Danish brand ECCO, known for minimal, practical leather footwear, recently opened its Yorkdale store—the company’s first in North America. The 1,150-square-foot space features an installation of the Toronto skyline made from leather and two seating areas (aka boyfriend couches). The store carries kids and sport shoe options as well as the full range of men’s and women’s shoes, including formalwear styles.
RW&CO. just re-opened their Yorkdale flagship store. The new boutique swaps the typical linear shopping experience (where all the merch is visible to the shopper at once) for one that’s more meandering and full of surprises. The men’s and women’s assortment is mixed throughout the store’s seven zones rather split evenly down the middle. Thanks to warm brass and copper finishes, a retro-inspired movie theatre marquis and lots of linen and leather details, the new boutique is a departure from the stark, industrial look that’s ruled retail décor trends of late. RW&CO’s president Lora Tisi sums up the look as “polished cool.” Oh and perhaps the best part? The fitting rooms have a designated spot for your coffee and purse. No more piles on the floor.
CF Toronto Eaton Centre's Wilfred boutique has a new home. The store's expanded new digs (opened on October 20th) are across from sister store Aritzia. The interior design of the 5,200 square foot store is just as eclectic yet effortless as the clothes that fill it.