Vancouver offers world-class shopping of every kind. High-end designer shops are scattered throughout the downtown core, and many unique shopping areas are mentioned below. Noted worldwide as a safe, walk-able city, feel free to explore our many unique neighbourhoods.
For convenience sake, highlighted below are some unique online shopping opportunities offered by local LGBT welcoming businesses, whether it's for a great read, specialty personal items, gifts for special occasions, travel, personal grooming, or unique holiday cards, to name a few.
Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium
Everything from exotic to erotic can be found at Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium. A cornerstone of Vancouver’s LGBTQ community for decades, Little Sister’s has a wide selection of LGBTQ literature, as well as all the latest Pride gear. 1238 Davie Street, 604.669.1753
Underwear and Swimwear for Men! A huge selection of fashion boxers, briefs, jocks by PUMP, Gregg, N2N and many more underwear designers at low Canadian prices. Their stylish shop on Davie Street (at Howe) showcases activewear from around the world, and 2018 is their 15th year online. 809 Davie Street, 604-684-4861 www.topdrawers.com
Garden Health has served the West End community and beyond, for 38 years. Their convenient Davie Street location is just steps from Jim Deva Plaza, overlooking the iconic rainbow crosswalks. More than just high quality vitamins and supplements, they also carry a wide range of specialty items. Stop by to check things out. 1204 Davie Street@Bute 604.688.4325 www.gardenhealthvitamins.ca
High quality printed materials and design services for the business, arts and non-profit communities.
81 West Cordova Street, Vancouver. Tel: 604.801.6364
Everything from exotic to erotic can be found in the Village. A good starting point is Little Sister’s Book Emporium, which offers a community bulletin board, gay magazines, gay literature, gay specific gift items, videos and more.
Just steps away from English Bay, is the Denman strip, where you can grab a slice of pizza, a gelato, or make reservations for a romantic evening dinner. Top Drawers at the entrance to the Denman Place Mall has great gear to wear, whether on the beach or dancing the night away.
Trendy Robson offers blocks of name brand fashion outlets, cafés, bars, restaurants and more. Great people watching from street-side patios.
South Granville (over the bridge)
Elegant district with high fashion and more. Check out Boboli and tell Ed we sent you.
Pacific Centre, houses over 200 stores and services. High-end designer fashion outlets are also located in and around the Hotel Vancouver. 900 West on the magnificent lobby level is highly recommended for an elegant cocktail break or sumptuous dinner.
Located just over the Granville Bridge is a unique area of renovated warehouses now housing artist studios, a public market, galleries, and restaurants. For fun getting there, False Creek Ferries depart from Sunset Beach.