Posted March 3, 2011 by Matthew Toren in Top Ten

Top 10 Women’s Clothing Stores

Top 10 Women's Clothing Stores in Vancouver, BC

If you are looking to find the latest trends in women’s wear, here are the top ten stores to visit and you can get started by checking out their websites to discover which ones are must visit stores on your shopping list.

Vancouver is home to a number of state of the art mega malls including Metrotown in Burnaby, Oakridge Mall in Vancouver or Capilano Mall on the North Shore – all of them accessible by transit, skytrain or the seabus.  There are also main shopping zones great for those who like to walk, window shop and feel the energy of the city all at the same time as finding great wardrobe essentials.

The main shopping strip that is world famous can be found along Robson Street in the heart of downtown Vancouver. A day of shopping on Robson Street can be complete with great coffee shops along the way and unique dining. So go ahead…make a day of it.

Le Chateau
813 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-682-3909
Web site: www.lechateau.com

Drape yourself in desirability is what Le Château is all about.  They offer European style for women and men. Everything from modern dress suits, fresh off the runway outfits for work, fancy red carpet dresses for a night out on the town that will get your recognized.

And you can accessory all in one place – shoes, jewellery and handbags can all be found at Le Chateau.  Reasonably priced and they even have great finds on a few sales racks and red stickered items.

Holt Renfrew
737 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-681-3121
Web site: www.holtrenfrew.com

Holt Renfrew is home to names like Jimmy Choo, Valentino and Fendi and provides services such as personal shopping and beauty advice.  Holt Renfrew is a step up from department stores and offers a more chic, stylish and relaxing shopping experience.  High end items that you can’t resist so come prepared to spoil yourself.

Plaza Escada
757 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-688-8259
Web site: www.escada.com

If you are looking for timeless fashion and essential pieces to add to your wardrobe, Plaza Escada is a must for your shopping spree.   Solid colors and outfits just right for more than one occasion depending on how you dress it up.  A very “Princess Kate” style of outfits and accessories go beyond the norm with specialized fragrances and even items for your home collection.

1000 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-681-1819
Web site: www.bebe.com

Bebe is pure chic, sexy and stylish.  Bebe is a  favorite among those who are trend setters regardless of their age.  From teens to women who want to make a statement, Bebe is one place the dressing rooms will surely be packed.  Be prepared to try on a number of new looks at reasonable prices and seasonal sales!

Leone Vancouver
757 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-683-1133
Web site: www.leone.ca

Make friends with some of the biggest brand names in the world – Prada, Burberry, Versace and Dior.  Luxurious shopping is what Leone Vancouver is all about.  This is one place you can get all dressed up for before you even go shopping for more amazing items for your wardrobe.

Leone is top class shopping and offers all the perks too including style advice and personal shoppers.

Max Mara
799 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-257-2370
Web site: www.maxmarafashion.com

Max out on all the essential and iconic pieces your heart desires. Max Mara features all the must have items for any wardrobe.  The timeless and classic items like the perfect pea coat, crisp, white dress shirt to the skirt that fits all the right curves.  Don’t forget to check out the precious accessories to complete any look.

Banana Republic
1098 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-688-1630
Web site: www.bananarepublic.com

Banana Republic can provide both casual wear to the perfect floral print but it’s the fabrics they carry that speak volumes in the comfort department.  They also have a wide range of sizes from petites to tall.  When it comes to accessories, you can find everything to complete the outfit from just the right tights to handbags.

2776 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-251-2300
Web site: www.boboli.es

Straight from the pages of Vogue magazine, Boboli is a great place to find pieces you won’t find anywhere else.  A bit of New York runway meets a classy showroom.  Roberto Cavalli, Armani, Stella McCartney adorn the store and the window display which will tempt anyone to come take a peek.  Think high-end and high-style. They also have some great items for kids and the crafty type too.

Chanel Boutique
900 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-682-0522
Web site: www.chanel.com

One of the most recognized logos in the world provides some of the best items when it comes to not only fashionable finds but also a world renowned purse collection, skincare, watches and fragrances.  Get ready to admire the double c brand that has a strong reputation for providing leading products in retail.

2625 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-733-2000
Web site: www.dkny.com

Donna Karen New York is known for having items that fit like a glove and has a broad range of fashion.  From work to weekend, casual jeans to evening wear.  DKNY is also known for providing unique styles that will appeal to every age group from anywhere in the world.  DKNY is sure to have something to fit any style and occasion.

Matthew Toren

Matthew Toren
Matthew Toren is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com. He is co-author, with his brother Adam, of Kidpreneurs and Small Business, BIG Vision.