2020 Local Holiday Gift Guide – Montreal 

The holidays are a great time to discover and support amazing companies in your city while finding thoughtful gifts that will leave a lasting impression. COVID has made staying close to home a reality this year, luckily Montreal is home to an abundance of local gems. Now more than ever is the time to support local and spread the holiday love to your neighbourhood shops! You don’t need to look any further than your own neighbourhood to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. We have compiled a list of just some of our favourite Montreal-based retailers to help you get inspired to #shoplocal! 

For Cocktail Officiantos 

¾ OZ 

Where: Check out their website for a list of stockists 

From individual syrups to a curated giftset, ¾ OZ is a great place to shop for the cocktail lover in your life. You can purchase their products online as well as in a variety of Montreal based stockists. 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/34oztonic/

For your Tenant/Property Owner 

t.lees 

Where: 3700 St-Patrick Street, Suite 112 | Explore the Little Burgundy Neighbourhood 

Purchase from t.lees amazing collection of candles and home goods or if you’re extra creative you can make your own candle from scratch in their storefront! This is a great low-budget local gift to give to anyone, which makes t.lees candles an awesome option for a gift to your tenant or property owner! 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/tlees.co/

For Self-Pamperers  

BKIND 

Where: Online

This Montreal-based staple is a great one-stop shop for all your selfcare shopping needs. They even have their own gift guides to help you in finding the perfect present no matter your budget. 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/bkind.products/

For Bookworms 

Librairie Drawn & Qua 

Where: 211 Rue Bernard Ouest | Explore Le Plateau-Mont-Royal Neighbourhood 

This bookstore is great whether you’re looking for titles en français or in English. Visit them at their brick-and-mortar storefront or order from their great online catalogue for safe shopping! 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/librairiedrawnandquarterly/

For Pet Parents 

Animalerie Little Bear Pet Supplies 

Where: 4152 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest | Explore the Little Burgundy Neighbourhood 

This independently owned pet store in downtown Montreal has a great selection of products that range from adorable to super practical. Little Bear is full of perfect present for the pet owner, or your own four-legged friend, in your life this holiday season! 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/littlebearmtl/

For Little Ones 

Comme des Enfants 

Where: 901 Marie-Anne Est | Explore Le Plateau-Mont-Royal Neighbourhood 

This adorable kids-shop offers not only high quality items but has a great curated thrift selection as well. They have online ordering for all their products new and used which makes it even easier to shop local with them. 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/commedesenfants/

For Coffee Lovers 

Le Brûloir 

Where: 8485 boul. Saint-Laurent Explore Le Plateau-Mont-Royal Neighbourhood 

Now more than ever is a great time to buy high quality coffee to be enjoyed at home. Le Brûloir offers a great range of blends that can be purchased online as well as in-store in one of their two locations. 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/lebruloir/

 

This holiday season will look different for everyone this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t share in giving with those you love. If you’re still struggling to find the perfect gift for those that don’t want anything, try opting for gifts made in-kind to a charity they support.

No matter where you are or how you stay close with your loved ones, our team at Rent it Furnished wish you a happy holidays!