1. Graphic yoga mat
”I’m obsessed with all the pretty patterns! Makes your child’s pose just a bit more fun!” — Jessica Wellman, Senior Designer. Baja Wave Magic Carpet yoga mat, $98, Magic Carpet Yoga Mats.
”The photography in this book is gorgeous and I admire Marilou’s story — how she used her blog to reconnect with food after years of suffering from a severe eating disorder. I want to make everything!” — Lianne George, Editor-in-Chief. Three Times a Day by Marilou Bourdon, $35, Indigo.
3. Pyjama set
”I’d like a freshly pressed set of men’s-style pyjamas — and an entire day spent at home wearing them.” — Carley Fortune, Deputy Editor. Vintage pajama set, $124, J.Crew.
4. KitchenAid mixer
”A KitchenAid mixer would be a dream! Especially in this colour.” — Erica Collins, Junior Designer. Stand mixer in Bayleaf, $550, KitchenAid.
”I’m obsessed with this bag!” — Kaylana Griffin, Assitant Editor, Style. Mini box bag, $245, Reiss.
6. Tartlette pan
”Small servings are in and I’d love this tartlette pan. Quiches or fruit tarts don’t need to be cut into serving sizes and everyone can have their own pretty fluted tart.” — Carolyn Chua, Assosiate Editor, Food. Tarlette pan, $52, Nordic Ware.
7. Instant camera
”This instant camera is the perfect accessory — compact, stylish and instantaneous. Plus, the dusty pink colour is a dream.” — Alexandra Gater, Editorial Coordinator. Fujifilm instax mini 8 instant camera with film, $100, Amazon.
8. Eyebrow mascara
”This is my fave new eyebrow gel! It has a bit of colour which makes brows look fuller.” — Casie Wilson, Senior Designer. Maybelline Brow Drama, $8, Maybelline.
9. Colouring book
”Doesn’t colouring relieve anxiety? I will take five.” — Katie Underwood, Associate Editor. Mix ’n match colouring book by Iris Glaser and Katrin Leblond, $20, Colour Her.
10. French oven
”I’m coveting a Le Creuset Oval Dutch Oven in the colour Flame!” —Laura Brown, Managing Editor. Le Creuset oval french french oven, $495, The Bay.
11. Wireless speakers
”I love the design of this portable wireless speaker, and the fact that it’s a compact sound system I don’t have to install is perfect. Bonus: It’s waterproof, so when I accidentally spill something (always inevitable), I won’t need to panic.” — Heather MacMullin, Associate Food Editor, Digital. Ultimate Ears Boom 2 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker, $220, Best Buy.
12. Nail polish
”My favourite indulgence, especially around the holidays, is freshly manicured nails — that said, I’m rarely organized enough to make an appointment at a salon. This is hands-down the best at-home polish to replace a Shellac or Gel manicure. It dries super fast and lasts for a minimum of a week.” — Vanessa Taylor, Style Director. Vinylux Polish in Bloodline, $13, CND.
13. Nespresso machine
”I love the compact size of this Nespresso machine, and am a huge fan of the Aeroccino (it even froths almond milk!) The bright fuschia adds the perfect splash of colour to my kitchen countertop!” — Irene Ngo, Associate Editor, Food. Inissia fushia coffee machine ande aeroccino, $200, Nespresso.
”I like to entertain my friends, and I’m also usually the one snapping the photos. This customizable light box would be a neat touch at parties and special dinners — and every other day, it would simply be a cool light source in my living room.” — Dominique Lamberton, Associate Editor. Lightbox, from $60, My Cinema Lightbox.
“I would like a book to read (I have a weakness for short stories and Joy Williams is supposed to be a master of them) and I would like a book to write in (because I would NEVER write in a proper book).” —Danielle Groen, Features Director. The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories by Joy Williams, $39, Amazon.com. Life Stationary Noble Note, $24, Wonderpens.
”Last summer, I dragged a suitcase with a broken wheel and fraying canvas through three European countries. Never. Again. It’s time to fly in style, and this slick luggage will is just the ticket.” — Sarah Boesveld, Senior Writer. Rimowa salsa deluxe 26” multiwheel, $655, Jet Setter.
17. French press
”My current French press is ugly from so many years of coffee stains. This one is sleek and gorgeous. I’d love to wake up to this!” — Claire Tansey, Food Director. Freud French press, $125, Horne
18. Harry Potter illustrated book
”I don’t need to re-read HP for the third time this year, but I would definitely sit down with this. I can’t wait to see the official J.K. Rowling-approved depictions of what the school, the grounds and all the characters look like.” — Diana Duong, Assistant Editor. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone: illustrated edition, $50, Indigo.