It’s the 38th year of the One of a Kind Show, and trust us it’s the ultimate shopping destination for all of your holiday gifts. With over 800 artisans at their Christmas Show there is definitely something that will catch your eye — even for those friends who are impossible to shop for. The event is being held in Toronto at the Direct Energy Centre from November 22 to December 2. Help support home-grown talent and find beautiful handcrafted items, with everything from fashion accessories to house hold decor that’s all made in North America. To help you feel a little less overwhelmed, we’ve picked out five must stop shops with items they’ll die for.
For the fashionista: Surprise her with this beautiful necklace and it will be her go to accessory. Aragon collar necklace, $288, Tricia McMaster of Green Bijou, Drumbo, Ontario, Booth N-20
For the retro guy: Get him ready for sweater weather in this knit with a twist. Raglan sweater, $290, Ariane Michaud and Frédérique Sarrazin of Breed Knitting, Montreal, Quebec, Booth L-33
For the foodie: Spice up their kitchen with some new ingredients. Black currant vinaigrette and syrup $12 each or trio for $23.95, Anne Monna-Lamarre and Catherine Monna of Cassis Monna & Filles, St-Pierre-de-l’Île-d’Orléans, Quebec, Booth G-62
For the party girl: Let her paint the town red with this adorable organic cotton dress. Dress, $145, Catherine Métivier and Anne-Marie LaFlamme of Atelier B, Montreal, Quebec, Booth V-50
For the rocker: In the office by day and jamming by night, this printed tie will let him release his inner rock star at work. Screen printed silk tie, $80, Yves Lenouvel of Yves’ Drop, Toronto, Ontario, Booth N-06
To get tickets go on the One of a Kind Show website.