11 Of The Best Stores In Toronto For Father’s Day Gifts

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Father’s Day is just around the corner and things might look a little different this year when it comes to celebrations. This doesn’t mean your gift can’t be just as thoughtful as any other year. Stores have begun to transition to what we assume to be the new norm, or perhaps you can continue to adhere to curbside pick up.

While you may find the thought of where to go to find the best gifts a little daunting, we have good news! We’ve done the research for you so all you have to do it grab your wallet. Whether dad loves a good drink or matching apparel, this list of Toronto stores will have something for everyone.

Here are some of the best Toronto stores to shop for Father’s Day gifts.

Cocktail Emporium

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This Toronto-based boutique is a no-brainer when it comes to gifts for the cocktail enthusiast. From fancy barware and glassware to everything you need to make the perfect drink — think garnishes, bitters, recipe books, and beyond — you can find it at this store. Shop online and have the gift sent straight to dad or order for curbside pickup.

Outer Layer

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For a gift card that’ll match dad’s personality to a tee, check out the selection that Outer Layer has. This Queen West shop has almost every niche interest covered and nearly 10,000 lifestyle products and gift cards to browse online.

Gotstyle

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It’s the 21st century and more men understand the importance of looking good! As they say, “Dress Better, Do Better.” Gotstyle is the perfect go-to for dad’s wardrobe with its broad selection of weekend casual, date night, and business wear. Offering different brands for different body types from both local and international brands at luxury price points, Gotstyle inspires dads to look dapper every day of the week, no matter what the occasion.

MEC

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Now that the weather’s warming up, there’s no better excuse to get outside with dad. Help him embrace the outdoors with some new gear, whether it’s a brand new pair of hiking boots, some new summer wardrobe staples, or accessories like a tent, backpack, or fancy water bottle to take on his next adventure.

Heelboy

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We strongly believe that no one can ever have enough shoes and this Canadian shoe store has an amazing selection for men. At this shop, you’ll find brands like Cole Haan, Sperry, SWIMS, and more in styles for every occasion. It’s a good store in Toronto to check out if you’re looking to up your dad’s style game this Father’s Day — you can also shop Heelboy online!

Good Neighbour

This east-end Toronto fashion curator has an unbeatable selection of unique and timeless gifts up for grabs. You will find great Father’s Day cards, along with apparel, footwear, skincare, games, and more from so many of your favourite brands. Good Neighbour has something every dad. Check out the “Dad Shop” for great finds like the Truman Shave Set for only $39!

Sonic Boom

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If dad has a passion for music, Sonic Boom is the perfect place to pick up records, band tees, headphones, speakers, record players, and more. The store, which is Canada’s largest independent record shop, is open 24/7 online, or you can make a date with dad and browse through rows and rows of music together.

Kids Swag

While this is primarily a children’s store, Kids Swag offers matching t-shirts for the fam that are too cute to pass up. This online shop specializes in products that offer mindful representation for Black boys and girls. Our top pick for dad is the Super Friends tee that’s also available in baby and kid sizes.

Muddy George

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Embrace the beautiful weather and update dad’s summer hues! This casual contemporary men’s retailer is committed to offering fashion-forward designs that will outlast any trend. Offering brands from all over the world, including an extensive list of Canadian brands, you will find quality pieces that have three things in common: pieces are made to last, wearable, and timeless. What more to want in a wardrobe!

18 Waits

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There is nothing cuter than a dad that twins with his kids and that’s why we’ve added 18 Waits to our list of Toronto stores to shop for Father’s Day. Inspired by vintage and European designs, 18 Waits is made and designed in Canada with durability and style in mind. The collections for kids are absolutely adorable and the shop has a pretty sweet last call section, too.

North Standard Trading Post

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Whether dad loves the outdoors or casual laid-back apparel, this family-owned and operated Parkdale shop has something for everyone. Let this family style your family with famous worldwide brands as well as Canadian-made designs. You can find unisex clothing, everything from basic t-shirts and hoodies to cozy sweatpants, as well as clothing for the little ones, and accessories! While you’re browsing, check out this shop’s two biggest charitable campaigns: Family Bear and Pride Collections. These campaigns give to the local hospital’s kids clinic and a camp for 2SLGBTQ+ kids.

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