Photo Courtesy of Bayview Village
Toronto's luxe shopping centre aims to have everything you need in one location. Drop off your car with valet parking, then hit high end stores like Brooks Brothers, Ron White, Pink Tartan and Mirabelli before picking up something for dinner at Pusateri's fine foods.
Not in the mood to cook? Soon you can dine in at Origins North, top Toronto chef Claudio Aprile's restaurant. Even their new Shopper's Drugmart was designed with Bayview's clientele in mind, stocking only the most posh beauty products. This mall is still growing, and will be adding a Teatro Verde Cuchina, a collaboration concept opening next spring that will host cooking classes by local and celebrity chefs.
2901 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, bayviewvillageshops.com
YORKDALE SHOPPING CENTRE
Photo Courtesy of Yorkdale Shopping CentreThe Yorkdale Shopping Centre has upped its gameu2014a lot. With an expansion of 145,000 square feet which included the opening of 30 new stores, this mall has a well deserved spot on the best of list. New to its roster are Kate Spade New York, Ted Baker London, Loft and Ann Taylor. Keep your eyes peeled for the brand new Holt Renfrew coming in 2013. u00a0
3401 Dufferin Street, Toronto, yorkdale.com
WEST EDMONTON MALL
Photo Courtesy of West Edmonton MallAt over 5 million square feet, the West Edmonton Mall is Canada's largest, but we must say it feels more like a city. Hit up your style favourite's Anthropologie or Dr. Marten's and then stop off for a swim at the World Waterpark which just added three new slides including an electronic launch. Coming from out of town? Stay in one of the mall's hotels to be right next to the shopping action.
8882 170th Street, Edmonton, wem.ca
Photo Courtesy of Centre RocklandMontreal's upscale shopping mall has been around for more than 50 years, and experienced a major modern upgrade in 2004. It has over 170 shops and restaurants, with a luxe Stuart Weitzman boutique being one of its most notable. Some may say Centre Rockland is the shoe lover's go-to shopping destination.
2305 Rockland, Montreal, centrerockland.com
Photo Courtesy of Rideau CentreLocated downtown, Rideau has been working hard to make Ottawa a must-stop shopping city. With a recently opened Little Burgundy and Schad added to a number of existing top shops, this mall has become a dependable target for that last minute outfit you're often compelled to buy. The mall will also be undergoing an interior renovation next year.u00a0
50 Rideau Street, Ottawa, rideaucentre.com
TORONTO EATON CENTRE
Photo Courtesy of the Toronto Eaton CentreToronto Eaton Centre offers over 230 retailers, eats and services. With an Aritzia, Birks, Sephora and Browns, the mega mall covers it all when it comes to your style and beauty needs. Looking for some holiday inspired activities while you're picking out gifts? Choose your favourite holiday song to play on the jukebox underneath the 50 foot Christmas tree.
220 Yonge St, Toronto, torontoeatoncentre.com
Photo Courtesy of Park RoyalPark Royal is a unique mall that offers over 280 shops and services including Vancouver's top resto Cactus Club. Stroll through the friendly Village at Park Royal, and have some lunch with the family. With over 1.2 million square feet of prime retail and situated at the foot of the Lions Gate Bridge, this is a great place to do some quality shopping.
Corner of Taylor Way and Marine Drive, West Vancouver, shopparkroyal.com
HALIFAX SHOPPING CENTRE
Photo Courtesy of Halifax Shopping CentreBringing fashion to one of the East Coast's best cities. Get lingerie from fan favourite Victoria's Secret, crystals from Swarovski, and makeup from Sephora, just to name a few of our top spots in the mall. Newest additions include a renovated Second Cup, Samuel & Co. and L'Occitane.
7001 Mumford Road, Halifax, halifaxshoppingcentre.com
CENTRE EATON MONTREAL
Photo Courtesy of Centre EatonConnected to Montreal's underground city the Eaton Centre offers tons of stores and restaurants to choose from right in the heart of downtown. In need of some post-shopping relaxation and a quick beauty fix before a big night? Make an appointment at the Yves Rocher Beauty Centre to get that much needed massage.
705 Sainte-Catherine St West, Montreal, centreeatondemontreal.com
Photo Courtesy of Carrefour LavalRanked the 9th largest mall in Canada, Carrefour Laval offers many top stores like Zara, Forever 21 and H&M with a twist -- they're bigger than a lot of other locations. Journey through mall to hit notables Rudsak and La Perla, and enjoy the architecture which features an indoor garden.
3035 Boul. Le Carrefour, Chomedey, carrefourlaval.ca
BAYSHORE SHOPPING CENTRE
Photo Courtesy of Bayshore Shopping CentreLike its downtown sister, Bayshore has been bringing in some of fashion's best names to put Ottawa on the shopping radar. Earlier this year it announced it will be boosting its space with a 300,000 square foot expansion plan to be completed in phases until 2015. Expect additions that will simply add to the already great Aerie and The Bay locations.
100 Bayshore Drive, Ottawa, bayshoreshoppingcentre.com
Photo Courtesy of Cornwall Centre
Cornwall Centre brings you the essentials -- and then some. With the wide selection of great clothing and makeup brands available at The Bay, a Birks jewellers, and an Aldo, Canada's leading shoe store, you'll get the whatever look it is you're going for. With new additions RW&Co. and Bench, there's more work attire and athletic wear added into the mix.
1485 Portage Avenue, Regina, cornwallcentre.ca
Photo Courtesy of Chinkcook CentreChinook Centre is Calgary's ultimate complex. With a movie theatre in addition to esteemed shops like Danier Leather, BCBG, Burberry u2014and labels not available anywhere else in the city-- it's a no-brainer that this mall tops the charts.
6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, chinookcentre.com
Photo Courtesy of Polo Park
This isn't just a city favourite, it's a province go-to as it's the largest mall in Manitoba. The top destiniation just opened a new Michael Kors location and Bombay & Co. Bonus. In the mood to shop late (and till you drop)? Polo Park has you covered with an 11PM closing time on Dec 14 and 21.
Avenue West, Manitoba, polopark.ca
Photo Courtesy of Pacific Centre
This downtown destination houses la creme de la cremeu2014Harry Rosen, Judith & Charles, Holt Renfrew and Michael Kors. Pretty soon it might make its way to number one, as a three floor Nordstrom is in the works. Coming from out town? If you spend more than $200 at the Pacific Centre you have the chance to receive a special gift. You can even post up in the Four Seasons Hotel connected to the mall. Now that's what we call a shopping experience.
701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, pacificcentre.ca
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