The official start of spring 2020 is just over a week away (we made it through winter y’all!) and the seasonal shift might have you itching to shop and update your wardrobe. Thankfully, if you’re in Toronto there’s no shortage of new shopping opportunities through new store openings, collection launches and general shopping news that you’re definitely going to want to know about.
Keep reading for 7 new store openings, collections and pop-ups to know about this month!
The Nostalgia Project at Hudson’s Bay
Whether you lived through it, or you’re new to it, there’s no denying the totally major impact that 90s trends are having on the street style of today. To celebrate, Hudson’s Bay has launched an immersive pop-up called ‘The Nostalgia Project’ that features more than 60 brands, including an exclusive collaboration with Capsule 98. From scrunchies to baby doll dresses, and all the Lip Smacker chapsticks your heart desires head to select Hudson’s Bay locations (Queen St. Sherway and Yorkdale in Toronto) or TheBay.com to shop this exciting pop-up now until April 2020.
Valmont at Saks Fifth Avenue Sherway
The luxe Swiss cellular cosmetics brand, La Maison Valmont, has opened their first retail boutique in Canada at Saks Fifth Avenue in Sherway Gardens. The new retail boutique offers a comprehensive selection of Valmont’s product line in both skin care and fragrance categories. The space features hardwood walls, a lounge-inspired sitting area and art pieces by Spanish street artist El Bocho, and is definitely a stop you’ll want to make the next time you find yourself cruising the mall.
Aldo x Tezza Collection
Gearing up for festival season or not, who can resist a great cowboy boot these days? We love that Aldo has collaborated with content creator, musician and photographer, Tezza Barton, to release a new 4-piece boot collection that hits stores on March 12th, 2020. From an Elvis-inspired blue suede pair to a snow-white leather style that pays tribute to the memory of her sister, each pair has its own unique story.
Cocktail Emporium at Union Station
Commuters rejoice, you’re now able to make a pit stop at Toronto’s beloved bar and cocktail supply retailer, Cocktail Emporium, on your way home from work. The newest shop to join the historic Front Street Promenade inside Union Station, the contemporary retail space offers an unparalleled range of specialty bar and cocktail supplies.
Maryam Keyhani Bridal Hats
Toronto based artist and milliner extraordinaire, Maryam Keyhani, has just expanded her offerings to include exquisite bridal headpieces that are anything but “basic bride”. Elegant, whimsical and sculptural, if you’re headed down the aisle anytime soon, these are definitely key pieces to consider for a statement lewk on your big day. Check out her feature in Vogue for more info.
(Story by Editor-in-Chief, Gracie Carroll)