This past summer, local bike shop BikeBike announced that they would moving to a new location, and now, they’ve officially re-opened in Inglewood. The shop carries a range of bikes including Riese and Muller electric bikes, cargo bikes and children’s bikes, as well as cycling accessories. Swing by to check out the new space this weekend as they celebrate their grand opening on November 24.
3, 1439 10 Ave. S.E., 403-457-2453, bikebike.ca
Canadian eyewear company Bonlook has arrived in Calgary after opening its first Alberta storefront in CF Market Mall on October 20. Designed in Montreal, the Bonlook brand features stylish men’s and women’s prescription glasses and sunglasses. They’re also affordable — all eyewear is only $145 for the lenses and frames. Bonlook also offers optician services for things like eyewear adjustments or progressive lens measurements.
CF Market Mall, 3625 Shaganappi Tr. N.W., bonlook.com
Treat yourself while visiting CF Chinook Centre’s newest luxury retailer. Since opening at the end of October, Louis Vuitton’s new standalone storefront (which also happens to be its first in Calgary) has been making an impression with its selection of the brand’s shoes, purses, travel bags and accessories.
CF Chinook Centre, 6455 Macleod Tr. S.W., louisvuitton.com
Our pets deserve the best, and you’ll find just that at this beautiful new specialty pet boutique in Mission. The New Forest is owned by a husband-and-wife team who have more than 20 years of experience as pet shop and clothing boutique owners, respectively, so it’s safe to say they know their stuff. Inside The New Forest, animal lovers will find products like hand-painted leashes by Nice Digs in Australia, leather leashes and collars by Vackertass Supply Co. in London, pet toys by Ware of the Dog in New York and treats by Polkadog Bakery in Boston. Shoppers can also check out a selection of home and gift items, including blankets, Paddywax candles, cards, handmade ceramic treat jars and more.
17, 2500 4 St. S.W., thenewforest.ca
The Raven’s Room, which celebrated its grand opening in the Devenish Building at the beginning of November, has arrived just in time to help with all your holiday gift shopping. Mainly focused on products made by local and Canadian artisans, the shop features animal mugs by Salty Seadog Designs, Sweet As Candy bath bombs, socks from Friday Sock Co., Hop N’ Flop cards and more.
108, 908 17 Ave. S.W., theravensroom.ca