Break away from the your usual Costco wholesale shit-gift for your lesser loved and treat them to some socks they don’t deserve. Cover them up in style with some local go-to John Fluevog socks. $15

rain_bow_cursor_and_threadBow tie 

The perfect accessory for your #1 prepster. Vancouver based Cursor & Thread really plays the field offering a wide range of options from Cameo bro-bow to a locavore’s dream raindrop print bowtie. Be a good wingman and locate the goods at Gravity Pope, The Block or online at$59 


The local-made alternative to you mother’s favorite headache inducing pumkin-spice-n-shit candle Feest’s fine line of soy candles, bath salts, scrubs, body sprays and loose leaf teas has the relaxation game on lockdown. Find nirvana at GAM Gallery, Dandelion Emporium or online at Namaste. $222


Tired of gnawing on the same ol’ jaw breaking jerky? Try Singapore style East-Van located BHK Jerky for a fresh smoked take on a favourite go-chew. Find it at 3201 Fraser St or www.bkhjerky.comFrom $7.95 

jewelryAnita Skima jewelry

Local jewelry designer Anita Skima makes one of a kind bad-ass pendants and rings to class up even your most un-refined pal’s steeze. Access some refined but still tough accessories anitasikma.comFrom $185

DSC05802Van maps

Perfect for the Vancouver resident new or old these super-secret treasure maps of Strathcona expose the lesser known and hidden gems of the city you thought you knew. Feel like a tourist on your everyday route. Contact for pricing

By Team BeatRoute

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