Sales roundup: Canadian designer sample sale, Photorama, Aquilano.Rimondi trunk show


ASHLEY ROWE The young Toronto designer is holding a trunk show this Saturday with pieces from her fall collection. Shoppers will get a free splatter-painted tee with their purchase. Nov. 27. 12–2. RAC Boutique, 124 Cumberland St.,

BEAN SPROUT Parents can stock up on winter boots, snowsuits and coats for the kids from such brands as Geox, Rip Zone and Kenneth Cole; everything is at least 20 per cent off. 565 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-932-3727,

CANOPY BLUE For one night, all merchandise in the womenswear boutique is 25 per cent off. Ten dollars from every purchase will go to Blessing in a Backpack, a local charity that provides in-school meals for children. Champagne and nibbles sweeten the deal. RSVP to 416-483-2583. Nov. 26. 2582 Yonge St.

ESPRIT At this warehouse sale, clothing and accessories for men and women are up to 80 per cent off regular price. View the sales flyer here. Nov. 24, 6–9 p.m.; Nov. 25 and 26, 9–9; Nov. 27 and 28, 9–6. Queen Elizabeth Building, 190 Princes Blvd.

FGI SAMPLE SALE The Fashion Group International of Toronto is holding a sale with some of Toronto’s most well-known designers: David Dixon, Philip Sparks, Nada and more. Nov. 25 and 26. 10

7. 579 Richmond St. W., Ste. 200.

HOLIDAY POP-UP CLOSET Winter clothing and holiday gifts (all either limited edition or event exclusives) are on offer at this pop-up shop inside our favourite west-end shoe boutique. Look for pieces from Assembly New York, Pendleton, Duy and more. Plus, the proceeds go to the Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Nov. 26 to 28. Chasse Gardée, 1084 Queen St. W., 416-901-9613.

HOLT RENFREW Italian fashion masters Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi of Aquilano.Rimondi are at Holts for a trunk show of their colourful 1970s-inflected spring collection. Nov. 25. 104, personal appearance 13. 50 Bloor St. W., 416-922-2333,

JESSICA JENSEN The handbag and leather goods designer is opening a temporary shop for the holiday season with up to 70 per cent off her accessories. Nov. 25 to Dec. 12. 972 Queen St. W.,

JOSEPHSON OPTICIANS The venerable Toronto eyewear chain is holding its annual sale, with up to 70 per cent off frames. Until Nov. 30. 60 Bloor St. W., 416-964-7070, plus five other GTA locations.

LINEA INTIMA Print out this coupon and receive a bra fitting, as well as $25 off the purchase of a bra. Until Nov. 30. 1925 Avenue Rd., 416-780-1726, plus four other GTA locations,

PEACH BERSERK Just before holiday parties begin, Peach Berserk is offering 25 per cent off all its hand-printed silk dresses, including custom-ordered numbers. Also 25 per cent off are gift certificates for the store’s silkscreen workshops (included with the purchase is a Peach Berserk silkscreening how-to book and a bag—silkscreened, naturally). Until Nov. 30. 507 Queen St. W., 416-504-1711,

RITA TESOLIN The Toronto jewellery designer’s beautiful baubles are up to 90 per cent off at this sample sale. Nov. 27 and 28, 10–6. 63 Wingold Ave., Ste. 110.

TYKE THREADS The on-line boys’ clothing store is opening a pop-up shop for the holiday shopping season with deals on such brands as Ben Sherman, House of Mongrel, Appaman and Wonderboy. Nov. 27 to 29, 10–7. Cool East Market, 1390 Danforth Ave.,

UKAMAKU CHRISTMAS POP-UP SHOP The on-line retailer is opening a holiday store for two days at the Hazelton Hotel with women’s clothing and accessories from Carrie Hayes, Jessica Jensen, Véronique Miljkovitch, Zoran Dobric and Darlene Martin. Nov. 26 and 27. 116:30. Hazelton Hotel, Yorkville Room, 118 Yorkville Ave.,

VIRGINIA JOHNSON Toronto’s master of prints is holding a three-day sample sale a few doors north of her Ossington boutique. Go early. Nov. 25 and 26, 11–7; Nov. 27, 11–6. 138 Ossington Ave.,

VOCADO At the Liberty Village shop’s annual holiday party, shoppers get 15 per cent off regular-price clothing and accessories, as well as a $50 gift card with purchases over $100. RSVP to Nov. 25, 5–8. 171 East Liberty St., Unit 121, 647-347-7153,

WHITE Canadian designer Rita Vinieris, the brains behind Rivini’s bridal creations, will be in the boutique to help outfit brides in the perfect gown. By appointment only. Nov. 26 and 27, 10–6. 19 Hazelton Ave., 416-849-9196,


AU LIT FINE LINENS Pillows and duvets from the Au Lit Essentials collection are 25 per cent off the regular price. Until Nov. 30. 2049 Yonge St., 416-489-7010,

ELTE All Karastan carpets and broadloom are 20 per cent off this month. Until Nov. 30. 80 Ronald Ave., 416-785-7885,

CRATE AND BARREL All glassware, dinnerware and barware is up to 25 per cent off. Until Nov. 29. Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 2401 Dufferin St., 416-657-4100.

GINGER’S Bathroom renovators, take note. This month, all Waterworks bathtubs are 20 per cent off. Until Nov. 30. 95 Ronald Ave., 416-787-1787,

STUDIO B At this sale, floor models are between 20 and 50 per cent off. The grand Reina upholstered bed is now $5,300 (regularly $10,605). 334 King St. E., 416-363-2996,

STYLE GARAGE Has it been 10 years already? The Toronto furniture store celebrates its first decade by offering 10 per cent off all made-to-order sofas, lounge chairs and sectionals. Until Nov. 30. 938 Queen St. W., 416-534-4343,


PHOTORAMA This photography sale has deals on works by big names like Ed Burtynsky and up-and-comers. Most pieces are between $200 and $600. Nov. 26 and 27 and Nov. 30 to Dec. 4. Noon–7. Gallery TPW, 56 Ossington Ave.,


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