Welcome to Quintessential! We are a unique boutique in downtown Nanaimo that features women's clothing, handbags, jewelry, shoes and baby gifts and accessories. Established in 2005, we strive to have an eclectic mix of clothing and accessories for all ages. Check out our facebook page for current specials and photos of new stock!


Monday - Friday10.00 AM6.00 PM
Saturday10.30 AM6.00 PM
Sunday11.00 AM5.30 PM






Baby Gifts and Accessories


201-70 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G4

201-70 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G4

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Did you know that 12 free parking spaces are available in the Vancouver Island Conference Centre for Quintessential shoppers? Just park in stalls 80 to 91 under the Conference Centre on level P1 and you can shop for up to 2 hours without paying for parking! Enter the parkade using the Gordon Street Entrance as indicated below, look for the 2 hour parking signs, and use the elevator (weekdays) or stairs and you'll pop up next to Quintessential! If using the elevator, please note that you will exit in the Conference Centre lobby - go outside, turn left and walk 30 feet to Quintessential.

1. Gordon Street parking entrance.
2. Drive in! (Level P1)
3. Keep driving straight!
4. Turn right at the end of the aisle.
5. Drive to the red columns.
6. Free parking on your left.
7. Make sure you see this sign! (stalls 80-91)
8. After parking, continue down the aisle.
9. Go up the elevator or stair.
10. You've arrived at Quintessential!