N I C H E lifestyle
We found five amazing B.C. shops that specialize in previously loved designer fashion and true vintage consignment.
VINTAGE & CONSIGNMENT
A LA MODE CONSIGNMENT
THE PATCH CLOTHING
Our favourite spot in Victoria for designer and high-end fashion consignment, along with a large shoe inventory, and located in the heart of Oak Bay Village.
Offering up a huge selection of premium recycled and vintage clothing, and located in the heart of downtown Victoria, we love their sidewalk racks with stock that seems to change daily!
1507 Wilmot Pl., Victoria alamode2009.com
719 Yates St., Victoria 250-384-7070 www.thepatchclothing.com
Fashion lovers in Victoria have long understood that fabulous doesnâ€™t have to mean new. In fact, our two picks (one vintage & one designer) serve up the best consignment the island has to offer.
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VINTAGE & CONSIGNMENT If you are looking for exceptional vintage shops and amazing designer label finds, Vancouver is the place to start snooping. Three of our favourites are Mintage, Used House of Vintage and Timeline Boutique.
MINTAGE VINTAGE This should be your first stop in your search for amazing vintage clothing and accessories! We adore their selection of 1940s and 1950s dresses. 1714 Commercial Dr., Vancouver 604-646-8243 mintagevintage.com
TIMELINE BOUTIQUE USED HOUSE OF VINTAGE With two locations in Vancouver (Robson and Granville), this should be a must-visit (again and again) in your insatiable search for authentic vintage and seriously cool eclectic clothing. 831 Granville St. & 1008 Robson St., Vancouver 604-694-0322 usedhouseofvintage.com
As seen on FashionTV, this is our favourite haunt in Vancouver for current, gently loved designer and couture consignment and a cool stash of new designer fashion collections too. 594 Davie St., Vancouver 778-229-8463 timelineboutique.com
It was so hard to choose just a few... So we created a Top 20 list on the NICHE website. Did your fave make the list? Find out at NICHEmagazine.ca
PREFER TO SHOP ONLINE?
We recommend Closet Crows [closetcrows.com], Rodeo Drive Resale [shoprdr.com] and Kitsilano Kittyâ€™s Closet [kitsilanokittyscloset.com]