Baby, it’s cold outside. Let loved ones know you care by bringing back something that will warm their hearts — and fingers and toes.
Boutique du Festival, the official gift shop of February’s Festival du Voyageur, is the place to find snuggly souvenirs like a pair of shearling-lined leather mittens worthy of any outdoor adventurer. 233 Provencher Blvd, 204-237-7692.
Nothing warms and comforts on a cold winter day like a strong, rich coffee or an aromatic tea. Coffee boutique Cornelia Bean boasts 18 blends of coffee by local roaster Black Pearl and more than 100 varieties of loose tea. 417 Academy Rd, 204-489‑5460.
Bring the spa home with signature, house-made products from Tiber River Naturals. Lotions and scrubs come in familiar, homey scents like vanilla sugar and lemon poppy seed, and all products are eco-friendly — which is comforting in itself. 408 Academy Rd, 204-474‑2333; 3-1650 Kenaston Blvd, 204-284-4247.
A beautiful pair of fur-trimmed mukluks (pictured) from Winnipeg Outfitters will keep toes toasty and stylish. 250 McPhillips St, 204-775-9653.
The Wonderful World of Sheepskin specializes in all things cozy. Hibernate under a cuddly plush throw from this Winnipeg institution. 250 Dufferin Ave, 204-586-8097.