Support Local Craftswomen / Artisans and Holiday Shop at the Women’s Winter Faire

Image via SoundsandFuries.com

Image via SoundsandFuries.com

By Casey Stepaniuk

If you’re looking for a fun time in a wonderful atmosphere and a great place to find unique, hand-crafted holiday gifts, Vancouver’s Women’s Winter Faire is definitely where you should find yourself the weekend before Christmas next month. But Fairegoers might not realize they’re also participating in a longstanding tradition of feminist and LGBTQ+ organizing and activism in Vancouver. I got the scoop on this tradition from Pat Hogan, organizer of the Women’s Winter Faire and co-founder of Sounds and Furies, the production company that oversees the Faire and many other rad events.

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Support Local Craftswomen / Artisans and Holiday Shop at the Women’s Winter Faire

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

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

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

4 Spots to Find Fashion in Vancouver’s Gastown Neighbourhood

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Vancouver’s Gastown has grown to become a hub for women and men’s fashion. Whether you’re looking for high-end luxury brands or vintage styles, these shops have you covered.

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4 Spots to Find Fashion in Vancouver’s Gastown Neighbourhood

Score Designer Deals at the 9th Annual Nifty for Fifty Sale

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Image courtesy of Nifty for Fifty | Facebook.com

It’s like boxing day in April!”

Looking for a great deal on locally-made jewelry, fashion, accessories, and more? This weekend, the 9th annual Nifty for Fifty sale will be taking over the Heritage Hall on Main Street (3102 Main Street) this Sunday to sell handmade goods all for $50 or less!

This is a great opportunity to score some nifty deals on fashion by independent Vancouver designers at excellent prices that are much cheaper (and much more original) than what you might find at the mall!

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Score Designer Deals at the 9th Annual Nifty for Fifty Sale