In the 17 years that I’ve been writing about fashion, there has never been such an abundance of exciting, innovative designers as there is right now in Toronto. And they all deserve to be earning a living, says respected fashion journalist Toronto Star columnist Bernadette Mora.
Whether you’re on the hunt for Canadian-designed fashion or home accessories from France, Toronto offers a multitude of options available in boutiques and shopping centres peppered all over the city. Best of all, the city’s neighbourhoods each contain their own special treasures. So many so, that to ensure you get the most out of your excursion, we’ve included a handy colour-code to make it easier for you. But don’t be hemmed in by stereotypes and remember that this is just the tip of the iceberg. Grab your plastic, get ready, get set and charge it!BLOOR STREET WEST/YORKVILLE
Yonge Street to Avenue Road/Bloor Street West to Yorkville Avenue
Opulent Bloor Street West is right up there in prestige with New York’s Fifth Avenue and L.A.’s Rodeo Drive.
The jewels alone are dazzling. Canadian retailer