Casa's striped blanket ($185, Ma Zone, 63 Jarvis, 416-868-0330) might not be for Poochie, but you can bet she'll quickly claim it as her territory.
Amelie Lucier's mortar and pestle set ($105, AGO Shop, 317 Dundas West, 416-979-6610) is an artful kitchen addition.
The Philips Photo Clock Radio combines an alarm clock, radio, photo frame, video and music player into a package so sleek, compact and complete that getting out bed will become that much harder. $119.99 from Future Shop, multiple locations, futureshop.ca.
Although super-thin and ultra-compact, the Sony DSC T700 digicam shoots at 10.1 megapixels and stores a staggering 4GB worth of flicks on internal memory. View and edit them on the 3.5-inch LCD touch screen. $429.99 from the Sony Store, multiple locations, sonystyle.ca.
Your own Imelda is craving this pair of purple and red Remix pumps ($265, Trove, 793 Bathurst, 416-516-1258).
Design House Stockholm's lamp ($152, Bergo, 55 Mill, building 47A, 416-861-1821) adds a touch of the surreal to holiday homes.
The Megatech HydroFly 2 remote-controlled toy takes off into the air from land or water. $119.95 from Efston Science, 3350 Dufferin, 416-787-4581, escience.ca.
Careless customs officers dare not dent PUMA's wood-sided On-Board bag ($395, Gotstyle, 489 King West, 416-260-9696).
Leave it to the Japanese to come up with Tokyo Flash Watches, the most confounding - and brilliant - devices to tell time. Various prices from tokyoflash.com.
Usually-bare M0851 bags are adding hardware for the holidays. Test drive the new buckles on this Authentic pouch ($185, 23 St. Thomas, 416-920-4001).
Petalwear's handcrafted resin cuff ($150, petalwear.ca) is embossed with the pattern of lovely vintage lace.
Borsalino's badass fedora ($294, Lileo, 55 Mill, building 35, 416-413-1410) has an authentic Mafioso heritage.
The new iPod Touch features more memory, longer battery life, a sleeker design and - finally - a built-in speaker so other subway riders can know just how brilliant your taste in music is. $429.95 from Bay Bloor Radio, 55 Bloor West, 416-967-1122, baybloorradio.com.
Time rare quantums of seasonal solace with Swatch's gold 007 watch ($290, Rolo, 24 Bellair, 416-920-0100).
The LG Shimmer Kit includes the LG Reveal, a square, chic phone with a full QWERTY keypad, 2.5-inch screen, video recorder and 2MP camera. Stash it in your pocket and use the Swarovski-encrusted Bluetooth headset. $149.95 with a three-year contract from Bell Mobility, multiple locations, bell.ca.
Convert the 5 million Star Wars boxed VHS sets you bought in the 90s to digital format with the ION VCR2PC VHS Converter and file them alongside the 5 million Star Wars boxed DVD sets you bought in the 00s. $199.99 from The Source, multiple locations, thesource.ca.
Any boudoir would benefit from this vintage vanity set ($105, Hawk Eyes, 103 Roncesvalles, 416-857-5728).