The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Clothing in Kelowna
Ultimate Guide to Vintage Clothing, Consignment Stores & Thrift Stores in Kelowna, BC
With a new decade underway, the time for bargain hunting and thrifting is upon us.
Not only is thrift shopping guilt-free and easy on the wallet, it also supports our local economy over “fast fashion”, reduces landfill waste, and – believe it or not – is super trendy.
From high-end, curated vintage clothing to 50-cent deals and Christmas gifts, Kelowna has an expansive second-hand clothing market. This ultimate guide shows you the very best spots in Kelowna to find your next perfect outfit - and at a bargain.
Kelowna Vintage Clothing Stores | 2022 Thrift Stores, 2nd Hand, & Charity Clothes Shops
Kelowna boasts is home to a number of well-curated vintage clothing stores that specialize in timeless styles from days gone by, supported by the endless cycle of fashion comebacks.
We’re all waiting for those shoulder pads to make a reappearance.
Photo credit: Stone Fox Clothing Facebook
Stone Fox Clothing Collective
Located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, next to Underground Music & Records, Stone Fox is the place to be for modern vintage. If you’re looking to buy or sell items on consignment in Kelowna, the staff here are equally charming and helpful.
Their extensive apparel collection from the 1920s to the present is sure to provide you with that perfect outfit. Formerly known as Georgie Girl Vintage, Stone Fox is primarily women’s wear, emphasizing sustainability at every turn.
Stone Fox Clothing is open from 10am - 6pm Monday to Friday, 10am - 5:30pm on Saturdays and 11am - 5pm on Sundays.
1331 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z9
Photo credit: frock & fellow
frock & fellow
Downtown Kelowna’s frock & fellow is a one stop shop for one-of-a-kind vintage clothing items, shoes, and accessories. The store’s collection is carefully curated and their stock rotates on a regular basis so the latest and greatest of their consignment goods are displayed at all times.
The staff are professional and friendly, and the environment in the store feels more like a designer shop than a second-hand store. frock & fellow is open from 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday.
441 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6N8
Lost Together is a true vintage clothing store with a finely selected collection of pieces from the early 20th century to the present. The shop places emphasis on fashion as an art form and the importance of sustainability. Their Instagram account, @_losttogether, is consistently updated with models wearing their latest additions to the collection, and their wares are available through their online shop. At Lost Together, every top or pair of jeans is unique, and every outfit is a piece of art.
Lost Together is open from 10am - 6pm Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm on Saturdays and 11am - 5pm on Sundays.
301 BC-33 #42, Kelowna, BC V1X 1X8
Non-profit Kelowna Thrift Stores
The following Kelowna Thrift stores donate all of their profits back to our community.
Kelowna Women's Shelter Thrift Store
A noble cause for your shopping dollars, the Kelowna Women’s Shelter Thrift Store gives 100% of their profits back to the women’s shelter. They’re located in Kelowna’s industrial North End, offering unbelievable deals on gently-used clothing. As if that wasn’t enough, they offer everything at half price on the first Monday of every month.
The Kelowna Women’s Shelter Thrift Store is open from 10am - 4:30pm Monday to Saturday.
6-368 Industrial Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z4
Share Thrift Store
Also, the S.H.A.R.E. society thrift store is a non-denominational, non-profit community establishment that uses all of their profits to fund their in-house charity programs for Kelowna’s homeless population and those without the necessary experience or skills to find full-time employment. Find unique clothing items and decor and do some good for the community at the same time.
S.H.A.R.E is located in the heart of Kelowna’s industrial district and is open from 9:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Saturday.
581 Gaston Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 7E6
Mission Thrift Store Kelowna
Mission Thrift Store is another local favourite for getting those sweet deals. Mission Thrift is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization, with their proceeds funding literacy programs and supporting communities worldwide. Every day of the week, Mission Thrift Store has some kind of extra added bargain on their clothing, books and houseware stock.
Mission Thrift Store is open Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm, or Saturdays from 10am - 4pm.
1889 Springfield Rd Unit 120, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5V5
Rutland Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store
The Rutland Hospital Auxiliary is a beloved local thrift store with an ever-changing stock of fantastic pre-owned clothing, furniture, books and decor. Part of the KGH foundation, their profits are donated towards the purchase of the most advanced medical equipment for our local hospital.
The Rutland Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 9am - 4pm.
140 Dougall Rd N, Kelowna, BC V1X 3K5
Kelowna Consignment Shops
The following consignment shops sell clothing on behalf of their original owners in exchange for a small fee. Consignment is a fun and innovative way to stay involved with the sale of your old clothing and a profitable, sustainable alternative to those pieces ending up in the landfill.
Rosebuds Designer Consignment
Rosebuds is a high-end designer consignment store for the most discerning of stylists. They only accept brand-name consignment, ensuring that the selection is packed with recognizable, quality pieces. Locally owned and operated, Rosebuds primarily specializes in women’s fashion, and also features a men’s apparel collection.
Rosebuds is open from 9:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm on Saturdays and 12pm - 4pm on Sundays.
1855 Kirschner Rd, Kelowna, BC V1Y 4N7
Jen’s 14+ Consignment
Jen’s is a high-end Kelowna consignment store focusing on plus size fashion. With a fine selection of brand-name pieces and beautiful accessories, Jen’s’ stock is constantly rotating and there’s always something new. They also accept jewelry on consignment, making it a definite must-stop.
Jen’s is right around the corner from Mission Thrift Store, open from 10am - 6pm weekdays, 10am - 5pm Saturdays and 12pm - 4pm on Sundays.
1889 Springfield Rd #130, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5V5