New Stores & Pop-Ups in the GTA: lululemon Lab, Vintage Streetwear, Levi’s + more

A vintage market, MEC’s second Toronto location, lululemon lab pop-up and more.

Keep up-to-date on all things shopping with our handy shopping guide. From Toronto store openings and online launches to pop-up shops and everything in between, here’s what you should know:

Square One welcomes Levi’s

Shortly after opening at CF Sherway Gardens, Levi’s opens another Toronto location at Square One. The 3,100 square foot space features a tailor shop where you can embroider and embellish your denim (they will have a selection of pins and patches on offer) or have them tailored to your needs. Visit Levi’s for prices and more info.

Lululemon lab hits Toronto

On Black Friday, lululemon lab, the brand’s concept store, will launch at their Queen St. location. Lululemon lab brings innovative designs and techniques to life, featuring exclusive products for men and women, not limited to activewear. For more details and to shop the collection, visit lululemon.

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lululemon Lab (Image: Instagram/@lululemonlabyvr)

The One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale

The Christmas edition of One of a Kind is finally here! From now until December 4th, shop for everyone on your list (including yourself!) at one of the most popular handmade markets of the year. This year boasts over 800 Canadian artisans in five categories: Flavours, Fashion, Green, Rising Stars and the Visual Art Gallery. Click here for tickets and more information.

MEC opens second Toronto location

On Saturday, November 26th, MEC will open their much-anticipated North York location, making it their third store in the GTA. In addition to their vast range of outdoor lifestyle products on offer, the store will feature cool services including a ski-tech shop, bike repair, and backpack fitting stations. Check out MEC for more details and keep an eye out for our first look of the new location. 

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Inside MEC North York (Image: Aly Zorn)

Winter coat pop-up with Sosken Studios

Canadian coat company, Sosken Studios, is hosting a holiday pop-up at Creeds Coffee Bar from November 25 to 27th. Fall in love with your new favorite winter coat, receive styling tips from top influencers and stylists who will be on-hand and enjoy an exclusive discount. Preview the collection in advance here.

Pixel & Bristle’s pop-up

Stop by Pixel & Bristle’s design and typography market this Saturday, November 26th at the Drake Underground. Local vendors will be coming together to sell awesome gifts in the form of prints, cards, mugs, wall art, enamel pins, and patches, to name a few. For more info on the pop-up and to preview the retailers, visit their website.

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A vintage and streetwear pop-up

This Sunday, November 27th, Deadstock Depot will host their second vintage and streetwear marketplace. You can expect 17 vendors selling rare vintage, modern streetwear pieces, and cool artwork, not to mention live hip-hop performances. For more info, visit Deadstock Depot on Instagram.

Starboy on Ossington

On Friday, November 25, the Weeknd opened a pop-up shop at 12 Ossington Avenue. The pop-up coincides with his Starboy album release and sells a variety of merch including t-shirts, caps, bomber and denim jackets. Take a peek inside the pop-up shop here.

Inside the Starboy pop-up shop (Image: Sarah May)
Inside the Starboy pop-up shop (Image: Sarah May)

YWCA Opens Pop-up to Spread Awareness for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Friday, November 25th marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. To help spread awareness, the YWCA has launched a pop-up shop called BLAMÉ, which features clothing and objects regularly linked to victim blaming. In-store, the items contain impactful clothing tags with real victim blaming quotes pulled from court cases, social media, and news outlets. The pop-up shop opens at 867 Dundas St. West with a launch party open to the public on November 25th from 6pm to 9pm and November 26th from 10am to 3pm. For more information, visit

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