It might not feel like it, but say hello to Springtime! It’s always fun to see what’s new in your favorite shops and then discover stores you haven’t been to yet. Gastown is a menswear paradise. Here, you can buy more than just clothes, you can create looks. We have the best and the latest in genuine fashion and quality craftsmanship and styling.
Here are a few selections for fashionable gents to spruce up their spring wardrobes and welcome in the season.
017/shop is a minimalistic oasis of thoughtfully curated lines that evoke understated, quiet and confident looks. The shop carries designs from Cmmn Swdn, Dog-State, Etudes, Harmony Paris, Helmut Lang, Matthew Miller, Siki Im / Den Im and Yang Li.
As the weather slowly improves, why not treat yourself to a fine Italian crafted hat? Cappelleria Bertacchi uses old world Tuscan traditions in every piece that it creates, resulting in a chapeau that will last you many years to come. These cultured hatters use only organic and eco-friendly cloth, such as straw, felt and the finest fibers from Merino wool, carefully shorn, spun and woven in Italy.
Dutil is Gastown’s denim store. With the resurgence of selvedge denim and domestic and Japanese made jeans, Dutil are the definitive source in the city. At Dutil, you’ll find that one perfect pair that wont get washed for some time to come.
Haven in Gastown is indeed, just that. It’s a place offering favorable opportunities or conditions to those who appreciate men’s casual and street styling at it’s best. Brands include JUNYA WATANABE MAN, Comme De Garçons, Wings + Horns and Nonnative.
John Fluevog Shoes now has locations all over North America. It’s nice to have his flagship store here in Gastown. Always captivating and wonderful, Fluevog is never boring. Constantly inventive, and often crossing over into that unseen fantasy world of what ifs – Fluevog creates visions that become practical little wearable masterpieces.
Flights – PXO Casual capped toe oxford Men’s (US)
Kit & Ace continue to rock it out on Water Street with their unique line of technical cashmere. The versatile clothing can be worn within multiple environments including work, play and exercise.
La Differencia sells the latest trends and styles from Europe, featuring a carefully curated selection of unique shoes, clothing and accessories for men and women. Not to be considered as only a women’s store, La Differencia stocks some fantastic Europeans lines in men’s shoes.
Livestock in Gastown largely features shoes from Nike, Adidas, Puma and Converse along a with a smattering of streetwear clothing and accessories.
The Lab is where all the Lululemon magic happens. It’s a creative space full of in-house designers along with a sampling room where new concepts are tried and tested. The Lab produces limited quantity collections that are unique to Vancouver.
Mono Fill Jacket
Menu Skateboard Shop consistently stocks the latest in pro decks and shoes. Run and owned by Syd Clark, a professional skateboarder – Menu always has the best gear available and truly awesome customer service.
Motherland is a great store for shirts. A number of them are made in Vancouver and the cut and fit are just right. Their in house line – National Standards offers a considerable selection of menswear for all occasions.
Neighbour has two stores in Gastown – one for the gals and one for the guys. Gent’s will find pieces here that are worth it with the look, cut, fit and longevity of the clothing. Neighbour offers fantastic customer service and is the place to go to spoil yourself.
Our Legacy – Raglan Roundneck Moth Raspberry Linen
NiftyDo is one of best places in the city to find independent made in the USA and Japan selvedge denim, jackets, shirts, hats and accessories. You will be taken care of by passionate folks who take great care in finding the right clothes and fit from clothing makers of true quality and craftsmanship.
Nouvelle Nouvelle curates a fine selection of independent and up-and-coming clothing & accessory lines. You can create an entire outfit at Nouvelle from well crafted shoes, pants, jackets, tops, shirts, watches and accessories.
Roden Gray is perhaps one of Gastown’s most well known menswear stores. They carry the latest trends from Japan, Europe and New York. Notable lines include Thom Browne, Moncler and Stella McCartney.
Rowan Sky stocks a wide selection of footwear including boots, sneakers, casual, dress, loafers, rainboots, sandals and slippers. They are your complete source for shoes and Rowan Sky also sells waxes, leather care, waterproofing spray and laces.
Strike Movement is an athletic footwear and apparel brand (founded in Vancouver) that merges technical performance with classic styling.
Stussy Streetwear is located throughout North America, Asia and Europe with the only Canadian store being located in…., yes – you guessed it! Gastown.