At TIFF 2014 I experienced a twist on new celebrity gifting.  Instead of taking celebrities away from their busy schedules, custom swag bag gift baskets are hand-delivered to the A-lister’s suites and so can enjoy the goodies at their leisure. I had the pleasure of attending the media preview of Bask-It Style and shared in some of the city’s great giveaways.

The 2014 Bask-It

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Supporting good causes: Free-Them and Hope4Help

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Fruit & Veggie smoothies from Welch’s

If you have a special occasion approaching and jewelry would be the perfect gift, then consider Studio 1098. Tamara is a goldsmith by trade, and her custom pieces are made locally, with a wide variety of styles to choose from. For the festival the studio made inspirational charm necklaces.

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Bask-It has a big focus on reading and, and books are always a fantastic gift.

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They also support local authors and featured new publications from Adrienne Kress and Lynwood Barcklay. They were presented in paperback, but also as e-books, brought to us by Kobo! Kobo has recently come out with a water proof eReader!!

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Do not adjust your set – that is a Kobo in a bucket of water!

Mary Kay reps were on hand to show off their most popular makeup options, both the classic and the new.

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Finally refreshment came in the form of tasty booze! Local-made cider from Brickworks Ciderhouse, previously sampled at both the Liberty Village and Roundhouse Summer Craft Beer Fests…


And craft beers imported by Craft Brand Co – bringing Big Rock and La Trappe brews to Ontario!

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