Brampton has lots of artisans and crafters offering everything from fashion and jewelry to gourmet food and beauty products. If you’re a lover of unique handcrafted items or want to give back to the community by shopping local, then look no further than this list. Here are 15 places to get handcrafted gifts and items in Brampton.
A longtime downtown Brampton business, Deborah Kenny Jewellery has gorgeous handcrafted items made from high-quality sterling silver.
This new downtown shop is the first of its kind in Brampton. At Scented L’air you can create custom scents for your home and purchase handcrafted items from artisans and crafters across the GTA.
Restyle is a high-quality consignment shop with great items, but it also sells handcrafted items from locals, including fashion, home decor, and furniture.
This little store has been in Brampton since the 1970s. Perpetual Bazaar sells thousands of handcrafted items like baby clothing, sweaters, coasters, blankets, quilts, and the whole shebang. All of the items are made by seniors in the community and 100% of the money from sales goes back to them.
Coffee connoisseur? You’re going to love the gourmet beans at Segovia Coffee Co. They’re hand-picked and harvested by farmers in Nicaragua at a very specific altitude, and the owners at Segovia see the process through from beginning to end. They sell their coffee by the pound and of course you can enjoy their lattes and other caffeinated drinks as well.
Arrow & Vine are Brampton’s resident swag experts. They make adorable tote bags, mugs, cards, pins and other items that rep Brampton. All of their designs are drawn and painted by local artists.
This company’s handmade products – which include soaps, creams, beard oil, bath bombs, bath salts, lip balm, face masks, and even dog shampoo – are vegan and made with all-natural ingredients.
Making unique bow ties and pocket squares for dapper dressers, Malzmode has been in business since 2014.
Saffron & Lily is a children’s clothing line that specializes in fun, fashionable design grounded in South Asian culture.
Run by a mother and her two daughters, this company produces custom-made crocheted items, wood handicrafts, and baked goods.
Love, Comfort, and Freedom are the three words that represent Nova Supply, a clothing company that makes versatile, timeless, and provocative clothing for men and women.
Mrs. V’s makes real fruit and vegetable preserves and pickled vegetables using fresh, whole ingredients. It’s all locally sourced when possible, too. You can find Mrs. V’s preserves at the farmers’ market in the summer, as well as at Restyle Consignment and Perpetual Bazaar in downtown Brampton during winter months.
All of this company’s cold-processed soaps, body butters and bath bombs are handmade, vegan, locally sourced, and registered with Health Canada’s cosmetic registry program.
Beaux Arts is Brampton’s artist-run centre, but it also has a nice selection of handcrafted items made by local artists in its gallery store. You can also purchase some of the art in the gallery if you so desire.
Elle Mair’s boho-chic kimonos are a huge hit. They are handcrafted in limited quantities so you’re getting a stylish kimono that not many other people own. Elle Mair’s kimonos are available online and at Restyle Consignment.
Feature Image – Arrow & Vine