A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 6: Consignment Goldmine

Photo: To Vogue or Bust

Hello again, Vancouver! My name is Britanny and as you may or may not know, I’m new to Vancouver. As I’m sure you can predict, I’m feeling pretty content already. I love Vancouver. I love the scenery, people, food and beverage scene, art, everything. Being new, I’ve done my fair share of observing. If there’s one thing I noticed almost immediately it’s this: This city is BEYOND well dressed. The styles range from person to person but somehow they are all fashionable beyond belief with a unique take on the seasonal fashions. Don’t even get me started on the footwear, because this city might have the best dressed feet I’ve ever come across.

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A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 6: Consignment Goldmine

The Urban Tea Merchant Pops Up at Nordstrom Vancouver

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Just in time for sweater weather, The Urban Tea Merchant has opened a temporary boutique in Nordstrom Pacific Centre. Fans of the luxury TWG Tea line will be delighted to shop the collection. on the department stores’ third floor, until the end of October. Continue reading:
The Urban Tea Merchant Pops Up at Nordstrom Vancouver

Etsy Market Kicks off Craft Market Season in Vancouver

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Image courtesy of Etsy Vancouver

The Etsy Market will be returning to Vancouver for its third year this weekend to provide you with a great opportunity to browse arts, crafts, and food by local artisans. If you’re REALLY organized, perhaps this could be a first kick-off at Holiday gift shopping… Or, you could just be out to buy a nice, new little present for yourself.

This year’s market will be held in a new location at the North Vancouver Pipe Shop building near Lonsdale to provide more space for browsing. It will also be held over two days, so you’ll be able to have lots of time to check it out.

Etsy itself is sort of an online version of a giant craft fair. The market they put together is uniquely and carefully curated, and getting to see the goods in real life rather than online is a great opportunity.

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Etsy Market Kicks off Craft Market Season in Vancouver

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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All photos Whitney Krutzfeldt Photography

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