Shop local for this special occasion for the best quality, sustainable and unique gifts for our loved one.
1. Front and Company
The well-known Main St staple, Front and Company, is a one-stop shop for cozy clothing and beautifully unique gifts . If you’re looking for small but thoughtful gifts, they’ve got plenty of hand-painted mugs, soaps, and jewelry that’ll be perfect. If you’ve got a bigger budget, Front and Company also is home to a huge lineup of designer brands that are tough to find anywhere else!
Where: 3772 Main St
2. Walrus Design Inc
Home to tons of expertly designed pieces, Walrus Design Inc has something for everyone. They’ve got beautiful ceramics, soy candles and a huge lineup of products made in Canada! This little shop also just has the best atmosphere, so stop by and stay a while!
Where: 3408 Cambie St
3. Much & Little
This cute neighbourhood shop, Much and Little, is stocked up on all the best items for gifting. You can find beautiful hats, chic clothing and unique household items that are sure to catch your eye. We can’t get enough of their Banquet Atelier & Workshop totes!
Where: 2543 Main St
4. Old Faithful Shop
This local shop just screams simplicity and form. The Old Faithful Shop has everything from slippers, to coffee machines to toques. If you want some high quality items to your loved one this Valentine´s Day, you can bet you’ll find everything you’re searching for here.
Where: 320 W Cordova St
A Vancouver-institution, Hills Dry Goods is a no-brainer for gift shopping. They have plenty of high-end brands for both men and women clothing, as well as plenty of local jewelry pieces. We’re obsessed with the new Ganni rain boot, so head over while they’re still in stock! And their collection of fine jewelry is definetely a must-check out.
Where: 2125 W 41st Ave, 2741 South Granville St, 2081 W 4th Ave
6. Room in Order
High design in the everyday – Room in Order boasts modern utility in the most beautiful way. Find the most sleek homeware items like soap dispensers, baskets and decor that will go well anywhere. Who knew that organizing your home could look this pretty? This is perfect for the hyper-organized loved one in your life.
Where: 1105 Granville St and 525 W 8th Ave
7. The Found and Freed
What better way to shop sustainably for Valentine´s Day than at an antiques and vintage clothing shop? The Found and Freed sells the most beautiful collection of one-of-a-kind items that you simply can’t find anywhere else. They’ve also got plants and tons of local items for sale that is the perfect treat for your special someone.
Where: 706 Victoria Dr
8. Vancouver Special
This independent design store has tons of fine minimalist products from local creators and all over the world. Shop beautiful wool coasters, architecture books and bed side tables all in one, aesthetically pleasing spot.
Where: 3613 Main St
9. The Modern Bartender
Shop for the person who loves getting crafty at the bar and is down to make some memories this Valentine´s Day. The Modern Bartender shop in Chinatown is home to all the finest barware, bitters, syrups and mixes you can imagine. If you know someone super passionate about mixology – this is the spot to shop and a sure, fun way to spice up your night.
Where: 28 East Pender St