2016 Holiday Gift Guide

From budget-friendly items to the latest trends, here are our editors’ must-have gifts for the holidays
 

Photos by Shane Arsenault, wrapping paper courtesy of Ikea, greenery courtesy of Golden Acre Garden Sentre in Calgary

In our annual holiday gift guide, our editors suggest their must-have gifts of the season. (Hover over images for product info).

 


On a Budget

Photo by Jared Sych

Photo by Jared Sych

Alyssa Quirico, editorial assistant, digital

“Sticking to a budget sends me on a hunt, which I love. I like to either give a few small items or spend my budget on one quality item like a great handbag.”


Comfort Items

Photo by Jared Sych

Photo by Jared Sych

Diane Bolt, assistant editor

“I’m all about staying warm and cozy during the holiday season, and these gifts have a touch of comfort and joy.”


Locally Made

Photo by Jared Sych

Photo by Jared Sych

Alana Willerton, editorial assistant, print

“I love giving locally made or locally designed products as gifts—it adds a personal touch.”


Wellness-Focused

Photo by Jared Sych

Photo by Jared Sych

Jill Foran, editor

“Travellers like me, who like to keep health and fitness top-of-mind, will appreciate these items.”


Latest Trends

Photo by Jared Sych

Photo by Jared Sych

Sara Samson, associate editor

“I’m always interested to see what gifts are trending. This year, I loved the cool techie stuff like the portable record player.”

 

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