We all have those one or two people in our circle of friends who dress better than the rest.  They seem to have a special sixth sense when it comes to finding that rare designer piece on one of their shopping expeditions. You wish you could follow them to discover their secret. Thanks to our list of one-of-a-kind boutiques, it’s finally your turn to be an insider.


Très Chic Styling – Montreal – 1069 Avenue Laurier West

One of Montreal’s best-kept secrets, Très Chic Styling carries tons of designer items that are perfect for your fancy nights out. You might shed some tears over their selection of Chloé and Karen Millen dresses while you plan out the entire outfit in your head. They have in-house stylists who will guide you in making the right choice to magnify your silhouette.



Nouveau Noir – Montreal – 2075 Crescent

This lifestyle boutique has everything the edgy woman is looking for. Their denim and sunglasses selection will tickle your fashion senses, while their lacy dresses will make you call your credit card company to increase your limit. They got you covered for your next night out in the city—cocktails not included.




Oak and Fort – Vancouver – 355 Water Street

This place is a minimalist’s paradise. Their clothing selection is mostly grey and black, and many pieces are oversized for a strong unisex appeal. The shop is simple and clean with a bit of edge, and even their jewelry selection is on point at a very affordable price.  You won’t get sick to your stomach thinking about animal prints and fuzzy jackets here.




Convey – Toronto – 754 Queen Street

This boutique specializes in stocking predominately Australian designers that are hard to find in Canada. The two owners are 20 something trendsetters with a true fashion sensibility that helps them make great choices for their clients. Once inside the store, you can go through racks of clothes—from cut-out dresses to minimal outerwear—until you reach that perfect item that screams your name. Don’t forget to take a look at their shoe section!