Top 10 Gifts for Women (Holiday 2009)

Tuesday, 8 December 2009 | Tags: , , , , ,

One of the more stressful things about the holiday season can be finding the right gift for that special woman in your life, be it your mom, daughter, sister, or wife. Here are some of the things we're hoping to see under our tree this year:

1. The Amazon Kindle

When it comes to vacation time, think of all the extra shoes you can pack now that you don’t have to lug books around. About $330 (CAD) from Amazon.com, now shipping to Canada.


2. Chanel Le Vernis nail colour in Blue Satin (461)

It’s the new vamp. Available for about $26 (CAD) at department stores like The Bay and Holt Renfrew in Canada, and Nordstroms or Bloomingdales in the USA. Also available at Amazon.com.

3. Rick Owens Leather or Blistered Leather Bomber Jacket

Such rich, buttery leather, perfect for toughening up an uptown look.Available in-store at Bacci Vancouver, as well as at stores online.


4. Falke Tights

$20 – $40 (USD). Available at www.asos.com, with flat-rate shipping to Canada/USA ($6-12).

5. Dyson DC31 Animal hand vac

It’s lightweight (1.5kg), making it easy for quick clean-ups. This model is specifically designed for homes with pets.

But let’s be clear: only give appliances if you’re asked! $279.99 (CAD), available in Canada at Sears Canada, DysonCanada.ca, and in the USA at Amazon.com


6. Tiffany Key Pendant Necklace 

The pendants come in many styles, metals and adornments. We’d like a diamond one, natch. From $180 to $19,700 (including chain) at Tiffany & Co.

7. Hunter Welly Socks 

Accessories for your boots! Available in an assortment of colours. Pull them up for some pizzazz for your rubber boots. Find them for around $45 (CAD) at department stores in Canada and online at Gumdrops (a Vancouver-based store). In the USA, shop for Hunter Welly Socks at Zappos.comEndless.com and other department stores.

8. Balmain “Biker-style” Buckle Boots (ankle) 

There are many knockoffs, but none as sweet as the real thing.About $1500 at department stores in Canada and the USA.


9. Canadian Olympic Team Lamb’s Wool Sweater 

Cozy and patriotic, adult and kids’ sizes are available. $75.00 – 100.00 at TheBay.com. (No longer available but you might find one on eBay.)

10. Glee Soundtrack (Volume 1)

From one of the season’s hottest new TV shows. American Idol, you have nothing on these kids.  $14.99 (CAD) at Amazon.ca and Amazon.com. (You can also pre-order Volume 2, which is available December 9, 2009.)


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