From big (and small) Japanese names to a host of locally born and bred businesses, here are the launches that left a mark on the city's retailscape this year.
Two Deciem stores are planned for the region in 2018; both will carry all nine of the company's science-driven skincare brands.
The store stocks Canadian-designed basics such as T-shirts, denim, and coats, plus leather footwear and accessories.
This is the first foray into physical retail for the locally founded company, which is known for its lightweight, vegan, and water-resistant shoes.
Named after the French word for native, the Riley Park boutique carries handcrafted goods from nearly 20 countries.
The 14,507-square-foot shop carries a number of Muji firsts in Canada, including a plant department, an in-house cafe, and a line of experimental apparel.
The Toronto-founded retailer carries the largest selection of Blundstone, R.M. Williams, and Glerups shoes in Canada.
The unique space features a customization shop and comfy lounge area.
The fourth Canadian outpost for the Japanese chain, the store is slated to open in spring 2018.
The recently opened boutique carries well-made stationery, homewares, books, and more, many of them designed and produced in Japan.
It’s Totokaelo on crack.
The recently unveiled shop carries lightweight down coats, trenches, leather jackets, and the brand's signature "V collar" parkas for men and women.