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Top Choice Homewares in Yaletown & Granville Island

Granville Island Broom Company

Ever since Harry Potter happened, locals have been entranced by this Granville Island fave, which makes its own beautifully handcrafted Shaker-style straw brooms right in the store (you can watch the mesmerizing pro…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Yaletown & Granville Island

Paper-Ya

A magnet for slavering stationery fetishists (you know who you are), this store's treasure trove of trinkets ranges from natty pens to traditional washi paper. It's not all writing-related ephemera, though. Whoever …
Clothing in Yaletown & Granville Island

Search & Rescue Denim Company

You'll walk into this busy little workshop thinking you don't need an apron. Then you'll fall in love. These handmade, sometimes punkish and always sturdily functional items are worn by coolsters from chefs to tatto…
Arts & Crafts in Yaletown & Granville Island

Ainsworth Custom Design

Ostensibly a design studio working to commission, its front-of-shop area showcases a kaleidoscopic array of arts and crafts by mostly local artists. It's an amazing selection, with bright-colored cartoon-monster pai…
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Roger's Chocolates

This historic West Coast chocolate-making company is based in Victoria, but this is its flagship Vancouver store. Try not to lick the dark-wood shelves as you peruse boxes of delectable treats that will never make i…
Homewares in Yaletown & Granville Island

Cross

Not everything is white at this large, high-ceilinged interior store but it certainly veers towards the pastel. From perfect wine glasses to cool linens, there's a continental, vintage-chic feel to the collection. I…
Clothing in Yaletown & Granville Island

Sport Gallery

With its cool array of retro sportswear and art-gallery historic sports photography, this is the perfect pit stop for sports nuts with money to burn. It's a great place to pick up a striking, claret-hued replica hoc…
Arts & Crafts in Yaletown & Granville Island

Crafthouse

At this bright and friendly nonprofit gallery run by the Craft Council of British Columbia (CCBC), the shelves hold everything from glass goblets and woven scarves to French butter dishes and lathe-turned arbutus wo…
Clothing in Yaletown & Granville Island

Brooklyn Clothing

Proving that Yaletown men are just as aesthetically focused as women, this hip menswear boutique is the perfect spot to upgrade your style from that sad goth look you've been sporting since 1985. Local designers are…
Arts & Crafts in Yaletown & Granville Island

Silk Weaving Studio

Almost hidden in a back alley maze of buildings, this beloved local favorite is a crafter's delight. It's hard not to stroke every strand of silk in sight, with a rainbow of colored threads and yarns calling your na…