Tomorrow I'm heading to one of my favorite places here on Vancouver Island, the tiny westernmost coastal town of Ucluelet near Tofino, to ring in the new year from a beach front cabin.
We know it's very important to have a toasty and warm neck when the weather gets chilly, and the best way to achieve the desired level of coziness is with a good scarf.
Oi Polloi is currently having a bit of a sale, which has extended to their selection of clothing from Engineered Garments, the highlight of said collection being the navy 20oz melton wool Bedford jacket.
Winter is most certainly the season you'll want to have a great knit handy at all times, and these loopwheeled sweatshirts from Japanese producer Studio D'Artisan are certainly one of the best out there.
Today marks the first official day of Winter 2012 and it also happens to be the pre-xmas weekend, so this kit represents comfortable, handsome gear to kick back in.
Ideal if you're scrambling for that last minute gift for the person who has everything, but also appreciates the finer things in life, are these traditional Nautical Monkey's Fist keychains from Neighbour in Vancouver.
The Courlander is a new creation from Los Angelese based start-up brand Arlo Jacob, scented with the nostalgic and surprisingly enjoyable scent of creator Jon Setzen's Granddad's home-blended tobacco.
When we're looking around at all the various gift giving guides over this holiday season, there are more and more Made in the USA guides emerging. Well, seeing as we're very proud of this wonderful nation of ours, we've decided to give the Great White North a little bit of shine this December.