Sales roundup: $30 off Canada Goose apparel, 20 per cent off broadloom, 15 per cent off Club Monaco
BLUSH PRETTY HYDRATION EVENT
Beauty Web site Blush Pretty is hosting an evening of product sampling (brands include Olay, Pantene Pro-V, Dermaglow, DaLish, Cake Beauty and Cover Girl), make-overs, hors d’oeuvre and wine. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Oct. 25, 5–9. $20. The Hudson Condominium Party Room, 493 King St. W., blushpretty.com.
COMRADES IN CRAFT (FREE!)
This indie craft fair is an uprising against grandma-style DIY. Forget tea cozies and macramé, these Toronto-area crafters recycle and reuse materials to create pretty and unique handmade art. Keep and eye out for co-organizer Danielle Holke’s bottle cap jewellery, Priya Narasimhan’s botanical bath goodies and Melissa Hamel-Smith’s voodoo dolls. Cash only. October 17. St. David’s Church, 49 Donlands Ave., comradesincraft.com.
CREATIVE SEWING AND NEEDLEWORK FESTIVAL
With knitting, sewing and crocheting supplies moving from brick-and-mortar stores to the Web, this festival gives hobbyists the opportunity to see the goods in person. Shop for equipment, yarn, textiles and just about any crafting supply imaginable. Oct. 16 to 18. $12. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Bldg., 222 Bremner Blvd., creativfestival.ca.
FASHION AND BEAUTY
For one evening, Club Monaco is offering 15 per cent off to men buying from the store’s new collection. Women will also receive the same discount if they bring in a guy friend. Oct. 15. 4–9. Various locations.
Here’s a good opportunity to pick up a new pair of jeans. Starting Thursday, there will be no tax charged on any purchase at the Queen West shop, which carries denim from Seven, Rock and Republic and Diesel. Canada Goose parkas are excluded from the event but are marked down by $30 instead. Oct. 15 to 18. 431 Queen St. W., 416-593-6267, duewestclothing.com.
Laura-Jean Bernhardson has been designing the geek-chic line Fresh Baked Goods for 15 years; in celebration of the anniversary, all regular-price items from the label—cute dresses and knit sweaters galore—are 15 per cent off. Until Oct. 31. 692 Queen St. W., 416-594-1313.
The huge fall sale at Barrymore slashes up to 60 per cent off clearance items and 25 to 30 per cent off custom sofas, sectionals and chairs, dining room sets and bedroom furniture. 1168 Caledonia Rd., 416-532-2891, barrymorefurniture.com.
The condo-friendly furniture store is closing its Vaughan Mills store on November 1. That means that all items in both stores will be reduced by 20 to 75 per cent. Look for the best deals at the Vaughan location, as everything in the store must be sold. 171 East Liberty St., Unit 170, 416-922-2785; 255 Bass Pro Mills Dr., 416-922-2785, casalife.com.
Save 20 per cent off broadloom—including wool, seagrass and sisal options—by the square foot or as area rugs. Until Oct. 31. 80 Ronald Ave., 416-785-7885, elte.com.
This furniture shop on an ever-less-dingy strip of Dundas West is holding an inventory clearance sale: indoor items are 30 per cent off, and outdoor items are 40 per cent off, including rattan daybeds and genie chairs. Get 20 per cent off lighting, too. 824 Dundas St. W., 416-762-0167, futedesign.com.
Renovators, take note. This retailer of high-quality and high-design kitchen and bathroom fixtures is holding its Kitchen Sale Event, offering 20 per cent off most sinks, faucets and hardware. Some bathroom accessories are also marked down. 95 Ronald Ave., 416-787-1787, gingersbath.com.
Save up to 25 per cent off “all things lighting”: chandeliers, outdoor lighting, floor lamps, table lamps and custom shades are all marked down. 2434 Yonge St., 416-322-9422; 2901 Bayview Ave., 416-223-2055, restorationhardware.com.