In many ways, Bloor-Yorkville is like nowhere else in the city. Here you’ll find everything from flagship stores for the world’s most exclusive designers, to one-of-a-kind unique fashion boutiques all throughout our quaint streets and laneways. The mix of architecture makes exploring the neighbourhood an exciting experience, and our abundance of cafes and park spaces invite you to stay awhile.
With fashion and shopping as a key pillar of the neighbourhood, there’s no shortage of unique boutiques. Below you’ll discover some of our amazing, women’s fashion retailers. Some are international brands that have selected Bloor-Yorkville as their only Canadian location, while others are independently owned boutiques which are go-to mainstays in the community.
The newest boutique on the Bloor-Yorkville block, The Webster brings the vibrant energy of Miami straight to Scollard Street. Here you’ll find everything from runway-ready Mugler and Saint Laurent, to household objects you can’t possibly find elsewhere. Perhaps you’re in the market for a baguette wall lamp or a jewel-encrusted Versace water bottle, or maybe a fragrance equally as rare. Stop by The Webster and you’ll enter a fashion-forward parallel universe.
121 Scollard Street
Maxi Boutique has been a family run business for over 50 years, with the store first opening on Bloor Street in 1968. Today, the boutique remains family-owned and operated with its Bellair Street location having been a community staple for the last 10 years. Collaborating with designers from all over the world, Maxi Boutique searches for pieces that reflect an “haute couture” runway style. The team at Maxi Boutique is well versed in styling women for specific events, including cocktail parties, weddings, engagement parties, proms, and more.
27 Bellair Street
If you’re looking for fun, fresh basics with a distinct West Coast aesthetic, Heidi Ho2 will be your new favorite destination. Offering a number of cult-favorite brands from Southern California, you’ll find casual t-shirts, button-ups, jumpsuits, leisurewear, and a great denim selection at varying price points. You’ll also find a number of essential accessories, including toques, gloves, slippers, and bags. Described as “not so common” clothing, you can look forward to finding pieces not carried elsewhere in the city.
Yorkville Village, 55 Avenue Road
Kumari’s boutique is the result of owner Kumari Colson’s 30 years of experience in textile design and is inspired by the aesthetics of the different cultures she’s been exposed to throughout her life. Here you’ll find handmade shawls, scarves, tunics, clothes, and accessories, each designed by weavers, embroiderers, craftsmen and gem cutters based in Nepal. The fabric designs and embroidery are one-of-a-kind, with artisans spending several days completing each piece, ensuring the quality is unparalleled.
25 Bellair Street
For over 40 years, Options for Her has been helping dress women. Their multi-brand boutique offers internationally-renowned brands, while also placing an emphasis on Canadian designers. Their enthusiastic team is passionate about working one-on-one with clients to help style particular outfits or curate a collection of closet must-haves.
163 Cumberland Street
Since 2006, George C. has been a destination for timeless, high-quality women’s fashion, accessories, and shoes. Set in a gorgeous three-storey townhouse on Hazelton Ave., George C. offers an eclectic mix of brands with a focus on long-lasting pieces. With an eye for longevity, the stylists offer personalized shopping to help build a wardrobe that’s fashion-forward without being overly focused on trends. Personal styling, alterations, and special orders are also available, as well as private appointments outside of store hours.
21 Hazelton Avenue
Owned and operated by a mother-daughter duo, Carry Maternity places as much emphasis on comfort and fit as it does on fashion, so there’s no compromising your personal style during pregnancy. Understanding the challenges of pregnancy, the founders of Carry Maternity encourage a positive shopping experience, working one-on-one with clients for as long as it takes to find the perfect wardrobe pieces. Their boutique houses a number of international brands as well as their own Toronto-based designs for every occasion, including basics, postpartum, workwear, and formal pieces.
110 Cumberland Street