May 1, 2008
Quality denim (Japanese fabric, made in Canada) at a killer price point ($96-149)—we’re all over Naked & Famous Denim, which debuts February 1 at Fab’s new Kerrisdale location. 2305 W. 41st Ave., 604-267-3220.
FARROW AND BALL
Visit Farrow and Ball, makers of pigment-rich paints and sumptuous wallpapers, at their shop adjacent to Kerrisdale Lumber Co. (also worth a visit for their great selection of barbecues). 6131 W. Boulevard, 604-261-4274.
Wet dog ain’t nobody’s best friend. Snuff the stench with Lani 100 percent natural bath products ($16-22)—the clean, fresh scents (no mango or piña colada) are pooch approved. 5617 W. Boulevard, 604-879-3647.
The venerable Hill’s of Kerrisdale is the city’s best all-in-one fashion mecca—find racks of designer clothing (plus a great selection of street wear, like Harajuku Lovers hoodie by Gwen Stefani, $100) and chic accessories from the in-house Blue Ruby counter (Marley enamel cuffs, $80-125). 2125 W. 41st Ave., 604-266-9177.
A new locally designed and manufactured clothing line for girls seven to 14, is stylish and age appropriate—perfect for girls who dig soccer, dance, and playing Wii. Unit 2, 2305 W. 41st Ave., 604-263-5459.
THE SECRET GARDEN TEA COMPANY
High tea is served with housemade miniature sweets, scones, and finger sandwiches to accompany a pot of signature blend tea. 5559 W. Boulevard, 604-261-3070.