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It's go time. Here are the best gifts and where to find them when you're last-minute holiday shopping in Vancouver in 2023.
What are the go-to shops for the holidays?
The best design shops in the best design neighbourhoods: South Granville, South Main, Gastown and the Armoury District.
Head down the Armoury District for some of the best home design stores in the city.
Head down Main Street for some of the best home design stores in the city.
The new Pacific Centre Apple boutique opens November 18.
Raincouver's getting its first waterproof sneaker store.
Inform's Vancouver for Ukraine raffle runs until Friday, April 15, with prizes from some of our favourite local and international designers.
The travel and accessories brand pops up in a gorgeous new space on Robson Street.
Here's the stuff we're hoping is under the tree.
This is the one and only gift guide you'll need for holiday shopping in Vancouver this year.
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The best gifts, giftable experiences and places to eat while you shop on Commercial Drive in 2021.
The best gifts, giftable experiences and places to eat while you shop in Kitsilano in 2021.
The best gifts, giftable experiences and places to eat while you shop Main Street in 2021.
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Flax Home opens its first bricks-and-mortar space.
There's no substitute for sanitation.
Gift ideas for Father's Day for each love language.
For those relatives giving you a hard time about, you know, listening to healthcare professionals.
City-inspired picks for holiday homebodies. (So, yeah, pretty much everyone on your list.)
It's a small biz spectacular.
And we've got kidswear now, too.
Sea Clean is cleaning up marine habitats with their plastic-free and sustainable handcrafted necklaces.
Because unfortunately you can't gift-wrap a good, hard look in the mirror.
Give the gift of some goddamn relaxation.
Books, objects and trinkets for those who appreciate the Vancouver Public Library’s Colosseum-influenced central branch both for its unconventional design and for what’s inside.
Count on these calming gift ideas to keep your recipients as cool, relaxed and unbothered as Dude Chilling Park’s resident (and recently resurrected) reclining figure.
Fun and offbeat gifts that will have your friends and family smiling wide like the figures at English Bay’s much loved (and photographed) A-maze-ing Laughter.
The traditionally gritty, hard-edged vibe of East Van shines in these industrial-leaning picks—each of which, like the East Van cross, emits a glow of its own.
Whether inspired by Science World’s shape, the knowledge within it, or both, these innovative objects are bound to impress the tech-inclined in your life.
Here’s a glimpse at the wide range of lines you’ll find in store.
And unlike other undergarment stores, it's not just for angels.
Custom-painted trunks, billiards carrying cases and more over-the-top LV goods you didn't know you wanted.
The new Durant Sessions has one-of-a-kind eyewear and… an excellent jazz collection?
The dreamy, pink-and-green space carries Auld's full range of West Coast-inspired bling.
Because your four-legged friends deserve cool, responsibly made goods, too.
The local biz is bringing its pre-loved designer goods to the former Boboli men’s space.
Burb wants to bring a "big city" experience to the region's suburbs—and a more luxurious, comfortable one at that.
More than 30 local designers are converging in Mount Pleasant to offer deep discounts on sustainably crafted goods.
The design-obsessed folks behind the website Craigsbest are aiming to elevate cannabis consumption with a range of fun and functional goods.
The designer is coming to the West Coast with her range of easy, breezy "lifestyle lingerie."
For a limited time, you can shop the Toronto-based label's dainty bling IRL.
The made-in-Israel label—known for its removable "foot beds"—puts quality and durability first.
The original direct-to-consumer eyewear brand is launching a brick-and-mortar outpost in B.C.
A place where choosing unique gifts for those on your nice list is a magical experience full of the twinkling lights, sights, and scents of the season.
The Montreal-based retailer, which produces a range of affordable prescription frames, makes its mark in B.C. with two brick-and-mortar outposts.
Thoughtful presents from local purveyors for you, your loved ones and those in need.
The Toronto-based label prides itself on its minimalist, ethically made and affordable wardrobe basics.
If you go to one place that has it all, you can get it all done!
From underwear to never-boring socks, here are some of the standard-issue holiday classics revisited.
South Granville boasts great home design and décor options, as well as antiques and art, just minutes from downtown.
So now I'm telling you about it (and they're re-stocking all weekend).
Skip the packaging and minimize your environmental footprint at these local stores.
Iconic and playful, there is nothing quite like the Happy Diamonds collection.
The beloved bookstore finally has a new place to call home.
Charming boutiques line Gastown's cobblestone streets—find high-end fashion and locally made wares side-by-side.
The most eclectic neighbourhood in the city offers a unique shopping experience.
It may be a trek from the downtown core, but Hastings-Sunrise's unique retail offerings are worth exploring.
Whether it's cake decorating or shopping for custom printed t-shirts or designing your own terrarium, Fraser Street is the perfect place to indulge your creativity.
From the luxe and trendy to the funky and vintage, the downtown core has something for everyone.
The heritage brand brings a little sparkle (and a lot of whimsy) to Vancouver's unofficial jewellery district.
In lieu of two tickets to paradise, these travel accessories essentials—hand-picked by our travel editor—are the perfect gifts for the travel obsessed.
Forget about the usual stores, these limited-time-only pop-up shops are filled with holiday gift ideas.
From wine to wreaths, fashion to gifts, you can get absolutely everything you need for the holidays at Park Royal.
Forget the long line ups and cookie-cutter gifts. Granville Island offers the most original shopping experience and gifts this holiday season.
Professional organizer Marie Potter shares her top money- and time-saving holiday shopping tips.
We've done the brunt work for you, selecting standout products and pieces from Vancouver's best holiday markets.
Speciality food stores, cool fashion boutiques, gift shops and more!
From minimalist furniture and boutique clothing to handcrafted homewares, Main Street is a shopper's paradise.
High-designed simple, quality basics in ultra-tech-forward fabrics—cue the stampedes.
Shop These Staples Starting October 6.
Pens! Pens for everyone!
The Park Royal North enhancements are complete in time for back-to-school shopping.
On the opening of their new store on Burrard we reflect on North Vancouver's greatest export.
And if you're not familiar with Filson then you're not familiar with how the Pacific Northwest came of age.
Contributing editor Amanda Ross shares her fave places to shop for designer homewares and budget-friendly decor.
Commercial Street (yup, you read that right!) is a hidden gem that focuses on local and independent services and shops, which makes it quaint and charming like a small town.
Canada’s fourth COS flagship store opens to the public March 17 (at noon!) in Gastown.
If it’s true that all good things come in small packages, then let these 10 gifts be a lesson for all.
Oh the weather outside is frightful, but this last-minute gift guide is so delightful.
The beloved Japanese lifestyle brand gets a pop-up shop as part of the upcoming Japan Unlayered exhibit.
Christmas shopping at Park Royal just got a whole lot better thanks to these family-friendly festivities.
The Edmonton made-to-measure shoe company is here to stay.
We sit-down with the jewellery designer to talk marriage, welding and Camus.
The best thing about shopping Main? Making coffee (or beer) stops along the way.
Source little luxuries and statement-piece splurges on this side of town.
Your go-to 'hood for vintage-inspired pieces designed to please the modern Vancouverite.
Hit the Granville strip, then pop over to Yaletown and get your list checked off in an afternoon.
Stuck for gift ideas this holiday season? These Vancouver brands have something for everyone on your list, no matter what your budget.
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If your heart goes aflutter at the mere sight of the names Jimmy Choo, YSL or Diane von Furstenberg—but stops at the price tag—then allow us to introduce you to designer consignment.
The eclectic curio shop on Main Street is the antithesis of mass-produced.
After making skateboards for nearly 20 years, it was time to try something new.
You can shop this trend or embrace your crafty side and do it yourself
Everything from unicorn pool floats to fresh local produce
The Edmonton made-to-measure shoemaker is back in town to launch its new collection. But when will it set up shop here permanently?
Or so we're told
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And why Nordstrom's arrival last year was only just the beginning.
Vincent Park is where next season is at
Feeling guilty about giving your Dad yet another pair of socks this year? Here's how you can make it up to him
How a Montreal-based online retailer is trying to brighten up Vancouver's menswear scene.
Skip the stress and get in the holiday spirit at Park Royal this winter
Athletic apparel brand RYU opens its flagship store in Kitsilano
Head down to Simons department store for your chance at being part of art history.
A roundup of sweet, sustainable gifts for wee ones that go beyond the usual plastic and paper
Avoid the shop-till-you-drop cycle this holiday. From pyjamas to skin cream to perfect hostess gifts, a roundup of local gifts that now make holiday shopping festive and fun.
With the release of Spectre on Friday we visit the city's best spots to look (and drink) like 007.
These jeans may act like yoga pants, but they walk and talk like hot pants.
Clothing, jewellery, hot sauce and more come to Lulu Island Winery this Saturday, August 21.
The 100,000-square-foot department store sits right at the nexus of runway and street fashion.
Summer in the city, looking so pretty.
Close out summer with these fashion steals
A chat with the entrepreneur about living in L.A., rock 'n' roll, and (of course) jeans.
Shop Paper Label loungewear at discounted prices before the pop-up closes for good.
In the first installment of our summer denim series: the ultimate West Coast jean you’ve been waiting for.
The new open-air mall aims to keep Canadians north of the border.
Covetable brands await the intrepid