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Shopping & Style

December 10 2013

Gastown's Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Readers

Sharks and Hammers

54 Alexander Street
Tel: 604-648-2252
www.sharksandhammers.com

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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia Volume II and III

From the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia trilogy, Danzig Baldaev’s unparalleled ethnographic achievement, documenting more than 3,000 tattoo drawings, was made during a lifetime working as a prison guard. Baldaev recorded more than 3,000 of their tattoos and parsed their meanings, in the drawings and text that made the first volume of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia a bestseller. 

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This is East Van 

A community photography project, celebrating the many sides of East Vancouver through community art.

Roden Gray

8 Water Street
Tel: 604-689-7302
www.rodengray.com

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Fantastic Man No. 18 | Autumn & Winter 2013

The American film director Spike Jonez is on the cover of the 18th installment of Fantastic Mam. This issue includes features with the well-dressed English gentleman, Peter York; the excitable illustrator of the New Yorker, Tom Bachtell; the most popular male model of today, Clement Chabernaud; and the singer of Sigur Ros, to name a few. A great issue for discerning, cultural readers.

Neighbour

125 – 12 Water Street
Tel: 604-558-2555
www.shopneighbour.com

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White Zinfandel 04

Wisual manifestation of food and culture produced within the lives of creative individuals.

Inventory

45 Powell Street
Tel: 604-568-5889
www.inventorymagazine.com

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Thirty Years of Research in Style: WP Lavori In Corso

This book is beautifully illustrated and designed to showcase WP Lavori’s outstanding history, and features photographs of the fashion brands it distributes, its advertising campaigns, catalogs, and impeccably styled stores.

Parliament

115 Water Street
Tel: 604-689-0800
www.parliamentinteriors.com

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Bike Snob: Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling

A wickedly funny rant and rave about the world of bikes and their rides.  A perfect book for any cyclist.

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Pug Book Ends

This is one of the best holiday presents for the person who loves dogs and books.

Inform Interiors

50 Water Street
Tel: 604-682-3868
www.informinteriors.com

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Soviet Modernism architecture

A unique account of hitherto largely disregarded modernist Soviet architecture. Based on a ground-breaking research project, this book presents a history of architecture in the fourteen non-Russian Soviet republics, illustrated with a wealth of previously unpublished photographs and plans.

tees.ca

227 Abbott Street
Tel: 604-738-0654
www.tees.ca

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A Clockwork Orange T-shirt | Tote Bags | Moby Dick 14KT Gold Plated Necklace

The ultimate signature accessories for lovers of great literature.

Bruce Eyewear

219 Abbott Street
Tel: 604-662-8300
www.bruceeyewear.com

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Bruno Chaussignand Eyewear

Need a little holiday help? We’re giving away free prizes from some of your favourite Gastown stores and restaurants. Visit Gastown’s Holiday Helpers Instagram Contest for more details.