Nothing completes an Instagram picture like the right scene. Take a fire Instagram photo in front of these city backdrops—with the outfit to match, and wait for the likes to roll in.
Street Chic at Crown Flora’s Pink Wall
Toronto’s favourite millennial floral shop may look perfect for channeling your Olsen boho vibe, but the trendy Parkdale postal code makes street chic the appropriate take. Their infamous bright pink wall creates a bold contrast that’s complemented by ripped jeans and that designer logo tee. (Suggested: Louis Vuitton Brown Monogram Canvas Popincourt Long Shoulder Bag)
Classy & Collected Outside Colette Grande Cafe
The Thompson Hotel’s French bistro is one of the city’s classiest dining spots, and its beautiful white criss-crossing wall, running along the outside pavilion, is perfect for showing off a similar look. Classic shades of white and black still leave you the centre of attention against this geometric background. (Suggested: Fornarina Black Leather High Knee Boots)
A Pop of Colour in front of Aga Khan’s Entrance
North York’s Aga Khan museum boasts beautiful pale gray walls, serene fountains, and picturesque trees, making the entrance the perfect place for a photo. A bright trench adds a pop of colour to the pristine backdrop, making you the focus against the gray. (Suggested: Marc by Marc Jacob Red Leather Tote Bag)
Champagne & a Mani at Her Majesty’s Pleasure
You really could wear anything to this nail salon—we all know the most important part is getting a shot of your freshly manicured hand holding a glass of champagne. An all-black look is appropriate for the ever-cool King West neighbourhood and works perfectly with their neon pink sign. (Suggested: Nicole Miller Longsleeves Gown paired with Moulin Noir Choker)
A Power Suit at King & Bay
There’s only one thing that works in the city’s Financial District, and that’s an outfit that says you’re ready for business. Your best dress and heels leave you ready to take on the day, whether you’re closing deals or running to happy hour. (Suggested: Fendi Black & Silver “Crocktail” Cap Toe Pointed Pumps)
Where are your favourite spots to take photographs in Toronto? Let us know in the comments!
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