75 per cent off menswear, 50 per cent off Andy Thê-Anh, 50 per cent off designer denim
Tucked away in Toronto’s most chi-chi alleyway, this boutique is offering up to 50 per cent off summer shoes, bags, and, just in time for resumption of ferry services to the island, sundresses. Perfect for Ward’s beach is a Roberta Freymann modern tunic ($75). 5 Old York Lane, 416-922-4248, augustinaboutiques.com.
Montreal’s clothier to the rich and flawless has slashed the prices of his ready-to-wear line in half. A perfect summer suit for women is now $472. Until early August. 83 Yorkville Ave., 416-921-2639, andytheanh.com.
THE CASHMERE SHOP
Just because it’s summer, it doesn’t mean there’s no place for cashmere—especially when it’s on sale. Thin, seasonally appropriate short-sleeved cardigans are now $199, as are pastel-coloured wraps (down from $299). 24 Bellair St., 416-925-0831.
The Parisian label has marked down spring and summer wear by 50 per cent. The “rangun,” a two-piece cotton crinkle top—wash it, crinkle it and wear it—is down to $175. 101 Yorkville Ave., 416-483-0495.
The store is offering discounts of up to 60 per cent off duds by such streetwear designers as Fred Perry, Pringle and Henrik Vibskov. Satisfy the inner Gossip Girl with a black Fred Perry dress for $135 (originally $225). 706 Queen St. W., 416-603-3334.
The purveyor of fun vintage party clothes is holding a half-price sale on all its frocks. Now’s the time to snag a retro prom dress. (Wedding and art deco gowns exempted.) 28 Cumberland St., 416-324-9759.
The “mini-department store” of couture collections is knocking 70 per cent off as a final discount on all summer designs and accessories. It might not make Proenza Schouler totally affordable, but it’s certainly enough to make it a deal. 21 Hazelton Ave., 416-962-1991, georgec.ca.
The new fall items have arrived, so all spring and summer wear is knocked down by 50 per cent. A few doors down, Hugo Boss Shoes and Accessories (138 Cumberland St.) is offering an even sweeter 60 per cent off. 153 Cumberland St., 416-962-4846.
OVER THE RAINBOW
Over the moon is more like it, if you’re shopping for jeans by True Religion, Seven and Penguin. This is the store’s second markdown this season, bringing discounts to 50 per cent. 101 Yorkville Ave., 416-967-7448, rainbowjeans.com.
The Yorkville tailor is offering sales on made-to-measure suits, up to 50 per cent off dress shirts, and 30 per cent off other items, like summer sweaters by Paul and Shark. Lucky shoppers may even be able to snag a discount on a custom suit. 1250 Bay St., 416-923-7397.
Much of the spring and summer line at this vintage-remix institution is still discounted by 30 to 70 per cent. A mega-volume high-waisted peasant skirt is $49 (down from $149). 881 Queen St. W., 416-504-8704, preloved.ca.
Big and little feet should walk themselves into Specchio, where discounts on final pairs (mostly sizes 6 and under, or 9 and up) are up to 80 per cent off. One set of strappy Barbara Bui heels is marked down to $198 from $495. 1240 Bay St., 416-961-7989.
The menswear store is advertising up to 75 per cent off spring and summer, including Band of Outsiders button-down shirts ($100–$125, down from $250) and Dries van Noten suits ($750, down from $1,500). 795 Queen St. W., 416-603-3369, sydneystoronto.com.
Surface to Air tees ($87, down from $145) and a stylish Stüssy fedora made from paper (now $30) are among the items reduced by up to 70 per cent at this end-of-summer sale. 26 Bellair St., 416-920-2281, uncleotis.com.
ELTE AND GINGER’S
The furnishings and hardware duo is offering mad discounts. Thousands of rugs are marked down by 20 per cent, and everything from beds to bathtubs to broadloom can be had for 30 to 40 per cent off. Until August 2. 80 and 95 Ronald Ave., 416-785-7885, 416-787-1787, elte.com.
ROOMY HOME INTERIORS
In anticipation of its late-August reno, the store has discounted many of its floor models by 25 to 50 per cent. Roomy specializes in space-saving designs for the condo crowd—the kind of customers who appreciate the irony of owning something called the Irony chair ($110, down from $275). They’ve also discounted paintings by the local artist Danielle O’Connor Akiyama. 232 King St. E., 416-203-6813, roomy.ca.
Take 20 per cent off all Gus*Modern upholstered goods, which includes most of the sofas and chairs in the shop. The sleek, virginal-white Trudeau chair is down to $920; the black leather incarnation is $1,160. To August 16. 938 Queen St. W., 416-534-4343, stylegarage.com.
BLOSSOM BATH AND BODY
The exclusive beauty retailer has reduced various collections by 50 per cent, including body care from Pangea Organics, French perfume by Crazylibellule and the Poppies, and Me! Bath ice cream bath bombs. TD Centre, 66 Wellington St. W., 416-364-8311.
Makeup by Francesca Guerrera and Hourglass are 50 per cent and 25 per cent off respectively, but other deals abound. Buy a Diana B. scrub ($68) and get free body wash; or spend $78 on Gabriel Couzian body lotion and score a free hand cream. 25 Bellair St., 416-513-1603, pircosmetics.com.
38th ANNUAL SUMMER ANTIQUES SALE
Not the average mothball-ridden sofa dump, this annual antiques extravaganza specializes in everything from edgy vintage pieces to fine Parisian furnishings. Aug. 3–9. Sherway Gardens, Highway 427 and the Q.E.W., 416-621-1070, asinter.com.