Thursday, December 15, 2016

New from Retro 51

New pens and pencils now in stock from Retro 51
including the Legal Pencil, the Dr Gray pen (the
skeleton glows in the dark!) and the Albert Pen
(with Einstein's famous equation on the barrel)
we also have the classics including stainless, 
black, copper and stealth - as well as a beautiful 
copper fountain pen - all great gift ideas.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

EastVan Bees

We love the EastVan Bees raw urban honey and
in case you didn't know they make lots of other
great products too...  including beard balm and
beard oil, lip balm, tealight candles, tea towels
and gardener's salve.  They also have a chili
infused "hot honey" which is simply delicious!
So many good reasons to shop local...

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Incienso de Santa Fe

Incense and burners made in New Mexico...
all natural incense fragrances include cedar,
pinon, juniper, fir balsam and mesquite.  We
also have the 7-scent sampler which contains 
10 bricks of each scent and a small holder.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Holiday Ornaments

You know the holidays are drawing near when
all the handmade felted wool ornaments arrive.
We have Ballerina Mice Ornaments,  Holiday
Hipsters and Dogs with Antlers, as well as an
adorable collection of animal finger puppets.
Cuteness abounds!

Monday, November 21, 2016

Quin Candy

Sooooo excited to have discovered this amazing
candy company just in time for the holidays !!
Handcrafted in Portland, Oregon from only the
best and the freshest, all natural ingredients.
Their motto is "candy is magic" and they 
make us believe it's true... now in stock !!

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Main Street Record Fair XIV

Join us at the Main Street Record Fair

Date : Sunday, November 13th, 2016
Time : 11 AM – 5 PM
Place : The Heritage Hall
Address : 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
Admission : $4 Door / Kids Free
Website :

The store is also open from 12 - 5 PM
so please drop by after the fair ...
Hope to see you soon !

Friday, November 11, 2016

Pendleton Blanket

This beautiful Fire Legend Robe just arrived at
the emporium...  legend has it that Manabozho,
the Chippewa trickster hero, disguised himself as
a rabbit to capture fire for his people. So now
rabbits turn brown in the spring to honor his gift.
Unnapped, whipstitched binding. 82% wool, 18%
cotton, made in the USA. Measures 64" x 80" 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Organic Cacao

winter has arrived and and we have just the
thing to keep you cozy and warm on those
cold rainy nights... drinking chocolate from
Flying Bird Botanicals. Made from the finest
sun-dried heirloom cacao and sweetened with
coconut sugar crystals and pure vanilla bean this
chocolate is meant to be sipped and savoured.
Just add hot water, milk or your favourite milk
substitute, stir and enjoy!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Dux Sharpener

The Dux adjustable brass sharpener with leather
case is now back in stock! Made in Germany this
sweet little sharpener has 3 settings for the exact
pencil sharpness you desire... and it's solid brass 
with replaceable blades.... and did we mention
it includes an adorable case with snap closure?

LWM leather goods

The new Convoy Wallet from Leather Works
Minnesota has just arrived... featuring a double
snap closure, four card pockets, two large cash
pockets, a zip pouch for loose change and hand
finished edges. Available in tan, mahogany and
black leather... it's a beauty!

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Groom Kit

This sleek little set of grooming tools is a must
have for every dopp kit. Black canvas carrier
contains stainless steel nail file, clippers,
scissors and tweezers. Now in stock!

Monday, October 10, 2016

Holiday Hours

Sunday 12 - 4 pm
Monday 12 - 5 pm
Regular hours resume on Tuesday
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Opinel Knives

We have a great selection of Opinel knives in
stock including the popular No. 8 pocket knife,
a carving knife, essential kitchen set, corkscrew
knife and more. Opinel has been making knives 
in France since 1890 and they continue to be a 
much loved family run company that makes
beautiful knives for everyday use.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Flying Bird Botanicals

Wonderful tea from Flying Bird Botanicals made
with organically farmed and ethically wildcrafted
herbs, sourced mainly from the Pacific Northwest.
The ritual of making and drinking tea is one of
life's simple pleasures and these original blends
are crafted to offer comfort and nourishment
with every sip. We have nine new blends
available at the shop so come on by!

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Canvas Candle Company

The newest addition to the emporium, 100% ecosoy 
scented candles from the Canvas Candle Company.
From their phthalate free oils, natural essential oils 
and cotton wicks, they ensure safe and clean burning 
candles for you to enjoy. Each of the fragrances are 
custom blended and all the candles are hand-poured
in small batches for quality and consistency. Made
in Port Moody, BC. The scents include Apple Pie,
Vanilla Nut, Pumpkin Chai, Sister Sister and our
personal favourite, Best Coast (smells like you're
walking through a rainforest!)

Monday, September 26, 2016

tres cuervos

So happy to be introducing a new line of leather
goods to the emporium.  Handmade by Aaron
Boyd in Santa Fe, New Mexico, these rugged
goods are beautiful and made to last. Notebook
& passport covers, keychains with rustic brass
hardware and a leather bracelet made with
repurposed .22 shells... now in stock !