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The Best Places to Buy Unique Gifts in Toronto

The best places to buy unique gifts in Toronto carry fun items you won’t find anywhere else in the city. From personable iron-on patches to Toronto-centric merch and Nick Cage pillow cases, these thoughtful gifts definitely beat any present bought from a big box store.

Here are the best places to buy unique gifts in Toronto.


Spacing Store
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Spacing Store

Perfect for the lover of all things Toronto, this basement store at 401 Richmond is home to an assortment of fun, locally-sourced paraphernalia that celebrates the city, and a great selection of books on TDot's distinct architecture and design.

Crywolf
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Crywolf

Shop adorable pins and patches at this Koreatown store, which also has an entire wall of hilarious gift cards. Their Trash Panda line of hoodies and tees are also a distinct look for anyone who wants to celebrate their love-hate raccoon relationship.


Kid Icarus
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Kid Icarus

This Kensington Market store is one of the city’s most popular spots for custom printing and other cool design accessories. They have their own line of beautifully made calendars, plus a bunch of cool prints for poster lovers.

Easy Tiger
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Easy Tiger

This charming Dundas West store is home to a very eclectic albeit higher end stock of gift-worthy things that range from jewellery to skincare and beauty lines for both men and women.


Curiosa
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Curiosa

Diagon Alley meets Parkdale in this Harry Potter-inspired shop. Wizard-and-witch wannabes will love their Golden Snitch necklaces, Marauder’s Map-designed scarves and Bowtruckle pin pendants. robe, perhaps, or an infinity scarf with the Marauder's Map on it.


Scout
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Scout

Precious handmade goods are the specialty of this Roncy shop, where you’ll find a plethora of cute socks, unisex printed tees, and refined beauty accessories that you’ll actually want to use. They also have a second location in Leslieville.

Souvenir Studios
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Souvenir Studios

Head to this minimalist store in Brockton Village to peruse sleek ceramics, home accessories, books, and magazines that are perfect to help any style savvy person spruce up their space.


Merchant of York
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Merchant of York

Cartography fans and frequent travellers will love anything from this store situated right across from Moss Park. Get a poster to commemorate a recent vacation or something that pays hommage to back home. If that place is Toronto, a neighbourhood mug will do too.

Maggie's Farm Emporium
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Maggie's Farm Emporium

This longtime vintage store on Roncesvalles is full of unreal treasures, from antique furniture to pillow covers with Nicholas Cage’s face on them. Other budget-friendly gifts include Amy Winehouse votive candles or Jaws tees.

Lead photo by

Fareen Karim of Cry Wolf. Kid Icarus, Curiosa, Maggie's Farm

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