Our customers call Wildside their
home away from home.....
Paddy Aldridge is a genetic woman who loves men who dress as women. Paddy's business,
Take a Walk on the Wildside, is a business geared to Crossdressers,
Transvestites, Drag Queens, Transsexuals, All Transgendered People,
Their Spouses, Friends, and Lovers. Wildside has been in business
and in the press since 1987 (August 1 to be exact) and has become an institution. Wildside started The Canadian Crossdressers Club.
Thousands of people from all corners of the globe have taken their
first steps at Wildside. Many continue to return regularly to renew
their connection for the Wildside Shop has become their second home. At Wildside
people experience acceptance.
They feel normal.
the heart of historic neighborhood Cabbagetown, we are located across
from beautiful Allen Gardens park and Ryerson University. 10 minutes away is the Gay Village, Eaton Center, and lots of friendly restaurants,
theaters and cinemas. Public transit is easy and taxi cabs are right outside the front door so you can check out Toronto's
is the Allan
Gardens Floral Art Gallerywhich houses Paddy's art. Downstairs in the store window there is a mannekin called Roxy Wildside (named after Paddy's late husband Roxy Wildside). Paddy is a working artist and gallery owner - much of her art is now available for sale in the store and in the gallery above the store.
Boutique is fully stocked. You can browse the online catalogue at www.shopwildside.com to
your hearts content and when you have an idea what you want come
down to the store to check out the sizes and colours and new items.
Paddy's primary concern is to see that you receive professional
assistance in your shopping experience, becoming the woman of your
dreams. That is why Paddy runs the store.
Paddy edits music videos in her production suite downstairs. This kind of work takes long hours. That's why the store can be opened for you easily after hours for shopping, transformations or makeup application. Just call first 416-921-6112 or 1-800-260-0102.
have access to the wonderful makeup facilities on the third
floor featuring large mirrors with excellent lighting and a large
washroom with shower, (bring your own towels) and makeup remover.
Many of our
guests find this an ideal place to prepare for the days events.
Attendance at the club requires a $50 per year membership and a $15 per visit fee to cover the cost to maintain this excellent
The cozy, clean, comfortable bed and breakfast rooms at the Wildside
Hotel are rented permanently by under grad and post grad students.
We welcome you!
All Prices are in Canadian Funds.
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Take a Walk on the Wildside
161 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 2E4
1.800.260.0102 or 1.416.921.6112