5 Things To Know About Nordstrom Eatons Centre Opening

If you live in Toronto, you’ll know that September marked a very memorable day for all of us. It was the day that we as a city grew up a little bit, into a shinier, more mature, market… BECAUSE… drum roll please…

We got a Nordstrom.

Yeah, yeah, I know US folks, Nordstrom is probably super old news for you. For us, it’s been something we’ve been waiting for for a long time. We finally have more than that one-choice retailer to find wicked designer finds. We’re growing up Toronto friends, we’re finally growing up!

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It’s located in the epicentre of Toronto shopping – Eaton Centre. I got the chance to preview the store before it opened and before the craziness ensued (forward note: I ended up going there this weekend, once it was opened, and it was crazy – it looked like everything was free or something. People were going nuts!). 

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And if you’re thinking of popping your head into the Nordstrom Eaton Centre location, here are my top 5 things you’ll want to know about the new-in-Canada retailer.


ONE

Shoes. It started with shoes. It'll always be about the shoes.

Holy moly. Saying that Nordstrom Eaton Centre has got a great selection of shoes is a serious understatement. It might as well be called the new shoe-mecca. There’s something for every occasion, every style, every season, every price point… and then multiply that by every colour. Then you’ve got the Nordstrom shoe collection. Some of my favs that were at the store are featured below.

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TWO

You'll get lost. It's giant.

Three floors and they’re massive. What I loved was that everything was well spread out. I hate giant retailers where pieces just get lost in the fold and you’re constantly bumping into tables, people, and racks while you’re shopping. Nordstrom Eaton Centre has that space to fully embrace your shopping frolic. And you bet I’ve danced my way through its halls.

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THREE

Eating and Drinking While Shopping Will Never Be The Same.

As if you couldn’t spend your entire day there already, Nordstrom Eaton Centre is also stocked with an EBar for those latte-photos and 2 cafes. I’ve tried the food at both cafes and I definitely think that the food might just steal a bit of the clothes’ thunder. Just a bit. Plus, if you ever need to sit the hubby or boyfriend down somewhere while you shop, they’ll sit happy in these comfort spots.

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FOUR

Boys. It's your time.

On the note of boys, there’s an entire floor dedicated to men’s fashion. THIS IS BIG. I don’t know how many times Dave complains that there’s so much girl stuff but nothing for boys. I’m not going to lie, some of the curated street wear on the men’s floor had me going (possibly even more than the couture on the women’s floor). They even have a men’s lounge… which basically looks like the apartment our boyfriends have always wanted.

Clearly, the photos I have are all of sneakers because I left Dave in charge of the men’s photos.

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FIVE

There's something for everyone.

It’s true. I think this was my biggest takeaway from the Nordstrom Eaton Centre opening. As much as the arrival of other new retailers is super exciting, I feel like Nordstrom prides itself on catering to everyone. So no matter who you are, you don’t have to worry about “not fitting in” or feeling judged for walking through (and we can all attest to feeling like that in some luxury retailers).

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You can find directions and all the details for the new Nordstrom Eaton Centre location here.

Happy shopping friends! Maybe we’ll run into each other there sometime!

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Are you excited about the Nordstrom Eaton Centre opening?

3 Comments

  • Thuy says:

    As a born and bred Canadian moving to Toronto soon (from Windsor, ON), I’m happy there’s not a Nordstrom up there 🙂 At the same time, it’s almost not a big deal to me because I’ve always lived near a Nordstrom being in a border city. I just have to pop over, drive like 25 mins (about 32 kms for reference) and there I am – beautiful, large, luxurious two-sided connected-by-a-suspended-walkway-across-a-busy-highway Somerset Collection. Regardless, can’t wait to see it.

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  • Thuy says:

    As a born and bred Canadian moving to Toronto soon (from Windsor, ON), I’m happy there’s now a Nordstrom up there 🙂 At the same time, it’s almost not a big deal to me because I’ve always lived near a Nordstrom being in a border city. I just have to pop over, drive like 25 mins (about 32 kms for reference) and there I am – beautiful, large, luxurious two-sided connected-by-a-suspended-walkway-across-a-busy-highway Somerset Collection. Regardless, can’t wait to see it.

    http://www.dressupchowdown.com

  • Hedy says:

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