Kingston Holiday Gift Guide: For the Outdoorsy

By Claire Bouvier

The Canadian cold is what brings us together and share in the warmth of family, friends and warm clothing.
Before you plan your great outdoor adventure, discover Kingston’s warmest and coziest selections while looking fabulous!

Gear from UNDR for Men
Wood Fibre Long Tee
New store UNDR for Men provides Kingston with quality tees made from men’s wood fibre. This beautifully designed shirt is made from natural beech and eucalyptus tree fibre.

“Very durable, lightweight and made from natural fibres which is comfortable and cutting edge fashion. Kingston has been great and it has been well received.” – Louis, Employee

Winter Accessories from Waterfront Gifts & Apparel

Pook Tuque, Scarf and Mittens
Have some fun and stay warm this Christmas season! Meet Nancy as she rocks the Pook trio: tuque, scarf and mitts.

“Canadian made in Toronto and featured on Dragons Den a couple of times. They’re unique, fun and the tuque is versatile when styling” – Nancy Norman

Lago Plaid Lumber Jacket
Cutting down trees for the fireplace? Gear up in the Lago Plaid Lumber Jacket and keep warm while you work.

“Canadian themed plaid lumber jacket is unisex, available for all ages and machine washable. It’s perfect for the fall/winter cottage.” – Nancy Norman

Boots from Heel Boy
Keep your feet dry and warm this season. If you haven’t had the chance to walk into Kingston’s Heel Boy, it’s your chance! You will be amazed with the incredible selection of warm and stylish boots.
Just in: The Valerie Shearling Boot by Frye.

“Really warm, cozy, amazing quality and will last a long time. Genuine leather and versatile. You have the option to roll them up to keep warm on a cold day or cuff them for a more stylish look. They are a great combination of warmth and style.” – Kate Lillepold, Employee

Gear from Smith Army Surplus
What’s a Canadian winter without the flannel?! Meet the handsome gentlemen (L-R) Scott Barbe, Riley Van Allen, Guy Renaud (employee) and Matt Perreault as they rock Smith’s Army Surplus’ flannel button down shirts in their rag wool gloves, fur hats and the incredible Canadian Military Snow Shoe.
The Canadiana Flannel

“Canadiana at its best. Where fashion meets function. You can’t go wrong with the flannel. Chicks dig it.” – Kyle Kincaid, Manager

“Great gear for the outdoors and great price.” – Riley Van Allen

Rag Wool Gloves

“Gloves Ragwool convertible glove is warm even when wet and gives you tactile dexterity.” – Guy Renaud, Employee

Perhaps you’re more adventurous than the rest of us and you’re stuck in the woods with no firewood. Think about investing in the…
Canadian Military Snow Shoe

“Made out of magnesium and aircraft cable which allows you, if in a pinch, to start your own fire by scraping the magnesium shavings to create a spark.” – Kyle Kincaid, Manager

Cozy Gear from Waterfront Gifts & Apparel


It’s time to end the day and come inside. Get cozy by the fire and snuggle into Waterfront Gifts & Apparel Onesie and wool socks.

“We carry Onesies for the whole family. 6 months to men’s XL. They’re perfect for the Christmas photo and Christmas morning. They are also 100% cotton and a must have for anyone enjoying the outdoors and cozying up at home.” – Michelle Hand, Retail Manager and Travel Trade & Sales Manager


Ark Socks

“Ark Socks are 100% wool, fair trade and are Canadian themed. They are perfect for curling up on the couch after a long day outside.”

‘Tis the season to be cozy and warm while you enjoy the Canadian outdoors. Thank you to the Kingston’s shops for bringing the cozy and comfortable to this winter season.