Sales roundup: trunk shows from Jessica Jensen and Destineau swimwear, 80 per cent off designer sunglasses
ABSOLUTELY VINTAGE SALE
Gadabout, one of Toronto’s top vintage stores, has teamed up with Cabbagetown antiques dealer Eclectisaurus to organize this one-day sale of items—furniture, accessories, jewellery and clothing that dates from the 1890s to the 1970s—found at Ontario estates. April 17. 10–5. Maple Cottage, 62 Laing St., 416-463-1254, gadabout.ca.
ANDERS AND FLYNT OPTICIANS SALE
This spring clearance sale includes up to 80 per cent off eyewear and sunglasses from such brands as Ray-Ban (vintage Wayfarers are $100), Tag Heuer, Gucci, Dior, Armani, Prada and more. April 16 to 18. 2215 Steeles Ave. W., 416-667-8887, firstname.lastname@example.org.
DESTINEAU TRUNK SHOW
Destineau is a line of Canadian-made swimwear known for its rich colours and gorgeous patterns. At this trunk show, shoppers can consult with designer Cristin Lazier and custom-order the size, fabric and style of bathing suit and receive 25 per cent off their order. Event-goers will also receive 15 per cent off regular priced items. RSVP to email@example.com. April 25. 2–4:30. Vocado, 171 East Liberty St., Unit 121, 647-347-7153, destineau.com.
GRETA CONSTANTINE SAMPLE SALE
This private sample sale features pieces from the womenswear collection and the Ezra Constantine menswear collection. Cash only. By appointment only. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
JESSICA JENSEN TRUNK SHOW
The Toronto designer is bringing her spring-summer collection of Italian leather handbags, wallets and coin purses—prices range from $198 to $1,298—to The Room. A leather-bound Jessica Jensen journal will be included with all purchases. April 28. Noon–6. The Bay, 3rd flr., 176 Yonge St., shopjessicajensen.com.
JULES POWER POP-UP SHOP
The designer behind our favourite pair of leggings is opening a pop-up boutique stocked with spring samples and accessories, along with those great leggings. April 14 to 18. 11–7. 135 Tecumseth Ave., Unit 2, julespower.com.
Friends and family will receive 20 per cent off the spring collection of leather coats and bags. April 15–18. 23 St. Thomas St., 416-920-4001, m0851.com.
Such brands as Versace, Ray-Ban and Escada are up to 75 per cent off at this 20th anniversary sale. April 7 to 25. 2601 Matheson Blvd. E., Mississauga, 905-629-8333, sunglasssafari.com.
TRILUXE SAMPLE SALE
Score up to 80 per cent off designs by J. Lindeberg, Pringle of Scotland, American Vintage and more at this sample sale. April 15 to 17. 63 Wingold Ave., Ste. 120, email@example.com.
AU LIT FINE LINENS
Pillows and duvets—the store stocks only the best—are 25 per cent off at Au Lit and lifestyle shop LIV. 2049 Yonge St., 416-489-7010; 418 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-481-2300, livbyaulit.com.
ELLA AND ELLIOT
Get $25 off adorable kids’ bikes in varnished birch plywood (and a more conventional aluminum model). Until April 20. 188 Strachan Ave., 416-850-7890, ellaandelliot.com.
Bedroom furniture (including mattresses) and textiles are now on sale for 20 per cent off. Until April 18. 80 Ronald Ave., 416-785-7885, elte.com.
INDE-ART DESIGN HOUSE
At this end-of-season sale, on for the whole month of April, everything in this rustic furniture store is 30 per cent off. Until April 30. 388 Carlaw Ave., 416-543-4495, inde-art.com.
Sales on made-to-order pieces don’t come around often, but all furniture custom orders (it’s sleek, modern and heavy on exposed-grain wood) are 15 per cent off this month at Stylegarage. Until April 30. 938 Queen St. W., 416-534-4343, stylegarage.com.
QUASI MODO MODERN
Vipp’s limited-edition bathroom collection, in the year’s hottest shade of turquoise, is 20 per cent off and includes pretty towels, trash cans, soap dispensers and toilet brush holders. Until April 30. 789 Queen St. W., 416-703-8300, quasimodomodern.com.
DRAKE HOTEL SPRING MARKET
Pick up freebie second-hand goodies at the free-cycle table, browse the offerings from local designers and pick through some of the hotel’s used furniture, which is on sale for “lawn sale prices.” April 17 and 18. 10–4. 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042, thedrakehotel.ca.
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