An Evening with J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons and Somsack Sikhounmuong

Earlier this week, I had the chance to go to an event at the J.Crew store in Toronto’s Yorkville area. The RSVP-only event was billed as an evening with J.Crew head Jenna Lyons, but also in attendance was women’s wear… Continue Reading

Hyba: Active Wear for MOST SIZES…including HEIGHTS!

Hyba is a new brand of active wear by Reitmans that has recently launched across Canada.  Unlike many other national brands, Hyba, which has taken over some Smartset stores (also owned by Reitmans), carries a very wide range of sizes,… Continue Reading

Malls are the Place for Luxury Brands?

A recent post from CCP Luxury noted that luxury brands are more likely to launch in malls than on “high streets” here in Canada.  But it wasn’t always this way.  Usually, people expect that such stores go to, say, Bloor… Continue Reading

Pop-Up Farmer’s Market at Club Monaco Yorkville

Well, not exactly a “farmer’s market” in the sense of Brickworks, but definitely delicious treats and more!  The pop-up will be outside the Club Monaco flagship store on Bloor and Avenue Road from now until mid-fall, according to the press… Continue Reading

Stores That Need to Come to Yorkville!

With all the construction in Yorkville, I’m amazed people are still coming.  But I think the nasty construction in the area is deterring some stores from opening here sooner.  That, and, of course, the lack of space (which is an… Continue Reading

Warhol in Yorkville Starting July !

Marilyn.  Campbell’s Soup.  Everyone is familiar with Andy Warhol.  And a travelling exhibit, Andy Warhol Revisited, curated by Revolver Gallery from Los Angeles, is popping up in Yorkville starting tomorrow, July 1, 2015.  Taking over the old Guess? and Porche… Continue Reading