I have read multiple articles about Nordstrom closing in Canada, with people expressing frustration about not knowing where to find cool brands and good service since its closure in June 2023. While many articles suggest shopping at other major retailers like The Bay, Simons, Saks, etc., there is little mention of the amazing independent retailers that thrive in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, and Toronto, where Nordstrom had stores.
To address this, I reached out to some of the best sales agents and fashion distributors in Canada, compiling a curated list of independent local stores in these cities. These fashionable boutiques not only carry well-known brands but, as small independents, also boast reputations for excellent service and a keen sense of fashion. You may even discover new and unique brands that you'll soon love.
Take a moment to explore these local gems, either in-store or online. Save and share this list widely, and you'll never be without fashionable options again. Plus, by doing so, you'll be supporting local, small, and independent businesses, contributing to Canada's economy.
XOXO - Megan