Community Thrift & Vintage

311 Carrall St
Tel: 604-682-8535

Community Thrift & Vintage carries a hand picked selection of modern and vintage clothing, accessories, and footwear. For this season, you can find a collection of moderately priced cowboy boots, lace-up booties, and vintage dress shoes for women, and stylish loafers and Doc Martens boots for men. Everything you purchase at Community Thrift & Vintage goes towards supporting important programs in the Downtown Eastside. Check out their selection of vintage shoes at 311 Carrall Street. 



157 Water St
Tel: 604-488-9398


Everything at Haven looks like it came right out of the pages of Hypebeast. Haven is well known by urban menswear fans for their collection of high-end streetwear, and does not disappoint with their footwear selection. Currently, you’ll find a selection of heritage-inspired combat boots and premium sneakers from shoe brands such as Viberg from Victoria, B.C., Neighborhood, Sophnet, and Visvim from Japan, and New Balance. Check them out in person at Haven’s pop up shop at 157 Water Street.

Holly Boutique

215 – 332 Water Street
Tel: 604-681-8883


Stylish ladies, this one’s for you. Holly Boutique carries a collection of fashion finds that are trendy, stylish, and uniquely feminine. Offering the latest looks for Fall fashion, Holly currently carries ankle boots and combat booties from German heritage shoe company, Zeha. Each shoe is handcrafted from fine Italian, vegetable tanned calf leather. Take a look at the collection in person at 332 Water Street.


125 – 12 Water Street
Tel: 604-558-2555


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Neighbour carries a carefully curated selection of menswear fashions that any style-conscious man will appreciate. In their selection of curated treasures, you’ll find a handful of high quality, gentlemen-approved footwear including Italian made, 100% calf skin leather sneakers by Acne, and Middle English shoes, handmade in New York by Aurora Shoe Co – all of which should be admired in person at their boutique at 12 Water Street.

Nouvelle Nouvelle

209 Abbott Street
Tel: 604-682-2234


Love local finds? Nouvelle Nouvelle is a strong supporter of local fashion, carrying a special selection of one-of-a-kind jewelry, and accessories by local and independent designers, and affordable clothing by contemporary brands such as Mink Pink and Cheap Monday. For unique footwear, check out Nouvelle Nouvelle’s modest collection of stylish vintage shoes for men and women. All of their curated fashions can be found at their boutique at 209 Abbott Street.

Roden Gray

8 Water Street
Tel: 604-689-7302


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Anyone that is a true follower of mens fashion will know Roden Gray. The premier menswear boutique carries cutting-edge clothing, footwear, accessories, and apothecary by some of the finest designer brands from all over the world. Step inside Roden Gray and you will be impressed by their high-end footwear selection which includes work boots by Aiden, dress shoes by Thom Browne, and premium sneakers by New Balance, Saturday Surf NYC, and Raf Simons. Check out all of Roden Gray’s men’s fashions at 8 Water Street.

Rowan Sky

334 West Cordova Street
Tel: 604-568-2075


If you’re on a mission for new shoes, Rowan Sky should be your first stop. Rowan Sky carries one of the strongest collections of men’s and women’s footwear and accessories by labels from all over the world, such as Camper, Red Wing, Bloch London, and Repetto. Lace-up boots, heels, sandals, dress shoes, sneakers – Rowan Sky has something for everyone, housing a wide range of shoes styles. And if you’re in need of quality shoe care products, Rowan Sky has got you covered with leather salve and fabric wax by Otters, and weatherguard spray and shoe cream by Walter’s Shoe Care. Check out Rowan Sky’s selection at 334 West Cordova Street.

Secret Location

1 Water Street
Tel: 604-685-0090


The beautiful fashion, design, and lifestyle concept boutique carries nothing but statement, avant-garde pieces for chic fashionistas. At Secret Location, you’ll find a head-turning collection of high quality, fashion-forward footwear including specialty sneakers by Alexander Smith, handmade Italian shoes by designers Camilla Skovgaard, Diego Dolcini, and Simone Rocha. Next season, Secret Location will be carrying high fashion footwear for men. Lookout! View their entire collection at their boutique at 1 Water Street.

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