The plot thickens! More big news from the ever-changing fashion retail landscape this week. The Bay, in Toronto will be hosting a Kleinfeld’s boutique, as of this coming year. Wow! Here it is, on the official news release:
Hudson’s Bay Says “Yes” to Kleinfeld
Hudson’s Bay Brings World-Famous Kleinfeld Bridal to Canada for the First Time Ever at its Toronto Queen Street Location
TORONTO – The wait is over for fashion-loving Canadian brides-to-be. Hudson’s Bay is launching the Canadian flagship of renowned bridal retailer, Kleinfeld Bridal, in its Toronto Queen Street location. For the first time ever, blushing brides do not have to cross the border to “Say Yes” to the Kleinfeld experience. With exclusive rights to the brand in Canada, Hudson’s Bay will open a 20,000-square foot Kleinfeld flagship in early 2014. Brides will now have access to expert bridal consultants and the same scope and breadth of designer gowns available at the New York store.
Hudson’s Bay is already number one in Canadian bridal registry, and the new Toronto Kleinfeld Bridal flagship adds to this position, offering Canadian brides an unmatched addition to its current line of gifts, home and lifestyle products — perfect for any bride-to-be.
“This is a thrilling day for our team at Kleinfeld,” says Ronald Rothstein, Co-Owner of Kleinfeld Bridal. “We are the largest luxury bridal retailer in the world and look forward to bringing the finest selection of exclusive designer wedding gowns to Hudson’s Bay.”
“We are so happy to bring the leader in bridal fashion, Kleinfeld Bridal, to Hudson’s Bay, and to Canada,” says Bonnie Brooks, President, Hudson’s Bay Company. “Bringing Kleinfeld to Canada further supports our overall product differentiation strategy for Hudson’s Bay, which is to deliver new, relevant and exclusive brands and concepts to the marketplace. This incredible partnership will further our position as Canada’s headquarters and leading destination for gift registry, and now for designer bridal wear. Hudson’s Bay is proud to provide what will be the only full-service bridal destination, offering brides and their wedding parties a full selection of fashion, jewelry, gifts and more.”