15 of the Best Instagram Thrift Stores to Snag Your Next Vintage Piece
Thrifting just got that much easier.
by : Nancy Pierri- Aug 25th, 2021
Instagram: @homeunion, @_losttogether, @vspconsignment
More and more people are giving pre-loved goods a second life and for good reason: there’s nothing like the thrill of scoring a rare vintage find. Enter thrift shopping.
If you’re new to the game, be forewarned: finding the Rolling Stones tee, vintage Chanel, or Ligne Roset Togo loveseat of your dreams can be tiring, but thanks to the rise of Instagram thrift stores, you don’t have to go far for a fruitful thrift excursion.
So, whether you’re looking to redecorate your apartment with pre-loved-only furniture, or you’re hunting down your fall closet staples, we’ve rounded up 15 of the best Instagram thrift stores (most of which are Canadian, btw)—so you can DM your way to vintage heaven.
Calling all art deco lovers! Based in Montreal, Le Centerpiece is an online boutique specializing in twentieth-century furniture and home decor accessories. From geometric coffee tables to rustic cowhide accent chairs, this shop is full of one-of-a-kind pieces that will add a touch of uniqueness to your home.
Looking to snag your favourite designer handbag at a fraction of the cost? Head on over to Love that Bag’s IG account, where they specialize in authentic pre-loved luxury fashion. With brands including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès and Dior, you’re sure to find some great pieces here.
Shipping Canada-wide on select items, this Toronto-based thrift shop is stocked full of all the funky home decor pieces you’ll need to reimagine your space. From art deco mirrors and vintage cloud lamps to ceramic sculptures and colourful dishware, these are the odds and ends we’ve been dreaming of (pun intended).
A staple on the local thrift store scene, Treasures of MTL has one of the biggest collections of secondhand designer pieces including Jacquemus biker shorts, Louis Vuitton monogram bags and Stuart Weitzman heels. Act fast though, ’cause these rare finds get sold out in no time.
Located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, Black Market is a second-hand vintage store and e-shop ready to provide your wardrobe with all of the best graphic tees, leather jackets and denim cutouts. Best of all, the shop abides by an in-store price policy, where every item physically sold is $10 or under. Talk about a thrift steal!
For rare vintage finds with a trendy touch, look no further than Side Muse Objects. With a neutral colour palette, their furniture and accessories will suit each and every interior design aesthetic. Here, you’ll find tortoiseshell vases, retro dishware and yes, even Murano mushroom table lamps.
Holy Roller Vintage is an online thrift shop doubling as an aesthetically pleasing interior design mood board. Based in Halifax, this well-curated shop specializes in all things colourful—from coral scalloped lamps and shell catchall trays to frosted z-stem martini glasses and bubblegum vases. Shipping is also available Canada-wide by request, and for specific items only.
If you’re all about sustainable shopping, now’s the time to check out Consign Toronto. Here, you can bring in your designer pieces and exchange them for some fresh new finds. The shop also carries shoes, jewellery and clothing from labels the likes of Vetements, Balenciaga, Gucci and Dior as well as haute couture pieces from Prada, Louis Vuitton and Chanel.
Here, you’ll find re-worked leather jackets, crocheted tops and all the matching coord sets you could dream of. They also have a storefront based in British Columbia where they sell everything that wasn’t bought through their IG.
Whether you’re on the hunt for a statement-making sofa or the arc lamp of your dreams—this shop has got you covered. Re.ixue is based in Montreal and offers an eclectic collection of pre-loved furniture and decor including nightstands, lighting, mirrors, chairs and more.
Ruse is a go-to thrift shop located in Montreal where you can both consign your designer fashion items and browse their large selection of high-end, designer pieces, such as vintage Gucci clutches, Prada backpacks and Balenciaga kitten heels.
This Toronto-based vintage furniture and home decor shop is ready to fill all your redecorating needs. Popular items include wicker chairs, leather sofas, rattan coffee tables and dining sets. Aside from furniture they also have many unique mirrors, table lamps, checkered rugs, pillows and glassware finds.
If you’re in the market for a fresh pair of Chanel sneakers or a second-hand Hermès Birkin, this boutique just became your new go-to. Coming straight at you from downtown Toronto, VSP Consignment is an online and in-store consignment shop specializing in all things designer. Prada, Louis Vuitton, Dior, YSL—you name it, they’ve got it.
Home Union is the ultimate one-stop-shop for those looking to redecorate their home, add a one-of-a-kind piece to their office, or find the perfect housewarming gift. The Brooklyn-based store specializes in twentieth-century vintage furniture and has just recently expanded its offerings to include stylish houseware, novelty lamps, candles and colourful textiles.
Shipping to Canada and the U.S., LXR has built a largely successful brand with a mission to extend the lives of luxury handbags and accessories (both new and pre-loved) through an affordable, curated and authenticated collection. Their feed and online shop is a luxury fashion lover’s dream, filled with the most unique Prada, Fendi, Louis Vuitton and YSL.
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