great vintage finds and new pieces with excellent price points. great for assembling halloween costumes or a funky outfit to wear when you go out.
With its mix of vintage clothing and new silver jewelry (the owner buys most of it in Mexico), Courage is a Kensington Market favorite. Dresses run from '50s velvet numbers to '80s jersey, with a few bias-cut 1930s gowns appearing once in a blue moon. There are also cashmere sweaters and handbags worthy of a night at the Stork Club and racks of worn shirts, jeans, shoes, and accessories.
Kensington Market favourite Courage My Love has been open since the seventies, and has won a loyal following among Torontonians looking for cheap vintage, exotic beads, exquisite jewelry from faraway lands, and off-beat trinkets.I'd always passed over the place due its hippie vibe, but one loooong visit changed my mind for good. After appraising for the ROM and traveling the world, founder and... more
Probably the best clothing shop in Kensington Market. Lots of vintage stuff but they also produce their own lines of many things. Eclectic and quality are the words. A must-visit for Kensington Market.
Have you ever wanted to time travel? What would it be like to actually step back in time for a few hours? Instead of asking these questions, you can answer them today with a quick trip to Courage My Love, which has remained frozen in time since the 1980s. Not the neon and mullet 1980s of Hot Tub Time Machine, but the real deal 1980s that I remember as clearly as a waking dream every time I... more
Such a lovely little place. It's more than just a vintage/thrift shop - they have buttons and beads! Some handmade items from around the world as well. It's a really fun place to look around. The prices are not too bad at all and it's very well organized. It's a must see in the market. I only wish their clothing section was a little easier to navigate sometimes, and maybe had better selection... more
A much-loved clothing shop by Torontonians who favour the bohemian look. Every nook and cranny of this store is stuffed with vintage clothing for men and women and a plethora of accessories. Finds may include vintage beads, buttons, Victorian nightgowns, Indonesian tapestries, and an eclectic mix of jewellery such as Bakelite, dyed pearls and rubies. Open daily.
Courage My Love Inc offers these services: clothing, second-hand clothing, used clothing, used clothes, second-hand clothes.