Gift Guide #5: Style Stalkers

The Exchange District has always been a playground for creatives, with design studios and art galleries tucked around every corner of the neighbourhood. If you’re looking for a gift that will get the approval of the most stylish person in your life, or suiting yourself up for the holidays, these shops have you covered head to toe. Shop local this holiday season. Shop the Exchange.

Made by Josephine

4th Floor, 290 McDermot Ave
Day Coat – $130

Stephanie designs and produces each piece by hand with natural and vintage materials in her sunny 4th floor studio space.

Boutique Anya 

88 Albert St
Calla Babouches Slippers

This micro department store carefully curates a modern collection of minimalist clothing, playful housewares and statement jewellery.

Lennard Taylor

246 McDermot Ave
Gift Boxes – $100-$1000

Lennard’s lively shop is part retail boutique, part art gallery and part working studio where you’ll often catch him in the creative process.

The InkPAD

4th Floor, 290 McDermot Ave
Plant Lady Club Tee– $35

All of The InkPAD’s hand printed tees and sweatshirts have a positive message to put a smile on your face.

Souvenir Handmade

4th Floor, 290 McDermot Ave
Hair accessories – $22-$48

Each piece of jewellery is one-of-a-kind, hand crafted from vintage materials and repurposed into modern keepsakes.

The Collab Shop  

68 Albert St
Vintage Streetwear

Started by a group of passionate friends, The Collab Shop is Winnipeg’s new go-to spot for rare sneakers, vintage clothing and streetwear.

Sutton Smithworks

250 McDermot Ave
Tanzanite Diamond Necklace – $482

This local shop has been around for more than 35 years, specializing in custom design, manufacturing and selling fine jewellery.

The Haberdashery 

84 Albert St
100% wool berets

The Hab has every style of hat imaginable and more, including gloves, scarves, ties and even sunglasses.

Hillary Druxman

258 McDermot Ave
Sterling Silver Bracelets – $15

Hillary’s minimalist, elegant and timeless designs are all produced right here in Winnipeg.