Whether it’s for the purpose of living more sustainably, or finding a highly-coveted piece for your wardrobe, there is no doubt that there’s something special about vintage apparel, especially now in the age of fast fashion. However, it can be overwhelming when starting out, which is why we’ve put together our round-up of some of the best consignment and vintage stores in Toronto to shop for of all your “new” favourite wardrobe staples.
Keep reading for 7 of the best consignment and vintage stores in Toronto!
Located at 1410 Dundas Street West, VSP is undoubtedly one of the best (and most beautiful) luxury consignment shops in Toronto. Filled with trendy must-haves and rare classics, you can easily spend hours flipping through their racks filled with designers like Pucci, Commes Des Garçons, and Dior. Trust us, you are sure to find something worth splurging on here!
House of Vintage
Specializing in one-of-a-kind and designer pieces for men and women, Parkdale’s House of Vintage has been a go-to for Toronto thrift lovers for years. If you’re looking for vintage denim or the best selection of vintage band tees, be sure to check out this West Queen West staple.
After their move from Queen Street West, Chosen Vintage can now be found at 1599 Dundas Street West and online. The clothing found here is super unique and always fits so well. If you’re looking for anything from a chic skirt suit to bridal wear, this is where you’ll want to go.
If you’re thinking about buying, selling or trading any of your new, lightly worn or vintage items, it’s time to get organized and scoot over to Common Sort with your preloved goods. With locations across Toronto in Parkdale, the Annex and Riverside, they make it easy to get the most out of your used items while still getting to update your closet or score some extra pocket money.
With their mix of high and low designer labels, it’s always easy to find something to fall in love with at Fashionably Yours. This is a great spot to know if you’re on the hunt for some of your favourite designer names at a fraction of the price, whether you’re looking for a harder to find item or something currently trending.
Mama Loves You
Owned by a mother-daughter duo, Mama Loves You Vintage is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a statement piece that no one else will have. They also have plenty of items up on Etsy, if you feel like vintage shopping without leaving your house.
Public Butter Vintage
Public Butter is not only known for their vintage clothing but also their wide selection of accessories and furniture. Head to their location in Parkdale (legit right across the street from House of Vintage) for anything from bikinis to couches to roller skates! If you love digging for anything and everything in one place, this is the spot for you.
(Story by Contributing Editor, Christina Tourloukis)