Whether you’re in the mood to shop for others, or mainly for yourself, you’re in luck this month with your pick of super stylish holiday pop-ups happening around Toronto. Most of the pop-ups that make our list take place or start this weekend, so, you may want to clear all plans unless they include one thing only: shopping.
Keep reading for 7 December holiday pop-ups in Toronto you don’t want to miss!
Ashley Rowe x Ease
WHAT: Marfa-based designer Ashley Rowe is making a holiday visit to Toronto, exclusively at Ease for the month of December. Both covetable and collected, crisp and classic, Ashley Rowe’s color-centered capsule explores the power of monochromatic expression in clothing and the environment. Embodying the psychic vibrations of colors, each piece is a subdued statement of minimalism and liberated expression.
WHEN: Kicking off Friday, December 6, 2019 until the end of the month
WHERE: Ease, 1446 Dundas St W Toronto, ON M6J 1Y6
Holiday Flea Market
WHAT: Don’t miss the 2019 Holiday Flea Market in the Junction this weekend to shop all things art, ceramics, cosmetics, jewellery, home furnishings, paper goods, vintage, and more! Visit @HolidayFlea on Instagram to browse this year’s vendors including ceramics by Kristen Lim Tung (pictured above) and our girl Gold Apothecary!
WHEN: Friday December 6th, 6-9pm, Saturday December 7th, 10-6pm, Sunday December 8th, 12-5pm
WHERE: 2880 Dundas West, The Junction, Toronto
Jenny Bird x The August Diaries
WHAT: Head to Nordstrom locations this weekend to shop Jenny Bird favourites (and their new collections) in person with help from designer Jenny Bird herself, as well as Toronto-based style blogger, The August Diaries. Plus, shop the limited edition “Lock It Down” necklace (only 70 have been made) available exclusively at Nordstrom.
NORDSTROM EATON CENTRE
Friday December 6th, 11am – 7pm
(Meet Jenny on site from 5 – 7pm)
Saturday December 7th, 11am – 7pm
(Meet Jill on site from 2 – 4pm)
Ouid Blend Pop Up
WHAT: Created for people who love to smoke but don’t want to get too high, ouid is a natural way to microdose. Experience Ouid IRL by visiting the brand’s first pop-up at ARMED in Parkdale this Saturday! They’ll have all 3 blends plus some accessories you haven’t even met yet.
WHEN: Saturday December 7, 11-6pm
WHERE: Armed, 1380 Queen Street West
Club Monaco x The Ordinary
WHAT: Club Monaco has launched a series of pop-ups with The Ordinary, including one at their Toronto Bloor Street flagship location. Each pop-up features a collection of The Ordinary cult favourites alongside Club Monaco’s trusted essentials. An exclusive co-branded set “The Essentials” is also being introduced this December available to purchase at pop-up locations only. Each set includes three essential products to add to your winter skincare collection: Caffeine Solution 5%+ EGCG, “Buffett” Copper Peptides 1%, Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA, retailing at $43 CAD.
WHEN: On now until January 31st, 2020
WHERE: Club Monaco, 157 Bloor Street West
Ellie Mae x COFO
WHAT: Toronto-based designer, Ellie Mae has teamed up with COFO to create a line of high quality cannabis accessories and a new concept store at Stackt Market. Sparked over a joint and a mutual appreciation for making high quality, hand-crafted products proudly made here in Toronto – the COFO x Ellie Mae joint venture came to be. Together, the teams worked on creating a line of cannabis products, featuring doob tubes, ashtrays, grinders and rolling papers that incorporate a mix of their design aesthetics – think industrial silhouettes meets quirky finishes.
WHEN: December 5th onwards.
WHERE: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst Street, Unit 2 – 101
DJ Skate Nights
WHAT: Toronto’s number one outdoor winter party returns with another stellar lineup of DJs that will bring the heat to your Saturday nights. Featuring House, R&B, Soul, Disco, Soca, Hip Hop, Dancehall, Throwback, Drag Anthems and Pop, there will be music for every taste, and for every occasion. DJ Skate Night kicks off Saturday December 14, as part of the Festival of Cool – Arctic.
WHEN: Every Saturday starting December 14, 2019 to February 15, 2020, from 8-11pm. Special New Year’s Eve edition Tuesday, December 31, 2020, 5pm-1am.
WHERE: The Natrel Rink at Harbourfront Centre (always Free to Skate)