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15 awesome Vancouver gifts to get the local in your life

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Darcy Matheson Dec 03, 2018 7:00 am 2,329

Got a Vancouver local on your Christmas list this year? Look no further.

From art to home decor and clothes, these gifts are perfect for your favourite stylish Vancouverite.

So if you’re making a list and checking it twice, these are some gifts that are very nice.

Van City loves kitties snapback hat

Make Vancouver

Make Vancouver

Love animals and your city? This original hat was designed and embroidered on Granville Island.

Where to buy: Make Vancouver

Price: $30

East Van Vodka

East Van Vodka/Odd Society

East Van Vodka/Odd Society

Made with malted barley grown in Prince George, East Van Vodka by Odd Society is made in small batches and proudly blended with Vancouver water. The result is a sweet smelling and smooth spirit.

Where to buy: Select liquor stores and the Odd Society tasting lounge

Price: $36

YVR subway art signs

YVR subway art signs/Etsy

YVR subway art signs/Etsy

Restoration Hardware-style subway signs, repping Vancouver. These art prints are fully customizable so you can add your own neighbourhood, or two or three, to make it your own.

Where to buy: Etsy

Price: $20.51 and up

VC beanie

VC beanie/Vancity

VC beanie/Vancity

It’s beanie season! Keep your melon warm in style with this ribbed beanie from Vancity Original. Available in an assortment of colours.

Where to buy: Vancity Original

Price: $25

Vancouver colouring book

Vancouver colouring book/Pender Gai Books.

Vancouver colouring book/Pender Gai Books.

Colour your way through Vancouver’s unique neighbourhoods and landmarks with this fine art paper colouring book, which includes 24 ‘artisan’ colouring pencils.

Where to buy: Pender Gai Books

Price: $30

East Van tree ornament

East Van Cross ornament/Reclaimed Print

East Van Cross ornament/Reclaimed Print

Trim your tree with hometown love with this hand-crafted wood ornament of the East Van Cross.

Crafted in Vancouver with locally-milled sustainable wood.

Where to buy: Reclaimed Print

Price: $10

Vintage Grizzlies gear

Vancouver Grizzlies

Vancity Original

The team is gone… but far from forgotten. These Vancity Original x Mitchell & Ness vintage shirts and sweats are a blast from the past, with the original Vancouver Grizzlies logo.

Where to buy: Vancity Original, 819 Hornby Street

Price: From $45

Vancouver-themed beers

R+B Vancouver beers.

R+B Vancouver beers.

From Dude Chilling Pale Ale and Vancouver Special IPA, these Vancouver-themed beers from R&B Brewing are the perfect stocking stuffers for the craft beer lover on your list. Proudly brewed in East Vancouver.

Where to Buy: R&B Brewing

Price: Varies

Home is Vancouver gear

Home is Vancouver/Peace Collective

Home is Vancouver/Peace Collective

Stay warm and show some love to Van City with this cozy slim-fit crewneck sweatshirt.

Where to buy: Peace Collective

Price: From $48.74

Vancouver skyline necklace

Vancouver skyline necklace/Etsy

Vancouver skyline necklace/Etsy

Bring a little bling into your hometown pride with a necklace adorned with the city’s iconic skyline. In gold or silver finish.

Where to buy: Etsy

Price: From $13

Vancouver candles

Vancouver Candle Co.

Vancouver Candle Co.

This is the candle every Vancouverite should have. Crafted by Vancouver Candle Co., you can choose from nine Van City neighbourhoods, including Point Grey, Fairview and Mount Pleasant.

Where to buy: Select retailers and online through Vancouver Candle Co.

Price: From $20

West Coast inspired rain gear

Whistle and Flute

Got a little on your list this year? These West Coast inspired rain pieces from locals Whistle and Flute are sure to brighten up any kid’s day. Plus, they make matching pieces for adults too.

Where to buy: Whistle and Flute

Price: Jacket, $100

Retro Vancouver gear

Ole Originals

Ole Originals

Ole Originals Van City Sweatshirt

Hit the city looking pretty with retro-inspired Vancouver gear from Ole Originals. Designs come in t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats, with sizes for men, women and kids too.

Where to buy: Ole Originals

Price: Sweatshirts are $80.

Iconic crow

Iconic crow/Bird on a Wire

Iconic crow/Bird on a Wire

Every night, a large murder of crows darkens the city skies over Vancouver as they head east to nest. Our city’s unofficial bird is honoured with this hand-blown glass ornament for your tree.

Where to buy: Bird on a Wire

Price: $20

Raincouver coasters

Raincouver coasters/Reclaimed Print

Raincouver coasters/Reclaimed Print

It rains here, we know. You may as well have a nice coaster to put your drink on while you’re drinking your holiday eggnog.

Where: Reclaimed Print

Price: $10

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Darcy Matheson
Vancouver Editor at Daily Hive.

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