Sales roundup: Fashion week sample sale, 70 per cent off designer eyewear, 25 per cent off at UPC Boutique


BEAUTYLICIOUS Toronto’s newest “licious” event is offering spa and salon packages in Yorkville for $25, $75 and $125. Participating businesses include Marc Anthony, AxiSpa, Pure and Simple and Stillwater. Oct. 28 to Nov. 7.

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 Oct. 25, 5–9. $20. The Hudson Condominium Party Room, 493 King St. W.,

DRAKE’S OUTDOOR MARKET Nibble on baked goods while hunting for vintage clothing, antiques, crafts, cards, Halloween costumes and pumpkins at the Drake Hotel General Store’s first outdoor market.

Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 10–4. 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042,


FASHION WEEK SAMPLE SALE Some of Canada’s top designers—Lucian Matis, Philip Sparks, Nada—have teamed up to create this fashion week pop-up shop, a quick walk from the tents. Oct. 22 to 24. 66 Fraser St.

FRESH COLLECTIVE 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. Oct. 17 to Nov. 28.

JOSEPHSON OPTICIANS Score designer eyewear for up to 70 per cent off the regular price at Josephson’s annual sale. 60 Bloor St. W., 416-964-7070; plus five other GTA locations.

THE OUTNET.COM One of the most popular discount designer clothing sites is offering free shipping on all purchases. Until Oct. 25.

PETITE FEET SAMPLE SALE Despite the title, there are 20,000 pairs of women’s shoes in sizes five to 12 and handbags at this weekend sale. Franco Sarto, Lucky Brand and BCBGirls are some of the brands featured. Cash only. Oct. 23 to 25. 6900 Airport Rd., 416-998-7463.

UPC BOUTIQUE Good friends are the key to scoring deals at this Yorkville shop. If you and a friend each make a purchase, you’ll both receive 25 per cent off. 128 Cumberland St., 416-929-9209.


BARRYMORE FURNITURE 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,

CASALIFE The condo-friendly furniture store is closing its Vaughan Mills store on November 1. This 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,

ELTE 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,

FUTÉ DESIGNS 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,

GINGER’S 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,


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