Gift Guide #1: Conscious Consumers

Holiday shopping for friends and loved ones who value sustainability and transparency is easy in the Exchange District! Many of the gift ideas below are responsibly crafted right here in the neighbourhood and use production methods that are easy on the environment. Shop local this holiday season. Shop the Exchange.

Wilder Goods

4th Floor, 290 McDermot Ave
Canvas and leather Five Pocket Zipper Tote Bags – $195

All goods are handcrafted in the Exchange District using quality natural materials that age gracefully.


75 Albert St
Botanical Salt Soaks, Effervescent Bath Cubes and Body Oil – $5-$54

Northlore products are mindfully crafted in their new flagship store using herbal folk methods.

Generation Green

433 Main St
Fresh Emblem Rescentable Wood Air Fresheners – $9

The vast array of products and gifts available at this neighbourhood standby are all eco-friendly and sourced with care.

Vantage Vintage

70 Albert St
Cozy Vintage Outerwear and Holiday Part Attire

This vintage boutique is filled with wearable sartorial treasures from past decades.

Shop Take Care

217 McDermot
Assorted Socks by Le Bonne Shop – $15

Though known for colour curated consignment, it also stocks various accessories and gifts.


4th Floor, 290 McDermot
Collared Shirts – $140-170

Each shirt is transparently made in the Exchange District with slow fashion production methods.