Unique antiques and timeless treasures in Vancouver

Flat-pack furniture and hand-me-down lamps were fine for your first apartment. But now that you're a (gulp) grown-up, you may prefer decor that reflects your style and maturity in ways that a futon just can't. If you're looking to elevate your style with some quality antiques, reclaimed furniture or quirky collectibles, it's time to pay a visit to these Vancouver antique stores.

The Antique Warehouse

1
226 Marine Dr SW, Vancouver, BC V5X 2R4

Particularly for fans of French antiques, the Antique Warehouse is the ultimate shopping experience in Vancouver. This popular dealer has been bringing quality pieces from France, Belgium and England into the homes of discerning Canadian collectors since 1989. From elegant armoires to luxurious chaise lounges, their 12,000+ sq. ft. showroom is filled with treasures waiting to be rediscovered.

A Baker's Dozen Antiques

2
3520 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3N3

Main Street is a hotbed of antiques goodness and this is one of the most enjoyable stops. Give yourself plenty of time to browse so you can explore every corner of this charming and eclectic shop, chock-a-block with curios, vintage toys, unique art and one-of-a-kind gift items.

Stepback

3
2936 Broadway W, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G8

A vintage store with style to spare, this Kitsilano shop is the perfect place to pick up a cool retro typewriter, old-school map, vintage suitcase, or hip taxidermy item. The space is set up like a classroom, but a really cool classroom filled with funky knick-knacks and inspiring design ideas. From small gift items to full-sized furniture, the range of products and prices includes some new items made to match the retro feel.

By Design Modern

4
915 Cotton Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3T2

If you've got your eye on Mid-Century modern or vintage Danish modern furniture, this is the antique store for you. With almost 8,000 sq. ft. of combined warehouse and showroom space, By Design Modern is a gold mine of hip and sleek teak tables, sideboards and more. A large selection of lamps and stylish seating options will transform your condo into a Mad Men-worthy setting in short order.

Sugar Barrel Antiques

5
915 Cotton Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3T2

Located near bustling Commercial Drive, the family-owned and operated Sugar Barrel Antiques has been stylishly outfitting homes in Vancouver since 1967. Their primary focus is on English and Scottish pieces dating from the 1880s to the 1930s, but you'll also find influences from Wales, France, Spain and Denmark in their impressive inventory.

Antique Market

6
1324 Franklin St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1N9

Vancouver's warehouse district is the ideal location for the spacious Antique Market. The sprawling layout of 20,000 sq. ft. contains a wide variety of styles and represents many eras and cultural influences. Whether you're partial to pieces from India, Egypt, England or Belgium, you'll find something to suit your taste and decor. Reclaimed wood furniture, antique lighting and industrial pieces also catch the eye and fire the imagination.

Renew Gallery

7
11 5E Ave E, Vancouver, BC V5T 1G7

When you want a truly unique lighting solution to elevate the look of your home, Renew Period Lighting & Decorative Arts can help. Whether you're after a luxe Edwardian chandelier or a sleek Mid-century modern pendant, Renew can help you find something to accompany and enhance your decor. While they specialize in antique, vintage and reproduction lighting, the shop also features a selection of impressive vintage decor and antique furnishings.

ReFind

8
4609 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3R6

ReFind offers up a stylish selection of locally-sourced treasures in teak, rosewood and other mid-century modern, Danish modern and Art Deco design materials. The stock in this popular Main Street shop rotates quickly so if you don't find something this time, be sure to check back often. If you’re hunting for a special item don’t hesitate to recruit the helpful staff to assist with the search.

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