Now is the perfect time to support your favourite Canadian accessories designers by placing an order online for something lovely, as long as you’re able to do so. By purchasing a piece from their spring collections, you’ll be championing homegrown talents and helping independent labels through this challenging time.
Here are eight chic pieces to buy now and wear forever.
Go hands-free in style with the functional, multi-compartment Bella Backpack by Ooobaby. The label’s luxurious leather bags are designed in Toronto and handmade in Italy, and a portion of proceeds from each sale is donated to World Vision.
(Ooobaby The Bella Backpack)
An instant classic, the minimalist Violet Pump from Maison Bedard is a heel that is both comfortable and stylish. With an asymmetric design and 70mm stiletto heel, it’ll look as good with jeans as it will with your favourite A-line dress.
(Maison Bedard Violet Pump)
Erin Marcus’ Spring 2020 collection won’t be available until May 1, but her signature delicate necklaces are always in stock online. Wear this 14-karat gold-fill design solo with your loungewear essentials, or layer it over other necklaces to make a bolder style statement.
(Erin Marcus Palm Necklace)
Intended as modern heirlooms, Hania Kuzbari’s fine jewelry designs are both striking and elegant. These yellow gold, champagne diamond and pink tourmaline hoops would make for a timeless addition to any jewelry lover’s collection.
(Hania Kuzbari Freestyle Earrings)
A chic monogram never gets old, and this adorable initial necklace by designer Robyn Clark of Clara Lifestyle is a subtle piece that can be worn every day. Designed and made in Toronto, the collection also supports the non-profit Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) with every purchase.
(Clara Lifestyle Initial Necklace)
Even while working from home, you’ll want to wear Maguire’s fabulous, ‘90s-inspired cow-print loafers. We can’t imagine a more fun way to elevate your standard blue jeans and a t-shirt uniform this spring.
(Maguire Marbella Cow)
Who says you can’t dress up for a Zoom party? These futuristic, flower-inspired drop earrings by Biko are handmade in Toronto and would look equally good with a floral dress or simple tank top.
(Biko Bloom Drops Silver)
Looking for an affordable, vegan-friendly handbag? You’ll want to peruse the selection from local accessories label ai Toronto Seoul. Their adorable Mini Croc design, available in two colours, can be worn crossbody or as a top-handle bag.
(ai Toronto Seoul Mini Croc)