2020 Holiday Gift Directory
In the lead up to the holiday season, we encourage you to consider supporting your local artisans, designers and small businesses directly with this helpful holiday list! The following businesses are offering no contact delivery and shipping options for all your gifting (or self gifting!) needs.
Cosmic festival apparel, custom screen prints and workshops right here in Chinatown!
Brandy mars designs
LGBTQ greeting cards, posters, cups, clothing, home decor and more, all made here in Vancouver! Check out the majestical mugs…
Carla mooking art
Scarves, prints and original artwork based on musical icons including Lady Gaga, Freddie Mercury, Prince and George Michael. All made locally in North Van and Burnaby BC!
Chubby Fem Thrift
Affordable online plus-size thrift store that accepts donations and offers shipping.
Fine art illustration prints with themes of life, death, and fat liberation.
Devi Arts Collective
Jewelry with an ethical conscious for the wandering soul, made in North Vancouver.
Gems & More
Give your dog a bone
Stylish reversible bandana covers for your favourite pooch. Thread your dog’s collar through the top and you’re all set! Our VPS staff love these bandanas because not only do they look great, but they also stop collar rub.
A horror and occult inspired queer, trans, and feminist apparel & art brand, combining riot grrrl attitude with goth aesthetics and the gay agenda. Whether you’re a witch in Sunnydale or a vampire in Austria, we’ve got just the right thing for all your spooky queer needs.
Cards, buttons, prints and zines with themes centering around solstice, Queer love & relationships, kink, affirmations, and uplifting QTBIPoC.
JQ Clothing Ltd
FunWare, ravewear, costumes, and burlesque supplies catering to all sizes, lifestyles and identities. This East Van gem is more than just a store, it’s family. Described as “a beacon of light where only good things happen,” JQ Clothing deserves a special mention from us at VPS. Not currently open for online sales, check them out in person at 2120 Commercial Drive.
Kaitlin Day Photography
This LGBTQ+ photographer specializes in capturing candid connections between couples and families including weddings and elopements. Discounted Holiday Gift Card sessions for 2020.
Karibu Handcrafted Soaps
Unique handmade soap bars using locally sourced, all natural ingredients. Each gentle and nourishing bar is passionately crafted in New Westminster.
New Westminster-based artisan offering vegan bath bombs, bath salts and unscented LGBTQ+ themed soaps. $1 of each LGBTQ+ soap bar is donated to a local organization that serves the community for which the soap was made, including Asexual, Aromantic, Bi and of course, rainbow Pride colours.
Locally made jewelry and accessories.
The Gay Superstore-meets-Pop & Pop “family” business: Little Sisters is the gem of Davie neighbourhood. Flags, adult colouring books, Trans books, pride apparel, gift cards, toys galore – and so so much more. Check them out online and in person at 1238 Davie St.
Lucky Little Queer
Soft art, accessories, and apparel with a hard edge. Lucky Little Queer is for babes who have something to say and want to show the world who they are.
The devil’s baby of staying up late watching anime and stumbling upon some questionable content. Created by a part-time witch, full-time disabled non-binary queer, Monster Cliché can be summed up as blunt, anime inspired, intersectional realness.
Prints, patches, art, stickers and digital works made by a non-binary, queer person of colour. LGBTQ+ rights, pro-racial equality and pro-women’s equality designs. Check out the feminist vinyl sticker packs!
NEON LOVE by ZULA
Galactic jewelry and cosmic love regalia connecting the wearer to nature and the cosmos. Made in Vancouver.
Colourful hand-made cotton masks, apparel and felt decorations (dog breeds, cats, birds and more) all made right here in Kitsilano!
Panther Daze Designs
This independent lingerie brand promotes body and sex positivity, self-love and healthy diverse conversations on sexuality! Offering handmade and fully adjustable harnesses, garters, and accessories for all genders.
A queer and skate folk oriented street wear brand❤️ Queer owned and operated!
Queer t-shirts, tank tops, and hankies, silk-screened by hand in Vancouver.
Hand silk-screened and 100% cotton shirts, accessories and prints made right here in Chinatown, Vancouver.
Queer-owned sliding scale thrift shop offering an inclusive and sustainable way to buy, sell and donate clothing and gender affirming accessories. Donates a portion of profits back into queer organizations.
Reward Your Skin – Soap Co.
Small batch plant-based soap with shea butter, hemp, olive and coconut oil, made right here in the West End!
Samonte Cruz Studios
Limited edition all gender amulets, jewelry, and Knuckle Tattoo collection featuring they/them and self-care designs by trans/gender non-binary, Filipinx artist. Custom work available.
Japanese inspired design and street style fusion apparel with a modern twist.
Bold, hand painted apparel using upcycled denim and designs that encourage our community to day dream. Created here in Burnaby!
Beautifully designed berry life-cycle prints and commissioned paintings created by a queer, non-binary, trans, disabled, fat, and racialized individual.
T Flohr Art
Surrealist illustrations celebrating the monstrous and magical act of loudly being yourself. Designs are available on a range of merchandise and accessories. All original designs are created in Ottawa.
White Rhino Bags
100% vegan leather bags and accessories supporting animal welfare with every purchase. Unique gifts, ethically made.
Witch vs Bitch
Who DOESN’T want a big busty body, hand sculpted from clay and topped off with a fancy flower or air plant?!
Wren Handman (author)
Havoc & Happiness is a young adult novel that dishes out fun, monster hunting, and queer high school drama.
Yas Petit Poulet
Check out these ADORABLE Queer Chemistry enamel pins, inspired by the chemical elements of the Mendeleev Periodic Table.
If you are a Canadian-based artist or small business and would like to be included on this page, please connect with us at email@example.com.
Priority will be given to businesses owned by local, LGBTQAI2S (lesbian, gay, trans, queer, asexual/aromantic, intersex, two-spirit), BIPOC (black and/or indigenous persons of colour), and artisans.