Oh, Toronto vintage shops- how we adore thee! The unabashed act of scouring through decades of previously loved pieces to add to your already impressive collection. Whether it be nabbing an gorgeous bargain find or scoring that perfect designer dud, it’s thrill of the find that always has us coming back for more.
Check out some of these spectacular vintage shops by neighbourhood and let us know what treasures you’ve unearthed in the comments below!
Sub Rosa Vintage | 16 Kensington Ave. (Kensington)
In the heart of Kensington Market is a vintage shop that prides itself on a collection of only the finest, on-trend vintage clothing and accessories- all at reasonable prices. Sub Rosa offers one-of-a-kind gems that are all chosen by hand, everything to add to your signature look!
The shop also offers clientele the option to sell or trade their vintage pieces for cash or store credit- talk about sustainability!
Shoppe and Tailor | 428 Ossington Ave. (Ossington)
Maegan McWade combines her tailoring business and reworked vintage shop out of this tiny basement studio on Ossington. At Shoppe and Tailor, you’ll find beautifully reworked vintage pieces, handmade leather bags and charming accessories to add to your closet.
You may recognize the name from their stint at the most recent Fall Vintage Crawl, to which they did not disappoint!
Odd Finds General Store | 1178 Bloor St. W. (Bloordale Village)
Knick-knacks, well-loved vintage clothing, deer antlers and a plethora of other bizarre and wonderful finds. This is exactly what you can expect at Odd Finds General Store. It’s a homey space with a carefully crafted array of vintage treasures, as well as homemade apothecary finds. Interestingly enough, you can order organic loose leaf teas from inside the shoppe at Dee’s Teas.
Penny Arcade Vintage | 1177 Dundas St. W. (Dundas West)
This spacious spot on Dundas West offers 80s trashy rocker vintage, 90s band tees, stunning shoes and so much more. Penny Arcade Vintage offers brilliant vintage pieces for men, women and children as well as featured Toronto brands — everything from organic skin care to unique swimwear.
96 Tears Vintage | 1714 Queen St. W. (Parkdale)
After stints as a pop-up in the Annex, 96 Tears Vintage has claimed its very own spot in Parkdale, offering an eclectic collection of vintage pieces for men and women. The selection is slightly smaller than other shops on this list, which proves itself as a less overwhelming experience for first-time vintage shoppers!
Chosen | 1599 Dundas St. West (Trinity Bellwoods)
An impressive curated collection of the finest 90s vintage with exceptional leather jackets, well-loved combats boots and more is what you can expect at Chosen. The super friendly and knowledgeable staff are there to help you look your very best.
All of the pieces are definitely well chosen, so you know this shop lives up to it’s name!
Gadabout Vintage | 1300 Queen St. E (Leslieville)
An eclectic shop that’s packed to the brim with colourful vintage pieces, that’s what you get at Gadabout Vintage. Their massive selection dates back to 1800s attire to some delightfully bad ass 80s pieces, all in impeccable condition! Spend hours in this store and find something incredible that you didn’t even know you wanted!
What did we miss? Let us know your favourite vintage shops!