Yonge and Eglinton Gets A Huge Furniture Store That Opens Today
Popular furniture and home goods store West Elm will be opening it’s second Toronto store, and it’s moving uptown! The new West Elm location will be housed in 2434 Yonge Street (formerly Restoration hardware) and will span an impressive 16,295 sq ft.
The new store is expected to bring approximately 30 jobs to Midtown Toronto and support seven
Toronto-based makers and designers, offering customers an array of locally made products alongside
the brand’s spring assortment of home furnishings and décor.
West Elm North Toronto will offer their standard collections as well as Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s cross-brand design consultation program Design Crew, which pairs customers with experts who can provide design and installation services.
The new Midtown location comes three months after the launch of parent company Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s e-commerce websites in Canada. “Through the success of our first Toronto location and launch of WestElm.ca, we recognize the Canadian
market’s enthusiasm for our unique assortment of modern and affordable products,” said West Elm President Alex Bellos. “We are excited to bring the West Elm experience to a new community in Toronto and help more customers express their personal style at home through our inspiring visual displays and expert design services.”
If you are around the Yonge Eglinton area and want to check it out, West Elm invites the local community to join their new North Toronto store team for a grand opening celebration with special opening weekend promotions, music, cocktails and light bites on Wednesday, February 14 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the local non-profit Design Exchange, a museum dedicated to making design more accessible through experiences and
education. To RSVP, please visit westelmtoronto.splashthat.com.
If you can’t make it tonight, Tomorrow, On Thursday, February 15, the first 300 shoppers with a $50 minimum purchase will receive a limited edition West Elm North Toronto tote bag.