Don't you dare put a ragged holiday poinsettia into Tamara Rushlow 's sharp, red, laminated plywood vase ($90, MADE , 867 Dundas West, 416-607-6384).
Queen Bee Creations slips vintage vinyl into the front pocket of its retro record messenger bag ($84, Frock , 97 Roncesvalles, 416-516-1333).
Boys will be boys shooting off the remote-controlled N.S.E.C.T. 's ($109, Toys R Us , 690 Evans, 416-621-8697, and others) missile arsenal. Hardboiled yellow wolf - print hoodie ($85, Clandestino , 249 Crawford, 647-436-4761). FACE ski man print scarf ($45, Model Citizen , 913 Dundas West, 416-553-6632).
Deck your dame's neck with an oh-so-ecological coconut necklace and matching earring set . Handmade at a women's cooperative in Colombia by single moms paid a living wage. ($69, Body Rox , 687 Queen West, 647-430-5688)
San Francisco chocolatier Joseph Schmidt packs tasty truffles in a hand-decorated, star-shaped box ($82, Holt Renfrew , 50 Bloor West, 416-922-2333).
Soup up a beginner studio with a newbie artist light table ($97.95, Curry's , 490 Yonge, 416-967-6666).
Aussie beauty brand Napoleon Perdis's denim boxed makeup kit ($75, The Bay , 176 Yonge, 416-861-9111) includes Peep Show mascara, Auto Pilot skin primer, Satin Lips gloss and Chandelier Shine nail polish.
Six-controller Texas Hold 'EmPlug the Six-Controller Texas Hold 'Em gaming console into your television and play no-limit Texas Hold 'Em without the chips or cards. Presumably, if gambling is against your religion, this doesn't count, so you won't be struck down by lightning. Play with up to six people or computer players. $59.99 from the Source , Eaton Centre, and others, www.thesource.ca
Linkman Smoking Cessation Device The Linkman Smoking Cessation Device helps you quit smoking naturally, without getting you addicted to nicotine patches and gums in lieu of cigarettes. Press the button and a green or red light will let you know if it's time for your next cancer stick while slowly increasing the time between cigarettes (by 0.39 per cent). In six months time, it'll get you down to one smoke a day while effectively turning you into its bitch. $89.70 from www.linkman.com
Eco-conscious chicks will dig this silky-soft sustainable bamboo and organic cotton top by local eco designer Passenger Pigeon ($94, Skirt , 903 Dundas West, 647-436-3357).
Micro-sized laptops are a perfect fit for this yellow vinyl case ($50, Boutique Le Trou , 940 Queen West, 416-516-7122) also available in black and brown.
Slip a plane ticket south between the pages of Sukie's beach hotel photo album ($54, Token , 888 Queen West, 416-516-9586).
Den men will love mounting this iron stag head - on their wall of course ($69, Joey's Atelier , 473A Church, 416-925-2702).
Turn on Lexon's fuchsia AM/FM radio ($79.95, Rolo , 24 Bellair, suite #6, 416-920-0100).
This Vespa model ($55, Motoretta , 554 College, 416-925-1818) is great on gas.
Diversify their animal logo menagerie with a Le Tigre striped polo ($65, Over the Rainbow , 101 Yorkville, 416-967-7448).
strong>Koie's Lug Puddle Jumper bag ($65, Red Pegasus , 628 College, 416-536-3872) earned international acclaim when Oprah gave it her seal of approval. Your endorsement might not have the same sway, but they'll love its multiple pockets perfect for overnight trips and gym jaunts.
Snap, snap, snap, snap, snap, snap, snap, snap, snap away with Lomos Pop 9 camera ($74.95, Eye Spy , 1100 Queen East, 416-461-4061).