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Six Local Labels and Shops To Love

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Weather it is a local brand or a local boutique, Vancouver has some amazing options to shop for all of your sartorial needs.  Now, I’m not talking about shopping for your kids, I mean you momma!  Yes, you!  Weather you are a shopping diva, or you find yourself scratching your head to remember the last time you shopped for yourself, I have compiled a list of some favourite local brands and shops to get you on your way this Fall/Winter season. 

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leopard print sweater from Fox + Wit

Fox + Wit : This fabulous online boutique has size inclusivity in mind.  They have curated the perfect collection of of-the-moment items (think Teddy Bear jackets and peplum tops) along with great staples like jeans and cardigans, ranging in size small – 3X.   This shop gives us all the feels as they believe that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice feeling stylish and vibrant, based on the size of clothing you wear.

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Free Label :  For those of you who love simplicity but don’t want to compromise on style and quality, Free Label is a must have label for your wardrobe.  Their items are vegan, made with delicious eco-friendly fabrics like organic cotton and bamboo, and manufacture all their goods in Canada.  Their line is all about cozy, comfortable clothing you can feel good about wearing.  


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Jackson Rowe’s Dolman Cropped sweatshirt 

Jackson Rowe : If you are looking to elevate your basics game, look no further.  Think long sleeved tees with a bell or blouson sleeve, soft and cozy playsuits, and the most amazing scarves that will become your favourite thing to wear.  This label boasts both style and comfort.  Their items are designed here in Vancouver and manufactured in California.  

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Six Impossible Things :  Brand new brand alert!  For those of you on the lookout for a beautiful hand crafted leather bag, you must check out this freshly launched label.  They are all about workmanship and quality, which you feel the second you glance upon their pieces.  Each covet worthy bag is handmade from start to finish here in Vancouver.  These are the ultimate bags for those slow fashion movement babes. 

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Smoking Lily :  This Victoria, BC , handcrafted goods, label and shop has been around since 1996.  Their pieces are earth friendly and affordable.  Their BAM! Dress from their current collection is a Vancouver Mom favourite.  We adore how timeless their items are and that they lend themselves to be worn over and over again.    

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Vancouver Fashion Truck’s leopard print cardi

Vancouver Fashion Truck :  You may have seen Greta the Grumman cruising around the Lower Mainland and thought “Fashion on wheels?  Yes please!”  The Vancouver Fashion Truck is both a mobile pop-up fashion boutique and online shop.  You can visit their website to see where Greta will be popping up next, shop online, or even book a private shopping party of your own.  Yes!  Greta will come to you!  VFT has the perfect eye catching pieces for your inner fashionista.  

To see more looks from these fabulous brands, pop over to Vancouver Mom to read my original article on these shops!

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  • Reply
    Sarah Winton
    November 16, 2018 at 8:54 am

    All of these labels look amazing. I’ve been a long time Smoking Lily fan – lots of shops here in the Yukon carry them.

    • Reply
      November 18, 2018 at 9:44 pm

      They have so many cute things right now too!

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