The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors the Gastown Shop Hop
Kick off your holiday shopping early—or treat yourself to something new—at the Gastown Shop Hop, which takes place November 15 between 5 and 9 p.m. This year, more than 50 boutiques and restaurants are participating, offering in-store specials, food, music, and more.
Stylish ladies will want to check out women’s clothing and accessories at 212 (454 W. Cordova Street), Dream (311 W. Cordova Street), Ego Closet (315 W. Cordova Street), Holly (215-332 Water Street), Ishara (38 Water Street), La Differencia (131 Water Street), LYNNsteven (225 Carrall Street), Mandula (206 Carrall Street), New World Design (306 W. Cordova Street), One of a Few (354 Water Street), Ric Yuen (135 W. Cordova Street), Rubi & Kino (68 W. Cordova Street), Secret Location (1 Water Street), Tait Boutique (330 W. Cordova Street), Timeline Boutique (63 E. Cordova Street), and Why Knot’s (139 Cambie Street).
Meanwhile, fashion-forward guys will find new wardrobe staples at men’s and women’s clothing and shoe boutiques Anti-Hero (302 W. Cordova), Artina’s (387 Water Street), Crome Yellow (207 Abbott Street), Dutil (303 W. Cordova Street),Hitz Boutique (316 W. Cordova Street), John Fluevog (65 Water Street), M0851 (44 Water Street), Motherland (466 W. Cordova Street), Neighbour (125-12 Water Street), Nika (205 Abbott Street), Nouvelle Nouvelle (209 Abbott Street), Oak & Fort (32 Water Street), Roden Gray (8 Water Street), Rowan Sky (334 W. Cordova Street), Sharks & Hammers (54 Alexander Street), The Block (350 W. Cordova Street), and Two of a Few (356 Water Street).
Vintage-lovers won’t want to miss Community Thrift & Vintage (311 Carrall Street and 41 W. Cordova Street), while bespectacled shoppers will want to stop by Bruce Eyewear (219 Abbott Street) for stylish frames. Aveda (111 Water Street) will be open to those looking for hair products, while Inner Space Yoga (100-247 Abbott Street) will also be participating. Interior design and home goods stores partaking in the Gastown Shop Hop include L’Atelier Home (452 W. Cordova Street), Old Faithful (320 W. Cordova Street), Orling & Wu (28 Water Street), and Parliament (115 Water Street).
After you’re all shopped out, stop by Boneta (12 Water Street), Clough Club (212 Abbott Street), Greedy Pig (307 W. Cordova Street), Irish Heather (210 Carrall Street), Judas Goat (27 Blood Alley), the Lamplighter (92 Water Street), Peckinpah (2 Water Street), the Pourhouse (162 Water Street), Revel Room (238 Abbott Street), the Salt Tasting Room (45 Blood Alley), Sea Monstr Sushi (55 Powell Street), or the Diamond (6 Powell Street) for some food and drinks.