Yorkdale Shopping Centre is near and dear to me for the following reasons:
a. I actually worked there in the early 1990′s as the Marketing Director for 9 months
b. Since I moved to Toronto in 1988, I have always lived no more than 7 minutes away from Yorkdale.
c. I have nostalgic memories of Yorkdale: ie. I remember when there was a Miracle Food Mart where Holt Renfrew is now located
Yorkdale continues to strive to be the best shopping centre with a constant stream of new and amazing stores (and new restaurants too).
Here’s a few highlights of the new stores that you are going to see in the new wing.
ANN TAYLOR – that’s right Ann Taylor is now at Yorkdale and the collection is stunning.
ANTHROPOLOGIE - don’t get me started about this store. Love. Love. Love.
TESLA MOTORS – I think it’s a genius idea to have a car showroom inside a shopping centre. Not something you see everyday but what a smart move.
L’OCCITANE – this is their Canadian flaghship store and they didn’t hold back!! There’s even complimentary hand massages so you can check out their famous hand creams. Naturally I had one.
Other stores that caught my eye were Club Monaco, Lacoste, David’s Tea, Best Buy, Starbucks, and even a beautiful looking ScotiaBank.
Seeing as I’m a foodie, I had to check out Joey (and you should too). This gorgeous looking restaurant is sure to be a hit with shoppers.
Happy Shopping everyone. Hope you get a chance to see the expansion soon. You are going to be impressed. I promise.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin St. (416) 789 3261