Pusateri’s Fine Foods, Toronto’s beloved gourmet food emporium, began as a fruit stand in 1963. Their distinguishing attribute, then and now? Stocking the best stuff.

Along with establishing Saks as the exclusive Canadian carrier for luxe international brands including upscale beauty and fragrance lines By Terry, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, and Memo Paris, this foray north sees an elevation in the quality of customer service.

There are two kinds of fashion names. There are some, like Chanel and Dior, that are familiar to those with even minimal knowledge of the fashion biz, and then there are those emerging brands that are the province of only the most learned of insiders. That’s where Yigal Azrouël fits.