I want – I got’s Holiday Gift Guide – Gift Cards

I want - I got's Holiday Gift Guide - Gift Cards
I want – I got’s Holiday Gift Guide – Gift Cards

It’s that time of year again and I want – I got is putting together massive Gift Guides of things I think would be perfect to give as gifts this season. Gift Cards are a holiday godsend. They are quick, easy and you always know the recipient will enjoy whatever they end up purchasing. I for one don’t think they are lazy gifts, but incredibly thoughtful ones as it puts the power of choice back in the recipient’s hand. Check out these I want – I got approved Gift Cards!

Unisex – These gift cards are perfect for everyone

  • Holt Renfrew – Canada’s top luxury retailer. You can purchase gift cards in store and online.
  • The Bay – So many options here: The Room, Topshop and The White Space. You can purchase gift cards in store and online.
  • Google Play Giftcard – I love apps and I have an addiction to some of those freemium games. A Google Play giftcard would be perfect for enabling my gaming habit. You can purchase gift cards at Shoppers Drug Mart, 7-11, Futureshop, Target and Best Buy.
  • Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris – My favourite spa in the city and who wouldn’t love a gift card to get a Hammam & Gommage service. You can purchase gift cards online or in person. They also have a number of great holiday specials now.
  • Hollow Ground Barber Shop – Take care of someones grooming for the year at my favourite Barber Shop in Toronto. You can purchase gift cards in store.
  • Josephson Opticians – Give the gift of great eyewear at my favourite eyewear haunts. You can purchase gift card in store.
  • Karir Eyewear – Give the gift of great eyewear at my favourite eyewear haunts. You can purchase gift card in store.
  • Spectacle – Give the gift of great eyewear at my favourite eyewear haunts. You can purchase gift card in store.
  • Danier Leather – Leather is always a great gift. You can purchase gift cards in store or online
  • LCBO – Gift the gift of inebriation during the Holidays. You can purchase gift cards in store or online
  • Jonathan + Olivia – Cool clothing, accessories and shoes for both men and women. You can purchase gift cards in store.

Men’s Fashion – Give the man in your life the gift of style from some of this amazing Toronto menswear retailers

  • Sydney’s – Great menswear and a great in-house line, Kin. You can purchase gift cards in store
  • Nomad Gift Card – Love Nomad. When I enter the store I wish I were a man. You can purchase gift cards online or in store
  • Gotstyle – Can’t have a list of Menswear retailers and not include GotStyle. You can purchase gift cards online or in store
  • Haven – I haven’t visited this shop in person yet but I really love the website and the designer they stock. You can purchase gift cards online or in store
  • Uncle Otis – Lots of love here for my Uncle Otis crew. You can purchase gift cards in store

Women’s Fashion – Give the woman in your life the gift of style from some amazing Toronto based and Internet retailers.

  • Sauvage – I always love the selection at Sauvage season after the season. You can purchase gift cards in store
  • Fawn Boutique – My favourite womenswear store in Toronto. You can purchase gift cards in store
  • Rac Boutique – Another very cool retailer in the city. Get your Mara Hoffman here. You can purchase gift cards in store
  • The Outnet – Net-a-Porter’s discount retailer. You can purchase gift cards online
  • NET-A-PORTER. You can purchase virtual or printed gift cards online.
  • eLuxe – My favourite Toronto based womens online retailer. You can purchase gift cards online.
  • Shrimpton Couture Gift Card – Incredible vintage designer finds. You can purchase gift cards online
  • Kavut – Selections from some of the hottest jewellery designers. You can purchase gift cards online
  • Anzie Jewellery – I really partial to the Aztec Collection from Montreal based Jeweler, Anzie. You can purchase gift cards online
  • Shopbop – They recently introduced free shipping and free returns to Canada. Yay, Shopbop
  • Jacob – I’ve talked about my love of Jacob and their great office wear. You can purchase gift cards online or in store.
  • Vocado – Great shop with affordable clothing, accessories and shoes. You can purchase gift cards in store
  • Tiffany’s – Always a safe bet and I love, love, love the Paloma Picasso collection. Gift cards are available in store
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By Anita Clarke

Anita Clarke is an Engineering Storyteller and the founder of the fashion blog “I want – I got.” She was one of the first and most prominent online fashion writers in Toronto and Canada.

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  1. Remarkable gift ideas. I spend time and effort a week before Christmas just to buy present to the people that are important to me. I was so happy because they all love what they received from me. It made all my effort worth it.

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