Hand-crafted in Canada, these gifts make a big style statement when you're on the road
These sterling-silver cufflinks ($198) will remind him that even when he’s stuck in the most boring work meeting, adventure is just around the corner. Buy online at studio1098customjewellery.com.
It’s a scarf, it’s a dress, it’s a travelling woman’s dream. The supersoft, ecofriendly Chrysalis Cardi ($138) can be worn more than 10 different ways, making it ideal for when you have to pack light. Buy online at encircled.ca.
In this age of GPS you don’t often need to carry a map – but don’t let that stop you from wearing one. This silk satin scarf ($150) from Anu Raina features a Toronto transit map (Manhattan is another option). Visit anuraina.com for shops (items can also be made on request).Mark Burstyn
Allyson Simmie’s Canadian Landscape rings feature mountains, forests and other reminders of home. Available in various sizes and metals. In sterling silver, the landscape rings range from $280 to $360. In 14k gold they start at $950. Vist arcticlandscapes.com; to order call 902-228-2188.Mark Burstyn
Who doesn’t love a good pompom? This fuzzy cashmere number ($195; available in four colours) will keep your noggin cozy this winter – and keep you looking adorable in general. Buy online at thecashmereshop.com.David Cyr
Want to stand out from the hordes of black parkas? The Anouk ($579) from Quartz Nature comes in vibrant shades and features eye-catching embroidery along the cuffs. The coyote fur trim is removable and can be replaced with synthetic. Buy online at quartznature.com.
The Envy To Go memory foam travel pillow ($159) purports to deliver true beauty sleep by cradling your head in such a way that it keeps your face from getting smushed, so you won’t wake up with pillow wrinkles. Comes with a bamboo case and bag. Buy online at envypillow.com.
Tilley gear is made in Toronto but designed for taking all over the globe. The Intrepid III Bag, inspired by a Second World War utility bag, features five secure pockets and is big enough to hold a laptop ($268). Buy online at tilley.com.
When he needs to look good on and off the plane, the Samuelsohn 12-pocket travel blazer ($1,195) is just the ticket. It’s waterproof, wrinkle-resistant, but still feels like a million bucks thanks to luxurious Loro Piana fibres. Visit samuelsohn.com for retailers.
So you went to Paris in the spring and forgot to bring back the promised macarons for your best gal pal. Make amends with a gift box from Nadège in Toronto (from $26.50). They’re just as good. Buy online at nadege-patisserie.com.