If you’re looking for a holiday gift for the special women in your life, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re an early holiday shopper or a last-minute I-need-a-gift-by-tomorrow type, we have something for all your females! We’ve curated a list of inexpensive, creative, and thoughtful holiday gift ideas where you’ll be getting the gift of extreme gratitude in exchange. Start checking off your holiday list and start your holiday shopping with us!

Here are 10-Holiday gift ideas for women:

1. Pre-loved Luxury Designer Goods

Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

www.designerswap.ca

Does the female you’re shopping to have a dream bag or dream shoe? At Designer Swap, shop for their new and pre-loved designer goods such as high-end designer handbags, shoes, accessories and jewellery without breaking the bank. These items are gently used with little to no flaws, and you’re only paying a fraction of the retail price. Use promo code HOLIDAY10 at check-up for an additional 10% off your entire purchase for the holidays!

2. Custom Fit Footwear & Foot care:

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

https://www.getaligned.com/

When everyone thinks of self-care, they automatically think of skincare. We tend to neglect another essential part of our bodies – our feet! At Aligned Custom Fit, you can shop for women’s shoes, children shoes, men’s shoes, orthopaedic footwear, shoe care products and more.

3. Custom Prints & Artwork on Eco-friendly & Recycled Materials by Twin Waves Studio

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

https://www.twinwavesstudio.com/

TwinWaves Studio is a design studio specializing in fully custom and semi-custom wedding stationery, greeting cards, artwork and prints with a sustainable twist. TwinWaves can provide you with artwork for any occasion. They create products that are made with and or printed on eco-friendly & recycled materials. They offer paperless, print-it-yourself, and fully printed options.

No time for family portraits for Holidays? This year, they are offering custom portrait artwork commissions for your Holiday cards or for gifting needs starting at $35. They are also launching a holiday greeting card collection. Think of it as more tongue and cheek rather than your stuffy hallmark holiday cards. Use code LINH10 for 10% off your purchase!

4. Hand-poured Cactus and Poppy Candles by Zoe Tang

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

These miniature soy wax cactuses and poppies candles are unique and exquisitely made. Not only do they smell good but they look adorable with real-life wax accents too. This gift will stand out from the rest!

5. All-natural Artisanal Skincare

Vo beauty is an all-natural artisanal skincare brand that formulates and hand-craft each of their skincare products with your skin’s best interest in mind. Their current top seller is their Basic Hydra Cloud Water Cream. This oil-free and unscented water cream release a burst of hydration for the skin with antioxidant rice protein and aloe vera. This light-weight moisturizer is made for all skin types thanks to its anti-inflammatory and soothing ingredients, oatmeal, allantoin and vitamin B5, which is perfect for the winter weather! For the holidays, they have a Best Sellers set which includes: Sleeping Beauty mask, Manuka Glow mask, Milky Melt-away which retails for $90 CAD.

6. Catalyst & Co

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

At Catalyst & Co, they have everyday pieces made with meaningful materials. They carry minimal style jewellery from gemstone necklaces to different charm bar items where you can personalize your gift. They also have crystals for all the crystals lovers out there. Check out their 2020 holiday gift guide for all your holiday shopping needs! 

7. Awai Swim

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Awai Swim is a small business that designs and handmakes gorgeous bathing suits for women of all sizes. The best part is that they use biodegradable shipping bags, recycled fabrics and minimize their overall waste. This small company is keen on being sustainable and eco-friendly. Gift a handmade bikini and let the female in your life know that soon, you’ll be able to take her to the beach post-covid!

8. Raly & Roots

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

At Rally and Roots, you can personalize your gift by purchasing their zodiac planters from their clay plant collection. From only $30, this thoughtful gift is the gift that keeps on giving! Their plants come in various sizes and have different colour options for the pot. A perfect gift for the green-conscious female!

9. Wanderlust Creatures

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

This Traveler’s Journey Pin Map from Wanderlust Creatures is the best gift for someone who is feeling the blues about not being able to travel right now. Give the gift of hope with this pin map so that she can pin all the place she wants to visit when this pandemic is all over.

10. Cocktail Emporium

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

Best Matchmaking Advice: Holiday Gift Ideas for HER 2020

For the babes who love a drink or two, this is the perfect gift for them! The ultimate Cucumber Gin & Tonic set. It comes with their best-selling Jack Rudy Classic Tonic Syrup, bitters and garnishes, 2 Copa glasses and a Stainless Steel Multi-Level Jigger. The cocktail emporium is the perfect gift for when she hosts her small holiday gathering!

Guest post article is co-written in partnership with Linh Pham, co-founder of Designer Swap and our In House Virtual Stylist and event co-ordinator. 

Linh is Carmelia Ray’s Style Expert.  She consults and advises clients in making fashion decisions for dating and lifestyle photoshoot profiles. She provides customized recommendations on individual pieces, entire looks, colour palettes, styles, and fabrics. She is the Co-Founder of an online luxury consignment boutique called Designer Swap and a women’s networking group called Canadian Lady Bosses. She loves fashion, traveling, shopping, and women empowering events.