Have you ever thought, “hey, I’m at a Toronto Blue Jays game, I wonder if the cute boy sitting behind me knows how much I’m into sports?” Not to worry, Victoria’s Secret Pink has decided to create a collection of Blue Jays–branded loungewear that bears sayings like “Play Ball” and “Three Strikes and You’re Out.” Not only will you be able to inform observers that you’re familiar with the sport of baseball, but you’ll be able to let a potential suitor know your personal philosophy on dating and indicate interest in having sexual intercourse. Innuendo—Victoria’s Secret gets it!
Yorkdale's swank new food court (Image: JPRA Architects)
Yorkdale, the mall version of Bloor Street, is taking a cue from the ladies-who-lunch crowd and getting a facelift. It was announced today that the shopping centre will be undergoing a $220-million renovation, scheduled to be completed by late 2012. This is far from its first reno—in 2005, the complex underwent $110 million in changes, paving the way for a boom in such high end brands as Burberry and Michael Kors, and Toronto’s first Victoria’s Secret moving into the space. Here’s what you can expect when the construction is finished:
Open secret: the American lingerie chain is coming to Yorkdale (Image: Melanie Tata)
More details about the arrival of Victoria’s Secret are coming out. We can confirm that the company’s first Toronto store is scheduled to open at Yorkdale mall this August and that another outpost of its sister store, Pink, will be opening there in the spring. On-line buzz says that the exact dates are May 13 for Pink and August 20 for Victoria’s Secret.