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Gift Concierge Q+A: The BRIKA Gift Box

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Give the gift that keeps on giving this holiday season with the BRIKA Subscription Box, featuring a handpicked selection of beautiful, well-crafted goods delivered straight to your doorstep. Catherine, our resident Gift Concierge, gave us the scoop on how it works. What is a BRIKA Gift Box? Gift Box recipients will receive a beautifully wrapped box in the mail once a month, for either three or six month installments. The recipient will receive an e-questionnaire asking them a bit about themselves, so I can tailor the box to their desired tastes and preferences as best I can. What kind of...

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For Japanese luxury ribbon store Mokuba, presentation is key in the art of gifting

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“Mokuba is more than a business – it’s art,” said Helene Smagala, owner of Mokuba, a ribbon emporium that finds its origins in Japan. Situated a few blocks down the street from BRIKA’s Queen West, Toronto, location, we have a history of being fascinated with Mokuba and its beautiful product, so relished the opportunity to chat with Ms. Smagala about the brand’s history and philosophy. Mokuba’s first post outside Tokyo opened its Toronto doors 30 years ago, at a time when the Japanese economy was booming and Mokuba was burgeoning. “The product is so exceptional,” said Ms. Smagala. “There’s nothing...

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Gifting and receiving: Missy McCullough of Golden Fox Goods

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Striking design, gorgeous watercolor washes and adorable illustrations are all elements that are archetypal of designer Missy McCullough of Golden Fox Goods' aesthetic, one that we developed emoji heart eyes over on the double. When we reached out to Missy for our Gifting and receiving series, we got to chatting about the importance of giving gifts that are as beautiful as the way they are presented. Enter her own line of gift wrap – which ticks off every box when it comes to dressing your gifts in packaging that is colorful, festive and fun – and which we knew we had to stock...

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