Home to one of the world’s largest shopping malls, big-brand outlet stores, and hip boutiques, Edmonton has long been recognized as a shopper’s dream destination. Recent years have seen the opening of one-of-a-kind, locally owned shops that provide locals and visitors alike with a curated, unique selection of goods.
LUX Beauty Boutique
Located in the stylish High Street just west of the downtown core, LUX Beauty Boutique offers a wide range of high-quality, hard-to-find cosmetics. Whether you need a housewarming present, token of thanks, or a gift for yourself, the ladies of LUX provide great suggestions.
12531-102 Ave. | 780-451-1423
Carbon Environmental Boutique
In the same area as LUX Beauty is Carbon Environmental Boutique offering a collection of environmentally conscious and local goods, including organic cotton towels, BPA-free baby gear, and eco-friendly cleaning products.
12543-102 Ave. | 780-498-1900
The Briefing Room
The Briefing Room, located in the trendy Old Strathcona neighbourhood, carries a selection of designer men’s underwear and accessories unparalleled in the city. Good Luck Socks, a brand founded in Edmonton, is available here!
10151 Whyte Ave. | 587-521-0384
Blackbyrd Myoozik has been providing Edmontonians with access to music since 1993. Though CDs are available for purchase, the store focuses heavily on vinyl records, offering a huge selection of both classic and modern albums from a wide variety of genres.
10442 Whyte Ave. | 780-451-1423
Black & Bold
In the trendy 124 Street neighbourhood, Black & Bold is home to an extensive selection of women’s apparel and accessories. Shop owner Tara Pierce carefully selects each design that the store carries, and can recommend options based on style, body type, price range, or need.
10826-124 St. | 780-800-2580
What better way to celebrate any occasion than by enjoying one of Edmonton’s most well-loved bakeries? Duchess Provisions not only offers the Duchess Bake Shop Cookbook, but also a number of take-and-bake kits for macarons, brownies, and cookies. Finding it hard to choose? Why not stop by next door at the Duchess Bake Shop to sample some of the recipes first?
10720-124 St. | 780-488-4999
Visit Be-A-Bella to find beautifully painted home accents and accessories. Shop owner and artist Kathy Prosser has put together a selection of friendly, fun décor items and goods perfect to warm up any space.
6510-112 Ave. | 587-521-8085
Take some time to explore Mandolin Books, and enjoy a cup of locally roasted Catfish Coffee with a bowl of Edmonton’s own Pinocchio ice cream. The selection in this quaint second-hand bookstore is always changing, so check back often for new options.
6419-112 Ave. | 780-479-4050
Opened in early 2015, Kifune Japan is the destination for quality (and quirky) Japanese goods. Find patterned washi tape, handmade notebooks, and Japanese pens here, along with a carefully curated selection of quality Japanese home goods.
10046-167 St. | 780-341-5424
Doggy Style Deli
Doggy Style Deli is a great location to visit when travelling with pets. Even the most discerning pooches won’t be able to turn down the freshly made treats available here.
15131 Stony Plain Rd. | 780-756-2477