SAKS FIFTH AVENUE FIRST CANADIAN STORE IN TORONTO 11Saks Fifth Avenue has opened its first store in Canada at the heart of downtown Toronto at the Hudson’s Bay flagship store at the corner of Queen Street and Yonge Street.

“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.”

The Saks Fifth Avenue Toronto store offers extraordinary top-tier brands, including: women’s designer ready-to-wear, men’s sportswear, tailored clothing and contemporary sportswear, along with designer handbag shops, a 10022-SHOE salon and extensive jewelry and beauty selections. Luxury brands such as Christian Dior, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, Chloé, Céline, Prada, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Givenchy and Azzedine Alaïa will take over the store giving way to a premium shopping destination.

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.

Saks Fifth Avenue will  introduce the first-of-its-kind Saks Food Hall by Pusateri’s. The 25,000 square-foot  location will offer a mélange of premium food experiences consisting of inspiring culinary stations, exclusive products, fine foods, services and a deluxe grocery assortment. Adding to the complete guest experience, Saks Fifth Avenue will introduce two new restaurant concepts by Oliver & Bonacini. Leña, a restaurant and bar by Chef Anthony Walsh, will showcase the vibrant essence of South American cooking and dining with unique Spanish influences.