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Made in Canada for the Holidays


These days “Made in Canada” can be hard to find. For the quality, unique design and story it totally is worth shopping local this season – so we’ve made a list of the Canadian companies you should be shopping at for the holidays.

Rimpy Sahota

rimpy-sahota We are obsessed with the new Kassi rose gold dress – it’s perfect for parties this time of year but could be worn in the spring/summer too.  Everything in this JCI grad’s line is made right here on Canadian soil, and we love how her styles are both classic and fashion-forward!

Vancouver Candle Company 


The soy-based amazing smelling candles are made right here in Vancouver! You can choose your favourite neighbourhood, and I bet you can guess which one we’re getting…This isn’t your typical candle, and is one almost anyone on your list would love to receive.

Bite Beauty 


Everything from this amazing beauty brand is made in Toronto, ON. They have an amazing range of products, but we love the multi-stick for how versatile it is. Any beauty lovers out there will appreciate the great quality from this Canadian company.



If you haven’t seen the huge Lush factory (or watched one of their mesmerizing videos of product being made) in Vancouver, keep your eye out the next time you head to Richmond on the Canada Line. In their huge range of products and gift sets, you can surely find something perfect for that special someone.



Roots is an iconic Canadian brand, and they made great leather goods. Though their bags are an investment, they will last for a very long time. Anyone lucky enough to get gifted one of these will be appreciating it for years to come!


(JCI) is widely recognized as the industry leader in providing job-ready training and has been setting the standard for artistry and innovation for over 30 years.

Established in Vancouver since 1978, JCI continues to stand behind top professionals in the areas of fashion, make up, hair and esthetics. With note-worthy careers as award-winning makeup artists, international fashion stylists, skilled spa technicians and cutting edge hairstylists, graduates of JCI continue to shine.

Supportive and positive learning practices provide students with the most beneficial educational experience.

Our faculty is comprised of leading industry professionals and guest instructors from various aspects of their respective fields. Our instructors and graduates continue to win awards and gain recognition for their work and contributions to their industries. Just 1 block down from the Waterfront Station, JCI sits surrounded by cafes, design studios, art galleries and photographers’ studios – the perfect place for students to absorb creativity and find constant inspiration.


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