Vintage Shops on Ossington Avenue, Toronto: Ossington Vintage Stores Offer One-of-A-Kind Fashion Finds
Love prowling for pre-loved clothing and accessories? Toronto vintage stores are packed with great finds and these Ossington vintage shops are no exception.
Silver Falls Vintage
Vintage coats, dresses and shoes are mixed with new designer pieces in this Lower Ossington boutique, which features an upscale yet affordable collection of vintage apparel and accessories in mint condition. A unique feature of this shop is that it also houses an art gallery in the back. Check out the Silver Falls Vintage blog for pics of the latest finds and store news.
Where is Silver Falls Vintage? 15 Ossington Ave. at Queen St. W. (416) 588-3500.
Store Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from noon to 7 pm. Closed Monday.
I Miss You Vintage
Named by Toronto Life magazine in 2009 as the best place to shop for vintage clothing and accessories, this boutique offers better quality vintage womenswear, displayed in a minimalist setting and sorted by colour. Looking for vintage formalwear? I Miss You Vintage specializes in vintage designer labels and eveningwear, showcasing stunning displays of frocks in the store’s ever-changing window displays.
Where is I Miss You Vintage? 63 Ossington Ave. at Queen St. W. (416) 916-7021.
Fall/Winter Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from noon to 6 pm, Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Closed Monday.
Spring/Summer Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday from noon to 6pm, Thursday to Saturday noon to 7pm. Closed Monday.
Bargain hunters who love to scour through racks of tees, rows of shoes and piles of accessories will love the fun and flashy pieces lining the upper and lower levels of Badlands Vintage. In addition to the reasonably priced collection of second-hand shirts, skirts, and dresses in good condition, the store is dotted with retro home accessories and owner Ali Rideout’s handmade jewellery. There is also a selection of men’s second-hand clothing.
Where is Badlands Vintage? 104 Ossington Ave. (416) 553-5871.
Store Hours: Monday noon to 5 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday noon to 6 pm, Thursday noon to 7 pm, Friday and Saturday 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday 11 am to 6 pm.
Vintage Mix 1
This spacious store houses just what the name suggests: a large and eclectic mix of men’s and women’s vintage. Browse through the trunks of accessories, swingy ’60s dresses, vintage suitcases and an extensive collection of shoes and boots. The pieces are affordably priced and span several eras. Keep an eye out for sale items at the back of the store and specially priced discount racks.
Where is Vintage Mix 1? 186 Ossington Ave. (416) 534-7767.
Store Hours: Monday to Saturday noon to 7 pm, Sunday noon to 6 pm.
Located on Ossington between Queen St. West and Dundas, these boutiques are well located for both downtown and west end shoppers and are loads of fun to browse, whether you are a seasoned vintage shopper or new to the second-hand scene!