For everyone from moguls to minions, here are this season’s promotion-worthy presents

SOUNDS LIKE A PLAN

PlannerWhen your iCal crashes–and it will–B.C. brand Stil is there to cushion the fall with thick, old school paper. Its Pro weekly planner comes ready to do business with a task- and time-based layout. US$65 (20-percent discount for Canadians with code OHCANADA), stilclassics.com

TIME TO SHINE

Shoe ShineRediscover the lost art of maintaining those Ferragamos with the Daines & Hathaway leather shoe shine kit. Your loafers will get buffed, not scuffed, thanks to a double-sided brush, polish and a cloth, all packed in a smart camouflage leather kit. $320, atkinsonsofvancouver.com

LIGHT THE WAY

NestDaydream far from the cubicle crowd with Nest Fragrances’ Ocean Mist and Moroccan Amber mini votive candles, along with eight other scents in the 10th-anniversary Discovery set. $100, sephora.ca

CUT THE CORD

ChargerWith classic Nordic style and simplicity, Ikea’s Nordmärke wireless charging pad keeps desks neat and tidy (no messy cables in sight).
$19.99, ikea.ca

ONE TO WATCH

Watch

Come holiday bonus time, England’s Bremont Watch Co. offers its Airco Mach 2 White, an automatic chronometer with a hand-stitched leather strap, 38-hour minimum power reserve and water resistance to 100 metres. $4,870, shop.roldorf.co

ART OF THE DEAL

Playing CardsWhen all work and no play make Jack a dull boy, Louis Vuitton’s Arsène playing cards and pouch uplift spirits (and turn the humble playing card into an heirloom object). $565, louisvuitton.ca

PRESS THE FLESH

MassageFor horrible bosses, there’s the Executive Meltdown massage from the Willow Stream Spa at Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel, aimed at calming the mind and relaxing the body with eucalyptus, warm stones, rosemary and ginger oil. Time-outs not included. $165/60 minutes, fairmont.com/empress-victoria

LIQUID ASSETS

WineFor you and only your favourite coworkers, Liquidity Wines’ Tasting Experience includes a bottle of both the ambitious B.C. brand’s flagship wines–the 2017 Chardonnay Estate and 2016 Pinot Noir Estate–and a tasting for four at its swish Equity Lounge in Okanagan Falls. (Bottles are shipped to you, along with a certificate for the in-house tasting.) $100, liquiditywines.com

SUGAR HI

Hot ChocolateHow do you capture the sweet sentiment of a Hallmark card without sending something that ends up in the recycling bin? Certified organic and fair-trade sourced, the Little Tin Card Co.’s hot chocolate (in milk or dark) comes ready to sign, seal and deliver your (literally) warm message. $12, thelittletincardco.com

SACKS APPEAL

Sack

Local designer Andrea Wong fights back–with rugged style–against the scourge of plastic with her waxed cotton canvas bags, which can be washed and reused with nary a trip to the landfill. $45, etsy.com, awbyandreawong.com

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