Outfitter of beautiful men, Frank & Oak, is opening a location in downtown Halifax. Born in Montreal from the brains of Ethan Song and Hicham Ratnani, Frank & Oak's become one of Canada's most lauded menswear brands (it's so cool it even publishes its own quarterly mag called Oak Street) and we'll be home to its third retail location—a flagship store in Toronto is slated to open soon.
While F&O is indeed coming to town, they couldn't confirm where or when. Well dressed and mysterious.
We've heard that it'll open its doors on perpetual up-and-comer Barrington Street, where there are plenty of leasing opportunities. F&O says it'll release an exact address soon (feel free to wager your guesses in the comments).
Job-seekers looking for work in fashion/retail, you might want to drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org—they're hiring.
Updated, November 21
Frank & Oak has confirmed 1557 Barrington Street—the former Carsand Mosher and Maritime Summit Shop, which closed last February. The Halifax shop (which is said to open "very soon") is part of a chain of temporary stores opening across Canada—they'll pop up in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa too—for eight to 12 month stints. It's a way of feeling out the cities for "future retail locations," says an email from F&O.