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All About Out On A Limb

All About Out On A Limb

What's the story?

Now that's style

Do you remember 1994?

In 1994 I realized a lifelong dream when I started Out On A Limb Hosiery Boutique.

I guess you could say that this dream started when I was a young girl. As a kid, I accompanied my father to his department store on Sundays. He would be busy doing his paper work and I would be busy “working”, assembling boxes and pricing the merchandise. My father thought that I went there to “work”, but I really had an ulterior motive; inspecting the new arrivals (things really haven’t changed) and to practice my favourite phrase: “Daddy…..can I take this home?”

The day I opened Out On a Limb represented the realization of my dream. I wanted to create a store which was a place that I would want to shop in. That meant that clients would be always welcome to browse without feeling the obligation to buy, not have to endure the unwanted hovering or banal chatter from an aggressive sales person. I wanted a shop where you can shop with your stroller in one hand and your dog’s leash in the other. And most importantly, Out On A Limb would be a place where you would want to stop by often to enjoy the new arrivals and to see the latest colours and styles of the new season. Always something new. Always something exciting.

As I look into 2019, it feels as if the past two decades has come and gone in a blink of an eye. We started small, as a hosiery and socks boutique and gradually expanded our product offering into the item driven business we are today. With the generous support of many loyal customers, we relocated to the current larger location which we presently occupy. This website represents our expansion into the “virtual” market place and I hope that you like what you see. Please feel free to drop by often to observe our ever-changing landscape.

Out On A Limb on Avenue Rd. Toronto

I would gratefully appreciate your feedback and input as we strive to make this a website which you’ll want to visit frequently.

Thanks for stopping by.

Ellen Somer,
Proprietor, Out On A Limb

How to find us

We are located at 1755 Avenue Rd., north of Lawrence Avenue in Toronto, Canada. Please come by and visit to see why our customers keep returning to Out On A Limb for their fashion needs.

Out On a Limb location map

Hours of operation

Out On A Limb is open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a:m to 6:00 p:m., and on Sundays from 12:00 p:m – 5:00 p:m.

However, if you can’t make it to the shop during these hours, be sure to call us so that we can open up just for you!