Sales roundup: 70 per cent off YSL, Chloé and Lanvin; Knoll furniture sale; coed shopping spree
Dolce and Gabbana
Holt Renfrew shoppers with a hankering for exclusive Italian goods can save $250 on the purchase of Dolce and Gabbana handbags or shoes—that is, if they spend $1,000 on other items from the line’s ready-to-wear collection. Until May 10. 55 Bloor St. W., 416-922-2333, holtrenfrew.com.
FGI sample sale
Hosted by Fashion Group International, this designer sample sale is stocked with clothing from David Dixon, Joeffer Caoc, Izzy Camilleri and others. May 8 and 9. Studio NAFA, 131 East Liberty St., Ste. 315, fgitoronto.org.
This new Toronto label is sold exclusively at TNT, but on three Saturdays in May, fans of Ashley Rowe’s bold womenswear designs will be able to shop at a pop-up showroom inside the Toronto Fashion Incubator. Snap up discounted samples and pieces from recent collections. May 9, 23 and 30. 285 Manitoba Dr., Studio 3, missrowe.com.
Morega Agency sample sale
Cult-worshipped undies from Hanky Panky, cute printed jammies from BedHead and sexy knickers from Elle MacPherson Intimates are marked down 50 to 80 per cent. May 7 to 9. 72B Wingold Ave., Ste. 101, moregaagency.com.
Reia Studio sample sale
Luxury lovers will swoon: shoes and clothes from Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten, Chloé, Lanvin, Ann Demeulemeester, YSL and Ports 1961 are all reduced by at least 70 per cent. May 6 to 8. 555 Richmond St. W., Ste. 706, 416-777-9722, reiasamplesale.com.
To celebrate the launch of its new e-commerce site, the Queen West retailer is offering 10 per cent off all on-line purchases. Marc Jacobs high-tops, Band of Outsiders collared shirts and Notify jeans are some of the great finds. Until May 30. 795 Queen St. W., shopsydneys.com.
The Mississauga consignment shop with a knack for finding killer designer castoffs is offering 25 per cent off all store merchandise (except jewellery). Until May 31. 1679 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, 905-823-2233, thinktwiceinc.net.
Save up to 60 per cent on the store’s lingering fall/winter stock and 20 per cent off Robeez’s super-cute Soft Sole and Mimi Shoez lines (great for kiddie birthdays), Mexx jeans for boys and Limeapple yoga wear for girls. Until May 9. 565 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-932-3727, beansprout.ca.
Quasi Modo Modern
Been lusting after that iconic Knoll tulip chair for years? Mid-century addicts, take note: all Knoll pieces are marked down 15 per cent. (Until May 10.) In addition, all lighting is marked down 20 per cent, including designs by Jonathan Adler, Modernica and Vitra. Additional savings on Verpan floor models and Artemide lighting. (Until May 15.) 789 Queen St. W., quasimodomodern.com.
Up to You
The lifestyle boutique is offering up to 50 per cent off and no tax on many items in the store, including select handbags, tees, jeans, stationery and picture frames. Until May 31. 1483 Queen St. E., uptoyoutoronto.com.
Jack and Jill Discount Shopping Party
Yonge and Eg menswear retailer Off the Cuff brings its wares south to join forces with Leslieville’s Nathalie-Roze and Co. for an evening of booze, nibbles and discount shopping—because everything fits better after a glass of wine and a 15 to 70 per cent price reduction. May 7. 1015 Queen St. E., 416-972-1699, nathalie-roze.com.