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We're Opening A Pop-Up Shop in Toronto!

For the second year in a row, we're bringing everything cuddly and cute to Toronto! Situated this time in Trinity-Bellwoods, this one is not too far from last year's shop, and perhaps our greatest venture yet!

We've been working very hard since day one to get the shop up and running. Actually, if you try to take a peak right now, you will encounter something like this:

 

Aren't you curious to see what's inside? Behind this display, we're working our magic to make this space as kawaii as possible. We'll let you in on a sneak preview:

Originally, this vibrant space was home to Lil Demon, a guitar shop known for their repairs and selection of vintage goods. Now moved to Queen Street West, this space is ready to transform into a world of fuzziness and dreams. 

 

Kigurumi.ca is the official Canadian distributor of authentic SAZAC kigurumi. SAZAC is Japan's number one kigurumi manufacturer, and the quality of SAZAC onesies is unmatched around the world. Unfortunately, this means that many other manufacturers will try (and fail!) to mimic SAZAC products. It doesn't take much to notice a major difference in quality between authentic kigurumi and imitators' attempts.

Fake. vs. Real: Stitch Kigurumi

For starters, imitation kigurumi are generally made of much thinner fabric--sometimes crushed velvet, which deteriorates much more quickly than fleece, cotton, and poly--and are poorly stitched together. Fakes tend to have wonky-looking faces: crossed eyes, asymmetrical features, and visible stitch defects. Colours won't be nearly as vivid, lining is often missing altogether, and features such as sleeves, tails, ears, wings, etc., will be overall much more floppy and downright sad-looking.