The Best Local Shopping Spots in Vancouver

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Vancouver? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift – Thrift with a cause

Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift – Thrift with a cause

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“Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift” in Vancouver is a thrift shop that focuses on providing shelter, job training and support to people who need it…

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Bikes for All – For all your biking needs

Bikes for All – For all your biking needs

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“Bikes for All” in Vancouver is where I’ve been taking my bike for tune-ups for years now. They also rent bikes — I can absolutely recommend them!

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Commercial Drive – Little Italy!

Commercial Drive – Little Italy!

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“Commercial Drive”, the Little Italy of Vancouver, is home to many really good shops and bars. You should definitely not miss it…

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Devil May Wear – Affordable local designer

Devil May Wear – Affordable local designer

Image by Gabrielle Dugré Desrochers

“Devil May Wear” in Vancouver is a handmade clothing company by a local designer. I just love their affordable, comfortable and eco-friendly products…

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Edible Canada – Local sustainable food

Edible Canada – Local sustainable food

Image by Adelina Wong

“Edible Canada” in Vancouver tries to answer:’what exactly is Canadian food?’ I love this restaurant’s brunch the most. Oh, and the duck fat fries poutine.

Full Article by Adelina Wong

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