Image by: instagram. As one of the world's largest and most trusted marketplaces, facilitating thousands of consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales daily, eBay is a great place to begin your vintage search. Giving you access to a plethora of products from all over the globe including small boutiques you wouldn't have access to otherwiseeBay has many features that help you navigate the site with ease.
However, make sure to go in with an open mind because you never know what treasure is waiting for you. This Parkdale gem sells everything from clothing, furniture, and artwork, and while it might seem like a total mess to sort through, you can be guaranteed in finding many awesome sweaters! Employees go outsourcing for new second-hand merch from Toronto four days a week — no wonder the stores stock seems endless.
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A great vintage piece, as any fashion lover knows, is worth its weight in gold but, odds are, it probably cost you an awful lot less than that. As shoppers become increasingly trend-conscious and cost-conscious, fast fashion has come to dominate the clothing market, flooding shelves with inexpensively and, often, unethically produced clothing meant to last for a season or two rather than standing the test of time. Buying second-hand from your neighbourhood vintage store is a great way to break the cycle, help a local biz pay its rent and make all your friends jealous of that sweet vintage tee.
Would you ever want to start a business with your mom? Well, the ultimate mother-daughter duo runs Mama Loves You Vintage whose cute title now makes a lot of sense and is still going strong. For those whose style is more eclectic and retro, Mama Loves You has clothes from all spectrums of the rainbow in a variety of crazy prints.
From stores that specialize in designer steals hello, new Chanel bag to boutiques dedicated to curating the perfect collection of jeanscelebrate National Thrift Store Day by hitting up some of the best second-hand stores in Toronto. This store carries all the vintage staples: denim jeans, sweatshirts and tees. Oh, and did we mention that Selena Gomez once shopped here?
The best vintage clothing stores in Toronto are gold mines for one-of-a-kind pieces. You can get clothes from as early as the s at this Leslieville store, where anything fabricated after the 70s is considered too new to be vintage. You won't find any tees or denim here but you will snag some more refined pieces and oldschool curio's.
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One of the most popular and widely recognized vintage clothing stores in the city is Black Market. The giant underground warehouse is not only a great spot to shop vintage; you can also shop music with a selection of vintage vinyl records. Black Market also sells a variety of graphic tees featuring hundreds of their own designs.