Leg-lamp night-light: The Christmas Story classic is smaller than ever and can now be plugged into your wall. $15. retrofestive.ca Credit: ????
Blue Is the Warmest Colour: The film may have won the Palme d’Or this year at Cannes, but it’s the graphic novel it’s based on that best illustrates this love story between two young French women. $20. Venus Envy, 320 Lisgar St. venusenvy.ca Credit: ????
Nordik Spa Källa pool: A new feature at the spa, this five-metre-deep saltwater pool dug into rock lets clients relax and experience weightlessness. Various packages available. $130–500. Nordik Spa-Nature, 16 Chemin Nordik, Chelsea, Quebec. lenordik.com Credit: ????
Purple Urchin apple cider soap: Treat your body to this ultra-hydrating, handmade, all-natural soap. $6 bar, $12 liquid. Purple Urchin, 884 Somerset St W. purpleurchinsoap.com Credit: ????
The C-string: For the exhibitionist. You’ve seen the G-string; now meet the C-string. Never worry about a tan line again with Xtremen’s cover-up solution. $17. onyourbod.com Credit: ????
Skyn condoms: Made from a natural rubber latex called polyisoprene, these condoms are super thin, durable and soft. $13. Shoppers Drug Mart stores. shoppersdrugmart.ca Credit: ????
Strip: Canadian author Andrew Binks’s second novel is a wild tale of a stripper’s salacious journey through various dance troupes. $21.95. After Stonewall, 370 Bank St. afterstonewallgallery.com Credit: ????
Stronic Zwei: New this year, this curvy vibrator’s specialty is G-spot and P-spot play, with 10 stimulation rhythms. $200. Venus Envy, 320 Lisgar St. venusenvy.ca Credit: ????
2014 Orthodox Calendar: Get down on your knees and pray for your sins with this homoerotic wall calendar featuring naughty priests and bible humpers. $22 censored, $41 uncensored. orthodox-calendar.com Credit: ????
Andrew Christian’s Werqin undies: Ideal for showing off your “assets,” this little pair’s Show-It Tech features a horseshoe-shaped inner cup in the crotch pouch for extra lift. $24.93. andrewchristian.com Credit: ????
Fresh Richie man wipes: Always stay fresh, no matter where you go. These fragrance-free wipes are discreet, flushable and fit easily in your wallet. $10. freshrichie.com Credit: ????
Magic Stick iPhone pocket charger: Never miss a call or sext again. This charger fits in your pocket and powers up to two full charges for your smartphone. $35. powerocks.ca Credit: ????
Making Love in a Canoe: The most Canadian thing in musical theatre this year is Kyle Golemba and Adam White’s new album, featuring 12 songs from their hit cabaret. Download for $10, CD for $15. cdbaby.com or iTunes Credit: ????
Fame, by Lady Gaga: This holiday season, don’t be a drag — be a queen, with Lady Gaga’s apricot- and orchid-scented unisex perfume. $59. The Bay. thebay.com Credit: ????
DeSerres snowman lights: Shine bright this holiday season with this festive twist on traditional holiday lights, perfect for dressing up tables, windows and balconies. $19.99. deserres.ca Credit: ????
Bridgehead vacuum tumbler: This sleek tumbler is leak-proof, so no need to worry about spills. It’s easy to clean and comes in three colours. $26. Bridgehead Roastery, 130 Anderson St. bridgehead.ca Credit: ????
I Heart My Penis hand sanitizer: For use before or after a good wank. Non-lubricated formula won’t leave hands or tools sticky. Also available in “Was that slutty?” $4. Stroked Ego, 224 Bank St. strokedego.ca Credit: ????
Behind the Candelabra DVD & Blu-ray: The year’s gaudiest film is now available for home viewing. Tony Palmer’s The World of Liberace doc ($20) makes a great companion piece. $17. HMV stores. hmv.ca Credit: ????
Keep a Fire: With her latest album, Ottawa singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume pays homage to her family’s rich cultural heritage, including a great-great-grandfather who was the founding father of Manitoba. $9.90. iTunes Credit: ????
überlube: A long-lasting, multipurpose lubricant. Great for eliminating athletic chafing and protecting your hair from chlorine in the pool. It’s also great for sex, duh. $18. uberlube.com Credit: ????
Magnetic Poetry: Queer edition: More than 200 words and word fragments in a box! Your clean fridge will never be the same. $15. Venus Envy, 320 Lisgar St. venusenvy.ca Credit: ????
Green & Black’s organic chocolate: Green & Black’s organic and fair trade chocolates always make great stocking stuffers; new this year are sea salt and burnt toffee flavours. $4. Bulk Barn stores. bulkbarn.ca Credit: ????