma Charcoal + Rose Detox Mask

This clay mask pulls out toxins and calms breakouts. Activated Charcoal targets skin congestion and clogged pores, while Kaolin Clay cleans out dead skin cell build-up. The results? Clear, blemish-free, poreless looking skin!

★★★★★ “Nicely packaged powered face mask that you can blend yourself according to your skin type. I used it with honey and it worked nicely. It left my skin feeling clean and soft, definitely recommend.”

Lastly, a winter fan favourite is the Orb Sherpa Lined Beanie

Super cozy yarn combined with a beautifully soft & silky sherpa lining make this one of our coziest beanies. Classic fit, but it has a double roll, so you can also unroll for a super slouch look. Cute faux fur pom to top it off. Snag this while you can!


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