If you want to support local Toronto business, then Fresh Collective is right up your alley.
Formed as a collective of around 30 local fashion and accessory designers from Toronto, it gives them an opportunity to build their businesses and grow their label by giving them a place to sell their stuff. They also provide support for the designers in return for a monthly fee and a commitment to work in the stores at least once a week. So not only do you get to talk to the designers one on one, but you can give them feedback about what you like and what you’d like to see.
It’s not cheap, but if you’re looking for amazing quality and unique products that are few of a kind as they’re hand made…head to Fresh Collective.
Fresh Collective 692 Queen W / 274 Augusta Ave Kensington Market / 401 Roncesvalles Ave