What’s the key to a totally unique, polaroid-worthy look that’s true to you? Shopping vintage! If you’re looking to jazz up your style for the summer, Edmonton’s vintage and consignment shops are your best bet for finding the pieces that will pull your look together and help you stand apart from the crowd. here are our top picks, no matter your style or budget.
1) Swish Vintage
Swish’s mission is to curate and share the best in local vintage pieces, along with the stories that come with them. Their collection of dresses, jumpsuits, and accessories includes items dating back all the way to the 1940s! They also have an exquisite selection of gloves, bags, and other accessories to complete your look.
2) Blogger Armoire
You’ll find all the giants of the design world here—Hermes, Chanel, Valentino, Gucci, and more. Blogger Armoire’s extensive stock of designer shoes, apparel, and accessories are available to browse both during regular store hours and during private, prebooked appointments. Their in-house authentication team conducts rigorous checks on each item to ensure you are getting a genuine luxury product every time.
3) Red Pony Consignment
Show off your style with Red Pony’s collection of bright, peppy dresses and blazers. They make sure to offer lots of options from local and independent Canadian designers, and their offerings are a fun and affordable way to incorporate more vintage and pre-loved pieces into your wardrobe.
4) Whyte Avenue Vintage
Whyte Avenue Vintage stocks a wide selection of vintage T-shirts, jackets, denim, and accessories, including many rare finds and a host of brands from Louis Vuitton to Nike. No matter your style or your interests, you’ll find something that’s perfectly you.
5) The Come Up
Rep your favourite sports team, TV show, musician, or brand with The Come Up’s selection of vintage and consignment sneakers, hoodies, crewnecks and more. You can also find collectibles and accessories ranging from watches to skateboard decks.
6) From Another
From Another specializes in cool, classic streetwear, both vintage and contemporary. Within their vintage offerings, you’ll find lots of sports gear, from branded hoodies to vintage jerseys. From Another also sells a truly mind-boggling assortment of vintage and pre-loved sneakers, from Jordans to Yeezys—a collector’s dream.
7) Tattered Rose
While most of their inventory consists of new pieces, Tattered Rose does boast an impressive selection of vintage clothing for women. These pieces, from dresses to cardigans and more, fit right in to Tattered Rose’s romantic, feminine aesthetic.
8) Tiffany Blue – The Designer Consigner
If you’re looking for high-quality, genuine luxury clothing and accessories, this is the place to go. With a selection that includes Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Louboutin, Louis Vuitton, and more, you’re sure to find the piece that makes you feel like a superstar.
9) Fish Vintage
This laid-back shop on Whyte Avenue is the place to be for affordable, high-quality casual clothing, from sweaters and tees to an extensive collection of fun patterned shorts. Score an even better deal with their ever-rotating array of sale items.
10) Lawless Vintage
Lawless Vintage’s stock emphasizes their Prairie roots through their collection of fun, eclectic dresses, blazers, and rompers, along with many more pieces that make for sturdy basics or unique additions to your wardrobe. You can check out their entire collection through their website; local pickup and delivery, as well as nationwide shipping, are available.
This isn’t a store per se, but it is a great way to find that next perfect piece. Co-created by Lawless Vintage and Rylea Coyote Vintage, Monday Night Market runs on Instagram every Monday between 6 and 8 pm. Browse through the #mondaynightmarketyeg hashtag to find vintage clothing, accessories, and home decor, as well as art and handmade goods, from over 20 vendors and makers from across Alberta and BC.