® Best of Vancouver

Urban Living winners

Best local designer clothing store

  1. Devil May Wear
  2. Nicole Bridger, 14 Water Street
  3. Dish & DUER

Best shoe store (independent)

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

Best custom jewellery store

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

Best eyewear store

  1. Bruce Eyewear
  2. Durant Sessions
  3. Ollie Quinn

Best shopping mall

  1. Park Royal Shopping Centre
  2. Metropolis at Metrotown, 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
  3. Pacific Centre, 701 W. Georgia

Best furniture store (independent)

  1. Moe's
  2. Inform Interiors, 50 Water Street
  3. Pallucci Furniture

Best antique/reproduction furniture store

  1. Attic Treasures and Mid Century Modern, 944 Commercial Drive
  2. Antique Market, 1324 Franklin Street
  3. TWR Interiors Vancouver

Best contemporary-furniture store

  1. INspiration Furniture, 1275 West 6th Avenue
  2. Briers Home Furnishings
  3. west elm

Best local home improvement store

  1. Home Hardware
  2. Windsor Plywood
  3. Kerrisdale Lumber

Best kitchenware store

  1. Ming Wo Cookware
  2. Gourmet Warehouse
  3. Cook Culture, Various locations

Best florist

  1. Flower Factory, 4285 Main
  2. Mayhew Sherwood Florist
  3. Celsia Floral

Best gift shop

  1. Obsessions Retail
  2. Bird on a Wire Creations, 2535 Main Street
  3. Walrus, 3408 Cambie Street

Best record/vinyl store

  1. Red Cat Records, 4332 Main
  2. Zulu Records, 1972 West 4th Avenue
  3. Neptoon Records, 3561 Main

Best local toy store

  1. The Granville Island Toy Company
  2. Kaboodles Toy Store
  3. Dilly Dally Toys & Delights, 1161 Commercial Drive

Best sex-toy store

  1. Womyns' Ware, 896 Commercial Drive
  2. Honey Gifts
  3. The Art Of Loving, 369 W. Broadway

Best fetishwear store

  1. Deadly Couture, 317 Cambie Street
  2. Womyns' Ware, 896 Commercial Drive
  3. Honey Gifts

Best tattoo studio

  1. Adrenaline Vancity
  2. Gastown Tattoo Parlour, 105 W. Cordova
  3. Liquid Amber Tattoo and Art Collective

Best cellphone service provider

  1. Telus Mobility
  2. Fido
  3. Rogers Wireless

Best ski shop

  1. Comor – Go Play Outside, 1766 West 4th Avenue
  2. Destination Slope & Surf Outfitters
  3. North Shore Ski and Board

Best sports apparel shop

  1. Arc'teryx
  2. RYU
  3. Lululemon

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
  4. Play It Again Sports Surrey, 15355 24th Ave., Surrey

Best local bike store (chain)

  1. Cap's Cycle
  2. MEC
  3. Denman Bikes

Best scooter dealer

  1. Motorino, 336 West 2nd Avenue
  2. Vespa Metro
  3. Daytona Motorsports

Best motorcycle dealer

  1. Carter Honda Motorsports
  2. International Motosports
  3. Vancouver BMW Ducati, 3061 Grandview Highway

Best hybrid car

  1. Toyota Prius
  2. Ford Fusion Hybrid
  3. Mercedes-Benz car2go

Best new-car dealer

  1. Brian Jessel BMW, 2311 Boundary Road
  2. Carter Honda, 2390 Burrard Street
  3. MCL Motor Cars

Best used car dealer

  1. Autoform
  2. Lucky 8 Auto Sales
  3. Blue Star Motors

Best auto service (independent)

  1. Pawlik Automotive Repair
  2. Lee's Transmissions
  3. Tremblay Motors, 1505 West 3rd Avenue

Best auto-body repair shop

  1. Craftsman Collision
  2. Colorworks
  3. Boyd Autobody and Glass
  4. Korva World Class Collision

Best local moving and storage company

  1. Crown Mountain Movers
  2. Bekins Moving & Storage
  3. East Van Moving, 1192 East Hastings Street

Best home cleaning service

  1. AspenClean
  2. Sweet & Tidy
  3. Life Maid Easy Home Cleaning Service

Best funeral home

  1. Amherst Funeral and Cremation Services, 1209–207 West Hastings Street
  2. Valley View Funeral Home & Cemetery
  3. Kearney Funeral Services