The doors opening for Saks Fifth Avenue in Toronto today. Queen Street opened it’s doors on Wednesday, February 18th and it’s Sherway Gardens location opens on February 23rd.
“It is a thrilling moment opening our Canadian flagship store. We are so excited to bring the best of Saks to Toronto,” commented Marc Metrick, President of Saks Fifth Avenue. “After more than two years of planning, our entry into Canada is truly a milestone for our company. We cannot wait to bring the Saks experience of an elegant edit of the best designer names, coupled with distinctive, personalized service to Toronto.”
Both department stores will boast extraordinary top-tier brands, offering: women’s advanced and emerging designer ready-to-wear, men’s sportswear, tailored clothing and contemporary sportswear, along with designer handbag shops, a 10022-SHOE salon and extensive jewellery and beauty selections. Shoppers will be able to competitively shop their favorite designers with the names of: Dior, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, Chloé, Céline, Prada, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Givenchy and Alaïa.
Saks Fifth Avenue is launching a major service initiative, debuting in Canada. This will include Saks at Your Service, a shopping service that brings the best of Saks directly to a client’s home, office, or hotel, anytime and anywhere. Saks Fifth Avenue will also introduce Toronto to The Fifth Avenue Club, a private shopping destination for men and women featuring trained consultants for personalized styling. Additionally, customers can enjoy a makeover with a Saks expert – every cosmetics station will be staffed with artists to help prepare for a night out or give a makeup master class. Customers can also get on-the-go facials, fragrance personalization, red carpet treatments and more at every beauty counter. Both stores will have a robust calendar of special events, such as fashion shows, personal appearances by designers and trunk shows.