Some of Shop This City’s favourite fashion neighbourhoods, stores, and designers
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Has something recently caught your eye on instagram, in a blog post, or in a magazine, but you don’t know where to find it in-store? Stop calling around looking for it! Our Designer Search tool features 15 of our favourite stores in Vancouver, with 600 designers to discover. If you’re looking for a specific designer Shop This City can help you find it in a store near you.
2960 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3J7
A long-time favourite. You can always count on them to have elevated classics like the coolest jeans and pants, luxurious basics and lots of highly edited stand-out pieces. Anything you buy in this store will be a staple in your closet for years to come. Everyone that works here is not only incredibly kind, but also unbelievably knowledgeable. You will be totally taken care of. Going to Misch is more than just a great shopping experience, it’s like visiting old friends who help you become the most stylish version of yourself.
Designer Highlights: Co, Isabel Marant, Protagonist, R13, Common Projects, Nili Lotan, Enfold, Forte Forte, Apiece Apart, Zimmermann, Pomandere, The Great, Vanessa Bruno, Xirena, Joseph.
2956 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 1P1
A small chain with fabulous stores in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and NYC. Simple, elegant, and unique. Count on finding great shoes, knits, and leather jackets, all top-quality and classic, durable styles from Milan, Japan and Stockholm. Their in-house line, Want Les Essentials, has some really beautiful basics like chic leather bags and backpacks and cute brogues, flats and booties.
Designer Highlights: Jil Sander, Acne, Xie Zhen, WANT Les Essentials, Toteme, Fleur du Mal, M Martin.
2776 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3J3
This store is heaven. The buy is so gorgeous, the brands are divine, and the accessories are always at the top of everyone's most-wanted list. If you need a dress for a special occasion make sure you stop in at Boboli. The gorgeous jewelry selection includes Delfina Delettrez and Foundrae. And when they are having a sale, believe us when we say, you do not want to miss out.
Designer Highlights: JW Anderson, Stella McCartney, Valentino, Giambattista Valli, Roland Mouret, Stella McCartney, Rosetta Getty, Gabriela Hearst, Maison Margiela, Etro, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand.
2788 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3J3
For a small store they sure do pack a lot of magic into one address. Everything is exceptional. They buy the best pieces from some of the most creative and innovative designers out of Paris, Japan and Milan. There are definitely pieces in here you won’t find anywhere else in the city.
Designer Highlights: Dries Van Noten, Chloe, Marni, Haider Ackermann, Rick Owens, Sacai, Queen and Belle, Yohji Yamamoto.
2670 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3H8
Ashia Mode has been in business for over 30 years. They carry some of the most beautiful designers in the world, and their fashion and brand knowledge is incredible. You can always find timeless, classic pieces that are made to last a lifetime. Discover young, fun skirts and dresses, as well as luxurious knits and coats made of the finest materials like cashmere, wool and alpaca. Their outerwear is to die for, and if you need something special for an elegant event, Ashia Mode could be your best bet.
Designer Highlights: Cedric Charlier, Jonathan Simkhai, Boutique Moschino, Dorothee Schumacher, Armani, Fabiana Filippi, Wolford, Vionnet, Erickson Beamon, Red Valentino, MSGM, M Missoni.
350 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1E8
This store is such a gem and located right in the heart of Gastown. They carry top-quality, seasoned designers who know what they’re doing. When you buy something from here it feels like you’re getting something that is extremely unique and yet somehow classic and will forever be in fashion. They always have a few amazing dresses (both casual and some more formal) as well as great denim options and gorgeous coats, jackets and blazers. Look out for cute swimwear, socks, hats, and stunning bags by A.P.C.
Designer Highlights: Henrik Vibskov, Mila Zovko (local!), Le Mont St Michel, Filippa K, Loeffler Randall, A.P.C., Ulla Johnson, Garment Project.
One of a Few
354 Water Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B2
This store is so cool. They always have the most cutting-edge, up-and-coming designers. Their mix of local and international designers is excellent. You will fall in love with pieces here and keep going back for more. Check the great jewelry, bags, accessories and shoe selection.
Designer Highlights: Rachel Comey, Apiece Apart, Jesse Kamm, Suzanne Rae, Ganni, Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Martiniano Glove, Creatures of Comfort, Building Block.
486 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 4Y2
E:CLE (ee-kul) carries some of the best brands out of Korea. Everything in their store is unique but still very on trend. If you’re into a new style check and see E:CLE’s take on it because you’ll definitely stand out.
Designer Highlights: Another A, Among, Publish, Puma, Yuul Yie, Andersson Bell, For Love and Lemons, Rains, Rocket X Lunch, Stutterheim.
1 Water Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2H9
One Water Street is extraordinary. The entire store is an experience. Browsing in Secret Location is like going to an Art Gallery where you can also buy stunning clothing, shoes and bags by designers from all over the world. They have an outstanding vintage collection that is not to be missed! If you’re trying to buy a gift for someone who is impossible to shop for (or who has everything) then make sure you come here. You will definitely find something.
Designer Highlights: Attico, Osman, Chanel Vintage, A.W.A.K.E, House of Holland, Maticevski, Olympia Le Tan, Matthew Williamson, Esteban Cortazar.
302 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1E8
This store may be small, but they always have a excellent, highly coveted pieces, as well as solid basics to build your wardrobe around like great leather jackets, rain coats, sharp tailored pants, and super cool leisure wear. They also carry a Montreal-based brand called The Stowe that makes some of the most beautiful bags we have seen in a while (top quality and reasonably priced).
Designer Highlights: The Stowe, Ganni, Opening Ceremony, Wray, Cheap Monday, Wood Wood.
45 Powell Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1E9
Neighbour has two stores in Vancouver, one for Men and the other for Women. The buy is amazing: creative, clean, exciting and classic all at the same time. You’ll find beautiful investment pieces alongside bold statement pieces from the runway. Important to know that you can find the most spectacular shoes by Robert Clergerie and the cult-followed, always sold-out and in-demand designer Mansur Gavriel.
Designer Highlights: Acne, Lemaire, Y’s by Yohji Yamamoto, Robert Clergerie, Mansur Gavriel, Solid and Striped, Comme Des Garcons, Eytys, Shrimps, Common Projects.
306 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5A4
Arc Apparel started as an online store and opened their first brick-and-mortar location in Gastown in January 2018. They have amazing denim, a very good selection of swimwear, gorgeous-yet-affordable lingerie lines, and some of the cutest dresses and knits you can find. More importantly, you can shop knowing that they only source from “responsible brands” that are either working to give back, practicing ethical manufacturing or are focussing on sustainability. This is important - as is feeling good in your clothes - do both at Arc Apparel.
Designer Highlights: Faithfull the Brand, Matt & Nat, Levis, Vitamin A, Sokoloff Lingerie.
1108 Alberni Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 1A5
Blubird always has such a fun selection. Find everything here from high-end Aussie brands, cult denim, super cute luxe sweat suits, work wear and party wear. Make sure you take a look at their very edited shoe and accessories selection. They also have a great Oakridge Centre location.
Designer Highlights: RtA, Tibi, Veronica Beard, Tanya Taylor, RED Valentino, Equipment, Self Portrait, SEA New York, Vince, A.LC., Furla, Le Specs, History Repeats.
West 4th Ave
3680 West 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6R 1P1
Gorgeous store, gorgeous clothes, and the loveliest people. You’ll want stay and hang out here all day.
A few blocks down West 4th, tucked in among deliciously healthy juice bars, cafes and bakeries. The buying is so good, product goes quickly so keep an eye out for new arrivals! We’ve scored some serious beauties in their sale, so stay tuned for that as well.
Designer Highlights: R13, Tibi, Ulla Johnson, A.L.C, Veronica Beard, RtA, Mother Denim, For Love and Lemons, Michelle Mason, Dodo Bar Or, Iro, Anine Bing, Brunette the Label, Derek Lam 10 Crosby, Elizabeth and James, Jenni Kayne.
2463 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1L3
The first and only store of its kind in West Vancouver! Located in the lovely beach community of Dundarave, Ami has everything from cool kicks by Golden Goose, classic booties from Rachel Comey, an exceptional selection of denim, cashmere basics, the best hats out of Australia, and the most stylish rain gear any Vancouverite could dream of. You will always find a few beautiful dresses, blouses, and skirts as well. Don’t miss the stunning jewelry line, Gjemni. This store is full of laid-back, classically cool brands with a California vibe.
Designer Highlights: Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, Gjemni, ATM, Janessa Leone, Ozma of California, Rachel Comey, Alice + Olivia, R13, Vince, Rag and Bone, 360 Cashmere, Mother Denim, Hunter, Raquel Allegra.