® Best of Vancouver

Urban Living winners

Best local designer clothing store

  1. Nicole Bridger, 14 Water Street
  2. Malene Grotrian, 910-207 W Hastings Street
  3. Dream Apparel And Articles For People, 356 Water Street
  4. Devil May Wear, 3957 Main Street

Best shoe store (independent)

  1. gravitypope , 2205 West 4th Avenue
  2. John Fluevog, 837 Granville Street
  3. Umeboshi, 3638 Main Street

Best custom jewellery store

  1. Era Design, 1795 Venables Street
  2. Sonja Picard
  3. Cavalier, 217 West Hastings Street

Best shopping mall

  1. Metropolis @ Metrotown, 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
  2. Pacific Centre, 701 W. Georgia
  3. Park Royal Mall, 2002 Park Royal South

Best antique/reproduction furniture store

  1. Fullhouse, 1545 W 4th Avenue
  2. Antique Warehouse, 226 Southwest Marine Drive

Best vintage/retro furniture store

  1. ReFind, 4609 Main Street
  2. Attic Treasures and Mid Century Modern, 944 Commercial Drive
  3. Fullhouse, 1545 W 4th Avenue

Best contemporary-furniture store

  1. Inform Interiors, 50 Water Street
  2. IKEA
  3. EQ3, 2536 Granville Street

Best kitchenware store

  1. Ming Wo Cookware, Various locations
  2. The Gourmet Warehouse, 1340 East Hastings St.
  3. Cookworks, Various locations

Best florist

  1. Flower Factory, 4285 Main
  2. Blumen Floral, 438 West 8th Avenue
  3. The Flowerbox, 1319 Commercial Drive

Best gift shop

  1. Fine Finds Boutique, 1014 Mainland Street
  2. Front & Company, 3772 Main Street
  3. Walrus, 3408 Cambie Street
  4. Oh My Gift, 2039 West 4th Avenue

Best sex-toy store

  1. Womyns'Ware, 896 Commercial Drive
  2. Honey Gifts Sex Store, 3448 Cambie
  3. The Art of Loving, 369 W. Broadway

Best fetishwear store

  1. Deadly Couture, 317 Cambie Street
  2. Dare To Wear, 1028 Granville Street
  3. Womyns'Ware, 896 Commercial Drive

Best snowboard shop

  1. Comor, 1766 West 4th Avenue
  2. The Boardroom
  3. Pacific Boarder, 1793 West 4th Avenue

Best used-sporting-goods store

  1. Sports Junkies, 102 West Broadway
  2. Cheapskates, 3644 West 16th Avenue
  3. North Shore Sports Swap, 1433 Pemberton Avenue

Best gardening store

  1. Art Knapp, 1401 Hornby Street

Best scooter dealer

  1. Vespa Metro Vancouver, 590 Clark Drive
  2. Carter Motorsports, 1502 West 3rd Avenue

Best motorcycle dealer

  1. Trev Deeley Motorcycles, 1875 Boundary Road
  2. Carter Honda Motorsports, 1502 West 3rd Avenue
  3. Vancouver BMW Ducati, 3061 Grandview Highway

Best new-car dealer

  1. Brian Jessel BMW, 2311 Boundary Road
  2. autoform performance inc, 1885 Clark Drive
  3. Clarkdale Volkswagen, 4575 Main Street

Best auto service (independent)

  1. Pawlik Automotive, 30–966 Southwest Marine Drive
  2. Tremblay Motors, 1505 West 3rd Avenue
  3. Varsity Automotive, 2880 Arbutus Street

Best local moving and storage company

  1. Crown Mountain Movers
  2. East Van Moving, 1192 East Hastings Street
  3. Frog Box, 300–225 West 8th Avenue