S/ Magazine Editors Share Their Ultimate Holiday Wish Lists

Whatever your plans, the holidays and gift-giving season are fast approaching. While there are so many trinkets and stylish items to choose from, to help you along the team at S/ have shortlisted some picks of their own. This handpicked edit of current favourites and thoughtful gift ideas involves everything from luxurious beauty buys to winter-ready fashion. Below, our editors reveal what they’re hoping to unwrap this December.


“In the spirit of self-care and love, I’ll be investing in pieces I’ve been coveting and eyeing all year long. This includes, luxurious clogs, cozy matching sets, forever denim jeans, and indulgent beauty products.”

The Rib Cardi Set, Soft Focus, $178; Bestseller Bodycare Duo, Osea, The Detox Market, $82; Margaret Jeans in Union Wash, Celine, $1,100; DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro, Dr. Dennis Gross, Gee Beauty, $580; Women’s Wearing Clog, Studio Nicholson, $540.


“This holiday season I’m focusing on decluttering and shopping smart by refreshing my favourite go-to fragrance and lip glow and welcoming new pieces that serve a purpose and will last. Additionally, I’d finally like to switch out my other too big or too small bags for the perfectly sized Marc Jacobs tote.”

1996 Retro Nutspe Jacket, The North Face, $370; Pink Balaclava, Helmstedt, $165; REPLICA Jazz Club, Maison Margiela, Sephora, $166; The Denim Tote Bag, Marc Jacobs, $390; Dior Addict Lip Glow, Dior, Sephora, $44.


“This holiday brings an exciting time as my family patiently waits for the arrival of our first baby girl in the new year. I hope to capture as many memories as possible while staying comfortable, cozy, and clean in her colourful nursery.”

I Love Earth Hoodie, Kids Worldwide, $138; Sequin Accent Pillow, Ashish, Nordstrom, $770; Instax Square 1, Fujifilm, $129; Sanitize At Home Bundle, Paume, $58; Quattro Rib Slippers, verloop, $46.


“Throughout this calendar year, I have rediscovered facets of my personality that I thought were fossilized in the early 2010s, bygone relics of a more blissfully off-kilter mode de vie. As a result, I am welcoming more subversiveness back into my personal aesthetic, assuming an identity of a rock star beamed in from a parallel dimension.”

Gold Guilty Parties Panther Incense Holder, Wacko Maria, SSENSE, $505; Geth Sunglasses, Rick Owens, SSENSE $478; Bite Your Tongue, Frances Goodman, 1stDibs, $650; Ranger Printed Leather Derby Shoe, CELINE HOMME, Mr. Porter, $932 ; Nightclubbing Eau de Parfum 100ml, Celine, $305.