Vancouver offers some of the best shopping experiences whether you are visiting from within Canada or internationally, you will be able to find both local gems and high-end global brands.
Granville street is one of the most famous streets in Vancouver and a home to numerous shops, bars, restaurants and concert venues. If you are arriving by cruise ship, Granville street will be one of your first destinations once you step on the shore. Head up the street and enjoy local shops and big department stores such as Holt Renfrew, Hudson's Bay and Nordstrom.
Pick up a new fragrance which will forever remind you of your trip to Vancouver at one of the best niche perfume shops on the West Coast - Scentrique. Here you will be to able to find a curated collection of niche and luxury fragrances, candles, home scents and scented body care from all over the world. It's a must stop on your journey up the Granville Street.
For unique local jewelry, visit Vancouver's oldest original manufacturer of fine jewelry - Grimson & Sons, conveniently located next to Scentrique's shop. Grimson & Sons' work has adorned celebrities, politicians, as well as local and international clients.
Want to check out one of Vancouver-based fashion brands? Head to OAK + FORT store, a fashion and lifestyle brand that provides attainable luxuries consisting of modern essentials in full collections of womenswear, menswear, accessories, jewelry, beauty and homeware.
More unique stores can be found south of Granville street, a popular destination for locals and tourists. Shops range from famous, international stores, like Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn Kids, to small, unique local boutiques like Misch, a charming, New York-style boutique specializes in hard-to-find labels and emerging designers, and always has something gorgeous on display. Check out Diane's Lingerie, one of the best destinations in Vancouver for beautiful lingerie and home wear as well as first class customer experience.
Atop at Bacci's, another unique, locally-owned gem, Bacci's embodies South Granville perfectly: its a combination of designer fashions for the body and the home.
There is so much to see on Granville street, so be sure to make it one of your destinations when visiting Vancouver.