2020 Local Christmas Gift Shopping Guide!

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Make the holidays brighter for those on your Christmas list with unique and local gifts from local small businesses. These local entrepreneurs help make our city a vibrant place to live and produce some of the coolest gifts money can buy! Here is a Holiday gift guide for local places to shop this season:

Kids:

Dilly Dally Kids

1161 Commercial Dr.

Fun and imaginative quality toys for creative thinkers.

Little Earth Children’s Store

1020 Commercial Dr.

New and Consignment clothing for kids up to 8 years of age.

Granville Island Toy Company

Toy store at Granville Island, serving generations of families for over 30 years.

Kaboodles Toy Store

Cambie St, W. Broadway, Cartwright st. locations

Award winning locally owned toy store that carries all sorts of toys from traditional and classic to modern.

The Village Toy Shop

262 Newport Dr. Port Moody

Since 2001 The Village Toy Shop has been known for inspiring imagination and creative play!

Travel:

Staycation Boxes

Each Staycation Box Experience transports you to either Mexico, France, Italy, Hawaii or India, and is jam-packed with the finest locally sourced ingredients and products for two! All proceeds support food banks across Canada!

 

Jewellery:

Foe & Dear

207 W. Hastings St., Suite 902

Local designers using ethically sourced materials for their products.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Melanie Auld

1575 West 6th Avenue

Thoughtful, beautifully made jewelry that can be personalized to represent the big and little moments that life brings.

Leah Alexandra

3 – 229 Carrall St. (Appointment Only)

Local store that ships internationally and has been featured in Vogue and Elle magazines.

HK + NP Studio

Carried in Locations such as WALRUS (3408 Cambie St.) and the Vancouver Art Gallery. Can also shop on their website.

 

Apparel:

Barefoot Contessa Boutique

New and PreLoved Women’s clothing, gifts and vintage treasures.

Motherland

Three Locations: Kits, W 4th Ave, W Cordova St.

Locally designed menswear brand, National Standards, is recognized for understated West coast aesthetic.

ARC Apparel 

Responsibly sourced apparel store in Gastown that is hosting a Closing Sale with up to 80% off on their website.

Granted Sweater Company

Hand crafted woolen sweaters and accessories, made locally from a family-owned company that’s been in business since 1978!

Public Myth

Ethically made luxury activewear for style-conscious, active women. Established in 2007.

 

Books:

Iron Dog Books

2671 East Hastings St.

Indigenous- owned bookshop and book truck.

Massy Books

229 E. Georgia St.

Rare, off-beat, out-of-print books you might not find elsewhere!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Paper Hound Bookshop

344 W Pender St.

Quirky bookstore with a variety of different options for all book-lovers.

Macleod’s Books

455 W Pender St.

Rare, used, and antiquarian bookstore.

 

Tech/Cameras:

Sunny Electronics

5806 Fraser St.

Everything you need in electronics from televisions to massage chairs!

Leos Camera Supply

Granville St. Camera store that’s been in business since 1955.

Henry’s Cameras

555 W Broadway 

Established Canadian brand with everything you need for the content creator on your list.

Kerrisdale Cameras

Locations throughout the Lower Mainland

Largest selection of new and used photo equipment in Western Canada.

 

Holiday Treats:

Purdy’s Chocolatier

This Western Canadian staple is always a safe bet over the holidays!

Thomas Haas

A local favourite with some of the most delicious treats you can find

Beta 5 Chocolates

Award-winning chocolatier with unique artisan creations for any sweet tooth.  

Rocky Mountain Chocolates

From their first store in Whistler to now having stores across the nation, a box of Rocky Mountain chocolates is sure to please!

 

Home Décor and more

Ninth Line Candles

Clean burning 100% soy candles, hand poured in BC and Ontario.

East Van Light

Refined and unique lighting for any atmosphere.

Sisters Sage

Modern wellness products made with traditional Indigenous ingredients.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Circle Craft

Handmade and one-of-a-kind gifts made from local artisans.

Saul Good Gift Co.

Assorted gift baskets from top artisans in BC.

Our vibrant local small business community has got all your holiday shopping needs covered! If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, check out We Are Local or BC Buy Local for more gift options. Merry Christmas!