Shopping – Christmas day is coming up fast and it’s time to finish your Christmas shopping for family and friends. If you’re running out of ideas of gifts to offer people, this article might help you. We’ve created a list of some different places you might not have thought to have a look in for some unique and special gifts.
Boutique Café MRKT
Boutique Café MRKT is both a go-to café for residents of Le Plateau and a trendy boutique. They sell unique products from local designers and creators, including men and women’s fashion, urban lifestyle accessories, many decorations and bath products. Shopping here is a fantastic way to not only support a local business, but also to help local thriving artists from Montreal. Click here to access their Facebook page.
Frenco is a local zero waste grocery store and café situated on the boulevard Saint-Laurent. They have a range of organic and locally made bath products and ready made jars to make biscuits, which can be a lovely gift to somebody who is thinking of reducing their waste. They have soaps and bath bombs that are not wrapped, so you can buy some and put them in a nicely decorated jar without creating any trash. Click here to access their Facebook page.
Argo Library is Montreal’s oldest independent English language book store situated on Sainte-Catherine street. They have a wide selection of classics, young adult, fiction, science and much more. The staff at Argo Library are extremely welcoming and will be more than happy to help you find the perfect book for the person you’re buying for. Make sure to check out their weekly book suggestions on the shelf to your left as you enter the store. Click here to access their Facebook page.
Lululemon is a trendy and high quality sports shop, with various locations across Montreal and they also have an online store. If the person you’re buying for enjoys running or yoga, Lululemon is a fantastic store to find quality outerwear and sportswear. If you’re unsure of sizing and colours, Lululemon offers gifts cards, so you can make sure the person you’re buying for will choose something they love. Click here to access their Facebook page.