Shopping & Style

June 29 2018

Where to find your next favourite T-Shirt in Gastown

  We have been having a pleasant run of warm, sunny weather lately and the choice of what to wear each day, should easily present itself – short sleeves, a single layer or the classic summer staple, the T-shirt. Gastown is known for a lot of wonderful things and in particular, the shopping! Within only …

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Shopping & Style

June 27 2018

Active Wear in Gastown

  Gastown is a great place to get a cup of coffee, go out for a nice dinner and to shop. Despite the lack of locals clad in yoga pants or the vibe of intense health nuts racing through the streets, the neighbourhood is also an excellent place to find quality, stylish and well-made active …

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Culture

June 15 2018

A Father’s Day Out With Dad In Gastown

  Father’s Day is this Sunday June 17. It doesn’t have to look a certain way, nor does it need to be something over the top. Perhaps most Dads say: “Don’t worry about me” and cast off the day as just another Sunday. What Father’s Day can be, is an opportunity to spend some time …

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Shopping & Style

June 14 2018

Gastown Block by Block: West Cordova Street – Part 1

  As we continue moving through Gastown, West Cordova becomes the focal point. In only two blocks on 300/400, you’ll discover 11 clothing and accessories stores – each unique, special and potent; like a periodic table of elements for the fashion conscious. Experience one fully or an equation of many and create your own formula. …

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Shopping & Style

June 8 2018

Summer Fashion In Gastown – Part 2

  Gentlemen…it’s time to get looking tony. Summer is soon upon us, and mix & matched socks with old running shoes, homemade tight cutoff shorts and a raggedy t-shirt will certainly get you some… looks. This season’s trends are all about the 80’s with a dash of 90’s, pastels, lots of pink. oversized tees, check, florals …

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Shopping & Style

June 6 2018

Summer Fashion In Gastown – Part 1

  Summer Solstice dawns on the 21st June – the first official day of Summer in our Northern Hemisphere. Are you ready? Stylishly speaking of course. We had a beautiful month of May that felt more like July and perhaps like most of us, you scrambled to put together something resembling a look for the unexpected …

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Live & Work

May 11 2018

Neighbourhood Profile:  Amanda Vanas from BIA BORO

Name: Amanda Vanas Title: Partner + Designer Organization/Business: Bia Boro Social: @biaboro_gastown @biaboro    What do you do? I am a partner and designer with Bia Boro Apparel. We create underwear and clothing using sustainable bamboo fabric. Bia Boro bamboo is made for those who live a colourful life and embody an original style.   How did you …

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Shopping & Style

May 3 2018

The 2018 Gastown Shop Hop

  On May 10th Gastown will set the stage for one of the liveliest and most colourful shopping events of the year – The 2018 Gastown Shop Hop. Hosted by the neighbourhood’s premier boutiques, the event celebrates the latest in fashion with in store promotions and over 40 participating stores. It’s an unforgettable evening in one of the most stylish …

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Live & Work

May 2 2018

Neighbourhood Profile: Sarah Stewart from ARC Apparel

Name: Sarah Stewart Title: Owner and Entrepreneur Organization/Business: ARC Apparel Social: @arcapparelca   What do you do and how did you get here? I started out retail buying for a yoga studio and for a period, I was involved with the Vancouver Eco Fashion Week. By then I realized I loved the industry and wanted …

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Shopping & Style

April 25 2018

Sunglasses in Gastown for SS18

  The sun is finally out and how sweet it is….and BRIGHT!! There’s nothing worse than being out in the beautiful weather and squinting like a baby who just tried a lemon for the first time. And there’s few things better in your spring/summer wardrobe than one great pair of shades. The stores are stocked …

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