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


1. So Over It Luxury Consignment

Prolonging the life of luxury goods and curating high quality pieces so you can live as your best, most confident self. Pick up something special here for those ladies in your life. We promise their selection won’t disappoint.

2. GORP Bar

Mix a little GORP into your holiday gifting plans. Perfect for the foodie and the woman on the go, GORP provides healthy and convenient energy to cultivate clean eating.

3. Naked Skincare Apothecary

Gift slow mornings, small moments and relaxing self-care rituals with these natural skin care products. It’s the little things in life that make it so great.

4. Dandurand Wines

Life’s too short to drink bad wine. Let Dandurand do the heavy lifting for you and choose from their selection of wines. Pick-up your wines at Ellement or DeLuca’s.

5. Cornelia Bean

Words can’t espresso how much we love Cornelia Bean. Spread the good vibes and get your friends some beans to brew up for their busy days.

6. Portia-Ella

Cruelty free, toxic free, vegan, organic and ethically and sustainably sourced - can it get better than this? Portia-Ella is paving the way for beauty one beautifully curated product at a time. Choose from the best of clean beauty and gift consciously this season.

7. UpHouse

Making binge-watching a little less guilty of a past-time, UpHouse curated a Christmas Movie Bingo pad to add some flare to this otherwise passive act. Gift this game to all your friends and have some fun reliving the best rehashed and repetitive scenes, phrases, characters and circumstances.

8. Fortify Natural Wellness

Empowering all to regain authority over our health and well-being with organic, sugar-free granola. Make sense of healthy living and choose from their offerings. Hint, hint: They also have a pretty rad sweatshirt with “Made Strong” on the front.

9. Coal and Canary

Cheeky candles for those playful personalities in your life. With a variety of scents and sayings to match anyone on your list, Coal and Canary makes for the perfect gift.

10. My Body Winnipeg

A safe space for all bodies and all humans, My Body Fitness + Nutrition focuses on making everyone feel strong in their own skin. Send someone a gift card to get them started on their self-love journey.