Toronto is home to some of the best vintage shops scattered across the city with unique items and one-of-a-kind finds everywhere you look.
So whether you enjoy the thrill of the hunt, a great deal or just taking a trip down memory lane, here are 10 of the best vintage shops to check out in Toronto!
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Specializing in vintage dresses, shoes, glasses and much much more. Created by Rachel Sheehan in 2008, Penny Arcade is the perfect place to spend a few hours browsing or hanging out. The store is known for having its signature $5 rack along with unique vintage decor.
Located on Queen Street East in Toronto, Gadabout Vintage specializes in clothing, accessories and household textiles, along with all the knick-knacks you could ever dream of!
Where: 1300 Queen St E, Toronto
When: Monday to Friday 11:30 am – 6:30 pm, Saturday 10 am – 6:30 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
Public Butter opened in Parkdale in early 2008 and is a must-go spot for all things vintage. The shop features more than just furniture and clothing, it also has a wide range of collectibles, bicycles and offers custom silk screening services.
At CHOSEN vintage, its all about the clothes. Established in 2009, this shop takes things up a notch by specially hand-picking vintage items, or as they like to say each item is ‘CHOSEN with love’.
Three Fates opened in Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood in 2014. If you’re looking for something a little different, this shop is a mix of old vintage pieces featured with new apparel for women.
With a flagship store in Vancouver and one in Toronto, F as in Frank specializes in all things sports – including snapback hats, starter jackets, jerseys and more – while still including key hipster pieces that really push the envelope.
Courage My Love is an oldie but a goodie. This shop has been around since 1975 and features all kinds of unique vintage finds – from vests to statement jackets to leather bags and more.
Located in the Parkdale neighbourhood, House of Vintage offers unique pieces for both men and women, along with a decent mix of designer labels. Head here if you’re looking to spend some serious cash on a few vintage classics that are oh, so worth it.
Known as Toronto’s premiere vintage and alternative clothing shop, Black Market Clothing is the place you want to go if you’re looking for a deal. With all items $10 or less, this eclectic shop features punk rock accessories, band tees, denim jackets and much more.
You, Babe is a mix of vintage finds and new pieces with a contemporary vibe. Owned by Rebecca Sheerman, the shop opened at the end of 2016 and apparently was named after the famous Sonny and Cher song – how sweet right?!