Help for the Holidays

Posted on Dec 17, 2014 by The Forks Market

With only a few days till Christmas, we know there can be stress (and maybe some panic) when it comes to buying gifts for some of the people on your list. So, we’re here to help over the next few days with our “Top Holiday Gift Hunt” for your teens, your hipster friends, the parents and last but not least, your friend who says they never want anything, but you want to get them something because they just deserve it.

Today we tackle the hardest first: THE TEENS. You know, the ones that live on their phones and who only seem to want cash?! Ya, those ones. Now, you might not instinctively think of going to The Forks to find them something, but we've got some great gift giving ideas that we think your teens (no matter how apathetic they are) will like {or dare we even say...** love?!}**

1. Look slick and support the local skate scene with a Sk8 Hoodie: $64.95 from Sk8.

2. Keep it Riel t-shirt: $19.99 from Two Rivers (You can also find Jets shirts here)

3. Get a unique iPhone case: $20 from Teekca's

**4. Sk8 **shoes. They have wide selection to choose from for both the serious skaters or for just wondering around town.

5. Classic black frame glasses: Complete pair starting at $59 (including single vision lenses and anti-glare, scratch guard and UV protection from Eye GO

6. Everyone needs a Mountie Bobblehead: $12.99 from Two Rivers (They also have other classic Canadian gear)

7. Diamond Toque + Plan B True DVD, both are selling out at Sk8 so you might want to stop by soon.

  1. Skateboard: $129.99 (assembled) from Sk8

1. Is she obsessed with the 80's? How about a book on Blondie: $24.95 from Pylon (Also, check out their Audrey Hepburn wallets or Marilyn Monroe photos)
2. Wide rimmed glasses: These ones are $79 from Eye GO (includes frames and lenses)

3. Dream Catcher: $19.99 from Teekca's

  1. Don't want to dig through a huge purse? Keep your cash and cell in the same spot with this gold Volom Cell Case/Wallet: $33.95 from Sk8

5. Girls just want to have fun... and a cozy pair of moccasins for their feet. These beauties are from Teekca's, who also sell Mukluks.

6. Need something to fill a stocking? How about a cute Russian Nesting Doll Magnet from SF Imports
7. Nothing says winter like pairing a plaid shirt ($49.95) and studded sweater by Joy Ride ($59.95). You can find both at Sk8

8. This organic, fair trade infinity scarf is also eco-friendly. Find this scarf and more at Hempryean

Now that we've checked off the teen on your list stay tuned for the hipster!


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