Sales roundup: Designer sales at Holt Renfrew, Carte Blanche, Delphic and Buckler
The retail portion of this holistic spa-yoga studio is having a “secret sale”: mention those two words at the checkout counter and receive 25 per cent off James Perse and Beyond Yoga apparel. July 6-11. 889 Yonge St., 416-925-7206, 889yonge.com.
Before sending the tykes off to camp, check out this sale at kiddie outfitter Beansprout. Bathing suits, shoes and socks are marked down by 20 per cent while seasonal footwear and togs are half price. Sizes available for newborns to 12-year-olds. 565 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-932-3727, beansprout.ca.
Men who like their fashions fresh from the NYC meatpacking district should head on over to Buckler, where almost everything is 30 per cent off. Hyper trendy dark denim drop-crotch jeans are $228, down from $325. Bonus feature: a removable zip-off panel morphs them into regular-crotch jeans—perfect for when the fad peters out or the wearer starts to feel self-conscious, whichever comes first. 700 Queen St. W., 416-551-8441, bucklershowroom.com.
Just when everyone thought Cheap Mondays couldn’t get any cheaper, jeans at this store are now $55 (down from $69). Everything else is 25 to 50 per cent off, including—for all the Lady Gaga wannabes out there—a black, midriff-baring, torpedo-bra corset for $135). 758 Queen St. W., 416-532-0347, shopcarteblanche.ca.
The store is boasting discounts of up to 60 per cent off duds by heavy-hitting designers like Fred Perry, Pringle and Henrik Vibskov. Satisfy the inner Gossip Girl with a short black Fred Perry dress for $135 (originally $225). 706 Queen Street W., 416-603-3334.
The mall is having its summer clearance event. Show up on Tuesday or Friday and do the grocery shopping too: the new farmer’s market operates from 10 to 6. July 6–12. 1800 Sheppard Ave. E., 416-491-0151, fairviewmall.ca.
The Bathurst fashion stalwart has reduced its entire spring line by up to 60 per cent. Look for flirty dresses from Tadashi and Nicole Miller at half price. To August 1. 86 Bathurst St., 416-703-0304, fredas.com.
Snag that perfect summer accessory and laugh at everyone who paid full price. Everything has been reduced by 25 per cent (new arrivals exempted), meaning a fringed leather hobo bag by Kenneth Cole is now $165 (down from $220), and mid-calf Dolce Vita gladiator sandals are $135 (down from $180). 682 Queen St. W., 416-362-4335, heelboy.com.
Holts lures in the recession-weary with up to 60 per cent off men’s and women’s fashions and accessories. Need we say more? To July 16. 50 Bloor St. W., plus two other GTA locations., 416-960-2909, holtrenfrew.com.
The handbag purveyor is offering 75 per cent off for two days only. July 9 (11–9) and 10 (11–7). 1093 Queen St. W., shopjessicajensen.com.
The annual summer sale bonanza at this vintage-remix institution is over, but much of their spring and summer line is still discounted by 30 to 70 per cent. A mega-volume, high-waisted peasant skirt is $49 down from $149, and a denim mini is $35 (originally $49). 881 Queen St. W., 416-504-8704, preloved.ca.
The West Queen West boutique is offering 30 per cent off handbags and up to 70 per cent off selected shoe styles, including these au courant lace-up wedges by Bronx ($156). 690 Queen St. W., 416-366-5394, responseclothing.com.
This adorable, petite-but-selective new shop’s end-of-season sale includes spring clothing from Built by Wendy, Dace, Permanent Vacation and others, all marked down from 25 to 40 per cent. 863 Queen St. W., 647-351-0724, robberstore.com.
Emily Dobbie, owner of Liberty Village’s chic new, CanCon-heavy clothing store, has marked everything down by 25 per cent. Already discounted items, including Dace shorts ($67) Dobbie says are a summer must-have, are up to 50 per cent off. 171 East Liberty St., 647-347-7153, vocado.ca.
The fine furnishings store is boasting a slew of deals, including 10 per cent off furniture and 25 per cent many other items. But don’t trust their math: we saw one particular cognac-hued sofa by the homegrown BC designer Van Gogh going for $1,195 (down from the original $1,579), and a bamboo inlay wooden box was slashed to $70 from $140. Until July 13. 773 Queen St. W., 416-703-6185.
ELTE AND GINGER’S
The swank furnishings and hardware duo are offering a pre-sale—get there before the masses descend on July 11. Thousands of rugs will be marked down by 20 per cent, while everything from beds to bathtubs to broadloom can be had for 30 per cent to 40 per cent off. July 7–10. 80 and 95 Ronald Ave, 416-785-7885 and 416-787-1787, elte.com.
NATHALIE-ROZE & CO.
The Leslieville DIY designer boutique celebrates its third anniversary with a storewide 20 per cent off sale, ice cream, cake and lemonade, and a raffle for three shopping sprees worth $333 each. July 11. 1015 Queen St. E., 416-792-1699, nathalie-roze.com.