Our Pick of the Best Shopping in Kits
One of many perks to living in Kitsilano is the number of shops in the area. West 4th and West Broadway are the two major shopping areas in Kitsilano. West 4th is known for it’s surfer/boarder lifestyle shops at the east end of 4th Av, the gift shops, the funky stores, one of the best shoe stores in the city, great furniture stores and more.
SHOPPING ON WEST 4TH IN KITSILANO
The tea emporium, offering over 150 different kinds of tea, rotating flavours for the season. Go in and tell them how you’re feeling and what you’re craving, and they’ll find a tea for you.
2230 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC V6K 4S2
Exposure is a local, family-run destination for innovative, fashionable woman’s attire. Exposure caters to every woman’s taste providing a variety of styles and fashion trends. To complement that perfect outfit Exposure also carries a range of accessories including hats, bags, belts, jewelry, and footwear.
2250 W 4th Ave., Vancouver BC, V6K 1N8
Foot Locker is a leading global athletic footwear and apparel retailer, which caters to the sneaker enthusiast – If it’s at Foot Locker, it’s Approved. Its stores offer the latest in athletically-inspired footwear and apparel, manufactured primarily by the leading athletic brands. Foot Locker provides the best selection of premium products for a wide variety of activities, including basketball, running, and training.
2173 W 4th Ave, Vancouver BC, V6K 1N7
Gravitypope is an independently owned boutique providing Canada with an extensive array of carefully chosen, beautiful, unique, and handcrafted collections of footwear, clothing, and accessories, gathered from all over the world. Gravitypope has become a footwear institution in Vancouver.
2205 West 4th Ave., Vancouver BC, V6K 1N9
Hill’s offers a distinctly curated selection of the most desirable brands and accessories in women’s fashion. The Hill family can trace their business roots to 1914 when Tom Reid opened Kerrisdale Dry Goods on 41st Avenue. This store should not be missed…young, hip plus the Blue Ruby fine jewelry department features the freshest designs from the most creative innovators.
2081 West 4th Ave., Vancouver BC, V6J 1N3
Inspired by active girls and created by Lululemon Athletica in Vancouver, this store celebrates girls by designing beautiful athletic wear and experiences that connect girls through movement and encourage them to dream big. Each Ivivva product is intentional and designed specifically to help girls perform at their best in their various activities and pursuits.
2123 West 4th Ave., Vancouver BC, V6K 1N7
A funky store, with creative clothes and innovative design. They have a constantly changing inventory, so head back often.
2201 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC
Technical apparel for real life. Kit Ace takes the best principles of athletic design and applied them to clothing you can wear all day. For people who love to move and understand how technical clothing should perform, people who are spoiled by the comfort and movement of athletic apparel and find it hard to wear anything else. Kit Ace brings you the comfort and performance of your gym clothes to your street clothes so you never have to sacrifice functionality for style.
2235 West 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V6K 1N9
Tons of wine, knowledgeable staff and they’ll even order bottles in for you if they don’t have what you’re looking for.\
2235 West 4th Av, Vancouver, BC V6K 1N9
Vancouver, Canada is where you can trace Lululemon’s beginnings. Here you will find the latest in active wear made for women and men to wear for yoga, running, cycling, training and most other sweaty pursuits.
2113 West 4th Ave., Vancouver BC, V6K 1N9
Mavi denim is the end product of Mediterranean influences, the latest denim technology, premium fabrics, and an obsession with fit. Available in a wide range of styles, washes, and sizes, Mavi infuses genuine comfort and effortless style to create a product that feels as good as it looks.
2128 WEST 4th Ave., Vancouver BC, V6K 1N6
Miz Mooz shoes are eclectic, edgy, playful, quirky, but most of all fun. Each shoe is carefully finished by hand, and the resulting variations in color and texture ensure that every pair is as unique and interesting as the woman who wears them.
2177 W 4th Ave, Vancouver BC, V6K 1N7
Home to National Standard’s menswear, designed in Vancouver, Canada. Current, hip and comfortable ultra-cool fashion for men made from cashmere, merino wool, cotton, canvas, and other luxurious fibers. Retail Locations – East Van, Gastown, and Kitsilano.
2080 W 4th Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1M9
Ray Rickburn is a casual menswear store with an exceptional blend of the best of nostalgia, culture, and style reflected in a unique product mix of local and international brands. The Denim Bar is fully stocked with the most coveted brands including JBrand, Nudie, Naked and Famous, Levis, Citizens of Humanity and more.
2100 West 4th Ave., Vancouver BC, V6K iN6
If you’ve never been to a Roots store, now is your chance. Roots is an iconic Canadian company that evolved from producing footwear to include genuine leather bags, jackets, accessories, natural fiber clothing and home furnishings. Proud of its Canadian heritage, Roots is synonymous with casual, athletic, hip and outdoor lifestyle clothing.
2091 West 4th Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1N3
In addition to the best selection of top brand-name running shoes and apparel at the Running Room, you will find an incredible number of customer services. It offers training programs such as Walking, Learn to Run, 5K Training, Marathon and Half Marathon training, 10K Training and For Women Only Running. The Running Room is truly a store for runners providing customers with the best style, functionality, and fabric innovations at a reasonable price.
2112 West 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC V6K 1N6
This specialty swimwear store has more than just a huge selection of swimsuits and board shorts, they also carry caps, aqua shoes, beach bags, nose clips, ear plugs, goggles, masks, fins, kick boards, hand paddles, and sunscreen. Cruise wear and cover-ups also available in regular and plus sizes.
2950 W 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC V6K 1R4
Swimco has been supplying women, men and kid’s swimwear since 1975. Visit their website for a list of brands, sizes and prices. You will not be disappointed with their amazing selection.
2166 West 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC
For the surfer or snowboarder in you, you’ll find the gear and the clothes.
1745 West 4th Ave. Vancouver, BC V6J 1M2
Urban Outfitters is a global retailer with a boutique approach providing a unique shopping experience for consumers including the latest trends for women and men. This shop also has unique gifts, record players, records, cameras, phone gadgets, apartment garb and more. You will love this shopping experience!
2199 W. 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC V6K 1N7
They specialize in Ski, Snowboard and Snowshoe equipment and apparel as well as carrying Camping, Skateboarding, and Watersport gear.
1675 West 4th Ave. Vancouver, BC V6J 1L8
SHOPPING ON BROADWAY IN KITSILANO
A store for the young at heart. Plenty offers the latest fashions, bright colours, shoes and accessories.
2803 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G9
For everything you need, visit the London Drugs in Kits.
2230 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V6K 2E3
FURNITURE SHOPPING IN KITSILANO
Known as the Armoury District, Kitsilano is home to many amazing furnitures and design stores. Below is a list of some of our favourites: to buy great things or to get inspired.
Located in a very cool building across from the Molson Canadian Factory, this place will WOW you.
1706 West 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC V6J 0E4
SPECIALTY STORES IN KITSILANO
One of the best cheese shops in the city – they have many, many different kinds of cheese and charcuterie (and everything else you need to impress), and enough knowledge and enthusiasm to set you up with a fantastic cheese board. They also sell frozen meals, and can cater parties.
1752 W 2nd Ave, Vancouver BC