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Shopping, Vancouver  

Vancouver offers world-class shopping of every kind. High-end designer shops are scattered throughout the downtown core, and many unique shopping areas are mentioned below. Noted worldwide as a safe, walk-able city, feel free to explore our many unique neighbourhoods. 

For convenience sake, highlighted below are some unique online shopping opportunities offered by local LGBT welcoming businesses, whether it's for a great read, specialty personal items, gifts for special occasions, travel, personal grooming, or unique holiday cards, to name a few.  




Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium
Everything from exotic to erotic can be found at Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium. A cornerstone of Vancouver’s LGBTQ2+ community for decades, Little Sister’s has a wide selection of LGBTQ2+ literature, as well as all the latest Pride gear. A great starting point for a visit to Davie Village. 1238 Davie Street, 604.669.1753









Explore Topdrawers' extensive selection of Men's Underwear, Swimwear and more, right in the heart of downtown Vancouver, featuring local and international designer brands for the fashion-forward men’s community. Topdrawers offers a vibrant, inclusive shopping experience, continuously updating its range with everything from jockstraps, thongs, and briefs to harnesses, swim trunks, tank tops, and socks. Visit their unique collection in person at 939 Hornby Street or online at topdrawers.com 604.684.4861. www.topdrawers.com 




High quality printed materials and design services for the business, arts and non-profit communities. 

81 West Cordova Street, Vancouver. Tel: 604.801.6364






Davie Village

Everything from exotic to erotic can be found in the Village. A good starting point is Little Sister’s Book Emporium, which offers a community bulletin board, gay magazines, gay literature, gay specific gift items, videos and more.  

Denman Street
Just steps away from English Bay, is the Denman strip, where you can grab a slice of pizza, a gelato, or make reservations for a romantic evening dinner. Top Drawers at the entrance to the Denman Place Mall has great gear to wear, whether on the beach or dancing the night away.

Robson Street
Trendy Robson offers blocks of name brand fashion outlets, cafés, bars, restaurants and more. Great people watching from street-side patios.

South Granville (over the bridge)
Elegant district with high fashion and more. Check out Boboli and tell Ed we sent you.

West Georgia
Pacific Centre, houses over 200 stores and services. High-end designer fashion outlets are also located in and around the Hotel Vancouver. 900 West on the magnificent lobby level is highly recommended for an elegant cocktail break or sumptuous dinner.

Granville Island
Located just over the Granville Bridge is a unique area of renovated warehouses now housing artist studios, a public market, galleries, and restaurants. For fun getting there, False Creek Ferries depart from Sunset Beach.

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