Top Nine Independent Shops to Visit

There are many independent shops for all tastes and interests near Bishop’s University. Bumping into a fellow Gaiter off-campus is a regular occurrence. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift, want to treat yourself, or find a fierce outfit for grad formal, here is a list of independent shops in Lennoxville and Sherbrooke we are sure you will love!

 

LENNOXVILLE AREA

The Black Cat
This local bookstore sells both used and new books and has a rich history with the Lennoxville community. Whether you are looking for an old favourite or searching for the next great read, The Black Cat is the place to go!

168 Queen Street

 

Boutique Tri-Knit-T
Not only can you find all your knitting needs, you can also join one of the three knitting groups offered during the week, whether you are a beginner or expert. The friendly environment is warm and welcoming and will surely bring a smile to your face.

168A Queen Street

 

Hatley
Nestled in the heart of Lennoxville, Hatley is a boutique that sells clothes in an ecologically responsible way. The pops of color will surely catch your eye.

175 Queen St #103
www.hatley.com

 

Les 3 Fées
One of the newer stores in our little town, Les 3 Fées houses many collectible items and handmade jewellery. Several times a month there are various activities such as astrology readings, meditation sessions, and markets with local vendors.

139 Queen Street

 

DOWNTOWN AREA

Piosa
Open since 2009, this specialized boutique has an array of shoes and accessories to choose from that will satisfy your inner fashionista. The small store has the advantage of offering a personalized service with a pleasant ambiance.

200 Wellington N
piosaonline.com

 

Kitsch
Looking for a new dress to spice up your wardrobe? This store has a wide stock of carefully selected clothing and accessories chosen by the two owners. What started as a student project, has now has fledged into a successful business venture.

113 Rue Frontenac
boutiquekitsch.com

 

Boutique L’Office
This chic establishment has a huge selection of men’s attire as well as various grooming products. Located in the heart of downtown, this boutique is sure to pique your interests.

172 Rue Wellington N
boutiqueloffice.com

 

Belle et Rebelle
This growing company takes great pride in its mission to support Quebec artists and designers and graciously donates part of their proceeds to women’s centres to help young women in need. Their delicate designs are sure to catch your fancy.

48 Wellington N

 

Glori.us
Serving both men and women, this boutique houses not only fashionable clothes but pieces for your apartment as well. Additionally, they offer a tailoring service to ensure your new suit fits you to perfection.

90 Rue Wellington N
www.glorius.ca/fc

 

Don’t forget to also check out others stores in the region on our website: http://www.ubishops.ca/future-current-students/student-campus-life/residence/welcome-information/move-in-guide/places-go-shopping/

 

 

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