Holiday Favs from the Hot Toddy & PJs Shop Local Collective

Posted on November 29 2016

This collective of Ontario e-boutiques invites you to throw on that onesie, pour a drink, and turn on a holiday flick while shopping local... online! We have you covered with curated gift ideas, all shopable from the coziness of your couch. Meet the peeps behind these Ontario online shops. (and see us live Dec 10th 9am - 5pm at Creeds Coffee Bar, 390 Dupont Ave in Toronto).

Smithery

Smithery is an e-boutique where we curate unique brands, model the pieces on real women, and provide styling tips for every purchase.

Fav Holiday Cocktail: Mulled Wine

Fav Holiday Movie: Home Alone

Knock their socks off with:

Graphic Tees - designed in Toronto with a portion of the proceeds going toward mental health awareness 

Bralettes - pretty colours, comfy fit, and a fan favourite at $20 bucks a pop

Super Soft Blanket Scarves - they come with styling tips and a box of tea, making a thoughtful gift  



Liel and Lentz

With a sleek contemporary aesthetic, Liel and Lentz creates timeless jewels that are sophisticated chic. Designed in Toronto with love.

Favourite cocktail: Negroni

Favourite Christmas movie: Elf

Knock their socks off with: 

Mini Bar studs: A must-have in your jewelry box for everyday

Arc necklace: Our signature L&L piece, this necklace looks amazing on anyone and is loved by everyone

Chain Tassel bracelet: Sometimes a bracelet is all you need. Plus, a tassel never hurt anyone! 

 

Swell Made Co

Swell Made Co. creates paper goods + gifts that make a statement. They literally make a statement with witty sayings. They visually make a statement with their simple design - and they're gold!

Fav Holiday Cocktail: That's easy, anything made with Champagne!

Fav Holiday Movie: Love Actually

Knock their socks off with:

Oversized tote bags now available in black for the Fall/Winter season

A versatile art print that can be easily framed for any space, from nurseries to living rooms

Little hearts pendant + chain to show a love for books, wine, tacos, sleep and more. Mix and match! 

 

da lish cosmetics

These uncomplicated essentials got their start as kitchen-made cosmetics. Today, they're a favourite for women seeking anti-oxidant rich makeup made with as many locally sourced, natural ingredients as possible.

Fav Holiday Cocktail: Rum & Eggnog

Fav Holiday Movie: A Christmas Story

Knock their socks off with:

Lip & Cheek Balm Kit: five  all-time best selling shades of this creamy, versatile fave.

Legendary Lipgloss: non-sticky, slightly sheer, full pigment shades with a hit of vanilla scent. 

 

Surfing Ninjas Clothing

Designed by a Toronto mama, inspired by the fearless adventures and playful spirit of her own two little ninjas! These rad threads are comfy, unisex and sweatshop-free!

Fav Holiday Cocktail: Champagne (it’s always a good time for champagne!)

Fav Holiday Movie: The Grinch, especially now that both my kiddos are old enough to watch

Knock their socks off with:

Hot off the presses, our new, custom-knit Ninja Toques for everyone in the family!

Long sleeve “Love Muffin” baby onesie!

Best seller - Our ever classic PLAYGROUND NINJA black sweatshirt!


Cheerfully Made

This e-boutique and retail shop is a handmade hub for local area makers and the people who love them. Owner Emily curates delightful gifts with a focus on the Ottawa valley.

Fav Holiday Cocktail: The Split Tree Hudson Bay

1.5 oz bourbon
1/2 oz of Sweet Vermouth
1/4 oz of Fernet Branca
3/4oz of Split Tree Rhubarb & Elderflower Cordial
3-4 dashes of Rhubarb bitters
Add ice to mixing glass, add all ingredients and stir. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with an orange peel.

Fav Holiday Movie: Prancer

Knock their socks off with:

At the Office: “World’s Okayest Boss” Mug or Reindeer Farts lip balm and "Enjoy your job" breath spray for your secret santa

For the coffee lover: Black Coffee Apparel baseball tee + toque

For your best friend: “Emotional Baggage” duffel

For your mum: Literary Tea Co tea, Hatchet Made shibori handbag

 

Gold Apothecary

Gold Apothecary revives the traditional apothecary experience for a modern audience with high quality ingredients, exquisite scents, and gorgeously nostalgic packaging.

Fav Holiday Cocktail: Cranberry Ginger Ale & Spiced Rum 

Fav Holiday Movie: Little Women

Knock their socks off with: 

The bath salt of the month club - a beautiful jar of  handmade bath salts delivered to their door Jan thru March. 

Handmade Soap Set: Seasonal scents of orange spice, earl grey tea, and rosemary peppermint tea .

 

Mai Lin Jewelry

This dainty silk reminder bracelet echoes the 'string around your finger sentiment' it ties on the wrist and stays fastened through life's beautiful adventures. 

Fav Holiday Cocktail: Ginger Spiced Negroni

Fav Holiday Movie: Jingle All The Way

Knock their socks off with:

Original Friendship Bracelet - The perfect gift for your long distance bestie. Include a personalized, hand-painted watercolour card at no extra cost and have it sent straight to her.

Black Spinel Reminder Bracelet - This one has all of the holiday glitter in the most perfectly neutral way.

Traditional Holiday - It's the holidays so why not echo the gifts of the season - Peace, Love and Joy! 

 

Present Day Gifts

Present Day Gifts is an online gift box boutique in Toronto with a focus on local, artisan goods. Every box is curated with a keen eye for design and quality in both the packaging and the products with full customization available. All items can be delivered within the city, or shipped across Canada & the US.

Fav Holiday Cocktail: As the weather turns cooler, I love to make a classic Old Fashioned cocktail with Dillons DSB bitters and local maraschino-style cherries.

Fav Holiday Movie: My best friend and I try to watch Little Women (with Winona Ryder) every year around the holidays. We’ve been doing that since we were in Grade 8! The movie starts with a Victorian Christmas scene and it always makes me feel like Christmas is finally here when I watch it.

Knock their socks off with:

Our Shareable Sweets box filled with local, artisan foods as a great holiday client gift or hostess gift.

Men’s Grooming Kit with local products for any guy in your life. Includes useful items like a shoe kit, sea salt soap, beard and hair oil, etc, all wrapped in a modern gift box.

 

Province of Canada

A 100% made in Canada lifestyle brand blending quintessential Canadian style with modern sensibilities. From lake to city life, these cozy men’s and women’s pieces are a new classic.

Fav Holiday Cocktail: Does Chocolate Fudge Crackle Peppermint Chocolate Ice Cream count as a cocktail?

Fav Holiday Movie: Every Christmas Eve we watch National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation – it never gets old.

Knock their socks off with:

Best Seller Unisex Sweatshirt, crafted with the coziest fleece fabric this will be their new go-to 

Skinny Unisex Sweats, slim enough to grab a coffee in and comfy enough to catch a flight.

Socks they actually want to get for Christmas! 

 

ReFluff

Made in small batches in Toronto, these sustainable products for the family have style and longevity in mind. ReFluff transforms earth-friendly textiles into modern, imaginative pieces.

Fav Holiday Cocktail: Mulled Cider

Fav Holiday Movie: It’s a tie between Home Alone and National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Knock their socks off with: 

The super cool, super soft Harem Pant in your pick of premium cotton prints.

Reversible Bandanas to keep little ones dry in style 

Our family fave, the mason jar travel mug 

 

On Saturday Dec 10th, we invite you to change out of your PJs and join us for a maker’s market at Creeds Coffee Bar 390 Dupont Avenue from 9am - 5pm.

 

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