If visiting or moving to Vancouver, there are plenty of great gift shops to buy books, accessories, clothing, funny items, and a lot more. Places such as Canadian Crafts, Olive+Wild, Arts Off Main Gallery, and Granville Island Soap Gallery feature unique souvenir items, many of which being handcrafted.
Situated on Main Street, this place features items in different collections, including home fragrance, artisan foods, home décor, and textiles. All products are unique and created by local artists, and the place is well stocked.
Arts Off Main Gallery
This gift and specialty shop is found on Charles Street and features unique items by artists such as Gary Nay, Elana Sigal, Tom Anti, Tanya Boya. Arts Off Main Gallery offers a selection of items made by local artists, including paintings, art cards, decorative tiles, soap, candles, and plenty more. From sculpture and drawings to jewelry, there is something for everyone.
Granville Island Soap Gallery
Situated on Johnston Srteet, the Granville Island Soap Gallery is also a great place to drop by and find unique products. There is a selection of fine cosmetics and handmade soaps that are made from organic and natural ingredients.
This gift and chocolate shop features a selection of sweet treats that are ideal for anniversaries, birthdays, bridal showers and birthday showers, housewarming, and other special events. This place offers chocolates for every taste, including white, dark, milk, and assorted. Customers can choose from a wealth of different tastes and flavors, including sake and sakura, pumpkin truffle, pumpkin caramel, pear lemon caramel, brown butter maple caramel. All chocolates are seasonally available. There is a selection of gifts as well, including Thanksgiving Gift Baskets, custom mix gift boxes, gift sets, and more.
Kaarigar Handicrafts Inc.
This shop features an ethnically sourced selection of items imported from India. There is a host of products in different categories, including yoga and meditation, jewelry and shawls, home decor. Customers are offered unique gifts such as copper essential oil burners, copper drinking straws, handmade copper bar sets. All items are handmade.
Make at Granville Island
Situated on Duranleau Street, Make at Granville Island is another great shop to find a host of souvenirs and gifts. Customers can choose from a selection of items such as custom print mugs, reclaimed print printed coasters, mini cinema lightboxes, birch log pillows, and plenty more. There are artisan, women's, men's, and kids accessories and gifts.
A family-run business located on Robson Street, Canadian Crafts is a gift and souvenir shop that features native crafts. Customers are offered high quality unique items such as salmon serving boards, bamboo bowls, bamboo servers, and bamboo cups. There is a selection of sweet treats and gourmet products such as pure maple cream cookies, maple popcorn, and maple sugar candies.
Other nice gift shops to visit in Vancouver are Signed Sealed Delivered, Bird on a Wire Creations, Walrus, and St. Paul's Hospital Gift Shop.