Ace’s Local Favourites: Calgary's 2018 Gift Guide

“When you buy from a small business, an actual person does a little happy dance.”

Ain’t that the truth! To spread the #LocalLove this holiday season, we’re sharing our favourite local brands that make the perfect gift for every babe in your life. When checking off your list this year, make sure to spread the local cheer and support small businesses.

Here’s some of our local favourites in our Calgary 2018 Gift Guide:


1. Adorn Boutique

This pretty little boutique in Inglewood has something unique for every lady in your life. When in doubt, Adorn’s Graphic Sweatshirts make for the perfect gift.

2. Routine Cream

This natural deodorant is the real deal, plus you can actually read the ingredients. Say goodbye to toxins, and hello to happy (and good smelling) armpits!

3. Joy Drop

Sparkles, sparkles and more sparkles. From bracelets and necklaces to accessories and handbags, Joy Drop has a variety of pieces for every style.

4. Fiasco Gelato

Gelato makes lives sweeter one tiny spoonful at a time. Fiasco’s tagline is, “You can buy happiness” and we have to agree. Whether you opt for the classic Holiday Pack, or go all out at the Gelato Academy, Fiasco has your gift giving covered.

5. Barre West

*Insert twin emoji here* Friends who barre together slay together, right? Give your best gal pal the gift of fitness this season with their gift cards options towards class passes.

6. Esme Beautiful

Combining florals and beauty together in one space, Esme is one of our go-to’s. Give your babes some beautifully arranged florals or treat them to an afternoon of pampering.

7. Milk Jar

Nothing says the holidays like a good scented candle. What’s more? A candle that cracks. Milk Jar’s beautifully scented soy candles with a unique crackling wood wick and minimalist design.

8. Rocky Mountain Wine, Spirits & Beer

Wine not make gift giving easy this year by ordering a beverage gift basket from Rocky Mountain Wine, Spirits & Beer? They curate themed or custom gift baskets for anyone on your list. Cheers!

9. Ollia Macarons & Tea

While known for their almost-too-pretty-to-eat macarons (pictured in our gift guide), Ollia also offers Tea Blending classes. Have fun experimenting and testing what goes into the perfect cup of tea and take home your own blend!

10. Mane House of Hair

Treat your babe to a new look, because everyone loves a good hair day. Mane House of Hair thrives to help you express your own style through fashion, knowledge and experience.