Nordstrom opens in Toronto at Eaton Centre

Fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc., officially opened its doors in Toronto, Ontario on Friday. The new 220,000-square-foot, three-level store, located at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre, is Nordstrom’s fourth of six announced Nordstrom Canadian locations and the company’s second international flagship store to open.

 ”We want to be a world-class store that offers exceptional service, merchandise and experiences for every customer who walks through our doors,” says Todd Buntin, Nordstrom CF Toronto Eaton Centre store manager, in a news statement. “Toronto is an incredible city – we’re excited to get to know our local customers here and welcome those who we hope will visit us from around the world.”

Exclusive to Nordstrom in Toronto, customers can shop a wide variety of brands from luxury designer Marchesa to accessible favourite Madewell. Customers can equally find a concierge service, 24-Hour Express Service, Two-Hour Delivery Service, UnionPay, Shoe Shine, Language Ambassadors, Studio Services, a JWN Private Shopping Suite, ‘Personalize It’ monogramming and engraving station, three food offerings and more.

There’s a 24-hour concierge who will help you put together a last-minute outfit at 3 a.m., personal stylists who will come to your office, and free delivery in under two hours to anywhere in Toronto. A centralized bar on the second floor offers liquid cures for shopping-related stresses, and plush private shopping suites provide a zen space to try on dramatic Alice and Olivia ballgowns or laid-back Madewell basics.

The store will also have a space on the first floor for rotating pop-ups. First up will be athleisure apparel from Alexander Wang.

Women’s wear is on the third floor, including brands like Rag and Bone, Alice and Olivia and Madewell. The women’s department is organized by lifestyle and staffed with seven complimentary personal stylists

The Apartment, a lounge area for younger women, features “girlfriend dressing rooms” that can accommodate large groups and feature selfie-friendly front-lit mirrors

Future Canadian store openings include Yorkdale Centre, on October 21, 2016, and CF Sherway Gardens, in spring 2017. Both locations are in Toronto.