Not all of us can afford brand new (let alone brand name) threads on the regular. Sometimes, those on a student budget, or those with a penchant for vintage clothing need to thrift. Become a thrifting expert, however, and your wardrobe can very well look more polished than your average hypebeast. Here is a list of 9 thrift stores to take your wardrobe from bleak to vintage-chic in no time.
Black Market // 256a Queen West
A Queen Street staple for hipsters and broke students alike, Black Market offers everything from denim jackets and vintage sunnies to graphic tees, and tacky sweaters.
Courage My Love // 14 Kensington Ave
Tucked away in the streets of quaint Kensington Market lies this sartorial gem. Filled with vintage jewelry and men's and women's fashions, this place is a must for every Toronto thrifting connoisseur.
Bungalow // 273 Augusta Ave
Tired of sifting through racks and piles of thrifty vintage clothing? Bungalow is the spot for you. Nestled in Kensington Market this boutique capitalizes on fashion trends, vintage clothing and mid-century modern furniture and furnishings.
Urban Catwalk // 10 Kensington Ave
Another Kensington boutique. Urban Catwalk features some of the cheapest prices in the market and specializes in some of the trendiest pieces.
Stella Luna // 1627 Queen West
Located at Queen and Roncesvalles, this hidden gem is a favourite destination for Toronto stylists and features haute brands at next to nothing prices.
Hidden Thrifty Store // 246 Gerrard St E
Hidden Thrifty Store deals in quality used items, nice dining-ware and custom jewelry for you at fabulous prices. Unique clothing finds for men and women all within a warm shop with a friendly environment.
Salvation Army // 26 Roncesvalles Ave
A thrifting staple, Salvation Army has a location on Queen West that is chock-full of some of the best vintage and used pieces in the city.
69 Vintage // 921 Queen West
69 Vintage is a well-organized haven of some of the trendiest thrifty clothes Toronto has to offer. On the Ossington strip between Dundas and Queen, find hip accessories and garments that will become staples in your wardrobe.
Vintage Depot // 70 Kensington Ave / 1269 Bloor St. West, Toronto / 2777 Danforth Ave, Toronto
Featuring 3 downtown locations, Vintage Depot has carefully handpicked clothes that will surely suit your thrifting needs.
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