SHOP HERE: Aesop
Australia’s much-loved skincare company blends citrus and herbal notes to concoct creams and serums with enchanting scents. Its first Canadian boutique, designed by Superkül, displays rows of handsomely packaged potions along a rippled fabric wall by Felt Studio’s Kathryn Walter.
Best Bets: Moisturizing rosehip-seed lip balm is a great pick for romantic partners who suffer from winter chapping ($20); exfoliating Reverence hand wash is the secret to seriously smooth paws ($50); Tacit, a unisex eau de parfum, uses basil notes to evoke the Mediterranean coast ($145). 880 Queen St W 416 532 9623 Mon-Sun 11-7 aesop.com
MORE GOOD STUFF:
PRETTY IN PURPLE
Umbra’s birch and metal Toto caddy offers seven smart compartments for makeup and toiletries. $30, at Umbra Store
We love the border of blue tassels at the bottom of this indigo-dyed, super-soft cotton hand towel. $60, at Mjölk
NOT JUST A REFLECTOR
This chic vanity mirror’s rounded base provides a place to stash keys, jewellery and smartphones. $50, at CB2
Make getting the most out of toothpaste tubes a cinch with Alessi’s chrome-plated Buckle. $25, at Bergo Designs
Originally published in our Winter 2015 issue.