Who We Are *
Leuie is nestled within the neighbourhood of South Granville, amongst a variety of art and furniture galleries, restaurants and cafés, as well as fashion boutiques. Built on a foundation and adoration for the beautiful capsule of time that is childhood, the little shop has been filled with ever changing pieces that we believe in, and created with a dollop of imagination.
And within its walls, visitors will discover a carefully curated range of European-made childrenswear, homeware and toys—from buttery Italian leather shoes and Spanish-made fashions, to wonderfully crafted toys that have been handmade in Germany. Exclusive brands that, though are not widely distributed within North America, are appreciated for their continuous quality of design and craftsmanship.
Owners Jacquelyn and Sarah Klassen are a mother-daughter team that, with joint design sensibilities, have brought together the “Leuie” look and feel of the shop with an easy balance between their two ideals. The result is textural moulding work and an array of timeless and beautifully aged antique furnishings collected over time, offset by streamlined displays and rustic ship-lap wood paneling—lending to a quaint and cozy space that is approachable and comfortable to browse through.
Old world in its attentive and friendly service, yet wonderfully modern in convenience, visitors will receive a warm welcome and while perusing, a lending hand, if needed, for that perfect baby gift or essentials for the wardrobe. Leuie has become known for stocking a range of products that, due to their limited quantities, allows the shop to feel fresh with exciting with new arrivals being added frequently; Pieces that are a pleasure to give and to have within the home and life...