Located within The Forks Market, this 185.80 square meters (2000 square feet) store is the best destination for shopping for native Canadian handcrafts. Rustic and cozy with wooden interiors, this charming store attracts visitors and tourists all year long. Wares typically include artisanal jewelry by local craftsmen, handmade purses and clutches, cute candles, moccasin shoes and locally made pottery art. Bibliophiles can find some of Canada's literary gems at Forks Trading Company; the store stocks books by Canadian authors which make for great gift ideas.
Into The Music is the stuff Hollywood movies are made of, complete with a subculture management whose music knowledge makes you almost embarrassed to set foot in the place. However, the staff is extremely approachable, and willing to help you find new and used music that spans every imaginable genre. You will find rare music on CD, LP and cassette. If they do not have that live Curtis Mayfield or rare Bach you have always wanted, they will find it and send it wherever you are.
Stepping into this bright store on Corydon Avenue induces somewhat of a spiritual rush, with its dazzling array of healing objets d'art and divine cornucopia. The store centers around the mantra of healing and holistic wellness, and its wares reflect this philosophy. Find crystal encyclopedias, self-help books that double as life coaches, healing tools, saintly figurines, jewelry, tarot decks, talismans, meditation tools, wind chimes, incense sticks and everything in between. Purchase one of these items for gifting or simply hold on to them for a dose of positive strength. Or,indulge in alternate life therapy by participating in the store's many workshops, book readings and tarot-centric events.
Located in Osborne Village, Silver Lotus features a plethora of delicately crafted jewelry items of all styles and kinds. On the style spectrum, the store stocks everything from bracelets, charms, earrings and pendants to cuff-links, rings and talismans. With a wide price range that includes both moderately priced items and a few that incline toward the steeper end; there is something for everyone. These pretty trinkets make great items for gifting, as well as for elegantly accessorizing a simple outfit. The jewelry spans a variety of brands, some of which include Jan Michaels, Bamiyan, Andrea Waines and Justine Brooks.
A change of pace from downtown shopping, the flat ground layout of this shopping center makes it easy to navigate. Choose from 160 shops and enjoy the architectural flair and commissioned artwork while you shop. Stop for a meal in a food court that sports fireplace and a sky lit promenade. Major stores include Wal-Mart, Chapters bookstore, the Gap and Manitoba's only Disney store. It also houses the SilverCity St. Vital movie theater. The mall is about a half-hour drive from downtown. There are wheelchairs, strollers, lockers, a mall-walking program, transit schedules, and parenting washrooms.
Though this location opened in 1996, McNally Robinson Booksellers was established in 1981. Considered to be among the largest Canadian bookshops, this much loved store is a delight for bookworms. Specializing in local and national writers, their impressive collection features best-sellers, new releases, staff selections, award winners and more. They also stock a good range of music, movies and games along with other merchandise. Climb up their grand spiral staircase to the mezzanine where a whole new world of fantasy and magic awaits for kids. This huge section for little readers has everything you will need to inculcate reading habits in your child, right from the time they are toddlers. Those who would like to self publish their novels can avail of the printing service on-site. From reading sessions to live performances and book launches, this store regularly hosts events for all. They also have a restaurant on-site to take care of your hunger pangs. With so much to explore, you will just want to linger for hours at this book-store.
Vittorio Rossi Clothiers is a high-end boutique for both bespoke clothing and ready-made menswear. Its exceptional tailoring services and fine quality of imported fabrics have made it a favorite shop with well-groomed men. It has built contacts with famous textile mills and fabric stores around the world, especially Italian brands like Loro Piana and Vitale Barberis Canonic. Hence, its made-to-measure clothing is refined and elegant to suit the tastes of modern and sophisticated men. When shopping for ready-to-wear blazers and shoes, you can choose from merchandise of luxury brands such as Canali, Alberto, Gran Sasso, Allen Edmonds and Van Laack. The entire collection is divided into formal, business, business-casual and weekend wear. You can also avail of services like closet cleanings and office or house fittings.
Owner Nathalie Gautier takes pride in each of her creations, which is evident to all devoted fans of the A L'Epi de Blé bakery. Located in North End, this French bakery serves fabulous sweet and savory treats, ranging from phenomenally light macaroons to darling cupcakes and indulgent pastries. Baked goods with a French-Canadian touch such as the Québécois bread do wonders, while the Croque Madam, fresh quiches and meat pies keep first-timers hooked enough to come back for more. The cheeses come all the way from France, making a drive past this establishment even more irresistible. For a more personal touch and the right recommendations, talk to owner herself.
Luxe Label brings together trendy accessories and apparel from high-end designers in women's wear. Despite being chic and contemporary, every piece sold here has a classic appeal. This shop is for the refined woman who seeks the best in fashion, be it the latest jewelry or knitwear. Shop for merchandise of brands James Perse, Blaque Label, Ronny Kobo, Rebecca Minkoff and Smythe among several others. Whether you desire a classic little black dress, a delicate cashmere scarf or flattering skinny jeans, this is the shop for you. So head here on a leisurely day and browse through the latest American and Canadian fashions.
A family-owned business from Canada-based proprietors, Roger Watson Jewellers boasts of a time-honored legacy of fine jewelry in Winnipeg. This phenomenal showroom carries some of the finest pieces of imported gemstones, top-notch styles and stellar creations, both traditional and modern. The store will also custom-design exquisite pieces of jewelry for you, or tweak any old jewelry item to suit more contemporary tastes. Engagement and wedding rings are available in one-of-a-kind designs, sourced from trustworthy suppliers. Besides, Roger Watson Jewellers are specialists when it comes to jewelry repairs, care and cleaning-related services.
Prairie Sky Books has a bohemian feel to it. Opened in 1978, it is among the best places to shop for metaphysics. Their collection of books cover a wide range of topics which includes Wiccan, Buddhism, Christianity, Native American, Astrology, Yoga, Tarot, Vedanta and Occult. They also have literature on vegan and vegetarian cooking, new age birthing and parenting techniques. Besides these, the small store proffers a fine selection of collectibles, jewelry, craft-works, artifacts, artisan soaps and incense procured from all over the world.