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Queen St. vintage landmark going strong 34 years later

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / April 13, 2014

black market torontoThis massive vintage store has been floating around the intersection of Queen and John in one form or another since 1980, but its latest incarnation - a huge basement stuffed to the low ceiling with inexpensive vintage and new cheap thrills - has become a landmark of sorts, anchoring the corner in a way that only the CHUM building can rival.

Just as it did in the early '80s, the store is a magnet for young Torontonians with a penchant for artsy, alternative fashion - but anyone with $10 to spare and an afternoon to kill can find a piece worth bragging about.

Read my profile of Black Market Vintage in the fashion section.

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