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    We get it – with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, you may have left your gift shopping to the last minute. And that’s okay! Fortunately, we’re here to help with some easy gifting ideas that are so covetable, no one will ever know it was a last-minute purchase.

    Additionally, our new digital service StyList, exclusive to Square One is perfect for those with busy schedules or in a time crunch needing to do their holiday shopping. With StyList, you can search and shop products from multiple stores in Square One, add items from each store to a single basket and check out with a single transaction. Within 48 hours, your items will be available for in-mall or curbside pickup at no charge, saving you time and multiple shipping fees.

    While you’re visiting Square One, be sure to take advantage of our gift-wrapping services and valet parking to help you save even more time and get one more thing checked off your to-do list.

    And for any questions about your gift shopping experience, text us at 905-270-3624 and our Guest Services team will be happy to answer your questions during mall hours.

    Ready to start that last-minute gift shopping? Read on for our picks below.

    Cozy Winter Accessories

    Help make the winter months a little more bearable with some cozy and stylish winter accessories that will keep your loved one feeling warm and snuggly.

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    Image of a checkered print Acne studios scarf. There is fringe detailing and a label reading "Acne Studios." The scarf is in various shades of grey, cream and green.

    Holt Renfrew



    Close-up of four sea salt caramels from Crate&Barrel. There are three stacked chocoaltes in the background and in the foreground, the chocolate is cut in half to show the caramel inside.

    Crate & Barrel

    Image of four bottles of My Olive olive oil in succession with some orchids in the foreground.

    My Olive

    Premium Gourmand Gifts

    If your loved one has expensive taste, indulge them with some drool-worthy gourmand gifts. Those with a sweet tooth will enjoy a box of macarons or artisanal chocolates and candies, while those who prefer savory will love premium kitchen essentials, like deluxe olive oil or spices.

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    Best in Beauty

    Beauty picks are always a safe pick as they’re universally appealing. For the beauty guru, splurge on their favourite skin care item or that new palette they’ve been eyeing. For those needing a bit more of an introduction to the beauty world, try beauty sets filled with minis so they can discover their new faves.

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    Image of the AEsop Congruous gift set against a grey backdrop. The image shows the box, aesop handcream, handwash, body cleanser and body scrub.




    Apple airpod max headphones in orange.


    Image of a black and silver instax mini 40 with a photo printout of a samoyed sitting on a deck above it.

    Urban Outfitters

    Trending Tech

    Trending tech gifts are a no-fail pick – who wouldn’t want the latest and greatest gadgets? Wireless headphones and earbuds are always a crowd favourite, as are smart watches and cleverly designed charging stations.

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    Must-Have Handbags

    Treat that special someone with the ultimate gift: a brand-new handbag. An ultra-sparkly version is perfect for the person who loves to make a statement, while a monogram designer bag is a classic they can enjoy for years to come.

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    Cutoff image of a model wearing a chunky cream turtleneck, a black overshirt and a brown skirt. She is holding a brown monogrammed Coach shoulder bag with a long strap.


    Holt Renfrew

    Holt Renfrew

    Give the Gift of Choice

    If you’re still stumped for a gift, consider purchasing a gift card for your loved ones. Our physical gift cards are great for the traditionalist, while our e-gift cards give you the option to send a personalized video message to that special someone. You can even team up with family, friends, or coworkers for a joint e-gift card for holiday gifting!


    Image of a Black Square One gift card perched on a beige podium with a beige background.

    Now that you’ve made your lists and checked them twice, it’s time to go shopping for those loved ones in your life. We hope these last-minute gift ideas will help make the holiday season a little more stress-free.

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