It’s that time of the year when holiday shopping feels like a race against the clock and the experience should be fun, not stressful! This year, we’re checking out some shopping experiences and pop-ups right here in TO that will not only ensure unique gifts (and some major deals) but also giving back to the community. Happy shopping!
Toronto’s first shoppable apartment has landed on Ossington with The 202. Hosted by CUCHARA, the pop-up event is showcasing brands and products that are often only accessible online so you seriously don’t want to miss out on this new shopping experience. The pop-up includes unique lingerie brand Mary Young, skin care products from The Cure Apothecary, leather jackets by the Namesake, and more. The 202 runs from Dec. 1 -10th, click HERE for more info!
MAUREEN’S LIBRARY OF THINGS
Looking for the perfect gift? Head to Maureen’s Library of Things in Kensington for their two day pop-up where you can score some gorgeous antiques and handmade goodies for everyone on your list. This 2-day pop-up runs from December 9-10, click HERE for more info!
ONE DAY HOLIDAY MARKET
Grab the #squad this Sunday for a shopping day at the One Day Holiday Market that not only supports local female owned brands but also gives back. Hosted by easy., this shopping extravaganza is a great one-stop shop for local gifts PLUS you can donate items like blankets, cosmetics and mittens to Sistering: A Woman’s Place. The One Day Holiday Market is on Sunday, December 10th from 12-7pm, click HERE for more info!
SMYTHE SAMPLE SALE
Iconic Canadian jacket brand, Smythe, returns with their coveted sample sale happening THIS Thursday with local accessories brand Brunswick + Co. Happening from 11am-5pm at 8 Gladstone Ave, don’t miss out on this rare shopping experience. Click HERE for more info.
FORTNIGHT STUDIO SALE
Christmas morning has come early! YYZ-based lingerie brand, Fortnight is giving us the gift of 50-70% off previous collections PLUS you can get 15% off Province Apothecary products. Meet the team and even check out some of their swimwear pieces too. It’s all happening Saturday, Dec. 16 at The Gladstone from 10am-4pm, click HERE for more info!
WISHLIST POP UP
Head on up to Yorkville Village for the WISHLIST pop-up hosted by ThisOpenSpace where you can shop and support emerging brands like Kotn, Tara Rivas, Devlyn van Loon + more! The WISHLIST pop-up is open from 10am-7pm, Monday to Friday until December 24th.
MISTER GREEN POP-UP BY TOKYO SMOKE
Straight from L.A., cult cannabis-centric brand Mister Green is popping-up at Tokyo Smoke from Dec. 1st to January 31st. Shop the brand’s selection of apparel, accessories and apothecary items for your gift giving needs (and after the holidays too, so you can treat yo’self)! Click HERE for more info.
(Story by Assistant Editor, Blair Stutz)