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Thrifting in OEV, the options are endless!

Updated: Jan 23, 2023

It’s no secret that some of the very best thrift, second-hand, or vintage shopping in London is right here in OEV. Of course there are local favourites like Back to the Fuchsia and The Sentimentalist where you can find vintage treasures from clothing to furniture, to housewares and more! But today, we’re going to zero in on one block, from Adelaide to Elizabeth Streets along Dundas where you’ll find not one, but FOUR fantastic shops for all your thrifting needs!

First up, take a look at Tracy’s Treasure Chest at 784 Dundas Street. Here you’ll find pre-loved furniture, home decor, glassware, knick-knacks, jewelry, and oh so much more! It’s always a good time while on the hunt at Tracy’s, where the staff is lovely, the window displays are on point, and the price is always right!

You don’t have to meander too far to find Old East Exchange, in fact, it’s also at 784 Dundas Street! This establishment offers up an eclectic array of goods including furniture, glass and dishwares, art, home decor, and clothing. You never know what you might stumble upon on a trip to Old East Exchange so check it out today and see what you can find!

Next, let’s take a walk across the street to the treasure trove that is Silk Road at 662 Dundas. This store is chalk full of glorious second-hand finds with jewelry, electronics, clothing, shoes, furniture, and so much more. You can get a sneak peek of new arrivals right out front each day just calling you to come in and get lost in the aisles. Silk Road is a true thrifters dream with endless options, excellent prices, and an adorable little shop cat who’s just waiting to say hello!

Lastly but certainly not least on this block, make your way up to Funky Find at 636 Dundas. This shop has been bringing the best in Mid-Century Modern furniture and home decor since 1997. Plus, Funky Find offers a slew of handmade, wooden pieces from artistic to functional pieces made right here in London. Funky find is the perfect place to indulge your love for one-of-a-kind vintage pieces that have been expertly picked and perfectly merchandised.

Get down to Old East Village today to see what treasures await! And be sure to check out our website for more content on great local businesses as well as our Facebook and Instagram for all the latest OEV news!


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