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Sunday 30 December 2012

Winter Hours

Thank you for making our 25th year another great one.  We're looking forward to 2013 and lots of exciting new things at West Wind.

We will be open on New Year's Eve until 3 pm, then closed on January 1st.  We will begin our regular winter hours on January 2, 2013.  We wish you all a very Happy New Year!

Monday - Saturday 10-5
Sunday 11-4

Our annual winter-long sale is underway with lots of great savings through the store!

All remaining Christmas decor is 50% off the regular price.

Winter clothing is now on sale for 30 - 50 % off the regular price. 

Saturday 29 December 2012


It's the FINAL day of our Store-Wide* Sale! 
Last chance for 40-50% off -- this applies to ALL remaining clothing, jewelry, artwork, gourmet food, home and cottage decor, holiday decorations, books, music and more! 
We are open 10-5 today, don't miss out on this once a year event!!!!

Thursday 20 December 2012

Thank you!

Thank you to all of our customers who chose to SHOP LOCAL this holiday season. This year more than ever people have been telling us they did ALL of their Christmas shopping in town -- way to go Bancroft! We did our shopping locally too! By shopping local we are all investing in our community, supporting local families and business owners, helping keep jobs for our friends and neighbours and helping Bancroft thrive.
As West Wind celebrates our 25th Christmas we are continuing our customer appreciation celebration. With every $25 purchase you will receive a voucher for savings for the new year. Thank you for shopping at small, local businesses like ours!

Thursday 13 December 2012

12 Days of Chrstmas Sale

It's West Wind's 12 Days of Christmas Sale!  Now through Christmas Eve we'll feature a different item on sale each day!  Check our facebook page or pop by the store to see what the daily special is.

 Today's special is Women's Woolrich Kendale Down Jackets regularly $125 now $99 -- today only!

Tuesday 11 December 2012

Friday 30 November 2012

Woolrich for Women

We don't just have men's Woolrich, we've got lots of great women's fashions from Woolrich too.  Perfect for laying on cold winter days, check out these great cold weather pieces....

 Down Filled winter jackets, only $125



Andes Jackets, $45
Andes vest, $40


 Quilted vest

Fleece shirts, corduroy jackets, and so much more.  Stop in today to see the whole collection!

Photos by Woolrich.

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Stemless Champagne Flutes

Just in time for the holidays we have stemless champagne flutes. Perfect for mimosas on Christmas morning or for toasting the New Year around a bonfire at the cottage. 

Set of 6 for only $25 these are a must have for holiday entertaining! Cheers!

Try this mimosa recipe for Christmas morning....
1 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. chilled cranberry juice

Pour Cointreau and chilled Cranberry juice into flute and lightly stir. Top up with champagne and garnish with some frozen cranberries.
Enjoy Responsibly.

Gifts for Guys - Idea # 3

Comfortable, casual clothing that guys actually wear!  We've got it.

West Wind is Bancroft's exclusive Woolrich dealer and in addition to all of our fabulous Woolrich clothing for women, we have great pieces for men too!  This Andes fleece jacket is a popular choice -- at only $45 it is a great value.

If you are looking for a sweater we have a few styles in stock to choose from, like this gorgeous crew neck wool sweater.  This is a staff pick as a favorite for this season! 

Drop by today and see all of the men's clothing we have available.  From Canadian made moccasins to goofy boxer shorts, we've got your Christmas shopping needs all wrapped up!

Tuesday 27 November 2012

Sounds of the Season

Whether you're looking for instrumental holiday music to quietly play in the background during dinner, or rocking holiday hits to get your toes tapping we've got all of your holiday music needs covered!

SPECIAL: all Christmas CDs are on sale for $12!

Christmas Serenity:  This 2 CD set includes quiet instrumentals and soothing choral harmonies for a relaxing holiday. 

Rockin' Christmas: Have yourself a rockin' Christmas season with this vintage collection of holiday favorites by artists like The Beach Boys, Jerry Lee Lewis, BB King, Chuck Berry and more.  A staff favorite!

Christmas in Love: Bring romance to the holiday season with warm, saxophone-led versions of Christmas classics.

Christmas Sing-Along: 2 CD set!  Gather the family together and get in the Christmas spirit with this special collection of Yuletide songs from the Little People characters!  Includes a bonus CD of instrumental Christmas lullabies.

 Deck the Halls - Music for Christmas Cocktails:  Celebrate the season with Grammy Award winning vocalist Steve Tyrell and this collection of classic holiday favorites.

TOP SELLER!  Christmas Entertaining: From a holiday cocktail party to a New Years day buffet, this set offers music, recipes and menu plans for entertaining throughout the holiday season.
A HOLIDAY MUST HAVE!  Bing Crosby Christmas by the Fire:  2 CD set, Christmas hits CD plus Fireplace DVD!  Celebrate the holidays with Bing Crosby and this collection of the legendary crooner's most iconic Christmas songs.  Plus a fireplace DVD with crackling sounds and a 10 song Bing Crosby soundtrack.

We have many other holiday CDs in stock including Celtic music, holiday classics, and more!

Saturday 24 November 2012

Baby, it's cold outside!

Help keep your toes warm and dry with our insulated winter rain boots by Kamik. 
Our whimsical floral print 100 % waterproof boots are rated to -32 degrees. They are the perfect winter boot for weekends at the cottage or running around town. Easy to slip on and off, comfortable, warm and dry!

We've got lots of other goodies to keep you warm on cold winter days, like cozy Woolrich blankets.  These blankets are perfect for curling up by the fire with your favourite dog and a mug of cocoa.

Speaking of cocoa -- we've got loads of Gourmet du Village hot chocolate in stock.  These individual serving packets make fantastic stocking stuffers.

We also have a large selection of warm and fuzzy PJs in stock, ready for gift giving.  We have PJs by Woolrich and Hatley which are sold as separates, or sets of our ever popular Hue pajamas.  Match them up with our cozy socks for the ultimate comfort gift!

We also have winter jackets, fleece lined New Zealand Wool sweaters, wool hats and mitts from the Himalayas, leg warmers, arm warmers, fuzzy slippers and so much more to help you stay toasty warm this winter.  Stop by today!

Friday 23 November 2012

Gifts for Guys - Idea # 2

Tilley Hats are a great gift idea!  West Wind is Bancroft's Exclusive dealer of Tilley Hats, drop in today to pick out the perfect hat for that special fella' on your shopping list.

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Gifts for Guys - Idea # 1

Need gifts for guys?  We've got loads of great gifts ideas that men actually like!  Hallelujah your holiday shopping just got a whole lot easier!  From Tilley Hats to BBQ themed gift baskets, we have something for all of the men on your Christmas list! 

Here's one idea:  Our collection of Whisky accessories are always a hit with the men who visit our shop so they are definitely a great idea for your holiday shopping! We've got Whisky Stones, Whisky lovers gifts sets, Canadian Whisky glasses, and of course our top selling Glencairn nosing and tasting crystal glass.  

We also have a line of BBQ sauces for the whisky lover including a Maple Bourbon sauce and our popular Irish Scream BBQ and hot sauces!  Delicious

Details of our free giveaway of Irish Scream BBQ sauce are posted on our Facebook page!  Be sure to pop on over there  and participate for your chance to win a free bottle of Irish Scream BBQ Sauce!

Wednesday 14 November 2012

Cast Iron Teapots

 Great news!  Our ever popular cast iron teapots are back in stock, just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. 

We've got several styles and sizes to choose from in a variety of colours.  We're sure to have the perfect gift for the tea drinkers on your shopping list.
Shop early to avoid disappointment!  These teapots sell out quickly!

Upper Canada Products

For over 15 years we've carried the Upper Canada Soap line and it's always a great gift idea for the holiday season.  We've just received a new shipment and have lots of product in stock including our most popular pieces as well as some fabulous new items.

We've got gifts sets ready to go for easy gift giving, as well as single bottles of lotions, bubble bath and soaps which are always great stocking stuffers. 





Wednesday 7 November 2012

Anne Taintor Products

We love Anne Taintor and we know you do too!

As always, we've got loads of Anne Taintor products in stock including napkins, greeting cards, magnets, mugs, change purses and more!  We stock Anne Taintor products year round but we've also brought in some hilarious new holiday designs to help you celebrate the holidays with a smile on your face.

Here's some samples of the images we have in stock:

Holiday Beverage Napkins is a variety of styles.  Fun and sassy these are a must have for your holiday cocktail party.


We have a large selection of everyday cocktail napkins in stock as well as greeting cards, magnets and magnetic postcards.  Here's a peak at some of the designs:

Boxed Holiday greeting cards are in stock.
We love, love, love the Jack Frost design!
Shop early, these are going fast!

Anne Taintor Flasks are available in a variety of designs.  The perfect gift for the gal who has everything! 

Shot glasses are also available in several popular designs.  Sold individually for $7 or in a boxed set of 4 assorted for $25 these are great additions to your bar for girls night!

We have a variety of boxed tissues available with whimsical Anne Taintor designs.  These make great stocking stuffers at only $3

Mugs!  We have mugs!  Several designs are in stock, for only $8 you can pair these up with our hot chocolate mix to have a great gift to have on hand for last minute gift giving.  Here's one of our most popular designs.

  Our hilarious collection of Anne Taintor change purses always bring a smile and make a great stocking stuffer for the diva on your list.