Stuart Weitzman Yorkville’s Official Opening Party

The store may have been open for at least a couple of weeks, but Stuart Weitzman’s Bloor and Avenue Road location held its official opening party Wednesday evening.  Located at the old Ports boutique, the layout of the space is long and narrow, different from the Eaton Centre location, which is more open.  Size-wise, it is probably not much bigger or smaller than Eaton Centre.  Selection is pretty good at the Bloor store, perhaps more items than Eaton Centre (I do not know about Sherway as I have not been there yet), but it’s interesting to note that size variety seems to be broader at Holt Renfrew, where I can often find size 4 1/2 or 5.

The event itself was pretty standard and definitely packed.  Attendees were greeted at door with glasses of water or wine (both sparkling) and hors d’oevures such as mini roast beef sandwiches, salad rolls and mini quiche were served.  There was a DJ at the corner spinning background music while people mingled around the boutique, browsing at the shoes and bags and perhaps trying things on (something I wasn’t able to do due to size availability!) or shop.  Perhaps it’s because this was the third store in the city, but there were no speakers at the event.

Stuart Weitzman will continue to expand in Toronto.  Recently, it was announced that a boutique will open at Yorkdale Shopping Centre soon.

About Cynthia Cheng Mintz

Cynthia Cheng Mintz is the founder and webitor-in-chief of this site and the petite-focused site, Shorty Stories. She has also written for other publications including the Toronto Star and has blogged for The Huffington Post. Her first novel, Aspirations, was published in 2007. Outside of writing, Cynthia researches and advises philanthropic ideas for family funds and foundations and also volunteers.

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  • Sounds like fun! those apps look delish!

  • Randi Chapnik Myers

    Love their shoes even though I can’t always afford them!

    • Same! 🙂 But at least they’re more affordable than, say, Charlotte Olympia or Christian Louboutin! And not to mention the size variety.

  • multitestingmommy

    Oooo…I love the looks of those Hors d’oeuvre! Yum!

    • @multitestingmommy:disqus and @facebook-503733089:disqus Yes, the apps were delicious!

  • Great food, great people and gorgeous shoes! Who could ask for a better time! 🙂 Looks like it was a blast!

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