Break from Traditional Gifts with Offbeat & Original Options

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:00
Everyone has at least one person on his or her holiday list that defies convention. They’re hard to buy for simply because they either have everything or want nothing. For those individuals, we’ve come up with a list of unconventional…

Shopping for the Well-Kept Man

Thursday, 13 November 2014 09:00
Finding a gift for the well-dressed man is often a challenge. This is a man with discerning taste, who will go to great lengths to seek something that's one of a kind. Luckily, there are plenty of cool men’s shops…

Gastown Shops Stock Great Rainy Day Reads

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 08:00
If you’re like us, it’s getting harder and harder to leave the house on dismal, rainy days, but thanks to several Gastown shops, we don’t need to. There are plenty of reasons to stay home, curl up and read.

Beauty on a Budget

Thursday, 06 November 2014 10:00
Whether it’s a new hairdo or relaxing massage, Gastown offers plenty of options to get properly “beautified” regardless of your budget. Here’s the scoop on where you can find affordable services around the hood.

Keeping it Stylish During Party Season

Wednesday, 05 November 2014 10:00
Ever feel like you have a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear? Whether it’s a chic cocktail party or ringing in the New Year, the holiday season brings many occasions to get dressed to the nines - and…

Decorating your space for the holidays

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 08:00
As the leaves shift in colour and days get colder, out comes the new décor. From floral centerpieces to sparkling décor, there are plenty of ways to add festive cheer to your space – and now is a great time…

Designer Clayton Evans Creates Fashion with Intrigue

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 08:00
Self-taught Montreal designer, Clayton Evans is garnering attention from Tokyo, Paris and New York City with his line, complexgeometries. His unconventional designs are like wearable origami, designed to be worn in multiple ways by any gender. Despite having an international…

Gastown Looks In on Peter Wilds Design

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 08:00
Peter Wilds Design sits at street level with huge windows that seem to frame the space in perfect white & black snapshots. The studio has a European spirit that incorporates functionality and interaction, often drawing curious visitors in off the…

Gastown Shop Hop Returns Tonight!

Thursday, 16 October 2014 09:07
Tonight (Oct 16th), over 40 premier boutiques will host a one-night fashion event celebrating the start of the biggest season of the year with special treats and in-store promotions.

A Guide to the Gastown Shop Hop

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:28
Tomorrow (Oct 16th), Gastown will line the streets with gold balloons to welcome the fall edition of the Gastown Shop Hop. For one night only, premier boutiques will host a social-shopping soiree showcasing the latest looks with treats and in-store specials.

5 Shops for Halloween Finds

Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:00
Perhaps it’s the fall leaves changing colours, but we’re starting to feel the spirit of Halloween around the neighbourhood. Halloween is a night you can really ‘sink your teeth’ into and get creative. With only a few weeks to put…

Gastown Boutiques Fall for Fashion on October 16th at the 2014 Shop Hop

Monday, 06 October 2014 13:00
Fall was made for fashion and next Thursday, October 16th, the stylish set will gather for the semi-annual Gastown Shop Hop. With 44 shops and 15 restaurants in the mix this season, expect to be enticed!

The Art of Custom Framemaking

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 08:00
Coming from a family of tinkerers, Sara Moshurchak was always fascinated by the need to create. Having toyed with the idea of being an optometrist, Sara discovered the world of handcrafted eyewear after meeting German-born eyewear designer, Klaus Sebök.

Fall Weather Inspires Home Makeovers at IDS West

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 08:00
As the nights get longer and cooler weather rolls in, there’s a growing urge to curl up on the couch and hibernate for the winter. Enter the tenth annual Interior Design Show, taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre this…

5 Essential Fall Fashion Trends

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 08:00
With all the new fashions hitting the sales floor, it's time to begin updating your look with new requisites. It can be tricky to know what looks to embrace and add to your wardrobe, so we’ve browsed the racks at…

Fall 2014 Denim Report

Monday, 08 September 2014 15:40
Behind every great man is a great pair of denim – it’s a staple to everyday life. With the arrival of new fall fashion, now is the best time to shop for new threads. Here’s the scoop on which trends…

A Gentleman’s Guide to Dressing for the Tweed Ride

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 09:00
Got the need for tweed? One of the city’s most fashionable cycling events, the Vancouver Tweed Ride, will roll through Gastown next week. And, we’re excited to see the spirit of a bygone era (in the form of stylish cyclists…

‘Fall’ into the New Season with Transition Footwear

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 08:00
It’s getting slightly colder and new Fall 2014 arrivals are hitting the floors at our boutiques, so, we’re starting to think about ways to prepare for autumn. Why not start from the bottom with – footwear! We’ve scouted the neighbourhood to…

Litchfield Owner Appreciates a Well-Crafted World

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 08:00
Former president of Martha Sturdy, Jonathon Litchfield, sat down earlier this year with Luis Valdizon of When They Find Us for an in depth interview on his new Gastown shop, Litchfield. 

Gastown Welcomes 'Spectology' Specialists, Bailey Nelson

Thursday, 21 August 2014 08:00
All eyes are on the latest addition to the Gastown neighbourhood, ‘spectology’ specialists Bailey Nelson. The eyewear boutique is just a few weeks old and already making a big splash with locals and visitors alike.

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