indie shops


The coolest shops and boutiques in Ottawa.


Bija Bijoux
1307 Wellington Street West  (613) 728-7371
Bija Bijoux is such a lovely jewelry boutique locally owned and operated by Margo Scott– and is so nicely located in Wellington West. Bija Bijoux carries a wide range of jewellery crafted by renowned artisans from across Canada and the world and also offers convenient online shopping at

Victoire Boutique
Byward Market – 246 Dalhousie Street  (613) 321-1590
Wellington Village – 1282 Unit B. Wellington Street West  (613) 421-0089
Victoire offers a well-edited mix of ideas and trends — mixing edgy wares with more classic pieces, owners Régine and Katie create a one-of-a-kind shopping experience.

N-Product ~ Slow Goods Made In Canada
This is the coolest online store – great handcraft products made with creativity and whimsy. Housewares to unique personal items, N-Product is a true Ottawa jewel!

Wabi Sabi 
1078 Wellington Street West  (613) 725-5648
Ottawa’s best wool, yarn and all things knitting shop located in the heart of Hintonburg.

The Unrefined Olive
151 A Second Avenue  (613) 231-3133
Visit their tasting bar and try the freshest Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils and aged Balsamic Vinegars from Modena, Italy. They carry olive oils from around the globe and currently feature ones from California, Chile, Australia, and Tunisia. Located in the heart of the Glebe, on the corner of Bank Street and Second Avenue, The Unrefined Olive is Ottawa’s destination for your Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar needs.

Boogie + Birdie
256 Elgin Street  (613) 232-2473
Boogie + Birdie is a thoughtfully curated collection of embellishments for your home and life. They’re a sister shop of Mags & Fags located on Elgin Street in Ottawa.

Twiss & Weber
1282-C Wellington West  (613) 761 1701  or  (613) 608 4132
Twiss & Weber create unique clothes that are stylish, modern and flattering for women of all shapes, sizes, and ages. Founders Laura Twiss and Tonia Weber share a passion for well-constructed design, detail and fabric.

Jasmine Virani Jewlery
1282 Wellington Street West  (613) 421-9696
Jasmine’s work, is inspired by her visual spirit, her love and admiration for nature and humanity. Her “Tribal” collection explores a fusion of culture and identity, while symbolizing the strength and pride inherent to global cultures. The ‘Nature’ collection celebrates natural landscapes textures and shapes – emphasizing the beauty of fragments that define and create a whole. She interprets and captures movement – as it meets the pause of silence. She also showcases the designs of over 40 Canadian designers in her boutique.

na Coille Studio
(613) 325-6451
na Coille Studio is dedicated to creating well crafted pieces, finished to perfection. Their furniture is traditionally joined, heirloom quality. Their passion is old growth reclaimed wood from the Ottawa valley, not just for its sustainability, but for the tight deep coloured grain and rich patina. Each piece has a rich history that’s so important to them.

Frank and Oak
297 Richmond Road
Frank and Oak is the coolest and friendliest men’s clothing store to hit Ottawa. Oh yeah, and their clothing is so awesome too!






the small print: loveOttawa is curated and run by Dwayne Brown Studio and does not have any direct affiliations with any other specific businesses , it’s merely a project to help shed some deserving light on our capital city as well as the cool, the interesting and the nice folks and businesses of Ottawa. If you have any questions and/or ideas, please leave a comment below. :)

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