The top 10 thrift stores in Toronto
Thrift stores in Toronto is where you'll want to go if you're a regular thrifter. You likely already know that some of the best pieces in your wardrobe can be found in secondhand stores where each item comes with its own unique story. Toronto is filled with great places to uncover these gems if you're willing to take on the adventure.
Here are my picks for the top thrift stores in Toronto.
If you’re feeling extra grunge, then Black Market should be your go-to destination for vintage clothes. This long standing staple has endless piles of graphic tees, spiked belts, leather shoes and much more. Their large basement space can be easy to walk by - spot them near Queen and Spadina.
Located within Kensington Market, Exile is a great spot for cheap vintage fashion finds like iron-on tees, costumes and fun accessories. The bright and happy yellow exterior is impossible to miss if you're taking a stroll through the market.
Public Butter has been a staple vintage shop for years, carrying a wide collection of colourful shirts, shoes and accessories for both men and women. They also carry chic furnishings - find them near Queen and Dufferin.
This is a new vintage store on Queen West that specializes in hip streetwear - faded and ripped denim jeans, branded shirts, oversized hoodies and colourful beanies are all featured here. You can catch a glimpse of some of their cool graphic tees right in the front of the store.
Siberia Vintage has a unique collection of women's fashion ranging from the 70s, 80s and 90s, making you feel like you’re sifting through items in your mother's closet. They have a fantastic collection of retro sunglasses too - find them near Bloor and Dufferin.
Located right by Dundas and Dufferin, Expo has some great vintage finds for both women's and men's clothing. They have both an outlet and flagship store, as well as an online shop on Etsy and Instagram for you to check out.
Courage My Love has been a longstanding vintage shop in Kensington Market that has catered to every kind of vintage lover. Unique pieces of clothing are featured here, as well as a wide assortment of home decor items and accessories.
Right near Queen and Roncesvalles sits Stella Luna, a vintage treasure in the community with a loyal following. The store is stocked with hand picked items from the 40s to the 80s, quality always being a priority.
96 Tears has everything you need, whether you're looking for a blue satin prom dress or a graphic tee to wear on the streets. The store also has a $10 dollar section if you're looking for super cheap finds - find them in Bloordale Village.
At Bungalow, clothes are only the beginning - this vintage shop sells accessories, hair and skincare products and retro furniture pieces too. Though it can be a bit pricey, it’s definitely worth a peak. You can spot the store right in Kensington Market.
Clarendon Trading Co. is one of the first secondhand clothing stores to make its way into a mall in Toronto, located within the Scarborough Town Centre. Find a careful selection of Levi's jeans, band tees and old school Nike items here.
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