Ignite's Hot Product Picks
There’s no doubt that security concerns are here to stay, so clear bags may be just one answer to an enduring frustration. Great for sporting events or travel, this see-through messenger bag is made of durable clear PVC with a zippered compartment, side mesh pocket and adjustable shoulder strap. At least you will know where everything is!
The memobottle is a new take on how to carry your water. Think squished. It’s roughly the size of a piece of paper, but about 1.5 inches thick. This 750 ml bottle is designed to fit stylishly into handbags, backpacks and laptops. It’s made from durable BPA-free and certified plastic. Smaller sizes are also available.
This compact backpack is checkpoint friendly and unfolds to lay flat on the X-ray belt to increase speed, convenience and security. The side entry compartment holds up to a 17-inch computer, with space for an iPad and media pocket with earbud ports. Hidden pockets keep valuables safe and easy access pockets are great for your tickets.
This small chocolate maker, based in Almonte, ON., surprised the chocolate cognoscenti by winning the prestigious 2016 Academy of Chocolate Awards in 2016. This collection of holiday treats showcases the best of what artisanal chocolate can taste like, and is sure to put you high on someone’s nice list.
The Epic Hydration Grip is perfect for fitness on the go. The zippered main compartment has an ear bud port to access music from your mobile device, and the sport mesh handle has an adjustable hook and loop strap for a perfect fit. The Epic Grip is adjustable to accommodate various sized water bottles.
It’s the cheeky acronym for Purple Urchin, a company that produces a natural line of bath and body products based in Ottawa. As the official supplier to the Andaz Hotel in the ByWard Market, the Turkish Fig soap is in every bathroom, and it smells heavenly. Luckily you can purchase it online, along with bath grenades, candle, lotions and skin care.
You’ll always know where you are with these city journals. These handsome handmade gifts come in a choice of four colours: tan, natural, light and dark brown leathers. The fold can either be the skyline or shoreline of the city. Cities include Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Washington DC and New Orleans to name a few. Any city that’s on a map can be featured, but the manufacturer needs about six weeks lead-time.