Winnipeg’s Best Boutiques for a His and Hers Shopping Spree
Let's be honest: no one wants to wait on those couches outside the fitting rooms. These shops that stock duds for both him and her are perfect for boutique-browsing couples.
290 McDermot Ave, 4th Floor Shops
Brave the tiny elevator or hike up the stairs to the 4th floor of this historic Exchange District building and be rewarded with an abundance of local design companies in a sunny studio space. Find sturdy leather and canvas travel goods from Wilder Goods, 5-panel caps from Oldhat, button-up shirts from Commonwealth, and cute womenswear from Made by Josephine, along with homeware and accessories.
Location: 290 McDermot Ave, 4th floor
There is no shortage of denim in this clean, sophisticated clothing shop for men and women. At Danali, the staff is knowledgable and passionate about finding the perfect pair of jeans for everyone who walks through the door. Luxe denim brands like Frame, AG and Citizens of Humanity mingle with casual-cool clothing from luxury brands including Theory, Judith and Charles, Ted Baker, Nudie Jeans, Tiger of Sweden and more.
Location: 100-530 Kenaston Blvd, 204-489-0577
Haberdashery Guys and Girls
Don some distinctive panache with a hat from the Haberdashery. The cozy vintage style space is packed with chic chapeaus. Try on everything from caps to cloches while oldies play on the turntable. Also a great selection of neck ties, bow ties, scarves, gloves, buckles, and sunglasses.
Location: 84 Albert St, 204‑256‑3758
If great seats at the big game are your idea of date night, make the Jets Gear store a pre-game pit stop. Hockey lovers will score at this shop that stocks everything Jets: men’s and women’s jerseys, baby onesies, coffee mugs, PJs and underwear.
Locations: Bell MTS Place at Portage and Hargrave, 204‑926‑5616; St. Vital Centre, 1225 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‑254‑8776; Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Ave W, 204‑663‑5387
Inside his studio boutique, witness a local artist/designer Lennard Taylor hard at work and loving every minute. Sophisticated men’s and women’s apparel and accessories are designed with architectural flair and unique charm. Check out chic shirtdresses for her and leather accessories holsters for him.
Location: 246 McDermot Ave, 204-272‑9112,
Osborne Village boutique Style Bar boasts trendsetting separates for professionals with an eye for style. For women, shop sharp blazers, dresses, jumpsuits and sweaters in the season’s hottest fabrics and colourways; for men, check out flattering patterned dress shirts and well-made basics. Also carries a collection of local products like cleansing oils from Naked Skincare and Prairie Woodsman beard oil.
Location: 470 River Ave, 204‑505‑1351
This Exchange District luggage store specializes in the sleek, the chic, and the perfectly practical. U.N. Luggage is stocked with a high-end supply of laptop bags, backpacks, cosmetic bags, luggage and more to appeal to a variety of personal tastes. Cute Pixie Mood handbags and sleek Jack Spade wallets help couples carry it all in style.
Location: 175 McDermot Ave, 204‑943‑1068,