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The top 8 pop-up shops in Toronto this spring

Spring pop-up shops in Toronto will have your revamping your home and wardrobe for the seasons ahead. Stocking everything from locally-sourced food to designer bikinis, these makeshift shops will help give your life some new flair at bargain prices.

Here are my picks for the top pop-up shops in Toronto this spring.

Vitaly Pop-Up Shop + Sample Sale (March 8-June 1)
The fifth-annual Vitaly Pop-Up Shop has been open for the latter half of March and will be going strong until the beginning of June. It's taken over The Accessory Bar's old space at 350 Yonge Street and filled it with discounted accessories, clothing and watches.

OREJEN Fashion Lab Pop-Up Shop (March 18-20)
The multi-use space at 12 Ossington, formally known as Rally, will be filled with pieces from emerging fashion designers from around the globe until the March 20. Get in there before it closes to snag clothing and accessories from brands like COVRY and Studio 189.

Spring Equinox Pop-Up Market by Toronto Urban Collective (March 20)
Celebrate the first day of spring by filling your home and wardrobe with some new goods. 99 Sudbury will be brimming with independent artists, craft-makers, photographers, designers, and artisan chefs.

P.O.P Pop-Up Shop (April 1-3)
At the beginning of April the P.O.P Pop-Up Shop will take over a spot in Mirvish Village, selling a bevy of paintings, jewellery, bags, soaps, candles and more. If you want to party while you shop, head there on April 1st for the opening night bash.

La Playa Pop-Up Shop (April 1-30)
La Playa Pop-Up Shop will help you prepare for the impending days of beach bumming and rooftop tanning. Melmira is bringing high-end designer beachwear pieces from its home at Yonge and Lawrence to 12 Ossington Avenue for a month-long pop-up running seven days a week. Expect to find labels like Cool Change and Josa at 40% off.

The Bespoke Pop-Up Shop (April 2-3)
Head to Love & Greed on the first weekend of April to up your menswear game. While the store is already known to stock some pretty stellar duds, it's about to get even more fashionable. Toronto-based designer Tre Paul will be hosting a Bespoke Pop-Up Shop for one weekend only, so save your dollars.

Ice Cream Pop-Up Shop (April 3)
In the market for some brand new bling? OCADU Material Art and Design students are hosting an event showcasing their jewelry and textile creations. In keeping with the iced-out theme, there will also be vegan ice cream making and tasting activities.

Marni's Mini Market Community Pop-Up Shop (May 15)
If you're more into food than fashionable finds, head to Marni Wasserman's Food Studio and Lifestyle Shop on May 15. The shop will feature everything from organic food and natural beauty products from local vendors. Lemon Lily Tea, Healthy Krunch, Au Naturel, Unbaked Cake Co., Yes, Peas!, Wood and Water and more.

What did I miss? Add more spring pop-ups to the comments.

Photo via Toronto Urban Collective.


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