Fashion

CANADIAN ONLINE SHOPPING

The top 10 Canadian e-commerce sites to score homegrown fashion

Andy Thê-Anh

Beyond the Rack

Location: Montreal
Site: Sign up to and receive email invites to exclusive online sales on designer items at 50–70 percent off.
Best-selling brands: While the sales change every 2–3 days, count on Canadian faves such as Rudsak, Pink Tartan and Andy Thê-Anh, along with big-name international brands such as Balenciaga, Burberry and Juicy Couture.
Cost: Membership is free, but shipping will cost you US$11.95.
Extra: If you join now, FLARE readers get an exclusive $10 pre-loaded shopping credit on your first purchase.

Denis Gagnon


 
Denis Gagnon


Denis Gagnon

Chiccane

Location: Montreal
Site: Your source for some of the hottest names in Canadian and Quebec designer fashion, including Pink Tartan , Denis Gagnon and Travis Taddeo.
Best-selling brands: Second Clothing and Bijoux Anne-Marie Chagnon
Extra: A bevy of new labels is now available, including Rudsak, Bodybag by Jude and Cruise.
Cost: A shipping charge of $9 applies per order.

Jessica Jensen


 
Jessica Jensen


Jessica Jensen

Enviius

Location: Burlington, Ontario
Site: This members-only site gives you access to private sales featuring designer clothing and accessories at up to 70 percent off.
Best-selling brands: Jessica Jensen, Hillberg and Berk, Lara Presber, Wise & Proper.
Extra: In addition to limited-time-only sales, the site will feature new section this season that will give members the chance to shop sale-priced items anytime.
Cost: Membership is free, but a shipping charge of $9 within Ontario and $12 for the rest of Canada applies per order.

Smythe


 
Smythe


Smythe

Luxe Label

Location: Winnipeg
Site: This designer e-boutique specializes in hot, hard-to-find clothing and accessories and has been so successful it recently opened a storefront in the ’Peg.
Best-selling brands: Mackage and Smythe.
Extra: This fall you’ll find loads of new labels, including 442 Mc Adam, ADD, Bailey 44, Laila Azhar, Rebecca Minkoff and Pour La Victoire.
Cost: Shipping is free on all order over $150. A flat shipping fee of $15 is added to orders under $150.

Nixxi


 
Nixxi


Nixxi

Luxual Boutique

Location: Toronto
Site: The perfect blend of luxury and casual (hence “luxual”), with super-comfy and super-chic styles aplenty.
Best-selling brands: Nicole Bridger and Nixxi.
Extra: Keep your eye out this fall for Downward Dog–ready designs from OMgirl and Beyond Yoga.
Cost: Ground shipping is free within Canada.

Harakiri


 
Harakiri


Harakiri

Montreal Designers Online Store

Location: Montreal
Site: What began as the Montreal State of Mind blog grew to include this subsidiary e-shop, a locally focused showcase of fashion and design objects created in La Belle Province.
Best-selling brands: Atelier b., Harakiri, Bruxe.
Extra: The recently redesigned site added 30 new labels to its roster this season, including La Fete, Anastasia Lomonova and Valerie Dumaine.
Cost: Shipping starts at $10 and increases depending on the size and weight of your order.

Eve Gravel


 
Eve Gravel


Eve Gravel

Mudshark Streetwear

Location: Montreal
Site: This long-time e-tailer was launched in 1997 and now carries more than 100 indie and well-known Canadian labels.
Best-selling brands: Second Jeans, Eve Gravel, Kitchen Orange
Extra: New items are posted each week and you’ll find several new labels this season including Red Jade and Polymath Fashion, both out of Vancouver.
Cost: Shipments to Ontario: $9 per order + $1.50 for each item. Within Quebec: $10 per order (includes 2 items) + $2 for each additional item. Rest of Canada: $14 per order (includes 2 items) + $2 for each additional item.

Fidelity


 
Fidelity


Fidelity

Stylefly

Location: Toronto
Site: A virtual treasure trove of feminine and eco-friendly finds from established and up-and-coming designers.
Best-selling brands: Gentle Fawn, Cake Beauty, Fidelity Denim, Dace and Foxy Originals.
Extra: Save big with Stylefly’s annual Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales, and find new labels this fall such as Orb Clothing out of Vancouver and Toronto’s Fieerce Fashion House.
Cost: Ontario: $12 per order. Rest of Canada: $15–$20 per order.

Aqua di Lara


 
Aqua di Lara


Aqua di Lara

Swimwear World

Location: Montreal
Site: Browse super-sexy, high-end swimsuits sans change rooms.
Best-selling brands: Aqua di Lara, L Space, Chio di Stefania D
Extra: To ensure the perfect fit, Swimwear World offers detailed sizing charts for each brand and accepts refunds or exchanges (so long as the swimsuit hasn’t been worn, of course!)
Cost: From $9.95 to $23.95.

Where Did You Get That


 
Where Did You Get That


Where Did You Get That

Where Did You Get That?

Location: Toronto
Site: A choice collection of unique fashion, jewelry and home accessories sourced from within Canada and around the world.
Best-selling brands: Pure & Simple and Where Did You Get That’s house brand.
Extra: Get extra savings with the site’s monthly specials.
Cost: Shipping is free within Canada.