The season is upon us and holiday shopping is in full swing. Or for the truly organized almost complete. Being a part of our community both close to home and far away is so important to us at Elate. Here are some local gifting ideas from neighbours of our Elate Headquarters in Victoria, BC that can be shared with others or added to your own wish list.... and for all of you not in our fair city these local treasures have online shops too!
A perfectly curated artisan shop, located in the heart of Fernwood Village. Picot is gift shopping perfection that truly supports local artist and makers. Like handcrafted mugs from Ghost Mountain perfect for cozying up to jewellery from local artist Shannon Munro.
2. Nezza Naturals
The Victoria go to for clean skin care and house products. Nezza believes that plant based ingredients hold powerful healing qualities and what you put on your body is as important as what you put in it! Pick up facial serums, essential oil blends, and clean bath goodies all cruelty free, ethically sourced, and handmade in Victoria.
3. Bernstein and Gold
Bernstein is like that cool older sister thats always effortlessly pulled together. They offer a selection of ultra coveted brands, like Malene Birdger cold weather essentials while still supporting local artisans with hand crafted soaps and apothecary from Woodlot and many more.
4. Amelia Lee/Nest and Cradle
A little bit of everything perfectly curated under one roof. A third clothing boutique, a third lust worthy homewares, and a third locally made children's tents, bibs, toys, art, nursery decor.