UNIQLO Finds Itself At Home In Vancouver

Shop These Staples Starting October 6.

Shop These Staples Starting October 6.

Stylish, comfortable and affordable – UNIQLO is a natural fit for the West Coast. And on Friday, October 6, you can find the LifeWear you’ve been looking for at their grand opening at Metropolis at Metrotown from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. It’s the brand’s first location to open in the Greater Vancouver Area.UNIQLO apparel is built from the Japanese values of simplicity, quality and longevity. They offer something for everyone. Whether it’s active clothing you’re after for your next trek up the Grouse Grind, or that perfect water-resistant jacket to brave the Vancouver rain while wandering in Gastown, you’ll be sure to find a piece that suits your needs.UNIQLO calls its clothing LifeWear – clothing that is constantly being innovated, bringing more warmth, more lightness, better design and better comfort to people’s lives. Vancouverites like Jeff Hamada, founder of BOOOOOOOM, and filmmaker Amanda Strong, are already finding their new UNIQLO gear a perfect fit for everyday use. Check out this video filmed by B.C.’s own Anthill Films to see more.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrok4JWnjDoTo prepare for your first shopping trip to UNIQLO, here are some standout items photographed by local Ian Lanterman that you’ll want to look out for.


This innovative rain gear breathes so you can run in it, hike in it and not get all sweaty.

Ultra Light Down

Light and warm. It’s perfect for indoor and outdoor use, especially on those cool Vancouver days.


The Vancouver workplace is all about casual meets professional, and stretch selvedge denim fits this criteria to a T.


The perfect partner to denim, flannel is another easy way to bridge the gap between casual attire and work wear.

Wide Leg Ankle Pant

These low-key ankle pants are an easy piece to wear to the office or dress up for a night on the town.