Nordstrom Reveals Brands Carried in its Pacific Centre Flagship

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Nordstrom has provided a full list of brands carried in its 230,000 square foot Vancouver store, set to open Friday, September 18. The Pacific Centre location will carry far more brands than Nordstrom’s Calgary and Ottawa stores, including some exclusive concessions and shop-in-stores. This may not be surprising, given that Vancouver’s Nordstrom will be one of only six global flagships for the retailer. Nordstrom has also provided us with a full list of in-store services and amenities, which we have included in a separate article

Prior to its 9:30 am opening, Nordstrom is holding a pre-opening beauty bash from 7:30 am until 9:30am, accessed via the 799 Robson Street entrance. You can get your makeup done and have free breakfast bites and coffee, with live music by Side One

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Nordstrom Pacific Centre features a remarkable number of upscale shops-in-stores, possibly more than any other Nordstrom location. Below, we will list its luxury shops-in-stores, followed by a listing of luxury designers. Following that, we will provide a full category-by-category list of designers, and will conclude with lists of its Canadian designers, as well the store’s brand exclusives. 


Boutique Concessions: 

Nordstrom’s Vancouver store features two high-profile luxury boutiques — Christian Louboutin footwear and accessories for women, and Delvaux women’s leathergoods. This will be Paris-based Louboutin’s second Canadian location (its first opened at Holt Renfrew‘s Toronto Yorkdale store in 2012) and Belgium’s Delvaux is exclusive to Nordstrom in Canada. Nordstrom’s only other Louboutin shop is in its Chicago flagship location, and we’re not aware of any other Nordstrom locations carrying Delvaux.


Luxury Accessory Boutiques: 

Nordstrom’s accessories department will feature boutiques for Balenciaga, Burberry, Céline, Chloé, Loewe, Longchamp, Saint Laurent Paris and Valentino (as well as Delvaux, mentioned above). This will be LVMH-owned Spanish luxury brand Loewe‘s first Canadian shop-in-store. Apart from Delvaux, all of the brands mentioned above are carried in nearby Holt Renfrew, though not in dedicated shop-in-stores. 


Luxury Womens’ Ready-to-Wear Boutiques:

Nordstrom’s exceptional lineup of ready-to-wear boutiques includes Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Burberry, Céline, Saint Laurent Paris, Stella McCartney and Valentino. All brands are also carried at nearby Holt Renfrew, though none featured as shops-in-stores. 


Other Luxury Women’s Brands:

Women’s Ready-to-Wear: Nordstrom’s priciest women’s designer department is called Collectors (located on the Vancouver store’s second-floor), and it features the following luxury brands: Loewe, Milly, Missoni, Prabal Gurung, Anthony Vaccarello, Carolina Herrera, Carven, Jason Wu, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Proenza Schouler, St. John Knits and Zac Posen.

Exclusives in the Vancouver store include Milly and Missoni. Nearby Hudson’s Bay‘s ‘The Room‘ also carries Prabal Gurung, Carven, Jason Wu and Proenza Schouler, while nearby Holt Renfrew carries Carven and Oscar de la Renta. 


Accessories/Handbags: Most of Nordstrom’s luxury handbags brands will feature their own shops-in-stores, as described above. Luxury brands MCM, Jimmy Choo, WANT Les Essentials de la Vie and Stella McCartney will also be carried. Other handbags brands will include Coach, Frye, Kate Spade New York, Mackage, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Michael by Michael Kors, Rebecca Minkoff, Ted Baker London, Tory Burch and Vince. 


Women’s Footwear: Nordstrom will feature three women’s shoe departments, including its designer department called Salon Shoes. Luxury footwear brands will include Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Charlotte Olympia, Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo, Jimmy Choo, Lanvin, Manolo Blahnik, Miu Miu, Prada and Valentino.

Most of these are carried in nearby Holt Renfrew, and Hudson’s Bay’s The Room carries Charlotte Olympia. Other footwear brands at Vancouver’s Nordstrom will include Ash, Born, Camper,Cole Haan, Donald J. Pliner, Franco Sarto, Frye, Ivanka Trump, Lucky, Nike, Opening Ceremony, Paul Green, Sam Edelman, Steve Madden, TOMS, Tory Burch, UGG Australia, Vans, Via Spiga and Vince Camuto


Men’s Apparel: Nordstrom’s Vancouver store will include a roster of luxury designers, as well as moderately-priced brands. Pricier labels will include Armani Collezioni, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Canali, Ermengildo Zegna, JW Anderson, Loewe, Marni, Moschino, Rick Owens and Yohji Yamamoto. Other brands will include A.P.C., Ben Sherman, Billy Reid, Diesel, Gents, G-Star, Hart Schaffner Marx, Hickey Freeman, Howe, J Brand, Lacoste, Naked & Famous, Nike, Penfield, Peter Millar, Play by Comme Des Garcons, Psycho Bunny, Rag & Bone, Rogue, Samuelsohn, Scotch & Soda, Ted Baker London, Tim Coppens, Wings & Horns, and Zanerobe

Men’s Footwear: Nordstrom will carry several pricey menswear labels including DSquared2, Salvatore Ferragamo, Guiseppe Zanotti, Jimmy Choo, John Lobb, MCM, Prada, Prada Linea Rossa, To Boot New York, Tod’s and WANT Les Essentials de la Vie (exclusive to Nordstrom in Vancouver). Nordstrom will also carry brands 1901, Calibrate, Monte Rosso, The Rail (all exclusives) as well as Aldo, Cole Haan, Common Projects, Nike, Pajar, Public School, Timberland, and Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto.


Below is a list of brands department-by-department, with less commentary than above: 

Women’s Apparel: Exclusives: The following designers will be exclusive to Nordstrom in Vancouver: Alice + Olivia, Adieu, ARIES, Betony Vernon, Cameo, Caslon, Chelsea 28, Classiques Entier, Daniela Villegas, Delpozo, Earnest Sewn, Equipment, Faustine Steinmetz, Felicity & Coco, Finders Keepers, For Love & Lemons, Halogen, Herve Leger, Leith, Madewell, Mira Mikati, Nordstrom Collection & Caroline Issa, One Teaspoon, Rebecca Minkoff, Sara Lasry, SHRIMPS and URiBE.

Other Women’s Apparel Brands: 10 Crosby Derek Lam, A.L.C., Adrianna Papell, ASTR, Autumn Cashmere, Hugo Boss Woman, Brandy Melville, Burberry Brit, Current/Elliott, Diane von Furstenberg, Eileen Fisher, Elie Saab, Eliza J, Frame Denim, Free People, Helmut Lang, IRO, Joie, Kate Spade New York, Kensie, Lafayette 148 New York, Lush, Marc by Marc Jacobs, McQ by Alexander McQueen, Opening Ceremony, Paige Premium Denim, Public School, Rag & Bone, Rebecca Taylor, Red Valentino, See by Chloe, Simone Rocha, T by Alexander Wang, Tadashi Shoji, Ted Baker London, Theory, Veronica Beard, Vetements, Vince, Vince Camuto and Wildfox

Beauty Brands: Exclusives: Le Labo, Drybar blow out services, Parfums di Marly and Space NK. Other Beauty Brands: Amore Pacific, Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Studio, Antica Farmacista, Arcona, Aqua di Parma, Bobbi Brown, Burberry Beauty, Butter London, Chanel, Chantecaille, Charlotte Tilbury, Clarisonic, Cle de Peau Beaute, Clinique, Creed, Deborah Lippmann, Diptyque, Dior, Estée Lauder, Giorgio Armani, Guerlain, Jack Black, Jo Malone London, Kate Someville, Kiehl’s Since 1851, La Mer, La Prarie, Lancôme, Laura Mercier, MAC, Molton Brown, NARS, Nest, Shiseido, Shu Uemura, Tom Ford, Viktor & Rolf and YSL


Fine Jewellery: Exclusives: Bony Levy. Other Brands: Anne Sportun, Astley Clarke, Dana Rebecca, Lana Jewelry, Ginette, Jack Kelége, Kalan by Susanne Kalan, Kismet, Kwiat, Marco Bicego, Meira T, Poppy Finch, Roberto Coin, Zoe Chicco and more. Other Jewellery Brands: Alexis Bittar, Anna Beck, Argento Vivo, Kendra Scott, Leah Alexandra, Melanie Auld, Nadri and more. 

Sunglasses Brands: Chanel, Céline, Dior, Gucci, Kate Spade New York, Karen Walker, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Prada, Ray Ban, Tom Ford and more. 


Watches: Exclusives: Bamford, Frederique Constant and Raymond WeilOther Brands: Burberry, Fendi, Fossil, Gucci, Kate Spade New York, Michele, Movado, Nixon, Shinola, Skagen and more. 

Lingerie and Hosiery Brands: 35MM, Chantelle, Dita Von Teese, Free People Intimates, Hanky Panky, Happiness, Hue, Junkfood, L’Agent Provocateur, La Perla, Lauren Moshi, Lazy Pants, Mimi Holiday, Natori, Nubian Skin, Only Hearts, Skivvies, Sokoloff, Spanx, Wacoal, With Love Lingerie, Wolford and more. 


Swim Brands: Beach Riot, L Space, La Blanca, Maaji, Nanette Lepore, Proneza Schouler, Red Carter, Robin Piccone, Ted Baker London, Tory Burch, Trina Turk, Vitamin A and more. 

Men’s Furinishings: Exclusives: Calibrate, Circle of Gentlemen, Eidos, Nordstrom, Pal Zileri, Rodd & Gun, Without Prejudice and YSLBrands: Brioni, Bugatchi, Canali, David Donahue, Ermenegildo Zegna, Hugo Boss, JZ Richards, Paul Smith, Ray Ban, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ted Baker London, Todd Snyder, Tumi, Zegna Quindici and more. 


Kids and Babies: Exclusives: C2 by Calibrate, Mini Boden, Nordstrom, Peek and Tucker + Tate.
Brands: Armani, Burberry, Canada Goose, Hatley, Little Marc Jacobs, Mackage, Michael Kors, Milly, Spyder, The North Face, Thomas Dean, Under Armour Accessories, Vans and more. 

Kid’s Shoes: Exclusives: Akid, C2 by Calibrate, Ruby & Bloom, Tucker + Tate and Zella.
Brands: Converse, Freshly Picked, Hunter, Manitobah Mukluks, Nike, Polar Feet, Sorel, Steve Madden, Stride Rite, TOMS, UGG Australia and more. 


California-based confectionery Sugarfina will operate a shop on the store’s ground-floor. 

Nordstrom also broke the list down into Canadian brands carried: Exclusives: WANT Les Essentials de la Vie. Other Canadian Brands: Aldo, Anne Sportun, Arc’teryx, Canada Goose, DSquared2, Lazy Pants, Leah Alexandra, Mackage, Manitobah Mukluks, Melanie Auld, Mèreadesso, Pajar, Polar Feet, Poppy Finch, Santana, Soia & Kyo, Sokoloff, Wings + Horns, With Love Lingerie and more. 

And finally, Nordstrom has provided a list of exclusives in its Vancouver store: 

  • 1901 (men’s shoes)
  • Adieu (women’s apparel)
  • Akid (kid’s shoes)
  • Alice + Olivia (women’s apparel)
  • Appolis (handbags)
  • ARIES (women’s apparel)
  • Bamford (watches)
  • Betony Vernon (women’s apparel)
  • Bony Levy (fine jewelry)
  • BP. (women’s shoes)
  • C2 by Calibrate (kids and babies kid’s shoes)
  • Calibrate (men’s furnishings, men’s shoes)
  • Cameo (women’s apparel)
  • Caslon (women’s apparel)
  • Chelsea 28 (women’s apparel)
  • Circle of Gentlemen (men’s furnishings)
  • Classiques Entier (women’s apparel)
  • Daniela Villegas (women’s apparel)
  • Delpozzo (women’s apparel)
  • Delvaux (handbags)
  • Drybar (beauty)
  • Earnest Sewn (women’s apparel)
  • Eidos (men’s furnishings)
  • Equipment (women’s apparel)
  • Faustine Steinmetz (women’s apparel)
  • Felicity & Coco (women’s apparel)
  • Finders Keepers (women’s apparel)
  • For Love & Lemons (women’s apparel)
  • Frederique Constant (watches)
  • Halogen (women’s apparel, women’s shoes)
  • Herve Leger (women’s apparel)
  • Hinge (women’s shoes)
  • Jimmy Choo (handbags)
  • KBR (women’s shoes)
  • Le Labo (beauty)
  • Leith (women’s apparel)
  • Loewe (women’s apparel)
  • Madewell (women’s apparel)
  • Milly (women’s apparel)
  • Mini Boden (kids and babies)
  • Mira Mikati (women’s apparel)
  • Missoni (women’s apparel)
  • Monte Rosso (men’s shoes)
  • Nordstrom (kids and babies, men’s furnishings)
  • Nordstrom Collection & Caroline Issa (women’s apparel)
  • One Teaspoon (women’s apparel)
  • Pal Zileri (men’s furnishings)
  • Parfums di Marly (beauty)
  • Pedro Garcia (women’s shoes)
  • Peek (kids and babies)
  • Pop
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  • Prabal Gurung (women’s apparel)
  • Raymond Weil (watches)
  • Rebecca Minkoff (women’s apparel)
  • Rodd & Gun
  • Ruby & Bloom (kid’s shoes)
  • Sara Lasry (women’s apparel)
  • SHRIMPS (women’s apparel)
  • Space NK (beauty)
  • Sugarfina
  • The Rail (men’s shoes)
  • Treasure&Bond (women’s shoes)
  • Tucker + Tate (kids and babes, kid’s shoes)
  • URiBE (women’s apparel)
  • WANT Les Essentials de la Vie (handbags, men’s shoes)
  • Without Prejudice (men’s furnishings)
  • YSL (men’s furnishings)
  • Zella (active, kid’s shoes)

Photos in this article were taken by Retail Insider contributing editors Helen Siwak (owner of Vancouver-based eco-luxury lifestyle retailer THECloset YVR) and Ritchie Po (of THECloset YVR’s Knotwerk). Photos were taken during a media tour of the store on Thursday, September 10. 

For a description of services and amenities in Vancouver’s Nordstrom, we have created a separate article

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Craig Patterson
Craig Patterson
Located in Toronto, Craig is the Publisher & CEO of Retail Insider Media Ltd. He is also a retail analyst and consultant, Advisor at the University of Alberta School Centre for Cities and Communities in Edmonton, former lawyer and a public speaker. He has studied the Canadian retail landscape for over 25 years and he holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws Degrees.

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  1. This is a great list, especially for women. On the men’s side however, it seems a bit light. I would have expected brands like Vince, Jack Spade, James Perse, John Varvatos to be a part of the collection as this tends to be the standard in Nordstrom stores, even in Ottawa and Calgary. Shoe-wise, it seems somewhat sparse as well.
    I was recently visiting the Nordstrom at the Grove in Los Angeles over the weekend. It’s 1/2 the size of the Vancouver store, yet their men’s department appears more impressive than the one presented here. I wonder if the list that was provided to you was more of a sample of what they’ll actually carry. They mention over and over that this won’t be Nordstrom light…I sure hope they’re right.

    • We’ll have to see — we sent a photographer in this evening and he took 45 photos of the menswear department. As far as we can tell, most designers listed will be what’s in the store. Are you able to get over there Friday (or Wednesday’s gala) to see for yourself?

  2. Will this Nordstrom have housewares at some point? We were there on Saturday and I forgot to ask one of the associates but so far its seems to be fashion and accessories exclusively.


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