- Browsing the big-name brands at Dartmouth’s Room 152.
11 Street Boutique
The Hydrostone’s only men’s and women’s clothing boutique, this newbie shop carries limited numbers of each piece—look for lines like Cake for Breakfast, MACCS and Muttonhead Apparel.
5649 Hennessy Street
From a home on the World Wide Web to one on the waterfront, this shop is a little bit Sporty Spice, and a little bit Posh. Alexa Pope is that friend you wish you were as cool as. 1457 Lower
Biscuit General Store
For 20 years, this bright downtown boutique has kept Haligonians lookin’ good with men’s and women’s clothing, footwear and accessories, gifts and housewares and its own line—Bonanza by Biscuit.
1661 Argyle Street
A little bit second-hand, a little bit handmade, a lot of personality, Big Pony is a bright, affordable boutique for everyone, with men’s and women’s clothing, art, jewellery, stationery and accessories.
2168 Gottingen Street
Mega style on the Dartmouth side. Affordable and fashionable, Bodega is a shop full of dresses and casual wear as well as clothing and accessories from local designers.
104 Portland Street
Follow the smell of incense and find imported jewellery, clothing and accessories from artisans in southeast Asia and South America.
1545 Grafton Street
Brilliant Boutique Big brand names that are brand new or loved, gently, are the name of the shopping game —Frye, Steve Madden, Kate Spade and Louis Vuitton and the likes are cozied up and awaiting new homes here. 1539 Birmingham Street
Canook Trading Company
Every piece you’ll find in this men’s and women’s boutique is designed and made in Canada. Find brands like Naked & Famous, 18 Waits, Kovalum and twenty.
1669 Barrington Street
The Halifax location of the east coast trio of shoe shops is basically heaven for sneaker freaks—get your Air Jordans and other otherworldly kicks here.
6247 Quinpool Road
Home of the Halifax designed/made basics line AKG, Makenew is a “curated thrift shop” that tells subtle colour stories, complemented by Canadian-made and imported jewellery and accessories.
2468 Agricola Street
Pro Skateboards, Snowboards & Surfboards
You can get your boards of all kinds here, yes, but also sneakers, hats and back-to-school worthy fashion too. Bonus: Oddfellows Barbershop and Anchored Coffee are on-site, too!
6451 Quinpool Road
With a clean and classic aesthetic, RCHMND is a well-dressed dude. This downtown men’s boutique carries brands like Adidas, Acne Studios, Our Legacy and Comme des Garcons.
1876 Hollis Street
New and gently loved ladies clothes from big-name brands—Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Steve Madden, Marc Jacobs—await new homes here in Dartmouth.
152 Portland Street
Sweet Pea Boutique
For those who prefer to not wear pants, evening-wear, everyday dresses and rompers of all shapes and colours decorate the hangers at Halifax’s indie dress shop.
1542 Queen Street
A colourful little strip of Queen Street that’s home to both Elsie’s and Put Me On—two of the city’s favourite (and financially friendly) second-hand sources.
1526-1530 Queen Street