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Door Number Two Vintage / Vintage Furniture

2792 Dundas St. West 416.838.0818 Website
Door Number Two Vintage

Door Number Two Vintage in the Junction is something of a second act. Co-owner Trevor Fentum used to run a vintage pop-up with the same name on Roncesvalles. His permanent...


Cocktail Emporium / Kitchen & Bathroom

20 Kensington Ave. 416.858.2932 Website
Cocktail Emporium

Cocktail Emporium in Kensington Market is a lively and colourful space glowing with a vintage Miami vibe. The store is a fun little wonderland where you can venture to get...


Toronto Designers Market / Local Artisans

1605 Queen St. West Website
Toronto Designers Market

Toronto Designers Market is located next door to Hideaway Antiques and the Queen West Antique Centre on Queen near where it meets Roncesvalles. The big, welcoming, bright space has the...


Hopson Grace / Kitchen & Bathroom

1120 Yonge St. 416.926.1120 Website
Hopson Grace

Hopson Grace is a sumptuous design boutique for those who appreciate the art of a well laid table. Martha Grace McKimm and Andrea Hopson are the owners behind the store....



Design Within Reach / Contemporary Furniture

214 King St. E 416.977.4003 Website
Design Within Reach

Design Within Reach's new store on King Street East is bright, spacious, and a modern furniture lover's dream come true. Located next door to Montauk Sofa in the King East Design...


Saudade / Design Accessories

1191 Dundas St. W Website
Saudade

Saudade, a beautiful lifestyle product store on Dundas West, has amassed a steady stream of locals gushing about the new addition to the neighbourhood. While only recently opening its doors,...


Rowan Homespun / Lighting

2196 Queen St. E. 416.694.8888 Website
Rowan Homespun

Rowan Homespun is a rustic market corner store selling a collection of handmade goods in the Beaches. The store is owned by Dominique Del Col who describes herself as a...


Contrast Living / Design Accessories

1688 Queen St. West 416.900.2542 Website
Contrast Living

Contrast Living fits in just fine to the stretch of Queen St. where it meets Roncesvalles. To differentiate itself from many of its antique store neighbours, the store carries a...



MADE (King East) / Contemporary Furniture

394 King St. East 416.607.6384 Website
MADE (King East)

MADE just recently opened the doors of its new store in Corktown having spent almost nine years at its original Dundas West location. The move puts them alongside other high-end...


Old Faithful Shop / Design Accessories

886 Queen St. West 647.352.9376 Website
Old Faithful Shop

Old Faithful Shop, Vancouver's favourite destination for minimal, built-to-last home goods, landed last month on West Queen West. Since opening in B.C. five years ago, owner Walter Manning explains, they'd...


Wind Grove Interiors / Custom And Re-furbished Furniture

1712 Queen St. West 647.238.3898 Website
Wind Grove Interiors

Wind Grove Interiors has found a home in what used to be Black Pug DMK. Now a shared space, the Parkdale storefront showcases a variety of new and vintage pieces,...


Home James / Custom And Re-furbished Furniture

998 Queen St. East
Home James

Home James has a brand-new store located in Leslieville where Zenporium used to be. Owner, James Lane offers an eclectic mixture of new, vintage and upcycled decor and furniture while...



Kid Icarus (Parkdale) / Cards, Paper And Stationery

1537 Queen St. West 416.533.7236 Website
Kid Icarus (Parkdale)

Kid Icarus, the novelty handcrafted paper goods store, has a new location in Parkdale. It's smaller than the original store in Kensington Market, and entering feels like you're walking into...


TORP / Contemporary Furniture

245 Davenport Rd. 416.968.2768 Website
TORP

TORP is a furniture, decor and jewelry store that sprawls across a 3500 square foot space in Yorkville. Founder Arne Nordtorp started off by selling his collection from a house...


Pekota Design / Contemporary Furniture

2989 Dundas St. West 416.836.5540 Website
Pekota Design

Pekota Design has found a home in the old Metropolis Factory space in the Junction. Owner and designer Marco Pecota named his showroom after his Croatian refugee father who escaped...


GUFF / Vintage Furniture

1 Davies Ave. 416.913.8025 Website
GUFF

GUFF has a brand-new home - one that finally does their massive, ever-changing selection of vintage furniture justice. The store, a fixture of the Leslieville home decor scene for the...



Umbra / Contemporary Furniture

165 John Street 416.599.0088 Website
Umbra

Umbra is the flagship shop for the Toronto home design company, which creates whimsical, purposeful home goods sold in 120 countries around the world. Though Umbra's had a retail presence...


Modani / Contemporary Furniture

1400 Castlefield Ave. 416.256.3111 Website
Modani

Modani, located in the Castlefield Design District, is the first Canadian location for the U.S. chain of home decor stores. The Miami-based design company set up shop this past November...


Elte Market / Contemporary Furniture

1381 Castlefield Ave. 416.789.0800 Website
Elte Market

Elte Market is the brand-new offshoot of Elte, located just a few blocks away from the original in the Castlefield Design District. Like its predecessor, the mammoth home goods store...


Stylegarage (Ossington) / Contemporary Furniture

78 Ossington Avenue 416.534.4343 Website
Stylegarage (Ossington)

Stylegarage on Ossington is a big step up from their former location on Queen at Shaw. The new space took over the AWOL Gallery and the old elevator warehouse, and...



MUJI Toronto / Kitchen & Bathroom

20 Dundas St. West Website
MUJI Toronto

MUJI Toronto is the first location in the Japanese home goods and fashion chain's foray into Canada. Spread over 4,400 square feet (tiny, compared to the megachain's worldwide locations) in...


Spacing Store / Local Artisans

401 Richmond St. 416.644.1017 Website
Spacing Store

Spacing Store is the brand-new retail offshoot of the magazine of the same name. The store, located on the ground floor of the 401 Richmond building, is a natural culmination...


RADform / Contemporary Furniture

201 Frederick St. Suite 103 416.955.8282 Website
RADform

RADform is a furniture and decor shop located just off King St. East. Tucked imperceptively into the George Brown campus, it's a shrine to modern, mega-stylized furniture and design accessories...


London Calling / Design Accessories

239 Carlton St. 647.210.6682 Website
London Calling

London Calling is a home decor and foodstuffs shop in Cabbagetown specializing in - you guessed it - things from Britain. Having lived in London for some time, I was...



Elephant In The Attic / Local Artisans

1596 Dundas St. West Website
Elephant In The Attic

Elephant In The Attic is a miniature market for vendors of all kinds of handmade and upcycled goods. It's also a gallery of prints and a custom framing store. And...


Suite 22 Interiors (Richmond) / Contemporary Furniture

429 Richmond St. East 416.703.8322 Website
Suite 22 Interiors (Richmond)

Suite 22 Interiors on Richmond is the brand-new downtown sister location of the ultra-modern Markham furniture store of the same name. Like its predecessor, the new shop, located at Richmond...


Goodfolk / Vintage Furniture

253 Broadview Ave. 416.465.0002 Website
Goodfolk

Goodfolk is a brand-new store brimming with vintage curiosities from around the globe, tucked quietly into a strip of stores at Dundas and Broadview. It's an unusual location - the...


I Have a Crush On You / Cards, Paper And Stationery

51 Jefferson Ave. 416.880.6369 Website
I Have a Crush On You

I Have A Crush On You is a gift shop meets gallery meets workshop that found its first home in Liberty Village at the end of May. If you need...



Sourced & Salvaged / Vintage Furniture

246 Gerrard St. East 416.834.5337 Website
Sourced & Salvaged

Sourced & Salvaged is a small specialty design shop where owner Darius Armstrong sells a delightful mix of found and reclaimed antiques. The shop, which is new to Cabbagetown, has...


Stowaway Vintage / Design Accessories

978 Dovercourt Rd. 647.340.9312 Website
Stowaway Vintage

Stowaway Vintage is a sweet little shop tucked into Melanie Machado's front room. The little shop at Dovercourt and Hallam, just south of Dupont Street, is crammed full of more...


The Shop / Local Artisans

1139 College St. Website
The Shop

The Shop is a community-based maker space located in Brockton Village. The creative facility, based on the ground floor of a converted loft building at 1139 College St., presents a...


Annex Pawn / Design Accessories

1044 Bathurst St. 647.725.5561 Website
Annex Pawn

Annex Pawn is a sea of pirate's treasure, with contents that span everything from the sartorial to the functional. But everything in the store is sprinkled with a little bit...



What the Vintage / Vintage Furniture

34 Wooster Wood 647.983.6059 Website
What the Vintage

What The Vintage is Scarborough's go-to spot for vintage and mid-century modern furniture. The Coronation Dr. showroom is a vintage lover's dream - a stockroom overflowing with Danish teak pieces...


Len Toronto / Design Accessories

698 Coxwell Ave 647.894.3753 Website
Len Toronto

Len: Democratic Purveyors of Fine Art & Beautiful Things is a very small shop for such a long name. Housed in a shallow storefront a stone's throw from Coxwell Station,...


Mindzai / Art Supplies

11 Camden St 416.737.2711 Website
Mindzai

Mindzai, a new toy shop tucked away just off Spadina, shares an already tight space with street art supply store Homebase, so it's no surprise every wall is stacked floor-to-ceiling...


Paintlounge / Art Supplies

784 College St. 416.900.2644 Website
Paintlounge

Paintlounge is unlike any other Toronto lounge. Instead of bar stools, there are easels. Instead of cocktail attire, there are smocks. And instead of splashing drinks, you're splashing paint. The...



Arts Market (College) / Local Artisans

846 College St. 647.997.7616 Website
Arts Market (College)

An Arts Market has opened on College Street. Yes, west-end artists and shopping enthusiasts - good news! Leslieville's Arts Market recently opened a second location on College just west of...


Love the Design (Summerhill) / Vintage Furniture

1226 Yonge St. 416.408.1727 Website
Love the Design (Summerhill)

Love the Design has up until now been a Leslieville staple for artist and designer Christine Flynn's coveted rough-luxe furnishings. Last month, the shop officially opened a second location in...


Likely General / Design Accessories

389 Roncesvalles Ave. 647.351.4590 Website
Likely General

Likely General opened yesterday in Roncesvalles, and I knew it was a winner before I even stepped in the door. How, you ask? Owner Brooke Manning has a chalkboard sign...


Wonder Pens / Cards, Paper And Stationery

250 Carlaw Ave #105 647.461.2426 Website
Wonder Pens

Wonder Pens has found a way to bring back the written word. The little shop sells a huge assortment of fountain pens, ink, and stylin' little notebooks. Owner Liz Chan...



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Recent Comments

  • GH Johnson This IS unfortunate! But enlightening...I had a good experience buying my daughter's bedroom furniture (spent about $4000) but that was 16 years ago! Wow, how time flies. But I have...
  • Small Space Plus great place to shop. Friendly and efficient staff with great knowledge of their product
  • Plaiter Place Absolutely vile service from the staff here. Stay away
  • Plaiter Place The customer service here is very poor, they do not refund items which brake after a singeing days use and if you want to avoid verbal abuse, don't come...
  • Peppermills Do you sell aluminum grocery carts/buggies?
  • Cornerstone I have shopped at cornerstone for quite some time now, the quality of the furniture has always been amazing, my design taste evolves at the speed of light, and cornerstone...
  • Saudade I had the deep pleasure of visiting this exquisitely charming store this morning. What a wonderful array of beautiful things at astonishingly affordable prices. Everyone deserves to be surrounded by...
  • Ma Zone I had a horrible experience with the son of the mother who owns the store. Read my post. It's great when you want to spend money here but never try...
  • Ma Zone Just continuing on my last post.After years of spending thousands at this shop- pictures for a few hundred, a fruit basket for over $50, a stool for $200 - I...
  • Ma Zone The shop is right by my dentist office so I always made sure to drop in and look around and have spent thousands there
  • Black Pug DMK Visited when it opened. Proprietor has amazing sensibility, both staff ppl I dealt with were accommodating and bright. Are they laid-back and cool? Yes, and if that scares you, you're...
  • Elephant In The Attic This place is amazing, it has something for everybody and for every occasion. Catlin is the most helpful person ever, she will point you towards the right direction.
  • Home James This may take a bit of effort and determination since processed foods have become so prevalent in the modern diet. The main snag with the lemon detox diet is keeping...
  • Cocktail Emporium Have to agree with Yoshi -- have been completely ignored every time I've popped into the BYOB store, so decided to spend my money elsewhere
  • Door Number Two Vintage I almost bought the flowered picture on the wall at Value Village. It was 4.99. I wonder what the mark-up is.
  • Cocktail Emporium BYOB has the most horrible customer service in the city. They don't seem to have even a slight interest in selling anything.
  • Door Number Two Vintage The Truth About Fonzie was published in 1976. http://www.amazon.com/Truth-About-Fonzie-Peggy-Herz/dp/B0006WIYCS
  • Door Number Two Vintage let go of the past today is happening
  • Home James Spot on with this write-up, I seriously feel this site needs far more attention. I'll probably be back again to read through more, thanks for the advice!
  • Home James He left behind the prayer rug so that anyone clever enough would see the pattern and escape. Here are several things you are able to do to prevent these types...
  • Door Number Two Vintage those instagram filters used on the photos makes this stuff almost look good.
  • Door Number Two Vintage A 60's vintage store ,"across between the 70's show" selling a fozie book from the 80's....um ,ok
  • Door Number Two Vintage Stop selling my garbage!
  • Door Number Two Vintage Mad Men ended a few months ago, maybe the time to open this was a few years ago to catch on with the popularity?
  • Cocktail Emporium BYOB is the best store in Toronto for unique gifts, hands down. Looking forward to checking out the new location. And stocking up on some new bitters for myself.
  • Cocktail Emporium If you haven't been to Kristen's stores as yet you are missing out on one of Toronto 's most unique and enjoyable shopping experiences. She's following in the footsteps...
  • Cocktail Emporium Great photos! Will definitely be checking this place out next time I am in Kensington.
  • Cocktail Emporium The store is different, curated, and now there doing it with a unique twist in a second location. That's just good business.
  • Cocktail Emporium I love BYOB, it's a cool shop to go through on a stroll on Saturday or Sunday. Still get compliments on my mini record coasters.
  • Cocktail Emporium Ditto what chris said. YAY!


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