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A holiday gift guide

November 23rd, 2018

Brass reindeer and small evergreen tree

Image courtesy of Modern Sprout

The holiday season is coming, with its twinkling lights, parties and gift-giving fun. And that means it’s time to figure out what to give friends and family including the hard-to-shop-for person in your life. We’ve got you covered! This year shopAGO’s Members’ Shopping Week, which runs December 3-9, has amazing deals, exclusive pop-up shops and extended hours – all designed to make it easy to get something special for everyone on your list. Plus, if you’re an AGO Member, you’ll get a 20% discount on all regularly priced items. Not a Member? You can always join today.

Unsure what to give your loved ones? Here are a few unique gift ideas available at shopAGO:

Grow your own tree

Now that it’s grey and wintery outside, who wouldn’t love a little indoor greenery? Modern Sprout’s White Spruce Grow Kit (CAD $20) comes with everything a green thumb needs to grow their own Christmas tree – indoors. The kits even have a built-in hydroponic system, making it almost impossible to under- or over-water your budding tree.

Artist action figures

Does someone on your list have an art hero? Perhaps, they’re a fan of Vincent Van Gogh or obsessed with all things Frida Kahlo. Feed their passion with a mini-action figure of a 20th century artist (CAD $38). The toys feature neat details like Van Gogh’s detachable ears and Kahlo’s fresh wild rose scent.

Other mini-action figures include Claude Monet, Gustav Klimt, Johannes Vermeer, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, René Magritte and Salvador Dali.


Small Frida Kahlo figurine

Image courtesy of Today is Art Day

Small figurine of Vincent Van Gogh

Image courtesy of Today is Art Day

The perfect cocktail accessory

For the budding bartender in your life, look no further than the Alkemista Infusion Vessel (CAD $89). Inspired by Japanese teapots, this stylish, easy-to-use piece helps would-be mixologists create and serve fresh, custom-infused cocktails at home. Perfect, for holiday parties!

Glass bottle infuser

Image courtesy of Ethan+Ashe

Can’t make it in person? Visit shopAGO online for creative gift ideas.

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