In need of a wardrobe overhaul? Looking to reinvent yourself? No matter what your sartorial concerns or pursuits may be Toronto has you covered. Here are 9 of Toronto's best boutiques to seriously upgrade your style.
1. Contraband Boutique // 104 Yorkville Avenue
Located in upscale Yorkville, Contraband Boutique features the latest trends in cutting edge, high-end men's fashion. Boasting a "minimalist aesthetic" they strive to give customers a "taste of luxury, mixing higher end fashion houses with niche brands difficult to acquire." If your wardrobe is severely lacking, this should be one of your first stops.
2. Get Fresh Company // 498 Queen West
Get Fresh Company is a men's "streetwear boutique located in the heart of Toronto's fashion district." Featuring their in-house brand "Get Fresh Co", as well as brands like Barebones, Trapstar London and Atelier New Regime, their specialty is elevated streetwear, refined and simple.
3. Lavish & Squalor // 253 Queen West
Lavish & Squalor is basically your one stop shop for everything men's lifestyle related. From Men's Shave, Natural Candles and Apparel Essentials to Bar Accessories, Apartment Wardrobe, Antiques & More, if you ever wanted to completely reinvent yourself, this is the place to do it. Oh, and there's even a cute little coffee shop/boulangerie inside!
4. Due West // 431 Queen West
If you're looking for high-end, trendy apparel that is hard to come by, Due West is the place to go. Featuring haute brands like McQ by Alexander Mcqueen, Kenzo, Mackage and Norwegian Rain, their curated collection of refined apparel is to die for.
5. Sydney’s // 682 Queen West
One of Toronto's premier multi-brand independent men's’ retail shops. Sydney's marries a minimalist aesthetic with an acute focus on quality. If you're looking to pare back your style with clean lines, classic shapes, silhouettes and neutral palettes, Sydney's is your best bet.
6. Frank & Oak // 735 Queen West
Featuring classic styles and apparel, Frank and Oak is one of the best retailers for affordable basics and timeless aesthetics. Button ups, chino's, tee's, and awesome footwear. What's not to love?
7. Nomad // 819 Queen West
If your wardrobe is in need of some serious couture, go to Nomad. Brands include Raf Simons. Comme Des Garcons. Yeezy Season 1. CMMN SWDN. It's major. Nuff' said.
8. gravitypope // 1010 Queen West
Another high-end specialty boutique on our list, gravitypope features over 100 brands that are to die for. With a wide-ranging aesthetic and an emphasis on quality, there is something for everyone here. Brand highlights: Nudie, Naked & Famous, John Varvatos, Rag & Bone and Acne Studios.
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9. The Serpentine // 132 Cumberland Street
If you've got great taste and cash to blow The Serpentine will have you spending stacks. Balmain. Rick Owens. DRKSHDW. Need we say more?
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