December 9 2021
Only In Gastown Guide
Written by Gastown Admin
We’ve curated a special guide featuring a series of unique brands, items, and experiences, that you can find Only In Gastown!
Made especially for Vancouver weather, and sold exclusively at Rowan Sky, the Blunt Umbrella is not one to be forgotten at the doorway. Its innovative design loves all weather and comes with a 2-year global warranty.
Retails For: $80.00
Rowan Sky – 334 W Cordova St
Sangre De Fruta
Hand Wash, Lotion & Tonic
A brand to delight the sense and upgrade self care from Bowen Island and sold exclusively at Inform Interiors. The hand soap is refillable and eco-friendly. All essential oils have been chosen for their therapeutic aromatherapy properties, their sensual fragrance, and their beautifying effect on the skin.
Full offering includes:
- Hand Wash $60
- Hand Lotion $120
- Refill Pouch $102
- Tonic $58.00
Inform Interiors – 50 Water St
Cove Sweat Suit
A classic design in a custom, cozy fabric with all body types kept in mind – and made in Gastown. This lounge set is the ultimate in Canadian made goodness.
Retails For: $200.00
Nettle’s Tale – 306 W Cordova St
Limited Edition Print
Lee Roberts of Goldmoss Studio is the only visual artist living in 55 Water, and his studio has been in Gastown for 25 years. Goldmoss Studio creates works that reflects his personal relationship with the natural environment. His pieces reflect lifelong love of birds and enviromentalism. For the first time you can get three different limited edition prints.
Retails For: $350 each
Gold Moss Studios – #606, 55 Water Street
Western Teardrop Fedora
A hat uniquely designed for its wearer. This piece is a timeless edition into any wardrobe and is made by a family of traditional Italian hat makers. Owner Adi Betacchi also offers one-of-kind hat workshops in their amazing Gastown shop on Water St.
Retails For: $130.00
Cappelleria Bertacchi – 131 Water St
A drink inspired by the bustling cobblestone streets, the Gastown Gimlet features Beefeater London Dry Gin, grapefruit cordial, and a touch of lime – plus a whole lot of Gastown atmosphere. Best served with, debatably, the best burger in the city.
Retails For: $15.00
Pourhouse – 162 Water St
Desigual Hamburgo Coat
Angel is Vancouver’s only Desigual Wow Shop boutique. This winter coat is an Angels exclusive, featuring the eclectic style of the Desigual brand.
Retails For: $472.50
Angel – 2 Powell St
Hirota Showa Style Coffee Cup
Authentic Tokyo glassware, made by highly skilled artisans in Tokyo. Designer, Yukari Hirono invented the design in 1970 and it has remained popular since.
Retails For: $72.00
Out & About – 321 W Cordova St
24 Karat Gold Acupressure Ear Seeds
Unique to the Nest Clinic in Gastown are these self care ears seeds! With auricular therapy in clinical treatments, the placement of these seed can have an impact on the whole body. Think of it as “acupuncture” to go. Say no more!
Retails For: $35.00
The Nest Clinic – #315, 55 Water St
CNTRBND Vancouver is collaborating with local designer Izaak Vinthers for a limited ‘Slate Grey’ colourway of his signature ‘Chamber Vase’. Designed, fabricated and hand finished in Vancouver’s Chinatown, the 3D formed resin vase is inspired by the intersecting negative volumes of Greek architecture. The vase pairs beautifully with a set of dried flowers and makes a perfect gift for loved ones!
Retails For: $130.00
CNTRBND – 45 Water St
Zero Waste Sewing Class
Want to take part in the slow fashion movement? Learn about the future of zero waste apparel during a 4 hour private workshop session. They will get you up to speed with your sewing skills, finishing with a zero waste garment.
Retails For: $150.00
Chenko Studios – 263 Columbia St
Custom Made Glasses
Time to invest in some specs that reflect you! Sit down with MOSH owner Sarah and design glasses that suit your tastes and lifestyle!
Retails For: $995
MOSH Framemakers – #200, 318 Homer St
Vancouver Cocktail Week x Gastown x Forbidden Vancouver
Gastown has partnered with Vancouver Cocktail Week to bring you this exclusive boozy walking tour! Forbidden Vancouver’s storytellers will uncover secret venues and hidden history, partnering with local establishments to present 1920s-style cocktails—with a modern twist. Drinks educator Charlene Rooke will sip you through the history of two iconic pre-Prohibition cocktails in secret-speakeasy style.
Retails For: $90.00
Date: Sun, 6 March 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST
Want a chance to win these amazing Gastown finds? You have until December 14 to enter our Instagram Giveaway!