Shopping

Tea in Calgary

Tea Trader

Canadians are Canadians and even in Calgary they drink tea. This little shop is up a set of stairs and very easy to miss but also worth searching out. Teas from all over the world line the shelves, as well as some l…
Shoes in Calgary

Alberta Boot Co

Visit the factory and store run by the province's only Western boot manufacturer and pick up a pair of your choice made of kangaroo, bullhide or boring old cowhide. Over 200 hours of labor go into each boot, which c…
Clothing in Calgary

Smithbilt Hats

Ever wondered how a cowboy hat is made? Well, here is your chance to find out. Smithbilt has been shaping hats in the traditional way since you parked your horse out front. You can pick up one made of straw or beave…
Sports & Outdoors in Calgary

Mountain Equipment Co-op

MEC is the place to get your outdoor kit sorted before heading into the hills. It's a Canadian institution with a huge selection of outdoor equipment, travel gear, active clothing and books.
Mall in Calgary

Chinook Centre

If you're in need of some retail therapy, Chinook, 6km south of downtown, is a good place to get your treatment. Chain retail shops, department stores, a movie theater and lots of greasy food are all present and acc…