Is your sweet tooth also refined? Then we’ve got you covered. From boozy champagne gummy bears to decadent three-tier candy cakes, these sophisticated sweets are not only classy but indulgently yummy, too! —Jennifer Cox
Sugar Chic Candy offers a luxurious spin on everyone’s favourite childhood sweets. From Classic Sour Peaches to Champagne Gummy Bears, there’s a gift set with something for everyone. Keeping hygiene top of mind, the candies are individually packaged in adorable triangle shaped trays that make it easy for individuals to pick-and-go so that everyone can enjoy their own selection from their respective corner of the picnic blanket. Great sampler: Their Classic set ($60).
Made with Dom Pérignon Champagne, Sugarfina’s sophisticated bears sparkle in flavours of Brut and Rosé. Named “the perfect party favor” by Cosmopolitan magazine, these grown-up gummies are the finest bears in all of candy land. Great sampler: Large Candy Cube ($26).
Founded in Montreal in 2014, Squish is North America’s first artisanal candy store that specializes in over 100 flavours of awesomely delicious gourmet gummies. Their art of true candy craftsmanship sees them using real fruits, spices, and herbs to remind you to explore beyond the safety of raspberry and cherry. Great sampler: Good vibes Tube ($26).
Even though The Candy Bar is based in Toronto, they can ship anywhere in Canada. This is the top spot to find imported candies, hand-crafted chocolates, and a wide assortment of unique treats. Call them directly and they’ll custom pack a box of goodies for you. Great sampler: The Candy Bar Box ($35).
In 2001, Dylan Lauren (daughter of fashion icon Ralph Lauren) pioneered the world’s largest confectionery emporium and lifestyle brand in an effort to merge fashion, art and pop culture with candy. Dylan’s Candy Bar has more than 7,000 sweets, and since opening in 2001, they continue to attract people of all ages with its state-of-the-art décor and trend-setting product mix. Great sampler: Signature Tackle Box ($26).