Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Toronto

The Spa at Four Seasons Toronto
Floating nine floors above the busy city streets, The Spa at Four Seasons Toronto offers a relaxing urban retreat replete with treatments for body and mind.
Miraj Hammam Spa
The Moroccan-inspired Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris offers traditional and high-end spa treatments from its location at the Shangri-La Hotel.
The Federal
Beloved by foodies Toronto-wide, The Federal is known for serving incredible brunches and burgers in its petite, exposed-brick space.
Lilliput Hats
Magnificent millinery from Lilliput. And some pretty super celeb clientele, too.
Shaw Festival Theatre
A thesp-friendly theatre festival that takes place every year at Niagara-on-the-Lake.
The Bay Queen Street
An impressive history lies behind this shopping powerhouse.
C5
If you're in favour of the two birds/one stone philosophy, then you'll like this gastronomic experience within a world-class museum.
Air Canada Centre
Indulge in Canada's one true love in this super-sized stadium.
Jonathan + Olivia
Get your Topshop fix here, as well as labels from New York and Paris.
m0851
Deliciously soft leather at deliciously affordable prices.
Ultra
A stylish supper club with one of the finest al fresco patios in the city, Ultra has Toronto's coolest cocktail-swillers flocking.
MoRoCo
This is where the Mad Hatter would throw his tea party in Toronto.
Cosmopolitan
Eastern-influenced Zen-boutique hotel in the heart of the business district...
Fashion Crimes
Fashion Crimes will have you getting in touch with your inner princess in no time.
C-Pub
Cowboy boots in a Canadian market. Oh, the fun.
One King West
This hotel was once the prestigious Dominion Bank, opened in 1914 using the same architects who designed the magnificent Royal Ontario Museum on Bloor Street.
TNT Woman/Man
Don't let the surroundings fool you, labels await within.
Cole Haan
From ballet pumps to satchel handbags, Oxfords to sunglasses, Cole Haan kits men and women out in style.
The Beaconsfield
If you like your bars pretty, this one's picture-perfect.
Roosevelt Room
Slip down this side alley and slide back into the Old Hollywood of the roaring twenties.
Swan’s End Guest House
Toronto Islands: a fun day trip by 10-minute ferry, but stay the night? Torontonians will tell you its madness and can't be done. Actually, not only is it possible, this is possibly the most elegant place to stay in Toronto.
Spectacle
Whether you're planning on fun in the sun or just chilling with some fiction, Spectacle has all your optical needs covered.
Nearly Naked
If the name isn't enough of a draw, it stocks lingerie from Chantelle and Princesse Tam-Tam.
Park Hyatt
Swishing past the fountain courtyard and into the serene environs of the opulent Park Hyatt lobby, there's already that warm-glow-of-an-upgrade feeling.
Hazelton Spa
There's nothing frivolous here, just the tools and science to pamper and perk up an elite clientele.
Silver Falls Vintage
Perfectly preserved vintage fashion.
Biff’s Bistro
Great French restaurants are few and far between in the city, but Biff's goes some way to filling that void.
The Drake Underground
Found beneath the ever-popular Drake Hotel, this subterranean live music den has the city's brightest young things rocking out til the small hours.
Tutti Matti
Real passion imbues the kitchen and the staff – all radiating out of chef and owner Alida's love of all things Italian.
LAB Consignment
Designer delights can be found at this re-sale shop.
Massey Hall
The oldest and grandest concert hall in the city, Massey Hall dates back to 1894.
Princess of Wales Theatre
A 2,000-seat theatre purpose-built by the Mirvish family, the Princess of Wales is steps from their other landmark, 'The Royal Alex', in the heart of the Entertainment District.
Fairmont Royal York
Harry Rosen
Men go wild in this luxury department store just for you.
The Rage
What was the rage then is the rage now. Get your brand new retro here.
Club Monaco
Seventy Seven
This concept store in historic Yorkville is Pink Tartan's flagship.
Pravdka Vodka
Pravda - a Slavic word for 'truth' - was the title of the Soviet Union's communist newspaper. This vodka bar on the edge of the business district takes the Russian theme and runs, vaults and flips with it.
Diesel
69 Vintage
Good quality vintage clothes in a charming store.

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