Annex boutique Risqué has opened a second, nicer location on Bloor Street

Annex boutique Risqué has opened a second, nicer location on Bloor Street

(Image: Gabby Frank) (Image: Gabby Frank)
 

Risqué has been peddling cute, casual womenswear in the Annex for the past twenty-five years. (Nothing about the place is actually risqué—it’s the kind of shop where most girls can find at least something to wear.) Now, the boutique has opened a second location farther west, at Bloor and Manning. More spacious and modern-looking than the original space, at Brunswick Avenue, the new storefront will offer the shop’s own brand of womenswear—which includes knit sweaters, maxi dresses and this cozy blanket scarf—mixed in with other affordable labels. Currently in stock are playful items like this teddy bear sweater from Aussie brand Mink Pink and this ombré wrap coat from BB Dakota. Deliciously scented soy candles and trendy accessories from online store Shop for Jayu are also available.

Risqué, 660 Bloor St. W., facebook.com