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Shopping & Style

April 8 2014

Gastown's Best Stores for Spring Dress Shopping

Meuse Boutique

207 Abbott St.

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Love romantic fashion? Meuse Boutique carries a wide range of European-inspired fashion including a selection of dreamy dresses with floral prints and flowing skirts.

Artemisia

452 W. Cordova St.

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If you want to make a more playful statement, Artemisia carries flirty dresses in almost every colour and style imaginable. Each dress found at Artemisia is designed with unique details––from lace inserts to waterfall skirts with a high-low hem.

Secret Location

1 Water St.

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For fashion-forward styles, Secret Location offers cutting edge designs you won’t find anywhere else in the city. The luxury boutique is like a house of wearable art showcasing a divine selection of avant-garde dresses made by international designers.

Holly Boutique

215 – 322 Water St.

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For the woman that likes to take her look from day to night, Holly Boutique offers chic dresses that are suitable for the office and a night out on the town. Whether you’re opting for a sexy or effortless look, Holly carries dresses in a variety of styles, colours, and fabrics by popular contemporary brands like James Perse and Torn by Ronny Kobo.

LYNNsteven

225 Carrall St.

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Looking for eye-catching dresses? Visit LYNNsteven for a collection of figure-hugging dresses with stunning graphic prints by the Californian label, Clover Canyon.

One of a Few

354 Water St.

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When it comes to stylish yet effortless fashion, One of a Few is worth the visit. This ladies fashion boutique carries a lovely collection of understated dresses made with silk and linen by emerging labels such as Wood Wood, Shaina Mote, and Jesse Kamm.

Oak + Fort

355 Water St.

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More minimalist fashion is available at Oak + Fort, who offers private label designs that are simple and chic, including a collection of beautifully draped dresses. 

Complexgeometries

14 Water St.

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Complexgeometries takes draping to the next level with their in-house designs resembling wearable origami. The Montreal brand offers a collection of one of a kind, Japanese-made dresses­­––designed to be versatile and worn in many different ways.

Nouvelle Nouvelle

209 Abbott St.

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Visit Nouvelle Nouvelle for a curation of local and international designs. The stylish boutique offers a variety of casual dresses from well-priced, contemporary brands like Cheap Monday. 

Board of Trade Co

206 Carrall St.

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Over at Board Of Trade Co, you will find edgier designs with unique details. Board of Trade Co offers one of a kind fashion by independent designers including 100% silk dresses by Priory of Ten and a stunning draped dress by Vladimir Karaleev.

  

The Block

350 W. Cordova St.

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If you’re shopping for quality fashion, The Block carries a wonder selection of classic dresses with colourful prints by leading fashion brands such as: A.P.C., Tocca, and Filippa K.

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Love to support local labels? Dream Boutique has an eclectic assortment of locally-designed fashion, including eco-friendly dresses made with biodegradable material from Allison Wonderland’s line, Pillar. 

Army & Navy

36 W. Cordova St.

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There are many affordable options at the Army & Navy. Canada’s original discount department store has a solid selection of trendy styles––from chiffon dresses to classic maxi dresses––all for a great bargain. 

Ego Closet

486 W. Cordova St.

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Fashionable daredevils that like to stand out will adore the affordable and edgier styles found at Ego Closet. The eclectic boutique carries a variety of daring party dresses––with cut out details, vibrant colours, and funky prints––designed in Korea, Australia, and beyond.

Mi Kemistry

221 Abbott St.

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If you’re looking for affordable Spring fashion, Mi Kemsitry offers a fantastic mixture of dresses with eccentric prints and bright colours for under $50. 

More fabulous dresses can be found at the following boutiques:
 

Tait Boutique: 330 W. Cordova St.

For flirty Spring fashion, check out Tait Boutique’s collection of playful, frolic-worthy dresses.

Community Thrift & Vintage: 311 Carral St.

Love to shop vintage? Community Thrift & Vintage carries some of the most jaw dropping and affordable vintage dresses in town.

Ric Yuenn: 315 W. Cordova St.

Custom dressmaker Ric Yuenn showcases his vintage-inspired dresses at his Gastown boutique. If you need a tailored fit, Ric Yuenn offers complimentary tailoring services for his ready-made dresses.

New World Designs: 306 W. Cordova St.

For a more alternative look, New World Designs offers a wide selection of retro-inspired fashion––from rockability to pinup. You can dress yourself in a feminine 1950’s look with their in-house dress line inspired by the television series, Mad Men.

Join us in celebrating Spring 2014 fashion at the Gastown Shop Hop, taking place on Thursday April 10, between 5-9 p.m.