Where Should I Get My Sneakers Cleaned in Toronto?

Written by Linley McConnel

June 21, 2021

June marks the end of the school year and that means it’s time for graduation! Struggling to find a present for that soon-to-be alumna in your life? You’re in luck. We’ve put together a graduation gift guide chalked full of practical and self-care-related items. Whether you need a gift for a high school or university grad, our gift selection is age and gender neutral.

Aija Candle Co

Candles are the perfect gift for that person who wants to indulge in self-care and relaxation. Aija Candles use clean and safe ingredients that suit even the most sensitive noses. Aija’s candles are made using  organic soy wax, premium fragrances, and lead-free wicks. The Canadian made candles come in a variety of fragrances, ranging from fruity, floral, and natural scents. Our favourite? Sugar Beach! Aija’s candles are a thoughtful gift to help get your graduate relax after a stressful exam season!

Cheeks Ahoy

For a practical graduate, this next gift is a necessity; Canadian based company Cheeks Ahoy make household products that aim to reduce waste and help care for the environment.   Their current product line includes facial rounds, cloth wipes, unpaper towels and many more. Add a Cheeks Ahoy product to another gift or group their products in a bundle. For the grad who is passionate about the environment, you’ve made a great choice!

Maison Apothecare

Who doesn’t love self-care products? Maison Apothecare offers a variety of high-quality self-care essentials and that your graduate will appreciate. With a variety of hand washes, lotions, and oils, all Maison Apothecare products are made from natural ingredients and essential oils. At Gibson’s, we love their calming Lavender and True North lines  Maison Apothecare is a female owned and Canadian brand, which we of course, love to support. We recommend their Sweet Dreams linen mist, or ensuring the perfect night’s sleep.

Soak Wash

Soak is a great gift for a graduate who’s  struggled with their laundry over their university years or for the high school grad just embarking on the task! Soak is an environmentally-friendly, bio-degradable laundry detergent intended for hand washing delicates and athleisure wear. Their product is skin and fabric-friendly,  and free from harsh chemicals. The popular formula is no-rinse, meaning you just have to soak your clothing, and it’s good to go. This product makes handwashing easy and is the perfect practical gift!

Gibson’s Gift Card

The gift of free dry cleaning is beneficial to everyone, but especially to graduates entering the workplace. Looking good makes a great impression, and that means having a freshly pressed outfit. Of course, Gibson’s is ready to help. A Gibson’s gift card for any amount will be appreciated by the new grad in your life. Sending them on their way to their future endeavours while looking put together and professional is a thoughtful and helpful gift that will be remembered.

We hope this gift guide has helped you to find a practical and thoughtful gift for the new grad in your life. All of these items  can be found at Gibson’s Kingsway location! This is a time for celebration and excitement for what’s to come. We want to congratulate you from all of us at Gibson’s and wish you the best in your future endeavours!

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