Shipping & Return Policy


Handling Time

4-6 Business Days if item is avaiable in the showroom. In rare cases of more exclusive, products may first need to be obtained from our safe undisclosed location.

Shipping Methods

Canada Post or rush shipping services available with UPS within Canada and DHL international.

Local Pick Up or over $1000 complementary local Toronto/GTA delivery. 

Products shipped with the standard $100  insured value. Higher valuation is available upon request please just contact us. Any carrier losses cannot be reimbursed above the insured value.

Tracking with Delivery Confirmations is always provided.

Canada Post Transit times (1-7 business days expedited parcel, 1-4 days Xpresspost)

Express Overnight Shipping within Canada


**Customs & Duties to countries outside of Canada are the customer's responsibilities**



All garments are FINAL SALE. Arete does not accept returns.

The Curator Behind AreteSocial's Distinctive Elegance

Meet Leslie, the Visionary Creator of Arete Social:

Welcome to the world of Arete Social, where lifestyle transcends luxury, and every detail is an expression of refined living. Meet Leslie, the driving force behind Arete Social, a seasoned professional in personal shopping with over a decade of experience. Leslie has now set her sights on revolutionizing the industry by introducing a unique lifestyle creation experience that goes beyond the allure of luxury.

Leslie's Journey:
Leslie's journey in personal shopping began over a decade ago, where she honed her skills in curating exquisite wardrobes for discerning clients. Her passion for fashion, combined with an innate understanding of individual styles, made her a sought-after expert in the realm of personal styling.

However, Leslie's vision for Arete Social extends far beyond the world of high-end fashion. Recognizing the profound impact of lifestyle choices on personal well-being, Leslie is introducing a groundbreaking approach to lifestyle creation. It's not just about a luxurious shopping experience; it's about embracing a sustained lifestyle.

The Arete Social Difference:
At Arete Social, Leslie believes the choices we make in our daily lives shape the essence of who we are. With a focus on sustainable living, Leslie encourages a mindful selection of produce, emphasizing the importance of supporting local businesses that share a genuine love for their craft.

Leslie envisions a world where each lifestyle choice is a conscious expression of personal values. Arete Social is not merely a service; it's a philosophy curated by Leslie to elevate every aspect of your life. From fashion to dining, each experience is designed to reflect your unique vision and contribute to a more sustainable and fulfilling lifestyle.

Supporting Local with Love:
Leslie understands the significance of supporting local businesses that infuse passion into their work. Arete Social invites you to carefully select the produce you consume daily, knowing that behind every product is a story of dedication and love. Leslie's commitment to sustainable living extends beyond the individual to the broader community, fostering a connection that goes beyond transactional relationships.

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