Stores in West Queen West to fulfill all your footwear needs

One of a kind is the goal for shoes and boots west of Bathurst and east of Dufferin. From consignment designer platform boots to “design-your-own” kitten heels, comfort wear Birkenstocks to tri-colour brogues, the shoe stores on this trendy strip have what it takes to make your outfit pop.

Heel Boy

773 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G1

Guys and gals can satisfy all of their footwear needs year-round at this West Queen West shoe emporium. The shelves are lined with formal, casual and functional styles from big name brands like Birkenstocks, Sperry, Sam Edelman, Frye, Cougar, Steve Madden, Ted Baker and many, many more. Stop by during the seasonal two-for-one sales to get great discounts.

William Shoe Store

750 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1E9

The local go-to store for wide footwear, this place is a cornucopia of both fashionable and practical shoes. Quality is the name of the game at William Shoe Store, but they don’t skimp on variety either, with a wall-to-wall selection of shoes and boots for men, women and children. Advice from staff is tailored to your particular needs and chances are, if you buy a pair of shoes from here, you’ll still be wearing them years from now.


231 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2L6

A jewel even on this trendy shopping strip, this store is helmed by seasoned shoemaker Jeff Brodawka, the creative genius behind the quirky show designs stocked here. Brodawka honed his design skills and flair for unique looks as a former designer for footwear giant John Fluevog. His designs are transformed into hand-crafted shoes at boutique factories in Mexico and Portugal, and he also stocks a small selection of footwear from local designers.

The Australian Boot Company

698 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1E7

Since 1994 this store has been selling some of Australia’s best exports – pull-on boots. They claim to offer the widest selection of the unmistakably tough yet chic Blundstone boots outside of Australia and to be the only retailer in Canada carrying hardy R. M. Williams. UGGs for men, women and children are also available alongside a range of accessories. They offer high quality socks, merino wool insoles and boot wax to provide you with the complete boot package.

Gravity Pope Company

1010 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1H6

Do not, under any circumstances, drop by this multi-storey boutique unless you have no pressing appointments elsewhere. You’re going to end up browsing. Possibly the closest thing to shoe paradise in this neck of the woods, Gravity Pope stocks hundreds of brands for men, women and children ranging from high fashion peep toes to tough winter boots. One thing the goods have in common is that they’re all high quality and handpicked. They also boast their own extensive footwear line.

Are you looking for Coconut Aminos? Trying to find raw, organic almonds in bulk? Want to buy organic cranberries or grass-fed beef? Look no further than these great stores.
From locally made fashion to custom jewellery, you’ll find what you’re looking for with a stroll down Ossington Avenue – and enough fab stores for a second trip. The strip is city-renowned for being one of the hottest streets for one-off fashion finds and accessories, international designers, and home décor bliss. [Image credit:]
Whether you’re a vintage-clothing lover looking to modernize a new treasure or a young professional seeking the perfect tapered trouser, one thing is for certain: you need a good tailor. With a slew of crafty clothiers across the city, all you have to do is take your ill-fitting piece in and let those nimble fingers work their magic. Here is our west end edition of Toronto’s top tailors. [Image credit:]
Close menu