Far + Wide started with the goal of bringing cool things to Kamloops. Not that Kamloops isn’t cool, we both grew up here so there has to be something in the water… we saw an opportunity to add to the downtown retail experience in a new and exciting way, while having a positive impact on our community.
Four years and two stores later, the result is a thoughtful mix of handmade, independent, and women-owned brands, put on display for your shopping enjoyment. With plenty of friendly and knowledgeable help, should you need it!
We are proud to stock beautiful home decor, accessories, candles, jewellery, and bath + beauty products from over one hundred small brands – including local producers. To us, the story and people behind a product are as important as the products themselves and we work hard to bring new and exciting brands into the store, while increasing representation for BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ owned brands.
Since the beginning, we have used our platform to better our community. This includes working closely with local creatives, makers, and artists, to promote their work in store and through Pop-Up Markets and in-store events. To date, this work has allowed us to pass along more than $250,000 in sales to these local partners. Paying them for their incredible work.
Co-owners Brianne McDaniel and Calli Duncan first bonded over an appreciation of thrifting vintage finds and a desire to bring creativity and design into their daily lives. From the first hands-on workshops led in our spare time (remember Makeshift?), to the first days in Far + Wide’s brick and mortar location, to today and a new online shop to compliment our physical store, we continue to focus on beautiful products and the story behind them.
Far + Wide was built on the idea of treating someone you love, or yourself! We are passionate about our community, shopping local, and adding some beauty to our daily lives. Whether you zip online to grab a last-minute gift, or choose to spend a leisurely Saturday strolling through the shop, Far + Wide is our home and now it’s yours too. Welcome! Won’t you stay awhile?