Vintage Lifestyle Shop

Toronto, Canada

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Announcement    Taking a little break. Thank you to all of our lovely customers for your support over the years. We'd love for you to follow us @litavintage on Instagram.


Last updated on Nov 5, 2019

Taking a little break. Thank you to all of our lovely customers for your support over the years. We'd love for you to follow us @litavintage on Instagram.


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About loveintheafternoon

Sales 346
On Etsy since 2010

The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree

Love in the Afternoon is a vintage lifestyle shop where you'll find a fresh collection of carefully curated treasures from the 20th century. With over 20 years of experience in the field, the mother/daughter duo are dedicated to preserving the past by giving each piece a new home where they will be cherished for generations to come.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 6, 2018
Our vision at Love in the Afternoon is to bring romance to you, the modern day girl, by sharing our love for fashion and treasures of the past.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept cancellations
Request a cancellation within: 3 hours of purchase
I don't accept returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Items are not returnable due to size incompatibility. Check all garment measurements with your own prior to purchase. Please note that colors may vary from one computer screen to another. You may contact us prior to purchase if you are not sure of a garments exact hue. No warranty is expressed or implied regarding the usefulness or durability of any item. Due to the unique nature of vintage, there might be the occasional slight and trivial imperfection. Although Love in the Afternoon takes great care of our preloved garments, they have had a previous life. Again, vintage items are sold 'as is'.
Once a garment is sold, payment is due immediately. Love in the Afternoon accepts Paypal and Etsy Direct at this time. If you would like to purchase multiple items, we are happy to combine shipping to save you money.

RESERVES & HOLDS: A non-refundable 25% deposit is required to reserve an item. Items will be Reserved/Held for up to 7 Business Days, after which point the item will be taken off reserve and will available for purchase to other buyers. Please contact us for more information about reserves.
All items are shipped via Canada Post.

Items shipped within Canada include Tracking and Insurance up to $100.

All other Countries: If you would like to have your item(s) shipped with tracking and/or signature required please let us know and we can provide you with a quote for the additional cost.

Items shipped within Canada and US are shipped via Air Mail, shipping time is typically 6 to 10 business days.

All other Countries: are shipped via International Surface Mail, shipping time is typically 4 to 6 weeks. If you would like to have your items shipped via Air Mail (6 to10 business days) please convo us prior to purchase and we can provide you with a quote for additional shipping costs.

We ship three times a week so that you get your items fast. Please note that Love in the Afternoon is not responsible for any applicable duty taxes for orders shipped outside of Canada.

When 'Free Shipping' is indicated, please be assured we have not altered our price to include the actual shipping and handling cost, but are truly offering free shipping to our valued customers.

Please Note: In some cases the actual shipping cost may be less than quoted. We will refund any difference greater than $3.00
Additional policies and FAQs
We are more than happy to answer all inquiries about your Love in the Afternoon treasure!

We check our etsy emails daily and will respond quickly.

Many dresses are photographed with petticoats to show fullness but these undergarments are not included with purchase.

Condition Guide

Mint: Beautiful and perfect. Possibly never worn.

Excellent: Little visible wear, lightly worn.

Very Good: Normal wear for the age of the garment. A few minor visible problems that will not detract from the overall look of the garment.

Good: A few obvious visible flaws. Garment construction is sound and wearable.

Fair: Well-loved and well-worn garments with obvious flaws in fabric and construction. Great for inspiration or costume.