Where to Buy Ethical & Sustainable Fashion in Toronto


It's about time I made a sustainable fashion guide for Toronto since this is my hometown. Use this Google map to find an ethical clothing store near you.

In this guide to ethical and sustainable fashion in Toronto, I cover:

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Sustainable Fashion Stores in Toronto

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  • KOTN, 754 Queen Street West — Ethically-made quality essentials. B Corporation
  • Frank and Oak, various locations — Canadian-designed minimalist fashion. B Corporation.
  • La Canadienne, 138 Cumberland Street — Quality shoes crafted in Canada.
  • Encircled, 300 Campbell Ave, Suite 201 — Book an appointment to shop this Canadian label's sustainable pieces in their studio in The Junction. B Corporation.
  • H Project at Holt Renfrew, various locations — A section in this Canadian luxury department store devoted to promoting sustainable fashion and social good.
  • Inland, 134 Peter Street — Pop-up shop every spring and fall where you can buy directly from Canadian designers. Items showcased are either ethically made or manufactured in Canada.
  • Frock, 94 Roncesvalles Ave — Small boutique for contemporary fashion and accessories from mostly indie brands.
  • Meg, 849 Queen Street West — Locally made contemporary fashion label with store locations in NYC. Stocks ethically made accessories.
  • OkayOK, 40 Sousa Mendes Street — Contemporary playwear made in Toronto.
  • Ease, 1446 Dundas St West — Modern slow fashion; stocks quirky indie designers.
  • Easy Tiger Goods, 1447 Dundas St. West — Ease's sister store next door. A lifestyle concept store.
  • Reformation, 3401 Dufferin St — The trendy sustainable LA brand opened a store in Yorkdale Mall.
  • The Wanderly, 1613 Dundas West — Local boutique stocking vintage and cool ethical labels such as Selgra Negra and La Causa.
  • The Brides' Project, 431 Broadview Ave — Getting married? The Brides' Project accepts and sells donated wedding apparel to support cancer charities. Dresses are priced at approximately 1/2 the retail value, capped at $2000.
  • Province of Canada, 1004 Queen Street East — High-quality sweats and basics made in Canada.

Sustainable Accessories + Gifts

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  • Bluboho, various locations — Toronto retailer of dainty, ethically-sourced jewelry. Also an online store.
  • Mejuri, 906 Dundas St. W — Popular minimalist fine jewelry and accessories brand. This is a showroom to try their pieces in person. Here's my honest review of Mejuri jewelry.
  • La Canadienne, 138 Cumberland Street — Quality shoes crafted in Canada.
  • Maguire Boutique, 1514 Dundas West — Well-made footwear designed in Canada and ethically made abroad.
  • Uppdoo, 916 Bloor Street West — Handbags designed and hand-made in the Uppdoo studio by owner Ricky Shi and his team.
  • Eleven Thirty, 1130 College Street — Leather handbags made in their storefront studio.
  • Hoi Boi, 15 Trinity Street — Bags made in Canada with a focus on sustainable materials. Also sells clothes and jewelry.
  • Made You Look, 1338 Queen Street West — Jewelry by over 100 Toronto designers. Some are made in the store's studio.
  • Lilliput Hats, 462 College Street — Custom hats hand-made in their store atelier.
  • Logan and Finley, 670 Queen Street West — General store for eco-conscious needs, including clothes.
  • Ecotique, 191 Roncesvalles Ave — Eco-boutique for all your zero waste needs, eco-conscious gifts, homeware, and beauty products.
  • Arts Market, three locations — Unique handmade gifts from Toronto artists, from jewelry to photography.
  • Good Intentions, 1434 Danforth Ave — Retail shop hosting local women-owned micro-businesses.

Toronto Vintage Stores

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  • Stella Luna, 1627 Queen St West—Fabulous curated vintage from owner Crispian Underwood, who knows so much about fashion from the different eras. Items are usually only $30-$50. Cash only. My fave vintage shop in Toronto.
  • Courage My Love, 14 Kensington Ave—Vintage and upcycled clothes and accessories. I've been coming to this eclectic Kensington Market shop since I was a kid.
  • Exile Vintage, 60 Kensington Ave—It may seem a little cheesy at the front of the store, but head to the very back for unique vintage dresses. If stylist Tina is there, she'll help you find the perfect piece.
  • Mama Loves You Vintage, 541 Queen Street West—Always fun to browse through this affordable vintage shop in Queen West.
  • Value Village, various locations—Don't you know that all the broke hipsters shop at Value Village? If you're willing to dig, you can find some stellar pieces.

Toronto Consignment Stores

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  • The Cat's Meow, 180 Avenue Rd—Vintage designer fashion with a focus on the '50s to  the '70s and contemporary luxury labels on consignment, lovingly curated by owner Louise Cooper.
  • VSP Consignment, 1410 Dundas Street West—A consignment boutique of trendy contemporary labels. Also an online shop.
  • L'Elegante Boutique, 132 Cumberland Street—A shop in Yorkville consigning classic luxury fashion and accessories.
  • Haute Classics, 1961 Avenue Road—Consigns luxury handbags, shoes and accessories. By appointment only.

Dress and Clothing Rentals in Toronto

  • Fitzroy Rentals, 1227 Dundas Street—Rent designer dresses for special occasions. Each pieces is available in different sizes.
  • Dresst, ships within Ontario—Monthly clothing rental service. Rent 3 designer pieces for $99/month with free shipping both ways, dry cleaning and insurance.
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