Arguably the city’s most iconic street, 17th Avenue S.W. (and the streets that adjoin it) has made and maintained a name for itself as the go-to retail and entertainment district in Calgary. Grab a coffee and do some window-shopping, or step inside the boutiques and open yourself to a world of unique everyday items and high-end fashion.
Since 1955, Calgary Jewellery has offered an unbeatable selection of luxury watches, jewellery and gifts. Owner Bernard Florence is also well-known for his stunning custom designs.
1201 17 Ave. S.W., 403-245-3131, calgaryjewellery.com
This Montreal-based menswear store and community space is dedicated to reinventing men’s fashion by combining design with technology. Find a range of stylish and affordable clothing and accessories.
831 17 Ave. S.W., frankandoak.com
Perhaps one of the city’s most unique shoe stores, Gravity Pope offers a wide selection from classic Chuck Taylors to Rag & Bone booties.
524 17 Ave. S.W., 403-209-0961, gravitypope.com
From Filson flannels and Levi’s Made & Crafted denim to a great selection of Nike Air Max, Converse and Vans Classics, this industrial-style space is the well-dressed man’s go-to.
930 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-9199, lessoneseven.com
From conservative to eclectic, Leo Boutique offers a carefully curated selection of styles from some of the world’s top brands including Kitsun, Opening Ceremony and Saturday Surf.
810 16 Ave. S.W., 403-410-9236, leoboutique.com
With updated classics and more contem-porary styles, this split boutique for men and women truly offers something for everyone. The Calgary mainstay is just outside of the 17th Avenue district on 1st Street.
1415 and 1420 1 St. S.W., 403-269-4996, oconnors.ca
You’ll find the latest fashions straight off the runway from designers like Moschino, The Row and Blumarine at this beautifully curated shop.
1575 7 St. S.W., 403-245-6900, oohlalawomenswear.com
With a primitive interior and clothes that are anything but, you’ll find boho pieces from top designers including Gary Graham and brands like Haute Hippie.
814 16 Ave. S.W., 403-244-4404, primitiveculture.ca
With more than 6,000 square feet of retail space, there’s no shortage of creative potential with the vast array of traditional stationery, unique giftware and the city’s best selection of pens.
710 17 Ave. S.W., 403-229-4400, reidstationers.com
The gallery-like atmosphere of Rubaiyat is the perfect environment to shop for jewellery, home accessories and more, made by artisans from Calgary and all over the world.
722 17 Ave S.W., 403-228-7192, rubaiyatcalgary.com
Add some whimsy to your home with Steeling Home’s quirky decor and kitchenware, or browse the equally eclectic selection of books, stationery and fashion accessories.
1010 17 Ave. S.W., 403-245-0777, steelinghome.ca
A year-round source for all your bathing suit needs, this boutique offers brands like Body Glove, Roxy and Seafolly.
917 17 Ave. S.W., 403-270-3081, swimco.com
Revisit the past by browsing rows of the best vintage finds sourced from all over the world at this funky boutique.
738 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-5407, usedhouseofvintage.com
Carrying the top brands in mountain gear and apparel including The North Face and Fjllrven, Wild Mountain is a premium source for all your rocky mountain adventures.
911 17 Ave. S.W., 587-324-7093, explorewildmountain.com
Make sure you also check out
For stylish furnishings and home accents.
1445 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-3070, 4living.ca
For mid-priced fashions with high-end flair.
1510 17 Ave. S.W., 587-353-1127, 27boutique.com
For beautiful women’s clothing in a beautiful space.
914 15 Ave. S.W., 403-455-1320, azulcouture.com
For everything you need to create your own jewellery or to have a custom piece made.
1606 7 St. S.W., 403-245-1562, beadlesbeads.ca
For the best in formal and bridal wear.
908 17 Ave. S.W., 403-245-4188, ethosbridal.com
For gently used high-end designer labels.
921 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-5925, feistyconsignment.ca
For locally made purses, totes, duffels and backpacks.
908 17 Ave. S.W., 403-903-3878, forgeapparel.com
For comfy yoga and athletic wear.
1708 4 St. S.W., 403-207-5858, lululemon.com
For a truly Canadian fashion experience.
399 17 Ave. S.W., 403-209-4037, canada.roots.com
For popular and hard-to-find books from Calgary and beyond.
1302 4 St. S.W., 403-265-1033, shelflifebooks.ca
For modern home furnishings.
905 17 Ave. S.W., 403-263-7319, structube.com