Are you a thrifting pro? Or perhaps a newly-discovered vintage fanatic?
Other than the fact that running into someone in the same outfit of yours is virtually nonexistent, there are so many reasons to adapt thrifting and vintage shopping into your lifestyle. You can also help to reduce waste, support your community, and even score high-quality goods for low prices.
Here are some of our favourite spots for thrifting & vintage shopping in Ottawa!
Bellwethers Vintage is a curated estate vintage shop that offers clothing, shoes, and accessories. Find stunning designer pieces from the 1940s to 1950s that will transform your winter wardrobe!
Located at: 9 Florence St, Ottawa
Trove Fashion is a consignment boutique that offers the latest trends at affordable prices. They’re located in one of Ottawa’s trendiest neighbourhoods, and the same can be said of the pieces they offer. Carefully selected for style, quality, and value, the pieces you will find in their boutique is a curated selection of previously loved items from the community. They also carry new items from local makers and designers.
Located at: 1000 Wellington St. W, Ottawa
For 35 years, Yardley’s has bought and sold a wide range of antiques in the Ottawa area. From lighting to furniture to home accessories, you’re sure to find a stylish and expertly-crafted piece for your space.
Located at: 1240 Bank St., Ottawa
Located at: 1136 Bank St., Ottawa
The Recollective, previously founded as PreLove Ottawa, is one of the leading consignment stores in the region. This boutique sets itself apart from other stores offering thrifting & vintage shopping in Ottawa in that they sell their gently worn clothing, handbags, and accessories through “daily drops” in their Instagram stories. We love it!
Owned and operated by sisters Carla and Kelly Bourada, the two have built a strong and reputable relationship with their consignors and customers and have shown the fashion community the importance and benefits of shopping sustainably and second hand.
Located at: 1281B Wellington St. W, Ottawa
Ready to show off your new threads for date night?
Find spots to take your new finds (and your date) to here!