Brave Leather Bow Belts, $60 each

Michelle Germain showcases top talent in this all-Canadian boutique. Among our favorites are Ashen Drift’s braided necklaces, Freshly Printed’s silk-screened linens and Charlotte Hosten’s rosette-style silk brooches. We picked up a pair of ultra-comfortable pants from local brand Yoga Jeans by Second Denim—better than leggings for the plane home.

1342 Queen St. W., 416-534-7467,

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