toronto: monocle store opening

© monocle - a store, office and radio studio all in one

monocle expands its retail empire with a new shop in downtown toronto. occupying a total area of 1,240 sq.ft. [115 sqm.], the new outpost not only features a retail space, but is also home to the canadian bureau and a small studio for the 24-hour radio network monocle 24. the shop features a similar smart design with vitsœ shelves and usm furniture, and its measurements of 238 sq.ft. [22 sqm.] make it the largest of monocle's current stores. what's on the shelves? a range of sought-after items, such as the monocle x porter luggage collection, drake’s x monocle pocket squares and the comme des garçons x monocle fragrance range. interestingly, new products for the toronto launch include hakusan ceramic wine cups from japan, bresciani winter socks and ettinger leather wallets. the canadian bureau is a full-fledged office space with boardroom, and is home of the magazine's canadian correspondents. the newly appointed staff will cover news across canada and parts of the united states. the studio allows for regular bureaux input into monocle's round-the-clock news network. location: 776 college street [downtown].

© monocle - interior and sought-after goodies