Olympic mittens. The must have souvenir.

Everywhere you turn people are talking about the must have item of the Vancouver Winter Games – the red mittens.

While at the Olympics, all it took was a quick glance along Granville Street showing a sea of red hands, proving just how popular these mitts really are.

Made in China, and sold exculsively at the Hudson’s Bay Company these affordable ($10) mitts are stylish, warm and did I mention sold out!

While reporters were busy creating buzz, tourists and locals alike were busy standing in line at check out counters. From early in the morning to late at night, rain or shine, seemed like there was a constant parade of people lined up around the Bay in Vancouver. Everyone wanting to ensure they got this must have item among other collectibles. If you need more proof that the mittens are hot, just check out the knock offs that are popping all around the city.

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