Sales roundup: Free make-overs, 50 per cent off jewellery at Mark Lash, bridal gowns for under $1,000
FASHION AND BEAUTY
Free make-overs from L’Oréal
As part of the sprawling arts and culture fest Luminato, L’Oréal is setting up a tent in Yonge-Dundas Square and giving free make-overs all weekend. June 5 to 7. lorealparis.ca.
Expect men’s and women’s items from the Toronto label’s spring-summer 2009 collection at this after-work event. Designers Alia and Jamil Juma will both be on hand to chat. June 4. UPC Boutique, 128 ½ Cumberland St., 416-929-9209, juma.ca.
Liv by Au Lit birthday bash
Save 20 to 50 per cent off all items at the lifestyle store in celebration of its one-year anniversary this weekend. Also on offer: cupcakes, swag bags, a jewellery trunk show featuring the work of Toronto designer Biko and free lattes from the new coffee bar. June 6 and 7. 418 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-481-2300, livbyaulit.com.
Mark Lash Fine Jewelry
It’s that time of year: the annual 50 per cent off sale at the bling emporium’s Richmond Hill store. Arrive early. June 5 to 13. 9033 Leslie St., Richmond Hill, 905-881-5229, marklash.com.
Over the Rainbow
Print out this coupon and receive $30 off any purchase worth $100 or more at the famed denim emporium. June 1 to 30. 101 Yorkville Ave., 416-967-7448, rainbowjeans.com.
Pure and Simple
This June, the homegrown skin care specialists are offering discounts on deep pore facials ($75 instead of $99) as well as 20 per cent off Pure and Simple masks and 25 per cent off PureMan men’s products. To June 30. Four GTA locations, pureandsimple.ca.
Need reason to visit the new Queen West boutique? We’ve got it: Robber is offering 25 per cent off Built by Wendy jackets and select denim; Steve Alan skirts, cardigans and long-sleeved shirts; and Rittenhouse pants. 863 Queen St. W., 647-351-0724, robberstore.com.
Windfall bridal sale
Brides-to-be, take note: Windfall is hosting a blowout sale (nothing is over $1,000) with gowns from such designers as Badgley Mischka, Nicole Miller and Alfred Sung. Also on offer are frocks for moms and the bridal party. Sizes 2–24. June 6. 29 Connell Ct., Unit 3, 416-703-8435, weddingdressesforwindfall.com.
Au Lit Fine Linens
The midtown purveyor of luxury bedding (and sister store to Liv) is offering 20 to 25 per cent off most of the store’s master bedroom linen collections. To June 30. 2049 Yonge St., 416-489-7010, aulitfinelinens.com.
Many items at the Oriental-inspired furniture store are marked down, including this standout garden stool ($195), a black lacquered buffet for $775 and this open shelving unit, which is now $395. 699 Queen St. W., 416-504-3473, jalantoronto.com.
The Style Advisory Council is hosting a costume party to celebrate androgyny in fashion. A panel discussion featuring Toronto designer Mikhael Kale and writers David Livingstone and Derek McCormack gets the evening started. Reservation required. June 4. $45. Textile Museum of Canada, 55 Centre Ave., 416-599-5321, textilemuseum.ca.