Vancouver’s Gastown Boutique Örling & Wu Opens 2nd Location

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Shopping for Vancouver-made treasures to return home from your travels with doesn’t have to mean your choices are limited to touristy junk. Örling & Wu, a contemporary household goods boutique in Gastown has also just opened a shop in the hip new Armoury District, on 6th Avenue and Fir Street, just up the hill from Granville Island. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Gastown Boutique Örling & Wu Opens 2nd Location

Fashion Label Scotch & Soda Opens First BC Location

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Scotch & Soda in Richmond Centre

Shopping mecca Richmond Centre is where Amsterdam unisex fashion brand Scotch & Soda has opened its doors, marking the fourth standalone store in Canada. Continue reading:
Fashion Label Scotch & Soda Opens First BC Location

Vancouver’s Smash + Tess Pop-Up Shop, May 20-21

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Launching their online boutique with a pop-up shop at Little Mountain Shop, Vancouver sleepwear label Smash + Tess are hosting two special shopping days. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Smash + Tess Pop-Up Shop, May 20-21

Roots Vancouver Flagship Store Gets a Re-Vamp

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Roots new storefront on Robson Street

The intersection of Vancouver’s Robson and Burrard Streets has been the primo downtown location for one of Canada’s favourite retailers for 18 years. Continue reading:
Roots Vancouver Flagship Store Gets a Re-Vamp

Vancouver’s Dish and Duer Opens Flagship Store

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Dish and Duer’s storefront in Gastown

Canadian athleisure brand, Dish and Duer, have opened shop in the city’s hip and historic Gastown district. Since launching the line in 2014, the performance denim line has become a huge hit with customers looking to look good, feel comfortable and buy local. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Dish and Duer Opens Flagship Store

Free Admission & Thousands of Plants at the VanDusen Gardens Plant Sale

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The VanDusen Botanical Garden will be buzzing with more than bees this weekend as thousands of avid gardeners descend on the hotly anticipated VanDusen Plant Sale. This free event takes place on Sunday, April 24th and typically attracts over 10,000 people looking for great deals on over 20,000 plants.

The sale lasts for just one day and is only made possible by the 400 volunteers that pitch in to help with the event. Best of all, admission is 100% free, so after checking out the plants (and the crowd) you can take a quick wander around the beautiful gardens.

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Free Admission & Thousands of Plants at the VanDusen Gardens Plant Sale

Eastside Flea Market Unveils its Permanent Location this Weekend

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One of Vancouver’s most unique shopping markets has found a new, permanent location inside the once-decrepit Ellis Building located near Main & Terminal in East Vancouver. The Eastside Flea is a “modern day flea market” that has taken place across the city at various venues (including the Wise Hall), events (including the Food Truck Festival), and universities (including UBC).

The market is inspired by the Brooklyn flea market culture and brings a diverse mixture of vendors into one location. Past markets have had local vendors hawking vintage clothing, crystal jewelry, delicious smelling candles, animal skulls, collectibles, leather goods, and artisan food.

After roving the city in various locations, the Eastside Flea has finally settled itself down at Main & Terminal (fairly close to its much bigger brother, the Vancouver Flea Market). And after a huge renovation, the location is finally ready to open with a highly-anticipated grand opening event this weekend to celebrate.

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Eastside Flea Market Unveils its Permanent Location this Weekend