If you’re anything like us, you love a great getaway, and that usually starts at the airport.
Sometimes you have a little extra time on your hands and want to browse what’s available, or maybe you forgot something last minute. Regardless, while Duty Free shops are great, sometimes you just want something a little…extra.
This is where we come to the rescue! Whether you’re a regular at Toronto Pearson Airport or just passing through, new expansions and additions of world renown retailers are at your fingertips.
Here are our top 10 favourite shops at Toronto Pearson Airport:
Earlier this year, world-famous candy store, Dylan’s Candy Bar finally opened in Toronto. If you have a sweet tooth, this one place you’re going to want to check out. Think lifesize lollipop trees, giant gumball machines, candy-themed accessories, colour-coded rows of candies, and much more. You can even find tons of candy you’ve never even heard of before! Make sure to stock up on all the treats to make it through your flight!
Location: Terminal 1, After-Security (Canada), Level 2 Gates, Near gate D20.
Since you’re in Canada, why not support a Canadian brand? For those unfamiliar, Lol? is a Montreal, Quebec-based brand that specializes in athletic apparel such as leggings, sports bras, sweaters, and more. This is the perfect place to stop by if you need something comfy to wear on the plane, and the quality is A+, too.
Location: Terminal 3, After-Security (International), Departures Level.
If you’re looking for something cute and classic to add to your wardrobe, make sure to check out the Polo Ralph Lauren store at Pearson. The store carries a large variety of polos in a huge array of colours.
Calling all chocolate lovers! Make sure to stop here for an incredible selection of premium chocolate and other confections, plus cocoa and gift baskets. You’ll feel like a kid in a candy store all over again.
Location: Terminal 1, After-Security (Canada), Level 2 Gates, Near gate D36.
Feeling fancy? Stop by the Burberry store to view the selection of trench coats, cashmere scarves, luxury clothing, leather bags, and more.
It’s almost impossible to go into a makeup store and come out empty handed, so proceed with caution. But, MAC does have some great eye palettes, lipsticks, glosses, mascaras, primers, along with other high-quality skincare and beauty products you might want to browse through.
Location: Terminal 1, After-Security (USA), Level 2 Gates, Near Gate F61.
This French brand, known for their stylish and trendy leather goods, has a home at Toronto Pearson Airport. Their leather handbags are super convenient for any occasion, come in a ton of different sizes, and are available almost any colour you can imagine. Oh, and don’t forget to snap a pic at the Insta-famous “Tilted Spheres” installation (see featured image) across from the store while you’re at it!
Location: Terminal 1, After-Security (International), Level 2 Gates, Near gate E74-75.
Another luxury retailer that calls Toronto Pearson Airport home is Gucci. Here, you’ll find a selection of bags, wallets, and accessories. While you probably won’t find any major steals or deals, there is a Gucci outlet not too far away at the Toronto Premium Outlets.
Location: Terminal 1, After-Security (International), Level 2 Gates, Near Gate E76.
Take some time to search through the stunning and first-class jewellery and accessories that are made from crystals. There are tons of pieces to choose from, and you’ll find the perfect gift items for the person waiting at your final destination! Hint, hint.
Location: Terminal 1, After-Security (International), Level 2 Gates, Near Gate E76-77.
While you have some time to spare, it’s the perfect spot to pick up some sexy new lingerie, comfy pants, or a pair of pyjamas. They sell cosmetics and fragrances, as well in case yours got dumped while making your way through security. Make sure to peek in as Victoria’s Secret almost always sales or deals going on!
Location: Terminal 1, After-Security (International), Level 2 Gates, Near Gate E74-7.
Featured Image: Toronto Pearson