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.

Gastown Floral Artist Keeps it Fresh & Local

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 09:00
When Heather MacKinnon opened her Gastown flower shop five years ago, she vowed to use only fresh, locally sourced botanicals, a feat that few florists can claim. Today, she’s known for her creative bouquets and a commitment to sustainability that comes…

Begin the Transition to Fall With a New Bag

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 08:00
Summer is short and the back to school season is almost upon us. Before you buy the sweaters, shoes and supplies, consider the value of a good, sturdy bag to store it all.

Proudly Made in B.C.

Friday, 01 August 2014 08:00
Fashion is more special when it’s made in your own backyard. In honour of B.C. day, we put together a list of Gastown boutiques carrying stylish items that are proudly made in British Columbia.

Get the Exclusive on Men's Fashion in Gastown

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 08:00
If you're a fan of hard to find clothing lines, there's a lot to choose from in Gastown. Here's seven stores that have the Vancouver exclusive when it comes to select North American, European and Japanese brands.

Endless Options at Gastown Button Shop

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 08:00
Ever lost a button? Sooner or later, everyone does, and that's where Colleen Miller comes in. Whether you're in the market for one in glass, ceramic, metal, horn or even cinnamon stick, Gastown's Button Button has thousands to choose from.

Gastown Furniture Designer Honoured at AZ Awards

Monday, 14 July 2014 12:44
At a gala event held in Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works a few weeks ago, players in the international architectural and design community from Canada, the USA, Brazil, Japan, and beyond, gathered to recognize the year’s best at the annual AZ…

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