2020 Local Holiday Gift Guide – Toronto 

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 Toronto 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 Toronto-based retailers to help you get inspired to #shoplocal! 

For your Tenant/Property Owner 

Rose City Goods

Where: 1504 Dundas Street West | Explore the Little ItalNeighbourhood

This amazing general store offers lots of affordable gift ideas that make perfect stocking stuffers or a small gift to your tenant or property owner! Their great selection of home good are not only practical but beautiful and add extra flair to any space.

Source: https://www.instagram.com/rosecity.goods/

For Puppy Parents 

Wholesome Canine 

Where: 2096 Dundas Street West | Explore the Bloordale Village Neighbourhood 

From cute to practical and often both, this local shop is full of perfect presents for the dog owner, or your own four-legged friend, in your life this holiday season! 

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

For At-Home Chefs 

The Spice Trader 

Where: 877 Queen Street West | Explore the Queen West Neighbourhood 

Why not spice things up this holiday season with a gift perfectly made for the cooking-enthusiast in your life? They have a great selection of individual spices as well as great gift packs to really wow a special someone this year! 

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

For Bookworms 

BMV Books 

Where: 10 Edward Street | Explore the Downtown Toronto Neighbourhood 

BMV offer standard titles as well as unique finds which are perfect for that book lover in your life who already seems to have everything! 

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

For Fashion Statement Makers 

Peace Collective 

Where: 131 Ossington Ave | Explore the Queen West Neighbourhood 

The Peace Collective has an amazing selection of proudly Canadian statement pieces. From toques to tshirts, this store is full of great gifts just waiting to be ordered off their online catalogue. 

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

For Coffee Lovers 

Propeller Coffee Co. 

Where: 50 Wade Ave | Explore the Bloordale Village Neighbourhood 

Now more than ever is a great time to buy high quality coffee to be enjoyed at home. Propeller Coffee offers a great range of blends that can be purchased online as well as in-person at their COVID-safe curbside café.  

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

For Little Ones 

Mini Mioche

Where: 795 Queen St West | Explore the Little Italy Neighbourhood 

An adorable local shop that offers sustainable clothing for babies to young children. Their premium, ethical products make you feel great about divulging in their delightful selection!

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


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!


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