Two Stores - One Block: Classic European Elegance and North American Glamour

Meet Barbara Hubbard

From assisting in building a law practice to a course in financial securities and museum curator, follow the interesting journey that took Barbara from law to fashion. 


Interview by Alien Eakins, Real Estate advisor with Engel & Völkers Vancouver Island 


Barbara Hubbard ‘s flourishing career in the retail world started 30 years ago when she opened Baden Baden Boutique on Fort Street in downtown Victoria. Over the years, her legacy grew and so did her clothing business, which now includes two stores:

Hubbard, a fashionista of German Heritage, believes she arrived at the perfect combination of stores each focusing on different designers, enabling her to blend and complements fashions, thus, giving her a broader palette from which to serve her clientele.

With quality, fit and comfort in mind, Barbara makes annual visits to showrooms in Europe to find classic clothes with a modern twist.

Adapted from Victoria Boulevard Magazine